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29th Conference of the International Society for Chronobiology (ISC)


Dear Chronobiology Colleagues:

On behalf of the local organizing committee, it is our great honor to invite you to attend the 29th Conference of the International Society for Chronobiology (ISC) that will be held in the Four Points by Sheraton Suzhou (http://www.starwoodhotels.com/fourpoints/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3757&EM=VTY_FP_3757_SUZHOU_PROP_OVERVIEW), Suzhou, China, October 24 (Sunday) to October 28 (Friday), 2016.

The Conference theme will be "Chronobiology for Better Health and Bright Future". Because it is an occasion of the tenth anniversary of establishing the Chinese Society for Chronobiology, a Celebration Ceremony and a Symposium on "Translational Chronobiology" will be held October 23-24 just before the ISC Conference.

Suzhou is well known for its ancient gardens and picturesque scenery. As the great traveler Marco Polo described as “Heaven on Earth”, Suzhou features a unique style of “small bridges, running water and households” as “Venice in Orient”. There are two major international airports: the Shanghai Pudong International Airport (http://en.shairport.com/pudongair.html) and the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (http://en.shairport.com/hongqiaoair.html), which are approximately 75 miles or 45 miles from Suzhou, respectively.

Following the traditions of the ISC Conference, you will enjoy plenary symposia, concurrent thematic sessions/symposia, and poster sessions, covering all chronobiological areas:

  • Rhythms in model organisms
  • Neurobiology and circuits of clocks
  • Molecular genetic mechanisms of clocks
  • Entrainment, photoperiodism and seasonality
  • Chronomedicine and chronotherapy
  • Sleep
  • Emerging techniques in Chronobiology
  • Translational chronobiology

Additional information and the conference web site including preliminary program and deadlines for application and abstract submission will be forthcoming shortly.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Suzhou, China in late October 2016!



Han Wang

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