2018 Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar Series

12:00 noon
All seminars are held at 12 pm in room 2901 THSL unless otherwise noted


January 11

Neil Segil, Ph.D.
Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
University of Southern California-Keck School of Medicine


January 18

Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D.
"Genetic and Genomic Approaches for Studying Peripheral Nerve Development and Disease"
Associate Professor
Department of Human Genetics
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


January 25

David W. Raible, Ph.D.
“Zebrafish models of hearing loss; lessons from the lateral line”
Professor of Biological Structure; Genome Sciences and of Biology
University of Washington


February 1

Rick Neitzel, Ph.D.
“The Public Health Burden of Noise and Hearing Loss in America”
Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Environmental Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Global Public Health
Department of Environmental Health Sciences


February 8 (ARO Feb 9-14, San Diego)


February 15


February 22

Jose Pena, M.D., Ph.D.
“Emergence of an Adaptive Behavioral Command for Sound-Orienting Behavior in Owls and its Translation to Humans”
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine


March 1

Robert Bradley, Ph.D.
“Multimodal Sensation in Receptive Fields of Geniculate Ganglion Neurons”
Professor
Department of Biological and Material Sciences
School of Dentistry


March 8

Michael McKee, M.D., Ph.D.
"Hearing Loss: Untangling the Web of Clinical Effects Through Research"
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine


March 15

Samuel Kwon, Ph.D.
“Cortical Circuits for Touch Perception”
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts


March 22


March 29

Lawrence Lustig, MD
"Cochlear Gene Therapy – Is It Time?"
Howard W. Smith, Professor and Chair,
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center


April 5

Ellen Lumpkin, Ph.D.
"Mechanosensory mechanisms in the peripheral nervous system"
Co-Director, Thompson Family Foundation Initiative in CIPN & Sensory Neuroscience
Associate Professor of Somatosensory Biology
Departments of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics and of Dermatology
Columbia University


April 12


April 19

Mark Rutherford, Ph.D. (Schacht Lecturer)
“Molecular-anatomical heterogeneities underlying cochlear electrophysiology and hearing function”"
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Washington University


April 26

Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D.
"Key factors contributing to spatial hearing and listening effort in cochlear implant users"
Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Surgery
Division of Otolaryngology
University of Wisconsin