Featured Presenter: Erik Herzog, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biology, Co-Director, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Director, St. Louis Neuroscience Pipeline Program, Washington University in St. Louis
FREE and open to all. Middle and high school teachers encouraged to attend. Registration is required
The talk will explore what wakes us up when we don’t use an alarm clock. We will discuss daily clocks in the brain, how they synchronize to each other and the local light cycle and how this system is relevant to deciding when the school day should start for teenagers.