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2015 UCSD-Salk Retreat

Sunday, Sept 13 - Tuesday, Sept 15

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.


UCLA Conference Center at Lake Arrowhead
850 Willow Creek Road
Lake Arrowhead, CA

Phone (909) 337-2478


Registration will open in July, 2015.

Attendance is limited, so no family members or pets can be accommodated.

No smoking or use of any tobacco product is allowed at the Conference Center. 
The conference center will provide lunch and dinner on Sunday, all meals on Monday, and breakfast on Tuesday, as well as a cocktail hour each evening.


The deadline for retreat registration cancellation with a refund is: August 15, 2015
If you cancel after this date, you or your PI may be charged the full amount.

Posters and Abstracts

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 14, 2015

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 (staff)
  • Tom Tomp (staff)
  • Cathy Pugh (staff)
  • Arjana Pradhan (student representative)
  • Keir Balla (student representative)
  • Alexandra Bortnick (postdoc representative)

Retreat Speakers

Questions? Email Jennifer Roth at jhroth@ucsd.edu