Unless otherwise noted, all Journal Clubs will be held via Zoom on Wednesdays at 4:00 PM pacific time. In-person (hybrid) meetings will take place physically on the UCI School of Medicine campus. Please contact Daniel Rindner for details, or if you would like to join the journal club (drindner at uci dot edu).
|6/15/2022 IN-PERSON MEETING||Special guest, Dr. Mathias Milczynski, Lead Software Engineer, Advanced Bionics||Working in a Medical Device Engineering Team: First Steps, Guidance, Reflections, and Knowledge Sharing|
|6/8/2022||Special guest, Dr. Judith Borghouts, Postdoctoral scholar, UCI Department of Medicine||Borghouts et al. (2022).
Understanding the potential of mental health apps to address mental health needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. JMIR. Hum. Factors.
|6/1/2022||Kenta Watanabe, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Richards Lab)||Otcenasek et al. (2022).
The subjective relevance of perceived sound aspects in remote singing education. J. Acoust. Soc. Am.
|5/25/2022 @ 11 AM||Special Guest, Dr. Alessandro Urciuoli, Postdoctoral scholar, Autonomous University of Barcelona||Urciuoli et al. (2022).
Cochlear morphology of Indonesian Homo erectus from Sangiran. J. Hum. Evol.
|5/18/2022||Daniel Rindner, Doctoral student, Neurobiology & Behavior (Lur Lab)||Keppeler et al. (2020).
Multichannel optogenetic stimulation of the auditory pathway using microfabricated LED cochlear implants in rodents. Sci. Transl. Med.
|5/11/2022||Special Guest, Dr. Maria Cristina Perez Flores, Research scientist, University of Nevada, Reno (Yamoah Lab)||Flores et al. (2022).
Intrinsic mechanical sensitivity of mammalian auditory neurons as a contributor to sound-driven neural activity eLife
|5/4/2022||Special Guest, Dr. Baher Ibrahim, Postdoctoral scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Llano Lab)||Ibrahim et al. (2021).
Corticothalamic gating of population auditory thalamocortical transmission in mouse eLife
|4/27/2022||Special Guest, Seeon Kim, Doctoral student, Arizona State University (Luo Lab)||Kim et al. (2021).
Mandarin tone recognition training with cochlear implant simulation: Amplitude evelope enhancement and cue weighting. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
|4/20/2022||Special Guest, Drew McLaughlin, Doctoral student, Washington University in St. Louis (Van Engen Lab)||McLaughlin et al. (2022).
Revisiting the relationship between implicit racial bias and audiovisual benefit for nonnative-accented speech Atten. Percept. Psychophys.
|4/13/2022 @ 11 AM||Special Guest, Dr. Müge Özker, Postdoctoral scholar, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Hagoort Lab)||Özker et al. (2022).
A cortical network processes auditory error signals during human speech production to maintain fluency PLoS Biology
|4/6/2022 @ 11 AM||Special Guest, Dr. Roozbeh Behroozmand, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina||Neural correlates of impaired vocal feedback control in post-stroke aphasia|
|3/30/2022||Dr. Akshat Arneja, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Middlebrooks Lab)||Jeschke et al. (2022).
Effects of cortical cooling on sound processing in auditory cortex and thalamus of awake marmosets Frontiers in Neural Circuits
|3/23/2022||n/a||No journal club meeting today|
|3/16/2022 @ 9:30 AM||Special Guest, Dr. Nick Lesica, Professor, University College London||Baby et al. (2021).
A convolutional neural-network model of human cochlear mechanics and filter tuning for real-time applications Nature Machine Intelligence
|3/9/2022||Special Guests, Shoutik Mukherjee & Yashish Siriwardena, Doctoral students, University of Maryland College Park (Shamma Lab)||The MirrorNet: Learning speech production and perception through sensorimotor interactions|
|3/2/2022||Special Guests, Andres Camarena, Doctoral student & Grace Manchala, Medical student, University of Southern California (Goldsworthy Lab)||Camarena et al. (2022).
