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Tilak Ratnanather
11-18-1992, 07:10 AM
It may be a bit too late but who knows someone might be interested
in this symposium.

Symposium Schedule
Neural Mechanisms of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems - II

Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Hearing and Balance

DAY 1 Tuesday, December 1, 1992

7:30-8:15 Registration and continental breakfast
8:15-8:30 Welcome and overview - W.E. Brownell
8:30-9:00 Tribute to Jerzy E. Rose: - Jay M. Goldberg, and Vernon B.
Mountcastle.

Session 1 Chair - W.E. Brownell

9:00-9:45 The evolution of vertebrate hair-cell systems - G.A. Manley
9:45-10:30 Embryological development of the VIIIth nerve from the otic placode
to the
formation and innervation of the brainstem - R.G. Baker
- BREAK -
10:45-11:30 Transduction, adaptation and synaptic transmission by hair cells -
D.P. Corey.
11:30-12:15 Afferent & efferent mechanisms in the semicircular canals - J.M.
Goldberg.

- LUNCH -

Session 2 Chair - D.A. Robinson

1:15-2:00 Otolith structure and function - I.S. Curthoys
2:00-2:45 Space and the vestibular system: what has been learned? - L.R. Young

- BREAK -

Session 3 Chair - E.D. Young

3:00-3:45 The mammalian cochlea: bidirectional transduction - P. Dallos

3:45-4:30 Afferent & efferent innervation of the cochlea: Stimulus coding and
the role of
efferent feedback - M.C. Liberman

4:30-5:15 Parallel pathways for processing of auditory information - E.D. Covey

- ADJOURN -

7:30-10:30 Keynote address - Musings of a Labyrinthine Kind: from Dancing Hair -
cells to
Dancing Bodies - Geoffrey Melvill Jones, (dinner/tour of the National
Aquarium:)



DAY 2 Wednesday, December 2, 1992

8:00-8:30 Continental breakfast

Session 4 Chair - C.E. Carr

8:30-9:15 Hair cell regeneration in the auditory and vestibular systems - J.T.
Corwin

9:15-10:00 Chemical neuroanatomy of brainstem auditory pathways - E. Mugnaini

- BREAK -

10:15-11:00 Biophysics of information processing in the auditory system - P.B.
Manis

11:00-11:45 Motor learning in the vestibulo-ocular reflex - S.G. Lisberger

11:45-12:00 The search for the plastic synapse - D.A. Robinson

- LUNCH -

Session 5 Chair - D.S. Zee

1:00-1:45 Brainstem pathways and neuronal processing for vestibuloocular &
vestibulocollic reflexes - B.W. Peterson

1:45-2:30 Stabilization of gaze during angular locomotion - B. Cohen

- BREAK -

2:45-3:30 Functional mapping of auditory & vestibular perception - J.A. Fiez

3:30-4:15 Acoustic space: cues, pathways and maps - E.D. Young

4:15-5:00 Musical space: the analysis and organization of musical information
- S.E. McAdams



POSTERS: registrant posters will be on display throughout the meeting.

For further information contact the JHU office of Continuing Education
tel: 410-955-2959
fax 410-955-0807