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2016 UCSD-Salk Retreat

Sunday, Sept 18 - Tuesday, Sept 20

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.

The retreat is now over. Thank you for your wonderful participation in making this a great event every year!


Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa

27984 Hwy 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

Tel: 909-336-1511

Location and Directions

Registration Notes:

If you do not receive a confirmation email, you have not completed the registration properly.  First year graduate students can put "Rotation" in the Advisor blank if they have not yet joined labs. 

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, 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

  • Emily Troemel, Chair (Section of Cell and Developmental Biology)
  • Scott Rifkin (Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution)
  • Jose Pruneda-Paz (Section of Cell and Developmental Biology)
  • Nan Hao (Section of Molecular Biology)
  • Brenda Bloodgood (Section of Neurobiology)
  • Axel Nimmerjahn (Salk Institute)
  • Jennifer Roth (Head Staff Organizer)
  • Suzi Harlow (staff)
Questions? Email Jennifer Roth at jhroth@ucsd.edu