Pleasantness ratings of musical dyads in cochlear implant users Brain Sciences
|2/23/2022||Sima Chokr, Doctoral student, Neurobiology and Behavior (Cramer Lab)||Long-term inhibition of CSF1R signaling impairs auditory brainstem function|
|2/16/2022||Kenta Watanabe, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Richards and Srinivasan Labs)||Suppakitjanusant et al. (2021).
Identifying individuals with recent COVID-19 through voice classification using deep learning Scientific Reports.
|2/9/2022||Daniel Rindner, Doctoral student, Neurobiology and Behavior (Lur Lab)||Resnik & Polley (2021).
Cochlear neural degeneration disrupts hearing in background noise by increasing auditory cortex internal noise Neuron.
|2/2/2022||Dr. Yasmeen Hamza, Postdoctoral Scholar (Zeng Lab)||Hamza & Zeng (2021).
Tinnitus is associated with improved cognitive performance in non-hispanic elderly with hearing loss Frontiers in Neuroscience.
|1/26/2022||Special Guest Dana Chan, Doctoral student, Northwestern University (Waxman Lab)||Sign language promotes object categorization in young, hearing infants|
|1/19/2022||Special Guest Dr. Christian Herrera, Postdoctoral researcher, VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (Venezia Lab)||Cortical networks for recognition of speech with simultaneous talkers|
|1/12/2022||Special Guest Liesbeth Gijbels, Doctoral student, University of Washington (Lee Lab)||Remote audiovisual speech perception tasks in children|
|12/22/2021 – 1/5/2022||n/a||No journal club meetings|
|12/15/2021||Shade Avery Kirjava, AuD, Doctoral student, Public Health||Parallels in the medicalization of people Who are intersex and people who are deaf|
|12/8/2021||Special Guest Sandeep Kothinti, Doctoral student, Johns Hopkins University (Elhilali Lab)||Auditory salience in natural soundscapes|
|12/1/2021||Special Guest Kaye Wang, Doctoral student, Ohio University (Xu Lab)||The effects of spatial separation and voice difference on the release from masking in English and Mandarin Chinese speakers|
|11/24/2021||n/a||No journal club meeting today|
|11/17/2021 @ 11:00 AM||Special Guest Dr. Andrei Lukashkin, Reader, University of Brighton||S.M. Flaherty, I.J. Russell, & A.N. Lukashkin (2021).
Drug distribution along the cochlea is strongly enhanced by low-frequency round window micro vibrations Drug Delivery.
|11/10/2021||Dr. Fan-Gang Zeng, Professor & CHR Director||M. Desai et al. (2021).
Generalizable EEG encoding models with naturalistic audiovisual stimuli Journal of Neuroscience.
|11/3/2021||Daniel Rindner, Doctoral student, Neurobiology and Behavior (Lur Lab)||A. Lasfargues-Delannoy, K. Strelnikov, O. Deguine, M. Marx, & P. Barone. (2021).
Supra-normal skills in processing of visuo-auditory prosodic information by cochlear-implanted deaf patients Hearing Research.
|10/27/2021||Dr. Mustafa Nazir (Naz) Okur, Assistant Researcher, Department of Otolaryngology||Therapeutic and mechanistic approaches to age-related hearing loss based on a premature aging genetic disorder|
|10/20/2021||Special Guest Katrina Deane, Doctoral student, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology (Happel Lab)||K.E. Deane et al. (2020).
Ketamine anaesthesia induces gain enhancement via recurrent excitation in granular input layers of the auditory cortex Journal of Physiology.
|10/6/2021||Special Guest Dr. Arkarup Banerjee, Assistant Professor, Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory (Banerjee Lab PI)||Neural Circuits for Vocal Communication|
|10/13/2021||Dr. Sibylla Leon Guerrero, Postdoctoral Fellow (Kroll & Peña Labs)||E. Skoe, E. Burakiewicz, E. Figueiredo, & M. Hardin (2017).
Basic neural processing of sound in adults is influenced by bilingual experience Journal of Neuroscience.
|9/29/2021||Akshat Arneja, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Middlebrooks Lab)||K.L. Whiteford & A.J. Oxenham (2018).
Learning for Pitch and Melody Discrimination in Congenital Amusia Cortex.
|9/22/2021||Kenta Watanabe, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Richards Lab)||S. Vanneste, J.-J. Song, & D. De Ridder (2013).
