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All talks will be held in the Herklotz Conference Room in the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory/Qureshey Research Lab
at 4:00 PM unless otherwise noted. Grad students RSVP to the lunches here.

Current Seminar Series

TBAJenny Mohn, University of OregonHerklotz Center 4pm
TBAErika Hagen, Ohio State UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
TBAJustin Yao, Rutgers UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
TBAWill Salloom, University of Southern CaliforniaHerklotz Center 4pm
TBAMelissa Papesh, OHSU, VA NCRARHerklotz Center 4pm
TBAEric Bielefeld, Ohio State UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
2/1/2023Bonnie Lau, University of Washington OtolaryngologyHerklotz Center 4pm

Prior Seminar Series

11/30/2022James McGregor, Emory UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
11/16/2022Brad Buran, Oregon Health and Science UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
11/2/2022Jessica Chen, University of UtahHerklotz Center 4pm
10/19/2022Lloyd Watts, NeocortixHerklotz Center 4pm
9/28/2022Hariprakash Haragopal, Northeast Ohio Medical University Herklotz Center 4pm
9/21/2022Emily Nairn, University of MichiganHerklotz Center 4pm
9/14/2022Satyabrata Parida, University of PittsburghHerklotz Center 4pm
8/31/2022Kyunghee Kim, UCSFHerklotz Center 4pm
8/24/2022Wei Dong, Loma LindaHerklotz Center 4pm
8/17/2022Hubert Lim, University of MinnesotaHerklotz Center 4pm
8/10/2022Jan Schnupp, Hong Kong Polytech UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
8/10/2022Dwight Wynne, Reza Ramezan, CSU FullertonHerklotz Center 4pm
8/3/2022Carlos Vivaldo, University of MichiganHerklotz Center 4pm
7/13/2022Daniel Kleinman, Haskins LaboratoriesHerklotz Center 4pm
7/6/2022Patrick Dwyer, UC Davis Center for Mind and BrainHerklotz Center 4pm
6/29/2022Monica Hudnall, Mills CollegeHerklotz Center 4pm
6/22/2022Shannon Sheppard, Chapman UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
6/15/2022Matthias Milczynski, Advanced BionicsHerklotz Center 4pm
5/25/2022Alessandro Urciuoli, Autonomous University of BarcelonaHerklotz Center 4pm
5/11/2022Maria Cristina Perez Flores, University of Nevada, RenoHerklotz Center 4pm
5/4/2022Baher Ibrahim, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignHerklotz Center 4pm
4/27/2022Seeon Kim, Arizona State UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
4/20/2022Drew McLaughlin, Washington University in St. LouisHerklotz Center 4pm
4/13/2022Muge Ozker, Max Planck Institute for PsycholinguisticsHerklotz Center 4pm
4/6/2022Roozbeh Behroozmand, University of South CarolinaHerklotz Center 4pm
3/16/2022Nicholas Lesica, University College LondonHerklotz Center 4pm
3/9/2022Shoutik Mukherjee, Yas Siriwardena, University of MarylandHerklotz Center 4pm
3/2/2022Andres Camarena, Grace Manchala, University of Southern CaliforniaHerklotz Center 4pm
1/26/2022Dana Chan, NorthwesternHerklotz Center 4pm
1/19/2022Christian Herrera Ortiz, VA Loma LindaHerklotz Center 4pm
1/12/2022Liesbeth Gijbels, University of WashingtonHerklotz Center 4pm

