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


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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