Naming Conventions

Describing circadian rhythms and the ways they are studied requires a vocabulary that is not used in other areas of biology. This video defines and illustrates the naming conventions for circadian protocols and data presentation.

Click to copy citation: Harrison, L., Sheredos, B., & Golden, S.S. [The BioClock Studio]. (2016, March 7). 2 – Naming conventions [Video file]. Retrieved from

This video was made by Ben Sheredos and Liz Harrison, two trainees at UC San Diego’s Center for Circadian Biology.