2016-2017 Schedule

2016 Autumn Quarter 
(first day of classes 28 September)

Friday 21 October 2016 3:30 PM EGL 001   
Paul J. Yoder, PhD, Vanderbilt University
"Why does more treatment help children with Down syndrome learn to talk?”
     
Friday 28 October 2016 3:30 PM CD 150
Joseph A. Sisneros, PhD, UW Departments of Psychology and Biology
"Neuroendocrine and Morphological Adaptations for Hearing in the Plainfin Midshipman Fish"
     
Friday 4 November 2016 3:30 PM EGL 001
Harvey M. Sussman, PhD, University of Texas - Austin
"Why the Left Hemisphere is Dominant for Speech Production: Connecting the Dots"
 
Friday 2 December 2016 4:00 PM EGL 001
Lauren M. Cycyk, PhD & CCC-SLP, University of Oregon - Eugene
"Early Language Experiences of Children from Mexican Immigrant Backgrounds: Implications for Intervention"
 
Friday 9 November 2016 3:30 PM EGL 001
Takashi Mitsuya, PhD, UW Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
"Speech production target and precision of speech production control"

2017 Winter Quarter 
(first day of classes 3 January)

Friday 6 January 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Christi Miller, PhD, UW Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
"Maximizing Outcomes for Aided Adults"
 
Thursday 12 January 2017 1:00 PM CD 150
Gwenaëlle Géléoc, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
"Gene therapy restores auditory and vestibular function in a mouse model of Usher syndrome, type IC"
 
Friday 13 January 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Andrew Brown, PhD, University of Colorado - Denver
"Spatial Hearing with Degraded Signals: Solutions and Challenges"
 
Friday 20 January 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Douglas Shiller, PhD, l’Université de Montréal
"Perceptual adaptation and speech motor control: A new perspective on some well known mechanisms"
 
Monday 23 January 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Alan Kan, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Improving the Hearing Abilities of Listeners with Bilateral Cochlear Implants"
 
Friday 27 January 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Srikanta Mishra, PhD, New Mexico State University
"Auditory Efferent Mechanisms in Children"
 
Friday 3 February 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Akira Omaki, PhD, UW Department of Linguistics
"Developing incrementality in comprehension of wh-questions"
 
Friday 10 February 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Michael Burns, PhD & CCC-SLP, UW Dept of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Carolyn Baylor, PhD & CCC-SLP, UW Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine
"Training medical and allied health students how to communicate with patients with communication disorders: Simulation and training outcomes"
[Video]
 
Friday 10 March 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Ione Fine, PhD, UW Department of Psychology
"Do you hear what I see? How blind individuals understand the auditory world."
 

2017 Spring Quarter
(first day of classes 27 March)

Friday 31 March 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Beverly Wright, PhD, Northwestern University
"Enhancing perceptual learning"
 
Friday 21 April 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Paige Stringer, MA, Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss
"A Global Impact for Children With Hearing Loss: Achieving Sustainability in Pediatric Audiology and Therapy Services in Developing Countries"
[Abstract]
[Video]
 
Friday 28 April 2017 3:30 PM CD 150
Jennifer Stone, PhD, UW Department of Otolaryngology
"Keeping the balance: Insights into maintenance and replacement of vestibular hair cells in mature mammals"
[Abstract]
 
Friday 5 May 2017   CANCELLED
René H. Gifford, PhD, Vanderbilt University
"Bimodal hearing vs. bilateral cochlear implantation: auditory function and related hearing mechanisms"
 
Friday 19 May 2017 3:30 PM CD 150
Andrea M. Simmons, PhD, Brown University
"Noise-induced hearing losses (or lack thereof) in echolocating big brown bats"
[Abstract]
 
Friday 26 May 2017 3:30 PM EGL 001
Gregory S. Hickok, PhD, University of California - Irvine
"Inside the Language Instinct: How the Brain Creates Language"
[Abstract]
 
Friday 2 June 2017 3:30 PM HSB K069
Sarah M.N. Woolley, PhD, Columbia University
"Tuning the Auditory System for Vocal Communication"
 

VIRGINIA MERRILL BLOEDEL HEARING RESEARCH CENTER

University of Washington, Box 357923, CHDD Clinic Building, Room CD176; Seattle, WA 98195-7923. 206.685.2962, FAX 206.616.1828, bloedel@u.washington.edu