International Conference in Celebration of TMU’s 60th Anniversary, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Date: 2019.11.01 (Fri.)  10:00 am-15:30 pm

Location: 20F Conference room, Daan Campus, Taipei Medical University


“Rhythms of Life, Brain, and Mind”


10:00am – 10:50am
Rae Silver (Columbia University, USA)
“Fascinating Body of Clocks and the Signals They Send Us”

11:00am – 11:30am
Rong-Chi Huang (Chang Gung University, Taiwan)
“Direct Metabolic Feedback to the Master Clock”

11:30am – 12:00pm
Shih-Kuo Chen (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
“The Atypical Photoreceptor in the Eye that Provides Light-Dark Cycle Information to the Master Clock”
12:00pm – 12:30pm
Jihwan Myung (Taipei Medical University, Taiwan)
“Synchronization and De-synchronization in the Society of Clocks”

12:30pm – 2:30pm
Lunch Discussion

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Hyeong-Dong Park (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)

“Brain-body Interactions in Conscious Experiences”

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Christine Blume (Centre for Chronobiology, Basel, Switzerland)*
“Healthier Rhythm, Healthier Brain? Circadian Rhythm Integrity and the Clinical State of Brain-Injured Patients”


*Via teleconferencing