Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar Series

All seminars are held at 11:45 a.m. unless otherwise noted. 

Please contact Jessica Odell at [email protected] with questions.  

 

February 26, 2024
Title: “Cochlear IHC/Type-I SGN ribbon synapses: Regeneration and Encoding properties”
Philippe Vincent, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
The Center for Hearing and Balance
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

Location: Medical Science 2 - 3695 North Lecture Hall

 

February 29, 2024
Title: “Dissecting sensorineural hearing loss towards precision audiology”
Michael Heinz, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Head for Research and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University

Location: Medical Science 2 - 3697 W Lecture Hall

Hosted by: Anahita Mehta, Ph.D.

 

March 5, 2024
Title: “Organizing the brain: how do neurons identify their targets?”
Daniel Pederick, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Stanford University

Location: Medical Science 2 - 3697 West Lecture Hall

 

March 7, 2024
Title: “Modeling sleep-wake regulation: Circadian and homeostatic influences on sleep behavior”
Victoria Booth, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Michigan

Location: Medical Science 2 - 3697 W Lecture Hall

Hosted by: Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D.

 

March 14, 2024
Title: “Approaches to optimize cochlear implant programming from a neuroscience perspective”
Julie G. Arenberg, Ph.D., CCC-A
Director of Clinical Audiology Research and Education, Audiology
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Harvard Medical School

Location: Medical Science 2 - 3697 W Lecture Hall

Hosted by: Anahita Mehta, Ph.D.

 

March 26, 2024
Title: TBD
Jemma Webber, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow
Northwestern University

Location: Medical Science 2 - 3697 W Lecture Hall

 

March 28, 2024
Title: TBD
Henrique Von Gersdorff, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Vollum Institute
Oregon Health & Sciences University 

Location: TBD

Hosted by: Jun Hee Kim, Ph.D.

 

April 11, 2024
Title: TBD
Bradley Winters, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Northeast Ohio Medical University

Location: TBD

Hosted by: Pierre Apostolides, Ph.D.

 

April 4, 2024
Title: Modeling inner ear development and disease with organoids
Karl R. Koehler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator in Otolaryngology & Plastic and Oral Surgery, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Stem Cell Program
Boston Children’s Hospital

Location: Medical Science 2 - 3697 W Lecture Hall

Hosted by: Joerg Waldhaus, Ph.D.

 

April 18, 2024
Title: TBD
Soo-Eun Chang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Rosa Casco Solano-Lopez Research Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Michigan

Location: TBD

Hosted by: Anahita Mehta, Ph.D.

 

May 2, 2024
Title: TBD
Carrie Ferrario, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Michigan Medicine 

Location: TBD

Hosted by: Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D.