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Past Guests and Seminar List

CHR Seminar Schedule.

January 20th, 2015  Dr. Barbara Shinn-Cunningham (Boston University), “Individual differences in listeners with different hearing thresholds.” Herklotz Conference Center, 4pm

December 2nd, 2014  Dr. Frederick Gallun (Oregon Heath and Science University) “Diagnosing central auditory dysfunction in an adult population.” Herklotz Conference Center, 4pm

November 18th, 2014  Dr. Ron Frostig (UC Irvine) “The spread: a novel unifying principle for sensory neocortex.” Herklotz Conference Center, 4pm

November 4th, 2014  Dr. Stephen David (Oregon Health and Science University) “Understanding the network for top-down control of auditory representation.” Herklotz Conference Center, 4pm

October 21st, 2014  Dr. Yaser Ghavami (UC Irvine) “Vestibular Migraine and Meniere’s Disease.” Herklotz Conference Center, 4pm

October 7th, 2014  Dr. Raju Metherate (UC Irvine) “Towards a first drug treatment for auditory processing disorders; actions of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the brain.” Herklotz Conference Center, 4pm

September 13th, 2014 CHR’s 2014 SoCal Hearing Conference

June 13, 2014 9th Annual CHR Symposiusm

June 20, 2013  Dr. Marlies Knipper (University of Tübingen, Germany), “Molecular basis of tinnitus.” Med Sci E, 4pm

June 17, 2013  Dr. Philip X Joris (KU Leuven, Belgium), “Coincidence detection in the medial superior olive: a new source of internal delay.” Med Sci E, 1pm

May 18, 2013  The 8th Annual Hearing Symposium: “Complex auditory processing and disorders.” Calit2 Auditorium, UC Irvine

April 4, 2013 Sridhar Krishnamurti, Ph.D., CCC-A (Auburn University), “Auditory dysfunction in patients with Alzheimer’s dementia (AD)“ 2:00pm on Thursday April 4th 2013 at the CNLM Herklotz Conference Center

March 14, 2013  Dr. Huanping Dai (University of Arizona), “Perception of Sound Patterns” Med Sci E, 10am

March 12, 2013  Dr. Nirupa Chaudhari (University of Miami School of Medicine), “Sensory cells that renew: the longevity and origins of adult taste buds” Tuesday, March 12, 4:00 pm Room 3120 BioSci 3

January 29, 2013  Dr. Nafi Yasar. Demonstration of ABR system by Tucker-Davis Tech. Med Sci E 1pm

January 28, 2013  Dr. Rael Cahn. “Vipassana (mindfulness) meditation state effects on electrocortical measures of cognitive processing of habituated vs attentionally demanding auditory stimuli” Med Sci E 3pm

January 25, 2013  Prof. Craig Formby (University of Alabama), “Hyperacusis” Med Sci E 11:30a

December 20, 2012  Dr. Leonid Litvak (Advanced Bionics). Discussion on cochlear implants. Med Sci E 11a

December 13, 2012  CHR graduate student and post-doc awards talks. Graduate student Michelle Allen and post-doc Dr. Shen Yi Med Sci E 4p

November 14, 2012 Lisa Cunningham, PhD (NIDCD). “Life and Death in the Inner Ear: Heat Shock Proteins and Sensory Hair Cells” Tamkin Building, UCI Irvine Medical Campus Seminar from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. followed by reception

November 14, 2012 Jonathan Simon, Ph.D. (University of Maryland) “Cortical Encoding of Auditory Objects in the Cocktail Party Problem” Time: 12pm Place: SBSG 1517

October 3, 2012 Brent Edwards, Ph.D. (Starkey Hearing Technologies). “A COGNITIVE APPROACH TO HEARING AID DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT” Time: 12pm Place: SBSG 1517

September 29, 2012 SoCal Hearing Conference. The Center for Hearing Research at UC Irvine will host an informal one-day conference intended to enhance communication among Southern California scientists interested in hearing.

