EAR DAY at Rush

  • 11/02/2012
  • Rooms 712-713 Armour Academic Center, Rush University

Rush University Ear Day
November 2, 2012

Rush University is pleased to present a one-day symposium entitled: EAR Day on Friday November 2, 2012 at the Armour Academic Center. The symposium will be focused on central models of hearing and listening.. 

There is no cost to attend, but registration is requried.

Email Jeri Williams (Jeri-Lynn_Williams@rush.edu) to register.


10:00 – 10:10 Introduction- Central Auditory Nervous System: Questions and Methods
Valeriy Shafiro, Ph.D. - Communication Disorders and Sciences-Rush University Medical Center

10:10-11:00 Effects of Sensorineural Hearing Loss on Temporal Coding in the Auditory Nerve
Michael Heinz, Ph.D. –Communication Sciences and Disorders, Purdue University

11:00-11:50 Stability and Plasticity in the Central Auditory System
Andrew Sabin, Ph.D. - Communication Sciences and Disorders-Northwestern University

11:50-12:40 Neural Correlates of Auditory Function and Training in Older Adults
Samira Anderson, Ph.D. - Communication Sciences and Disorders-Northwestern University

12:40-1:40 Lunch

1:40 – 2:30 How does the Human Auditory Cortex Respond to Spectrally Degraded Sounds?
Kirill Nourski, MD, Ph.D. - Department of Neurosurgery -University of Iowa

2:30-3:20 Hierarchical Emergence of Selectivity and Tolerance in the Avian Auditory Cortex
Dan Meliza, Ph.D. - Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy-University of Chicago

3:30-3:50 Break

3:50-4:40 Studies on the Mouse Auditory Forebrain in Normal and Pathological States
Daniel Llano MD, Ph.D. - Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology-University of Illinois at

4:40-5:00 Conclusions and Parting Thoughts on CANS Research Panel

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Springfield, IL 62711 
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