Report on 7th Workshop “Sleep As A Window To The World Of Wakefulness”

Published in ESRS Newsletter November 2013


The 7th workshop “Sleep as a window to the world of wakefulness” organised by the Youth Committee of the Russian Society of Somnologists (RSS) and the Institute of Aride Zones, Southern Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, took place in Rostov-on-Don, October 10-11, being supported by the Russian Humanitarian Scientific Foundation. Forty-four Russian and foreign participants attended excellent lectures by Dieter Riemann (Freiburg), Ivan Pigarev (Moscow), Oleg Lyamin (Los Angeles/Moscow), Pierre-Hervé Luppi (Lyon), Ludger Grote (Goteborg) and Derk-Jan Dijk (Surrey, Guildford). Young participants presented 18 good level posters and had an opportunity for 5-min oral presentation each. The workshop was a great success. The abstracts can be seen at  .

Vladimir M.Kovalzon, Ph.D.
President, Russian Somnological Society


Front row: Yevgeniy Verbitskiy, Vice President of the Russian Society of Somnologists; Vladimir Kovalzon, President of the Russian Somnological Society
Second row: Ivan Pigarev (3); Ludger Grote, ANSS Chair (7); Derk-Jan Dijk, JSR Editor-in-Chief (9)
Third Row: Pierre-Hervé Luppi, ESRS Secretary (left)