Janneke Zant will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled "What keeps us awake? The role of the ascending arousal systems in the regulation of sleep and wakefulness mediated by the basal forebrain " in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, on 30 November 2012 at 12:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: University Main Building, Auditorium XV, Unioninkatu 34 .
Associate Professor Radhika Basheer, Harvard Medical School, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Antti Pertovaara as the custos.
The dissertation is also available in electronic form through the E-thesis service.