The Kresge Hearing Research Institute is committed to training the next generation of leaders in the field. Research and didactic training has long been a mission of the Institute. Research training opportunities are available for medical students, residents, graduate students, fellows and visiting scientists.


Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar Series

Every week, the Kresge Hearing Research Institute hosts a guest speaker, who presents as a part of the KHRI Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar Series.  View schedule.       

Jochen Schacht, Ph.D., Lectureship in Auditory Science

This annual lectureship is specifically intended for promising investigators in early stages of their careers at the senior postdoctoral or junior faculty level.  Learn more.                  

Lawrence-Hawkins Symposium

The Lawrence-Hawkins Symposium was established in 2004 to honor the research legacy of the KHRI's founding faculty members, Drs. Merle Lawrence and Joseph Hawkins. This one-day event is devoted to basic science and clinically related presentations by students, fellows and residents of the department and highlighted with a morning presentation by a distinguished alumnus.