C-CEBH and NIDCD Joint Meeting

We are pleased to announce the 2022 JOINT CONFERENCE of THE Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing (C-CEBH) and the Division of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) on Wednesday, October 12th, 2022.  The workshop will take place at The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) of the University of Maryland from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  

The C-CEBH and NIDCD have a long history of innovative collaboration and research/training partnerships that focus on hearing and its disorders. We strongly encourage our research community to attend this all-day event featuring talks given by keynote speakers and trainees from our two institutions. 

Please register here for planning purposes. 

We look forward to seeing you at this in-person event!



Morning Session

8:00-8:30am  Registration and light breakfast

8:30 am         Opening remarks by UMD's Vice President for Research, Dr. Greg Ball

8:45 am         Opening remarks by NIDCD's Scientific Director, Dr. Lisa Cunningham
9:00am          Kenote Speaker 1- Dr.Catherine Weisz (NIDCD)
9:45am          Dr. Sian Kitcher (NIDCD)
10:00am        Sandeep David(NIDCD)
10:15am        Coffee Break
10:30am        Christopher Shults (UMB,C-CEBH)
10:45am        Kathleen Gwilliam (UMB,C-CEBH)
11:00am        Dr. Inna Belyantseva (NIDCD)
11:15am        Dr. Beatrice Mao (NIDCD)
11:30am        Dillon Strepay (NIDCD)
11:45am        Lunch Break
Afternoon Session

1:15pm          Keynote Speaker 2 - Dr. Nikolas Francis (UMD)
2:00pm          James Baldassano (UMD,C-CEBH)
2:15pm          Rose Ying (UMD,C-CEBH)
2:30pm          Coffee Break
2:45pm          Dr. Anna Tinnemore (UMD,C-CEBH)
3:00pm          Dr. Bobby Gibbs (UMD,C-CEBH)
3:15pm          Kelsey Dutta (UMD,C-CEBH)
3:30 pm         Closing Remarks


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