2018 UCSD-Salk Retreat

Lake Arrowhead

Sunday, Sept 16 - Tuesday, Sept 18

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 Biology PhD students to share their work and foster a sense of community. 

View the Retreat Book

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.


Posters and Abstracts

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2018

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)
  • Susan Ackerman (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Omar Akbari (Section of Cell and Developmental Biology)
  • Marifel Alfaro (Staff)
  • Matthew Banghart (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Sung Han (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Nan Hao (Section of Molecular Biology)
  • Suzi Harlow (Staff)
  • Enfu Hui (Section of Cell and Developmental Biology)
  • Carolyn Kurle (Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution)
  • Shannon Lauberth
  • John Lubin (Student representative)
  • Jens Lykke-Andersen (Section of Molecular Biology)
  • Axel Nimmerjahn (Salk Institute)
  • Jennifer Roth (Head Staff Organizer)
  • Mai Tran (Student representative)
For any questions, please contact Jennifer Roth (jhroth@ucsd.edu).