12/15/2021Shade Avery Kirjava, UCI Dept. Population Health "Parallels in the Medicalization of People Who Are Intersex and People Who Are Deaf"Herklotz Center 4pm
12/8/2021Sandeep Kothinti, Johns Hopkins UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
12/1/2021Kaye Wang, Ohio UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
11/17/2021Andrei Lukashkin, University of Brighton, UKHerklotz Center 4pm
10/20/2021Katrina Deane, Leibniz Institute for NeurobioloyHerklotz Center 4pm
10/13/2021Arkarup Banerjee, Cold Spring Harbor LaboratoryHerklotz Center 4pm
6/9/2021Payton Lin, FDAHerklotz Center 4pm
5/26/2021Elouise Koops, HarvardHerklotz Center 4pm
5/19/2021Harinath Garudadri, UCSDHerklotz Center 4pm
5/12/2021Brendaly Rodríguez, PCORI Patient AdvocacyHerklotz Center 4pm
5/5/2021Michelle Arnold, University of South FloridaHerklotz Center 4pm
5/3/2021Yi Yuan, University of South FloridaHerklotz Center 4pm
1/27/2021Tracey Dorr, Global Supply Chain Management"My Journey: Finding the Light from Inside the Sound of Darkness"Herklotz Center 4pm
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11/18/2020Adrian KC Lee, University of Washington"Microaggressions & Structural Racism in Higher Education"Herklotz Center 4pm
11/11/2020Yi Yuang, University of FloridaHerklotz Center 4pm
10/28/2020Bonnielin Swenor, Johns Hopkins"Grant funding for researchers with disabilities"Herklotz Center 4pm
10/21/2020Manny Don, House Ear Inst"History of Humam Electrophysiologu"Herklotz Center 4pm
10/14/2020Arnold Starr, Neurology"History of Auditory Branstem Responses"Herklotz Center 4pm
10/8/2020Hiro Mino, Kanto Gakuin UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
9/20/2020Dwight Bergles, Johns Hopkins UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
7/14/2020Jason Luo, UCSDHerklotz Center 4pm
6/29/2020Ashley Shim, St Joseph'sHerklotz Center 4pm
6/21/2020Grace Jones, UCLAHerklotz Center 4pm
6/8/2020Heejung Ko, Kaiser Permanente Herklotz Center 4pm
5/20/2020Matthew Suh, National Seoul UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
4/7/2020Geoff Abbott, UCITBAHerklotz Center 4pm
3/3/2020Laura Dilley, MSURole of pitch and timing cues in speech perception; factors affecting the development of speech and language“Spoken language understanding as inference about prosodic units over noisy accumulated evidence”Herklotz Center 4pm
2/11/2020Katarzyna Tarnowska, San Jose StateHerklotz Center 4pm
2/4/2020John Oghalai, USCacoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) surgery, chronic ear disease, cochlear implantation, progressive hearing loss“Optical Imaging of Cochlear Function and Dysfunction”Herklotz Center 4pm

11/19/2019Maoli Duan, Karolinska University Hospitalsudden deafness, sensorineural hearing loss, vestibular disorders and earlier intervention, diagnosis of infants and children with hearing loss“Prevention and Treatment of Inner Ear Disease”Herklotz Center 4pm
1/15/2019Adrián Rodríguez-Contreras, CCNYbrain development“Coordinated development of vascular and perivascular cells during a critical period of synaptic refinement in the auditory system”Herklotz Center 4pm
11/5/2019Peter Narins, UCLAnovel sound pathways in amphibians, sound localization, middle ear mechanics, hair cell research, animal models“High-end Audio: Neuroethology of Ultrasonic Communication in Amphibians”Herklotz Center 4pm
8/23/2019Yasmeen Hamza, Univ of RochesterHerklotz Center 4pm
6/1/2019Antje Ihlefeld, New Jersey Institute of TechnologyHerklotz Center 4pm
5/7/2019Sven Vanneste, UTDadvanced brain scanning, electrophysiological techniques, neuromodulation“Towards an Understanding of Tinnitus Heterogeneity”Herklotz Center 4pm
4/2/2019Assal Habibi, USCchild development, cognitive neuroscience, social development, music training“The Brain’s Crescendo: How Music Training Impacts Child Development”Herklotz Center 4pm
3/5/2019Nace Golding, UTsensory function and development, dendritic integration, auditory neural circuits“Developmental regulation of temporal precision in the mammalian sound localization circuitry”Herklotz Center 4pm
2/26/2019Li Zhang, USCsystems neuroscience, imaging of neural circuits, auditory cortex“Neural Circuits for Auditory Behaviors and Emotions”Herklotz Center 4pm
2/5/2019Raymond Goldsworthy, USCsignal processing, psychoacoustics, auditory rehabilitation“Improving Cochlear Implant Signal Processing”*Medical Sciences Bldg E Conference Room* 4pm
1/15/2019Adrián Rodríguez-Contreras, CCNYHerklotz Center 4pm

