International workshop "Sleep: a window to the world of wakefulness"


Institute of Higher Nervous Activity/Neurophysiology (IHNAN RAS)

Section of Somnology/Pavlovian Physiological Society

Russian Humanitarian Scientific Foundation

International Brain Research Organization / Central and Eastern Europe Regional Commission (IBRO/CEERC)

The 6th International workshop "Sleep: a window to the world of wakefulness" October 6-7, 2011, Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology RAS, Moscow, Russia

The goal of the Workshop is to attract the attention of young investigators, students and clinicians to the basic problems of somnology, the science of sleep. The Workshop will include reviews of the latest research and modern methodological approaches covering a wide spectrum of sleep and wake mechanisms. Lectures will be presented by the leading Russian and foreign scientists, young investigators' reports will be presented as posters.

Workshop topics: Psychophysiology of sleep, Mechanisms of sleep and wakefulness regulation, Circadian rhythms and neurochemistry of sleep, Basic and applied aspects of sleep medicine. About 6-8 lectures (45-min) are planned.

Participation is free (there is no registration fee). Limited number of young participants (under 35 years) will receive a reimbursement of their travel and hotel expenses. Current information about the Workshop can be found on the website www.sleep.ru  

Abstract submission

Deadline for abstract submission and registration: June, 1. Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail: sleepschool2011@gmail.com The name of the file should begin with the name of the first author (e.g. Jones.doc(rtf)). Poster size:  80x100 cm.

Abstract should be submitted in English. Microsoft Word 97-2003, Times New Roman 12, single interval, indent 0.5. Title by head letters, author(s) name and initials, affiliation, e-mail address. Miss 2 intervals, then type the body text. The body text (excluding Title, Authors and Affiliations) should be no longer than 300 words. No tables, formulas, figures, inferiors, formatting and citing list are allowed.

Separate page of the document should contain participant’s personal information: full name, institution, degree (if any), address, telephone number, e-mail.

Submitted papers will be reviewed.

Youth Organizing Committee chairs:

Chairman: Alexandra Puchkova, IHNAN RAS, +7 916 5099148

Vice-Chairmen: Elizaveta Rutskova, PhD, IHNAN RAS, +7 926 2463063,

e-mail: erutskova@yandex.ru      

Scientific Secretary: Irina Rusakova, Moscow Clinical Hospital №12,

+7 910 4345597, e-mail: i1rusakova@mail.ru

Co-chairs of the scientific committee:

Vladimir B.Dorokhov, professor, IHNAN RAS, Moscow

Vladimir M.Kovalzon, professor, Severtsov Institute Ecology/Evolution RAS, Moscow

Evgeniy V.Verbitskiy, professor, Southern Scientific Center RAS, Rostov-on-Don

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