Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar Series

All seminars are held virtually at 11:45 am unless otherwise noted.

February 4
Brice Bathellier, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Hearing Institute
Research Center of the Institut Pasteur
Paris-Saclay Institute of Neuroscience (NeuroPSI)
Paris, France
“Population decorrelation of sound representations in the mouse auditory system”

Host: Pierre Apostolides
Join via Zoom: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/94198480429


February 18
Victoria M Bajo Lorenzana, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
"Targeting neural plasticity by optogenetic silencing in the auditory cortex"

Host: Susan Shore
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/98634940636


March 25
Stefan Heller, Ph.D.
Professor, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Divisions
Stanford University
Edward C. And Amy H. Sewall Professor in the School of Medicine
“Hair cell regeneration in the chicken cochlea – unraveled with single cell transcriptomics”

Host: Joerg Waldhaus
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/97549966852


April 1
Monica Dus, Ph.D.
“Confection Confusion: The Interplay between Diet, Sensory Plasticity, and Food Intake”

Host: Susan Shore
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93039950585


April 8
Jennifer Stone, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
UW Medicine
“Approaches toward understanding maintenance, function, and regeneration of type I and II vestibular hair cells in adult mice”

Host: Gabriel Corfas
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/96826640629


April 15
Vatsun Sadagopan, Ph.D
University of Pittsburgh
Center for Neuroscience
"Cortical mechanisms underlying the invariant perception of complex sounds"

Host: Michael Roberts
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93175421875


April 22
Matthew Goupell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
University of Maryland
"Correcting interaural mismatch to improve spatial hearing in cochlear- implant users"

Host: Bryan Pfingst
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93473559934


April 29
Charles Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
West Virginia University School of Medicine
"Synapse- and cell-type-specific effects of synaptically released zinc in mouse auditory cortex"

Host: Michael Roberts
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/92945260263


May 13
Teresa Nicolson, Ph.D.
Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Divisions
Stanford University
“The mechanotransduction complex in zebrafish hair cells”

Host: Joerg Waldhaus
Join via Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/92917134978


June 3
Yushi Hayashi, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Harvard Medical School