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) was held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. The workshop was held at The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) of the University of Maryland.

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 these future events, featuring talks given by keynote speakers and trainees from our two institutions. 

2022 program overview:

Keynote speakers: 

Dr. Catherine Weisz, NIDCD
Dr. Nikolas Francis, UMD

Opening remarks by UMD's Vice President for Research, Dr. Greg Ball
Opening remarks by NIDCD's Scientific Director, Dr. Lisa Cunningham

Featured speakers: 

Dr. Sian Kitcher, NIDCD
Sandeep David, NIDCD
Christopher Shults, UMB,C-CEBH
Kathleen Gwilliam, UMB,C-CEBH
Dr. Inna Belyantseva, NIDCD
Dr. Beatrice Mao, NIDCD
Dillon Strepay, NIDCD
James Baldassano, UMD,C-CEBH
Rose Ying, UMD,C-CEBH
Dr. Anna Tinnemore, UMD,C-CEBH
Dr. Bobby Gibbs, UMD,C-CEBH
Kelsey Dutta, UMD, C-CEBH