Lab News!

September 2019

Akram presented at the World Sleep Conference in Vancouver!

Akram presenting his poster on “Functional Circadian and Sleep Phenotyping of Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Melatonin Receptor 2 Mutations and Controls: A Pilot Study”











Céline was awarded the 2019 Early Career Award in Research by the Working Time Society! Congratulations!

Check out our new paper on sleep duration and myocardial infarction, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology:

Dr. Vetter received official notice by the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI) that her R21 application “Association of habitual sleep duration with plasma metabolomics” that she will work on with Dr. Tianyi Huang (Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital) and collaborators was funded. Exciting news for the lab!

June 2019
Céline, Josef, and Iyas Daghlas (HMS/Broad Institute) presented at the 2019 SLEEP meeting in San Antonio.

Josef presenting his work on DST: “A re-appraisal of the link between daylight saving time and traffic accidents in the United States.”
Iyas Daghlas presenting his work on sleep duration and weight gain in the UK Biobank.









Dinner with collaborators Richa Saxena, Frank Scheer, Marta Garaulet, Hassan Dashti, Jackie Lane, Andrew Phillips, and many others

May 2019
Céline spoke at the Muscle Clock and Diabetes symposium ( on her latest work on sleep and circadian phenotypes and their link with Type 2 Diabetes risk.  Fantastic program in beautiful Amsterdam – thank you Dries Kalsbeek, Patrick Schrauwen, and Susanne LaFleur for the organization!

Céline spoke at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland about sleep and circadian phenotypes and cardiometabolic disease. Thank you Annie Curtis and Lab for the invitation!





We celebrated the end of the semester, and Annika’s departure to Grad School (Congratulations!!), and Kaitlin’s and Jeremie’s birthday!


February 2019
Céline was an invited speaker at the 9th Symposium of the Center for Circadian Biology at UC San Diego! It was a fantastic meeting, thank you so much for having me!

February 2019
Josef was just awarded a competitive Max-Kader-Fellowship by the Austrian Academy of Sciences! He will continue his work in the lab, focusing on mediation analysis in circadian epidemiology! Congratulations!!

December 2018
Read the NYT Coverage on Céline’s work on sleep, circadian rhythms, and work hours.

Larissa (left) graduates with Honors!

December 2018
Larissa graduates summa cum laude! Congratulations!! We look forward to having her join the lab as a graduate student this Spring 2019! 

December 2018
Celine published her review on “Circadian Disruption: What do we actually mean?” in the European Journal of Neuroscience! Check it out!

November 2018
Celine taught at the International School of Chronobiology and Work Hours in Sao Paolo, Brazil! What an amazing group of students! Thanks for having me to the organizers!

October 2018
Check out our new paper on sleep quality, plasma metabolites, and incident myocardial infarction in collaboration with Dr. Huang and colleagues:

October 2018
Larissa did an amazing job defending her Honors Thesis!  Can’t wait to see her graduate and move on to her graduate work!

October 2018
Céline wins a travel award to attend the Sleep Research Network workshop “Future of Sleep Cohorts” on Oct 29/30th at Bethesda, MD! Congratulations!

October 2018
Josef joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow! Welcome Josef!

September 2018
Akram is starting his Masters in the lab! Welcome Akram!

August 2018
Céline now chairs the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms (SRBR) Outreach Committee! Get ready!

Hiking Chautauqua

July 2018
Lab Outing! Our lab hiked around Chautauqua and enjoyed a BBQ together!

June 2018
Connor received a UROP grant for his work in the lab this summer! Congratulations, Connor!

June 2018
Our recent study  showing that chronotype is associated with depression risk in the Nurses’ Health Study II is featured in the New York Times!

May 2018
Larissa joined the lab as an Honors student! Welcome, Larissa!

May 2018
CU Boulder sleep and rhythm research is highlight in this article by The Big Think: How pulling just one all-nighter wreaks havoc on your blood! Featuring CU’s Kenneth Wright Jr., Chris Depner, and Céline Vetter!

February 2018
Our recent work published in Diabetes Care on Shift Work, Genetic Risk, and Type 2 Diabetes in the UK Biobank is featured in the New York Times!