2014-2015 Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar Series

September 11, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

Stress-Induced Protection of Sensory Hair Cells in the Inner Ear: Basic and Clinical Studies
Lisa L. Cunningham, Ph.D.
Chief, Section on Sensory Cell Biology

September 18, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

Diversity in Form and Function of Cochlear Afferents
Paul A. Fuchs, Ph.D.
John Bordley Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medicine

September 25, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

Connectivity, Coupling, and Hierarchy in a Circadian Clock Neuron Network
Orie Shafer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology
University of Michigan

October 2, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

Functional Analysis of Local Circuits and Synaptic Plasticity in the Central Auditory System
Paul B. Manis, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
University of North Carolina

October 10, 2014 – Michigan League, Michigan Room

Lawrence-Hawkins Symposium
John Niparko, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

October 16, 2014 – 5915 Buhl

Towards Restoration of Dexterous Finger Movement Using a Cortical Brain Machine Interface
Cynthia A. Chestek, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan

October 23, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

Maps or Meters, Comparative Studies of Sound Localization
Catherine Carr, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
University of Maryland

October 30, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

Inner Hair Celll Re-Innervation Following Aminoglycoside-Induced Synatopathy
Matthew Abernathy
Scientist, M.S.
MPI Research, Kalamazoo, MI

November 6, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

No Seminar

November 13, 2014 - 5915 Buhl – Faculty Candidate

Mechanisms that Control Timing in a Neural Circuit That Localizes Sounds
Michael T. Roberts, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
University of Texas at Austin

November 20, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

Eya-Six Complex in Inner Ear Development and Regeneration
Pin-Xian Xu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, and Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

November 27, 2014 - 5915 Buhl

No Seminar

December 4, 2014 - 5915 Buhl – Faculty Candidate

Genetic Control of Cellular Reprogramming in the Mature Mouse Cochlea
Bradley Walters, Ph.D.
Department of Developmental Neurobiology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

December 11, 2014 - 5915 Buhl – Faculty Candidate

How is the Mammalian Ear Different?
Anthony Peng, Ph.D.
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Stanford University

December 18, 2014 - 5915 Buhl – Faculty Candidate

Onset of Cholinergic Efferent Synaptic Function in Sensory Hair Cells of the Mammalian Cochlea
Isabelle Roux, Ph.D
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

January 22, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Gene Transfer to Preserve Nerve Function
David J. Fink, M.D.
Robert Brear Professor of Neurology and Chair, Department of Neurology
University of Michigan

January 29, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Neural Commensalism in Audio-Oculomotor Integration Underlying Object Location and Motion
Gary D. Paige, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Neurology and Anatomy
University of Rochester, New York

February 5, 2015 - Danto Auditorium, CVC

February 12, 2015 - BSRB, Seminar Rooms ABC

February 19, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

February 26, 20115 - NO SEMINAR DUE TO ARO

March 5, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Material Structures and Drug Delivery Systems for Regenerating Nerves
Lonnie Shea, Ph.D.
William and Valerie Hall Chair and Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan

March 12, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Reprogramming Patient-Derived Cells to Study the Epilepsies
Jack M. Parent, M.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Michigan

March 19, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

March 26, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Ringing Ears: The Neuroscience of Tinnitus Larry E. Roberts, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
McMaster University

April 2, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

The Role of L-type Calcium Channels in Neuronal Function and Maladaptive Fear Learning Geoff G. Murphy, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
University of Michigan

April 9, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

The Roles of Sleep Spindles and REM Sleep Theta in Synaptic Plasticity During Memory Consolidation Gina R. Poe, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Michigan

April 16, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Synaptopathy in the Noise-Exposed and Aging Cochlea: Hidden Hearing Loss and Problems Hearing in Noise
M. Charles Liberman, Ph.D.
Director, Eaton-Peabody Laboratories
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

April 23, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Emerging Evidence of Neural Anomalies in Children Who Stutter Soo-Eun Chang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Rose Casco Solano-Lopez Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan

April 30, 2015 - 5915 Buhl

Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President of Basic Research and Professor of Otolaryngology, Oregon Hearing Research Center, Vollum Institute
Oregon Health Science University

May 7, 2015 - M5330 Med. Sci. I

Morphological Correlates on Hearing Loss After Cochlear Implantation
Lina Reiss, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Oregon Health Science University