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. 

Register here!

Important Notes


Registration Deadline: Monday, August 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM


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)
  • Matthew Banghart (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Enfu Hui (Section of Cell and Developmental Biology)
  • Nan Hao (Section of Molecular Biology)
  • Jens Lykke-Andersen (Section of Molecular Biology)
  • Sung Han (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Axel Nimmerjahn (Salk Institute)
  • Nicola Allen (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Carolyn Kurle (Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution)
  • Jennifer Roth (Head Staff Organizer)
  • Suzi Harlow (Staff)
  • Marifel Alfaro (Staff)
Questions? Email Jennifer Roth at jhroth@ucsd.edu