Till Roenneberg

Chronobiologist and sleep researcher

Till Roenneberg started to work on biological rhythms with Jürgen Aschoff at the age of 17. After studying Biology in Munich (LMU) and London (University College), he worked at Harvard. He investigates the human clock and sleep in the real world (the Human Sleep Project). He is professor emeritus at the Medical School of the LMU Munich and currently President of the World Federation of Societies for Chronobiology (WFSC), and former President of the European Society for Rhythms Research (EBRS). He has initiated and directed several large national and international research networks and received several international research prizes. He has published more than 200 papers that have been cited 17,000 times (Impact Factor: 932; H-Index: 63) and has written two books, “Internal Time”, Harvard University Press (2012) and “The Right to Sleep” (German Version “Das Recht auf Schlaf”, DTV, 2019).

BTUI’s expertise areas: Chronobiology

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