Amita Sehgal, PhD

Amita Sehgal, PhD

Keynote Speaker

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania

John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience

Director, Penn Chronobiology Program

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Dr. Sehgal focuses on the molecular and circuit mechanisms underlying circadian rhythms as well as those that mediate homeostatic control of sleep.  She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences USA.

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 […]

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