KEYNOTE | I-01: Using Small Animal Models to Determine How and Why We Sleep

Keynote Address (Held during the Plenary Session)

Speaker: Amita Sehgal, PhD

Psychologist Level of Content: Intermediate



Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the use of genetic approaches to study sleep.
  • Appreciate the conservation of mechanisms underlying sleep, from invertebrates to humans.
  • Learn new discoveries regarding the molecular basis of sleep regulation and sleep function.



Invited Lectures

40-minute lectures followed by 20-minute Q&A during which senior level investigators/clinicians present in their areas of expertise.

Invited Lectures Technologist Track