06/19/2018Anu Sharma, Univ. of Colorado at BoulderHerklotz Center 4pm
06/10/2018Yu Tsai, Taiwan Academia SinicaHerklotz Center 4pm
5/1/2018Sarah Creel, UCSDHerklotz Center 4pm
4/3/2018Yuan Wang, Florida State UniversityHerklotz Center 4pm
3/6/2018Josh Bernstein, Walter Reed National Military Medical CenterHerklotz Center 4pm
2/15/2018Shihab Shamma, University of MarylandHerklotz Center 4pm
2/6/2018Ivan Milenkovic, University of LeipzigHerklotz Center 4pm

5/17/2016Lee Miller, UC Davisneural networks involving speech perception, multisensory integration, audiovisual spatial attention and integration“Hearing Loss and Neurotechnology: New Approaches to Improve Speech Perception”Herklotz Center 4pm
5/3/2016Mike Wehr, University of Oregonhow local circuits in the auditory cortex encode and transform sensory information“Temporal processing circuitry in auditory cortex”Herklotz Center 4pm
4/19/2016CANCELLED: Adrian KC Lee, University of Washingtonauditory attention, spatial localization, multimodal imaging“Mapping the cortical dynamics of auditory attention”Herklotz Center 4pm
4/12/2016Charlie Schroeder, Nathan Kline Institute and Colombia Univ.neural mechanisms of sensory and cognitive processing, electrical field potentials“Rhythm-based selection of cell-circuits at local and network scales”Herklotz Center 4pm
3/8/2016Laurel Carney, University of Rochesterneurophysiological and computational modeling, complex sounds, signal processing“Representations of complex sounds in the midbrain”Herklotz Center 4pm
3/1/2016Frédéric Theunissen, University of California, Berkeleyauditory cortex, auditory processing, neural processing“Voice and meaning in the avian brain”Herklotz Center 4pm
2/16/2016Mitch Sutter, University of California, Davisattention and action regarding neural processing of sound“Modulation of auditory cortical activity by task-engagement”Herklotz Center 4pm
1/19/2016Sarah London, University of Chicagobrain development, molecular and genomic correlates of behavior, experience-dependent neural plasticity, learning and memory“Associating epigenetic modifications with sensory learning of complex natural behavior”Herklotz Center 4pm

12/1/2015Khaleel Razak, UC Riversidesensory processing development, auditory cortex, echolocation, passive sound localization, Fragile X“Mechanisms of altered cortical spectrotemporal processing in a mouse model of presbycusis”Herklotz Center 4pm
11/17/2015Greg Hickok, UC Irvineneuroanatomy of language, neural plasticity, neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience“What is the planum temporale doing for hearing and speech?”Herklotz Center 4pm
10/6/2015John Middlebrooks, UC Irvineneurophysiology, psychophysics, auditory prosthesis, computational neuroscience; auditory cortex“Spatial Hearing at the Cocktail Party”Herklotz Center 4pm
7/31/2015Dr. Jim D’Amour, New York Universityauditory cortex plasticity, oxytocin, pup calls“Concurrent excitatory and inhibitory plasticity in the auditory cortex”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carolyn McClaskey
6/2/2015Dr. Christophe Micheyl, Starkey Hearing Research Centerpsychometrics, Bayesian statistics, audio signal processing“Bayesian models in hearing science”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carolyn McClaskey
5/19/2015Dr. Dan Polley, Harvardmodulation and plasticity of auditory processing“Recovery of sensory function following peripheral nerve injury: the intersection of intrinsic compensatory plasticity and immersive sensory training”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Cait Askew
5/5/2015Dr. Sarah Bottjer, USCvocal learning and behavior, neurogenesis and cell death, activity-dependent refinement of neural connectivity, synaptic plasticity and neurophysiology“Neural representations of current and goal behaviors during sensorimotor learning”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Sarah
4/21/2015Dr. Donna Fekete, Purduemolecular basis of inner ear development“Patterning the radial axis of the developing cochlea”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Sarah
4/7/2015Dr. Harrison Lin, UC Irvineskull base surgery, otology, neurotology, hearing and balance“Intraneural stimulation of cranial nerves”Herklotz Center 4pm Host: Sarah
2/17/2015Dr. Deda Gillespie, McMaster Universityneural development, plasticity and sensory processing“Glutamate/GABA/glycine co-transmission in the immature auditory brainstem: Sorting it all out”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Sarah
2/3/2015Dr. Edward Chang, UC San Franciscohuman speech, intractable epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia, and adult brain tumors“Speech processing in the human superior temporal gyrus”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Luke
1/20/2015Dr. Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, Boston UniversityAuditory attention, spatial hearing, neuro-electric imaging, neural coding“Individual differences in listeners with normal hearing thresholds”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Sarah