October 11, 2012 Robert T. Knight, MD (University of California at Berkeley) “Insights into Human Cognition from Intracranial Recording” Lecture 4:30 –5:30 pm Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30—6:30 pm Location: The Arnold and Mabel BeckmanCenter of the National Academies 100 Academy, Irvine, CA 92612

May 3, 2012 Dr. Norm Weinberger (UCI) Title: “Associative Specific Representative Plasticity in Primary Auditory Cortex” Place: Med Sci E Conference room Time: 4-5pm

April 5, 2012 Dr. Brenda Lonsbury-Martin (Loma Linda University). Title: “Influence of basal sources of distortion product otoacoustic emissions on DP-gram loss patterns” Place: Med Sci E Conference room Time: 4-5pm Host: Zeng

April 21, 2012 7th Annual CHR Symposium The 7th annual CHR Symposium will honor Dr. Arnold Starr and his contributions to the field of auditory neuroscience. It will be held in the CalIT2 building on April 21, 2012, 8am-5pm.

March 8, 2012 Dr. Chris Lay (UCI) “Activation of the auditory cortex following permanent MCA occlusion protects the cortex from ischemic stroke in the adult rat” Med Sci E, 4-5p

February 23, 2012 Dr. Brian Moore (Cambridge) Title: “Effects of hearing loss and age on sensitivity to temporal fine structure for perception of pitch, speech and lateralization” Place: 1114 Nat Sci 1 Time: 12:15-1:15 pm (Food and beverages served at 12pm) Co-sponsored by CHR and Dept. of Cognitive Sciences

February 2, 2012 P30 Engineering and Imaging core workshop Med Sci E 4p

November 17, 2011 Dr. Xiangmin Xu UCI Anatomy and Neurobiology, “Cortical circuit organization, interaction and inhibitory neuronal control”

October 27, 2011 Dr. Leonardo Cohen Chief, Human Cortical Physiology and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Section National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke “Mechanisms of neuroplasticity in neurorehabilitation”

October 19, 2011 Dr. Steven L. Small UCI Dept of Neurology Perceiving Actions and Understanding Language

Sept 29, 2011 Dr. Dan Sanes NYU “The impact of early auditory experience on perceptual skills and synaptic function”

July 21, 2011 Dr. Robert Lutfi U Wisconsin “Environmental sound recognition my compressed sensing”

June 21, 2011 Jason Sanchez University of Washington “Control of neuronal excitability by NMDA-Rs in developing binaural auditory neurons.”

June 17, 2011 Dr. Alana Kirby University of California, Irvine “Cortical Codes in Electric Hearing.” (post-dissertation-defense and farewell talk)

May 26, 2011 Dr. Elliot Botvinick University of California, Irvine “Beam me down Scotty: biophotonic investigations of cellular mechanobiology”

May 21, 2011 6th UC Irvine Hearing Research Symposium

April 7, 2011 Dr. Michael Leon University of California, Irvine “Sensory Treatment of Developmental Disorders”

Feb 25, 2011 Peter Bremen Katholic University of Leuven in Belguim “Binaural lemniscal recordings in the chinchilla (Chinchilla laniger)”

Feb 10, 2011 Dr. Victor Pikov Huntington Medical Research Institutes. “Advantages of studying tinnitus in the cat model and Non-invasive neuromodulation with mm waves”

Feb 3, 2011 Dr. Ed Rubel University of Washington “Fishing Expeditions; An update.”

Jan 6, 2011 P30 Core workshop.

Nov 18, 2010 Dr. Jeffrey Wenstrup Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. “The analysis of social vocalizations by amygdalar neurons.”

Feb 5, 2010 5th UC Irvine Hearing Research Symposium

May 8, 2009 Ginny Richards presentation

April 9/10, 2009 Richard Stern seminar

April 4, 2009 CHR 2009 Symposium

March 6, 2009 John Middlebrooks presentation

January 23, 2009 Computing and Engineering Core Workshop

October 12, 2008 Imaging Core Workshop

2008 Fall Community Outreach Symposium