Current lecture series

The Talk Series "Current Topics in Sleep & Circadian Health" is organised by the Assistant Professorship of Chronobiology & Health at the Technical University of Munich and the Max Planck Research Group Translational Sensory & Circadian Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics led by Prof. Dr. Manuel Spitschan. The 60-minute (45 min. talk + 15 min. Q&A/discussion) seminars are free to join and take place via Zoom.

Registration is required. Click here for registration.


  • October 24, 2022 17:00 (CEST, Munich): Jennifer Goldschmied (University of Pennsylvania)

  • October 31, 2022 17:00 (CET, Munich): Mary Carskadon (Brown University)

  • November 7, 2022 17:00 (CET, Munich): Debra Skene (University of Surrey)

  • November 14, 2022 17:00 (CET, Munich): Luisa Pilz (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)

  • November 21, 2022 17:00 (CET, Munich): Lauren Hartstein (University of Colorado Boulder)

  • December 5, 2022 17:00 (CET, Munich): Michael Grandner (University of Arizona)

  • December 12, 2022 17:00 (CET, Munich): Olivia Walch (University of Michigan & Arcascope)

  • December 19, 2022 17:00 (CET, Munich): Luciana Besedovsky (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

  • January 9, 2023 17:00 (CET, Munich): Lisa Wu (Aarhus University)

  • January 16, 2023 17:00 (CET, Munich): Corrado Garbazza (University of Basel)

  • January 23, 2023 17:00 (CET, Munich); Salome Kurth (University of Fribourg)

  • January 30, 2023 17:00 (CET, Munich): Dorothee Fischer (German Aerospace Center/DLR)

  • February 6, 2023 17:00 (CET, Munich): Kathryn Reid (Northwestern University)

  • February 13, 2023 17:00 (CET, Munich): Susan Redline & Shaun Purcell (Harvard Medical School)

The TUM Integrative Physiology Seminar is a novel talk series that showcases cutting-edge and diverse physiological research from all over the world presented by leading researchers in their respective field. The talk series is organised by the Department of Sport and Health Sciences of the Technical University of Munich, in particular the Professorships for Exercise, Nutrition and Health (Prof. Dr. Karsten Köhler), Chronobiology and Health (Prof. Dr. Manuel Spitschan), and Exercise Biology (Prof. Dr. Henning Wackerhage).

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Link for Zoom registration

The Colloquium on sensorimotor control takes place at 5:15 PM partly at Campus D, Georg-Brauchle-Ring 60, in room L.302 or via Zoom (Password: 033542).

Date Lecturer Title
01/12/23 Aaron Yurkewich (Imperial College London, Human robotics) - L302, Georg-Brauchle-Ring 60 Human-Robot Interaction: Co-Designing Soft, Smart Robots that Enhance Human Capabilities in Surgery and Rehabilitation
01/19/23 Emma Gowen (University of Manchester, Division of Human Communication, Development & Hearing) - L302, Georg-Brauchle-Ring 60 Motor coordination difficulties in autistic adults: Exploring characteristics, impact and role in diagnosis
02/09/23 Kodi Cheng (University of Alberta, Bionic limbs for improved natural control (BLINC), Centre for Neural Interfaces and Rehabilitation Neuroscience (CNIRN), Canada) - Zoom Assessing visuomotor behaviours to uncover the challenges of using upper limb prostheses

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