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2016 UCSD-Salk Retreat

Lake Arrowhead

Sunday, Sept 18 - Tuesday, Sept 20

Location and Directions

The annual retreat in Lake Arrowhead brings together the UC San Diego Division of Biological Sciences and the Salk Institute researchers, faculty, and grad students to share their work and foster a sense of community.

Registration is now closed.

Contact Jennifer Roth for late registration.

Important Notes

The Lake Arrowhead Resort can accommodate your family members and dogs. Please contact the Resort directly to make arrangements with them.

The Division only handles reservations and payments for those registered for the Retreat. You can pay the Resort a fee for a family member to join in the Retreat's buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The check-in time for Retreat participants is 3:00 PM. You will not be able to check in early unless you make special arrangements with the Resort in advance.

The Resort will provide lunch and dinner on Sunday, all meals on Monday, and breakfast on Tuesday, as well as a cocktail hour each evening.

Retreat Schedule (PDF) Abstract Book (PDF)Participants (PDF)


Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa
27984 Hwy 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352
Tel: 909-336-1511

Posters and Abstracts

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2016

Late abstract submissions will not be eligible for poster judging and will not be included in the abstract book. Find out more about abstract guidelines and the poster session.

Retreat Committee Members

  • Justin Meyer, Chair (Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution)
  • Scott Rifkin (Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution)
  • Jose Pruneda-Paz (Section of Cell and Developmental Biology)
  • Nan Hao (Section of Molecular Biology)
  • Jens Lykke-Andersen (Section of Molecular Biology)
  • Susan Ackerman (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Axel Nimmerjahn (Salk Institute)
  • Jennifer Roth (Head Staff Organizer)
  • Suzi Harlow (Staff)
  • Marifel Alfaro (Staff)
  • Brandon Keith (Staff)
  • Bryan Arias (Student)
  • Megan Chu (Student)
  • Celia Symons (Student)
  • Joy Zhou (Postdoc)
Questions? Email Jennifer Roth at jhroth@ucsd.edu