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 hs dot uci dot edu).

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 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 in Cognitive Sciences (Middlebrooks Lab) K.L. Whiteford & A.J. Oxenham (2018).
Learning for Pitch and Melody Discrimination in Congenital Amusia. Cortex. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2018.03.012
9/22/2021 Kenta Watanabe, Doctoral student in 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 in 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 in Biomedical Engineering (Zeng Lab) C. Han et al. (2019).
Speaker-independent auditory attention decoding without access to clean speech sources. Science Advances. 10.1126/sciadv.aav6134
7/7/2021 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.) 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 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 Professor Raju Metherate, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, School of Biological Sciences (Metherate Lab PI) 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 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 in Cognitive Sciences (Richards Lab) C. Porschmann, T. Lubeck, and J.M. Arend (2020).
Impact of face masks on voice radiation. JASA.
4/14/2021 Giedre Milinkeviciute, Postdoctoral Scholar (Cramer Lab) New roles for microglia in the development of auditory brainstem pathways.
4/7/2021 Professor Fan-Gang Zeng (CHR Director and HESP Lab PI) 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 in 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 in 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. 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001300
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 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 Special Guest 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.