Tinnitus and musical hallucinosis: The same but more Neuroimage.
|7/28/2021||Sima Chokr, Doctoral student, Neurobiology and Behavior (Cramer Lab)||C.-J. Hsiao and A.V. Galazyuk (2021).
Effect of Unilateral Acoustic Trauma on Neuronal Firing Activity in the Inferior Colliculus of Mice Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience.
|7/21/2021||Jiaxin (Jason) Luo, Doctoral student in Biomedical Engineering (Zeng Lab)||S.K. Hong et al. (2016).
Top-down and bottom-up neurodynamic evidence in patients with tinnitus Hearing Research.
|7/14/2021||Ye Yang, Doctoral student, Biomedical Engineering (Zeng Lab)||C. Han et al. (2019).
Speaker-independent auditory attention decoding without access to clean speech sources Science Advances.
|7/7/2021||Dr. Amanda Nguyen, Postdoctoral Fellow (Xu Lab)||Article 1: Kaylegian et al. (2019)
5XFAD mice show early onset gap detection deficits Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
|7/7/2021 (cont.)||Dr. Amanda Nguyen, Postdoctoral Fellow (Xu Lab)||Article 2: Weible et al. (2020)
5XFAD mice show early-onset gap encoding deficits in the auditory cortex Neurobiology of Aging.
|6/30/2021||Dr. Yasmeen Hamza, Postdoctoral Scholar (Zeng Lab)||J.G. Zhang et al. (2021).
Effect of unilateral cochlear implant use on contralateral electrically evoked auditory brainstem responses to round window membrane electrical stimulation Acta Oto-Laryngologica.
|6/23/2021||Dr. Raju Metherate, Professor & Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education||T.S. Grover, J.A. Nguyen, V. Viswanathan, & R.M.G. Reinhart (2021).
High-frequency neuromodulation improves obsessive-compulsive behaviors Nature Medicine.
|6/16/2021||Dr. Michelle Kapolowicz, Postdoctoral Fellow (Zeng Lab)||T. Kurioka, S. Mogi, and T. Yamashita (2021).
Decreasing auditory input induces neurogenesis impairment in the hippocampus Scientific Reports.
|6/9/2021||Special Guest Dr. Payton Lin, General Engineer Reviewer, FDA||An Overview of FDA Medical Device Reviews|
|6/2/2021||n/a||No Journal Club Meeting Today|
|5/26/2021 @ 10:30 AM||Special Guest Dr. Elouise Koops, Postdoctoral Scholar (Harvard, Polley Lab)||Central adaptation to hearing loss in the presence of tinnitus and hyperacusis|
|5/19/2021||Special Guest Dr. Harinath Garudadri, Research Scientist, UCSD||Open-Source Platform for Hearing Healthcare Research|
|5/12/2021||Special Guest Brendaly Rodríguez, MA CPH||Patient Centered Outcomes Research, Stakeholder Mobilization and Engagement (including Patients!): Building Research Capacity & Re$$ources Available|
|5/5/2021||Special Guest Assistant Professor Michelle Arnold (Univ. of South Florida, Auditory Rehabilitation and Clinical Trials Lab Director)||Characterizing hearing handicap and hearing aid use in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)|
|4/28/2021||Kenta Watanabe, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Richards Lab)||C. Porschmann, T. Lubeck, and J.M. Arend (2020).
Impact of face masks on voice radiation JASA.
|4/14/2021||Dr. Giedre Milinkeviciute, Postdoctoral Scholar (Cramer Lab)||New roles for microglia in the development of auditory brainstem pathways|
|4/7/2021||Dr. Fan-Gang Zeng, Professor & CHR Director||A. Armstrong, C.C. Lam, S Sabesan, and N.A. Lesica (Preprint).
The hearing aid dilemma: amplification, compression, and distortion of the neural code
|3/31/2021||Joselyn Ho, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Chubb and Hickok Labs)||M. Arjmandi et al. (2021).