12/2/2014Dr. Frederick J. Gallun, Oregon Health and Science Universityauditory; psychophysics; hearing loss; binaural; traumatic brain injury“Diagnosing central auditory dysfunction in an adult population”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carolyn McClaskey
11/18/2014Dr. Ron Frostig, UC IrvineSensory neocortex: structure, function and plasticity“The spread: a novel unifying principle for sensory neocortex”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Luke
11/4/2014Dr. Stephen David, Oregon Health and Science Universityauditory system, cortex, computational neuroscience, systems neuroscience, behavior”Understanding the network for top-down control of auditory representation”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Luke Baltzell
10/21/2014Dr. Yaser Ghavami, UC Irvineotolaryngology, otology, microvascular surgery, hearing loss“Vestibular Migraine and Meniere’s Disease”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Luke Baltzell
10/7/2014Dr. Raju Metherate, UC Irvineneurophysiology, synaptic physiology of auditory cortex“Towards a first drug treatment for auditory processing disorders; actions of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the brain”Natural Sciences I Rm 1114 4pm Host:Cait Askew
6/4/2014Dr. Dan Sanes, NYUauditory science, neural development, and learning“Critical periods for neural and perceptual development”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carol
5/21/2014Dr. Josh McDermott, MITpsychophysics and computational audition, music perception“Understanding Audition via Sound Analysis and Synthesis”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carolyn
5/7/2014Dr. Carolina Abdala, USCcochlear physiology and function, aging in peripheral auditory system“Development of Human Cochlear Function”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carol
4/30/2014Dr. Sunil P. Gandhi, UC Irvinecortical plasticity, connectivity“Reactivating cortical plasticity using inhibitory neuron transplantation”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carolyn
4/23/2014Dr. Mike Yassa, UC Irvinelong term memory, neurodegenerative diseases, aging, imaging“Memory discrimination and the aging brain”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Dr. Raju Metherate
4/16/2014Dr. Yi Shen, UC Irvinepsychophysics“Failures of acoustic communication from target-masker similarity”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Carol
4/2/2014Dr. George Spirou, West Virginia Universityneural mechanisms and development of neural circuits for sound localization“Structural Transformations of Neurons and Glia During Neural Circuit Formation”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Minhan
3/19/2014Dr. Jeffrey Wenstrup, Northeast Ohio Medical Universitymechanisms of central auditory processing and limbic system“Acoustic Communication and the Emotional Brain:Contextual Modulation of Auditory Responses in the Amygdala”Herklotz Center 4pm Host:Sarah
3/5/2014Dr. Sarah Bottjer, USCauditory development and learning, neural circuits (cellular and systems level)“Cortico-basal ganglia circuits for developmentally regulated learning”CANCELLED
2/19/2014Dr. Peter Bremen, UC Irvinespatial sound localization, auditory scene analysis, neurophysiology, psychophysics“Source Segregation by Spectra and Space”Herklotz Center 4pm
2/5/2014Dr. Allan Ryan, UC San Diegoinner/middle ear biology, hair cells, auditory dysfunction“Molecular mechanisms of hair cell damage and fate regulation”Herklotz Center 4pm
1/15/2014Dr. Edwin Rubel, University of Washingtoninner ear development, plasticity and pathology, hair cell death, auditory pathway“Dendritic Patterning In Binaural Brainstem Auditory Neurons: What We’ve Learned About Dendritic Plasticity And What We May Learn About Communication Deficits Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders”SBSG 1517 4pm

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