Journal Club

Unless otherwise noted, all Journal Clubs will be held via Zoom on Wednesdays at 5:00 PM. Please contact Dr. Michelle Kapolowicz if you would like to join the journal club (mkapolow at

2/24/2021 Mehdi Abouzari, Postdoctoral Fellow in 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 in 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 in 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 in 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). doi:10.1038/s41467-020-19723-8.
1/27/2021 Tracey Dorr My Journey: Finding the Light from Inside the Sound of Darkness
1/20/2021 Daniel Rindner, Doctoral student in 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 in 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. doi:10.1097/AUD.0000000000000991.
1/6/2021 Sebastian Waz, Doctoral student in 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. doi:10.1097/AUD.0b013e3181ce6355.
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 Soceity 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.
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.