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2012-2013 NIDCD Seminar Series

Oct. 2, 2012
Bldg. 49
Room 1A51
David W. Raible, Ph.D.
Mechanosensory hair cell death in zebrafish

Department of Biological Structure
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Nov. 6, 2012
Bldg. 50
Room 1227
Marcos Sotomayor, Ph.D
Structures and simulated dynamics of a force-conveying cadherin bond essential for inner-ear mechanotransduction

Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Dec. 4, 2012
Noon–1:00 p.m.
Natcher Balcony B
Maria Rubio, M.D., Ph.D.
Central effects of hearing loss

Associate Professor at University of Pittsburgh

Jan. 8, 2013
Building 49, Lobby Seminar Room
Room 1A51
Sherri M. Jones, Ph.D.
Vestibular function in genetic mutants with stereociliary abnormalities
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Feb. 5, 2013
Bldg. 49
Room 1A51
Dan B. Polley, Ph.D.
Plasticity and repair of central sound representations
Department of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Mar. 5, 2013
Bldg. 50
Room 1227
Mikio Furuse, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology
Kobe University School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan

Apr. 2, 2013
Bldg. 50
Room 1227
Nina Kraus, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
Northwestern University School of Communication, Evanston, IL

May 7, 2013
Bldg. 50
Room 1227
Soo-Eun Chang, Ph.D.
Department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Seminars are held from 12–1 pm on the NIH Bethesda, Maryland campus.

Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodations to participate in these lectures should contact the NIH Interpreting Services at 301-402-8180, E-mail: or the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.

For more information and updated listings, check our events calendar.