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This section lists web addresses of institutions and organizations with missions related to that of this laboratory.
Informational Articles and Videos

Circadian Rhythm (Wikipedia)
This extensive dictionary definition from the most popular on-line encyclopedia gives those with little knowledge about circadian rhythms an overview of the topic.

Circadian Clocks Web Course · Video
This site offers a series of lectures in the form of a course on circadian clocks (in the Coursera system). The instructors are Dr. Martha Merrow and Prof. Till Roenneberg from Ludwig Maximilians Universität München.

Circadian Rhythms (Kimball's textbook)
This page correponds to the chapter on circadian rhythms in John W. Kimball's textbook Biology (6th Edition, Wm. C. Brown, 1994).

The Brain, Circadian Rhythms, and Clock Genes
This article by Dr. Michael Hastings includes diagrams and explanations of circadian clock molecules in flies and mammals.

Sleepless at Stanford
This article by Dr. William Dement discusses the need for adequate sleep and its connection with the biological clock.

Biological Clockworks · Video
This section of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Biointeractive site offers lectures on circadian clockwork genetics by HHMI investigators.

Circadian Rhythms: Organism, Cell, Genes · Video
This 20-minute video is an elegant lecture by Dr. Joseph Takahashi summarizing research on circadian rhythms from organisms to cells and to genes.

Clocks and Rhythms: Interviews · Video
This page contains links to numerous videos of interviews with biological rhythm researchers who attended the 72nd Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology in 2007.

 
Educational Institutions

Professional Associations

Specialized Journals
Health Care

Circadian Technologies Inc.
This site is the homepage for Circadian Technologies Inc., a research and consulting firm that assists managers of shift work operations.

Shiftwork Solutions LLC
This is the homepage for Shiftwork Solutions LLC, a company that provides assistance to shift-workers to help them manage their workload fluctuations with the goal of lowering costs and improving productivity.

Jet Lag
This European site describes the causes of jet lag and provides several options for preventing it.

Seasonal Affective Disorder
This page from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Biointeractive site provides a description of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Bipolar Disorder
This article by Dr. Ellen Leibenluft discusses mood and sleep issues in patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder.

Sleep Network, Sleep Disorders Guide and Tuck
These three sites are packed with information about sleep disorders and their treatment.

Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
This health article from the Medical College of Wisconsin talks about sleep problems resulting from a disruption in one's circadian rhythms.

Sleeplessness and Circadian Rhythm Disorder
This article from eMedicine indicates that behavioral modification is helpful in patients with irregular sleep-wake cycles.

Circadian Biology and Clinical Medicine · Video
This video is a lecture by Dr. Charles Czeisler (Harvard Medical School) on "Application of Sleep Science and Circadian Biology to Clinical Medicine".

 
Research Laboratories

Carl Johnson's Laboratory
The web site of Dr. Carl Johnson at Vanderbilt University (Cellular, molecular and evolutionary analyses of biological clocks).

Steve Kay's Laboratory
The web site of Dr. Steve Kay at the University of California, San Diego (Genetics and genomics of circadian clocks).

Andrew Millar's Laboratory
The web site of Dr. Andrew Millar at the University of Warwick (Biological clocks in plants).

Choogon Lee's Laboratory
The web site of Dr. Choogon Lee at Florida State University (Molecular mechanism of mammalian circadian rhythms).

Chris Colwell's Laboratory
The web site of Dr. Christopher Colwell at the University of California, Los Angeles (Molecular, cellular, and systems-level mechanisms of circadian-rhythm generation).

Martha Gillette's Laboratory
The web site of Dr. Martha Gillette at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Neuroscience of circadian rhythms).


Literature Locators


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