2010-2011 Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar Series

Thursday, September 15, 2010
Seiji Shabata,M.D., Ph.D.
Kresge Hearing Research Institute
University of Michigan
Developmental genes for nerve regeneration in the deaf ear

Thursday, September 16, 2010
Gregory Frolenkov, Ph.D.
Physiology Department
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Tip Link Wisdom and Mechano-Electrical Transduction in Cochlear Hair Cells

Thursday, September 22, 2010  
Bernice Morrow, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Genetic modifiers of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

Thursday, September 29, 2010  
Lior Shamir, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging/NIH
Lawrence Technological University
Bioimage Informatics: A new area in Biomedical Research and BioEngineering

Thursday, October 6, 2010
Larry E. Roberts, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology , Neuroscience, and Behaviour
Mc Master University, Canada
Neural Plasticity and Neural Synchrony in Tinnitus

Thursday, October 13, 2010
Barbara Canlon, Ph.D,
Section of Experimental Audiology, Department of Physiology
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Thursday, October 14, 2010
International Symposium
Pathology of the Inner Ear
Celebration KHRi 1960-2010
Watch for Symposium Program!

Thursday, October 20, 2010  
Christina Runge-Samuelson, Ph.D.
Dept. of Otolarygology and Communication Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin
Translational Research in Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder

Thursday, October 27, 2010  
James Ervasti, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics
University of Minnesota
From muscle to the inner ear: cytoplasmic actins in cellular function and deafness

Thursday, November 3, 2010  
Jinsheng Zhang, Ph.D.
Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Tinnitus & Its Neuromodulation

Thursday, November 10, 2010  

Thursday, November 17, 2010  
No Seminar

Thursday, December 1, 2010  
Michele Jacob, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate Program in Neuroscience
Tufts University, School of Medicine
Molecular mechanisms of olivocochlear nicotinic synapse assembly

Thursday, December 15, 2010
Grant D. Searchfield, Ph.D.
The Head of Audiology
The University of Aukland, New Zealand
Sweeter sounds than silence? The roles of bottom-up and top-down processing in Tinnitus sound therapy.

Thursday, January 19, 2011
Tiffany Johnson, Ph.D.
University of Kansas
Otoacoustic emissions, cochlear sources, and the identification of hearing loss

Thursday, January 26, 2011
Joerg Lahann, Ph.D.
Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan
Engineered biomaterials: From switchable surface to multiphasic polymer particles

Thursday, February 2, 2011  
No Seminar

Thursday, February 9, 2011  
Andres Collazo, Ph.D.
House Ear institute, Los Angeles, CA
In vivo imaging of cells and proteins in the developing zebrafish inner ear

Thursday, February 16, 2011  

Thursday, February 23, 2011
No Seminar

Friday, February 25, 2011  
Jonathan Ashmore, Ph.D.
Ear Institute
University College, London, UK
Cochlear input and output: A hair cell perspective

Thursday, March 2, 2011
Robert M. Bradley, Ph.D.
Professor of Dentistry and Physiology
University of Michigan
Nucleus of the solitary tract-Gateway to the central taste pathway

Thursday, March 9, 2011  
Karina Cramer, Ph.D.
University of Califorine, Irvine
Assembly of the auditory brainstem: cellular and molecular determinants

Thursday, March 16, 2011  
Daryl Kipke, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan
Neurotechnologies to unlock the brain: advanced neural probes for high-performance, multi-modal neural interfaces for reading/writing electrical and chemical signals in the brain

Thursday, March 23, 2011  
Christopher Long, Ph.D.
Director of Auditory Perception Research,
Cochlear Research and Technology Labs, Centennial, CO
Neural Survival in Cochlear Implant Users (Inferences from Psychophysics, CT Scans, and Speech Understanding)

Thursday, March 30, 2011  
Mary Lucero, Ph.D.
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
University of Utah
Nose-ing Around with PACAP: multiple roles in the olfactory system

Thursday, April 6, 2011  
George Spirou, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
West Virginia University
Wiring the Connectome: Lessons from the Calyx of Held

Thursday, April 13, 2011  
Natela Shanidze
Coordination of Eye and Head movements in the Guinea Pig