Estimating the reduced benefit of infant-directed speech in cochlear implant-related speech processing Neurosci. Res.
|3/24/2021||Spring Break||No Journal Club Meeting Today|
|3/17/2021||Adwight Risbud, Medical student and visiting researcher (Djalilian Lab)||M. Abouzari et al. (2020).
Adapting Personal Therapies Using a Mobile Application for Tinnitus Rehabilitation: A Preliminary Study Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 1-7.
|3/10/2021||Mehrnaz Mehrabi, Doctoral student, Biomedical Engineering (Djalilian Lab)||B.J. Gantz, R. Perkins, M. Murray, S. Carr Levy, and S. Puria (2017).
Light-Driven Contact Hearing Aid for Broad-Spectrum Amplification: Safety and Effectiveness Pivotal Study Otol Neurotol, 38:352–359.
|3/3/2021||Special Guest Yi Yuan (Univ. of Florida, Oh Lab)||Lip-reading or lip-aiding? – Visually-presented acoustic temporal envelope enhances speech perception in noise|
|2/24/2021||Dr. Mehdi Abouzari, Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurotology, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery||B. Conlon et al. (2020).
Bimodal neuromodulation combining sound and tongue stimulation reduces tinnitus symptoms in a large randomized clinical study Sci. Transl. Med. 12, eabb2830
|2/17/2021||Jiaxin Luo, Doctoral student, Biomedical Engineering (Zeng Lab)||M. Mielczarek, M., Michalska, J., Polatynska, K., & Olzewski, J. (2016).
An increase in alpha band frequency in resting state EEG after electrical stimulation of the ear in tinnitus patients – A pilot study Front. Neurosci, 10:453.
|2/10/2021||Ye Yang, Doctoral student, Biomedical Engineering (Zeng Lab)||M. Shoushtarian, R., Alizadehsani, R., Khosravi, a., Acevedo, N., McKay, C.M., Nahavandi, S., & Fallon, J.B. (2020).
Objective measurement of tinnitus using functional near-infrared spectroscopy and machine learning Plos One, 15(11).
|2/3/2021||Katie Turner, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Zeng Lab)||AlShebli, B., Makovi, K., & Rahwan, T. (2020).
The association between early career informal mentorship in academic collaborations and junior author performance Nat Comm, 11(5855).
|1/27/2021||Special Guest Tracey Dorr||My Journey: Finding the Light from Inside the Sound of Darkness|
|1/20/2021||Daniel Rindner, Doctoral student, Neurobiology and Behavior (Lur Lab)||Cell type-synaptic integration of top-down and auditory afferents in the posterior parietal cortex|
|1/13/2021||Sima Chokr, Doctoral student, Neurobiology and Behavior (Cramer Lab)||Dunn, C.C., Stangl E., Oleson, J., Smith, M., Chipara, O., & Wu, Y.H. (2020).
The Influence of Forced Social Isolation on the Auditory Ecology and Psychosocial Functions of Listeners with Cochlear Implants During COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts Ear Hear, 42(1), 202-28.
|1/6/2021||Sebastian Waz, Doctoral student, Cognitive Sciences (Chubb-Wright Lab)||Remote Testing for Auditory Research|
|4/25/2017||Alex Presacco (Middlebrooks Lab)||Martin, B.A., Boothroyd, A., Ali, D., & Leach-Berth, T. (2010). Stimulus Presentation Strategies for Eliciting the Acoustic Change Complex: Increasing Efficiency Ear Hear, 31(3), 356-366.|
|3/28/2017||Katie Turner||Gilles, A., Schlee, W., Rabau, S., Wouters, K., Fransen, E., & Van de Heyning, P. (2016). Decreased Speech-In-Noise Understanding in Young Adults with Tinnitus Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10, 288.|
|1/24/2017||Solena Mednicoff||Chubb, C., Dickson, C.A., Dean, T., Fagan, C., Mann, D.S., Wright, C., … Kowalsky, E. (2013). Bimodal distribution of performance in discriminating major/minor modes. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(4), 3067-3078.|
