Lesperance Laboratory

The Lesperance Laboratory studies human genetics as it relates to hearing loss. More specifically, the lab is focused on two areas:


Lab Director

Lab Members

Angelique Boerst, M.A., CCC-A

Audiologist, Pediatric Audiology

Sarah Emery, B.S.

Research Lab Specialist



David J. Brown, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Margit Burmeister, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry, Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics and Human Genetics
Research Professor, Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
Co-Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program