|**11/29/2016**||Maria Montchal||Zatorre, R.J, Halpern, A.R., Perry, D.W., Meyer, E., & Evans, A.C. (1996). Hearing in the Mind’s Ear: A PET Investigation of Musical Imagery and Perception. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 8(1), 29-46.|
|10/25/2016||Gabriel Elias||Zhou, X., de Villers-Sidani, E., Panizzutti, R., & Merzenich, M. (2010). Successive-signal biasing for a learned sound sequence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(33), 14839-14844.|
|5/31/2016||Katie Turner (Zeng Lab)||Shaheen, L. A., Valero, M. D., & Liberman, M. C. (2015). Towards a Diagnosis of Cochlear Neuropathy with Envelope Following Responses. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology : JARO, 16(6), 727–45.|
|4/26/2016||Maria Montchal (Yassa Lab)||Oh, J., Kwon, J.H., Yang, P.S., & Jeong, J. (2013). Auditory imagery modulates frequency-specific areas in the human auditory Cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(2), 175-187.|
|3/29/2016||Luke Baltzell (Richards Lab)||Ding, N., Melloni, L., Zhang, H., Tian, X., & Poeppel, D. (2015). Cortical tracking of hierarchical linguistic structures in connected speech. Nature Neuroscience|
|2/27/2016||Special Guest Alessandro Pressaco (Univ. of Maryland)||“Effects of aging on midbrain and cortical speech-in-noise processing”.|
|1/26/2016||Sierra Broussard (Saberi Lab)||Doelling, K.B., & Poeppel, D. (2015). Cortical entrainment to music and its modulation by expertise. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(45), E6233-E6242.|
|11/24/2015||Sarah Rotschafer (Cramer Lab)||Ruby, K., Falvey, K., & Kulesza, R.J. (2015). Abnormal neuronal morphology and neurochemistry in the auditory brainstem of FMR1 knockout rats. Neuroscience, 303, 285-298.|
|10/27/2015||Jon Venezia (Richards Lab)||Bernstein, J. G., Mehraei, G., Shamma, S., Gallun, F. J., Theodoroff, S. M., & Leek, M. R. (2013). Spectrotemporal modulation sensitivity as a predictor of speech intelligibility for hearing-impaired listeners. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 24(4), 293.|
|8/25/2015||Luke Baltzell||Doelling, K. B., Arnal, L. H., Ghitza, O., & Poeppel, D. (2014) Acoustic landmarks drive delta-theta oscillations to enable speech comprehension by facilitating perceptual parsing. NeuroImage, 85(2), 761-768.|
|7/28/2015||Fan-Gang Zeng||Bramhall, N., Ong, B., Ko, J., Parker, M. (2015). Speech Perception Ability in Noise is Correlated with Auditory Brainstem Response Wave I Amplitude. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 26(5), 509-517.|
|6/23/2015||Jon Venezia (Hickok Lab)||Santoro, R., Moerel, M., De Martino, F., Goebel, R., Ugurbil, K., Yacoub, E. & Formisano, E. (2014). Encoding of Natural Sounds at Multiple Spectral and Temporal Resolutions in the Human Auditory Cortex. PLOS Computational Biology, 10(1), 1-14|
|5/26/2015||Cait Askew (Metherate Lab)||D’amour, J.A., & Froemke R.C., (2015). Inhibitory and Excitatory Spike-Timing Dependent Plasticity in the Auditory Cortex. Neuron, 86, 514-528.|
|4/28/2015||Carolyn McClaskey (Saberi Lab)||Verschooten, E., Robles, L., & Joris, P.X. (2015). Assessment of the Limits of Neural Phase-Locking Using Mass Potentials. J. Neurosci,35(5), 2255-2268.|
|3/24/2015||Sarah Rotschafer (Cramer Lab)||Hoofpauir, B. K., Kolson, D. R., Mathers, P. H., & Spirou, G. A. (2010). Maturation of synaptic partners: functional phenotype and synaptic organization tuned in synchrony. Journal of Physiology, 588(22), 4365-4385.|
|2/24/2015||CANCELED||ARO MIDWINTER MEETING|
|1/27/2015||John Middlebrooks||Belliveau, Lucile A.C., Lyamzin, Dmitry R., & Lesica, Nicholas A. (2014). The Neural Representation of Interaural Time Differences in Gerbils Is Transformed from Midbrain to Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(50), 16796 –16808.|