Kelly Whiteford successfully defends her PhD thesis and begins her post-doc in the APC lab. Congratulations Kelly!
Undergraduate research assistant, Patricia Leach, receives a Daniel L. McFadden and Beverlee T. Simboli Lab Research Award. Congratulations Patricia!
A collaboration between the APC and Shihab Shamma's group at the University of Maryland results in a new 5-year award from the NIH to study the neural correlates of auditory streaming.
Emily Allen successfully defended her PhD thesis and begins her post-doc in the APC lab. Congratulations Emily!
Juraj Mesik joins the lab as a post-doc to work with Magda Wojtczak. Welcome Juraj!
Daniel Guest receives an honorable mention for his NSF Predoctoral Fellowship application.
Daniel Guest is awarded a 1-yr NSF NRT Training Fellowship through CATSS to start in the fall.
Erin O'Neill is awarded a second 1-yr NSF NRT Training Fellowship through CATSS to start in the fall.
Kelly Whiteford is awarded an ARO travel award.
Jackson Graves successfully defends his PhD thesis and begins working as a post-doc in Paris, France in Daniel Pressnitzer's lab at ENS. Congratulations Jackson!
Chhayakanta Patro joins the lab as a post-doc to work with Magda Wojtczak. Welcome Chhayakanta!
Daniel Guest joins the lab as a PhD student. Welcome Daniel!
Erin O'Neill is awarded a 1-yr NSF NRT Training Fellowship through CATSS.
Magdalena Wojtczak is awarded a new 5-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to study the function and perceptual consequences of efferent cochlear activation.
Dorea Ruggles leaves the lab to take up a research position at GN ReSound.
Undergraduate research assistant, Alexis Tausend, receives a Daniel L. McFadden and Beverlee T. Simboli Lab Research Award. Congratulations Alexis!
Kelly Whiteford is awarded a 1-year Eva O. Miller Fellowship for her final year of doctoral studies. Congratulations Kelly!
Recent PNAS paper on rhythm and synchrony perception featured in Inquiry: "The sound of music".
Andy Byrne receives an Outstanding Service Award from the College of Liberal Arts. Congratulations Andy!
Magda receives a 5-year award from NIH to study auditory synaptopathy, or "hidden hearing loss".
Andrew is awarded a 5-year renewal of his grant from NIH to study pitch perception and the effects of hearing loss and cochlear implants.
Jackson Graves begins his 6-month fellowship from the EU-funded Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Network in Lyon, France, to work with Barbara Tillmann and Anne Caclin. Congratulations Jackson!
Erin O'Neill is featured in an MN Daily article titled "University Researchers Work to Advance Cochlear Implants".
Andrew (and CATSS) is featured in an article titled "A New Center Brings New Opportunities".
Sara Miay Kim Madsen joins the lab from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) as a visiting postdoctoral scholar for the semester.
Erin O'Neill and Hao Lu join the lab as PhD students.
Gustavus Adolphus College recognizes Dorea Ruggles '06, PhD, as one of its First Decade Award winners at the College's Alumni Awards Banquet. First presented in 1968, the award is given annually to one male and one female recipient from the 10th anniversary class to recognize early professional achievement. Congratulations Dorea!
Jordan Beim is awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota. Congratulations Jordan!
Kelly Whiteford wins an NSF travel award to present her research at the International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC) in San Francisco. Congratulations Kelly!
APC Lab members are featured on the Department of Psychology's website! (Graduate and Research pages.)
Gene leaves the lab after completing his 3-year postdoc to work for the hearing-aid developer ReSound, but will continue to work at the U as a visiting scientist through CATSS.
Ningyuan Wang successfully defended his PhD thesis and has begun work as a research scientist at Nurotron, a cochlear-implant company. Congratulations Ningyuan!
Akshat and Lis (along with the MSP Lab) are featured in a new CLA campaign.
Kyle Walsh leaves the lab after completing his 3-year postdoc.
Anahita Mehta joins the lab as a new postdoctoral associate. Welcome Anahita!
Evelyn Davies-Venn completes her postdoc to take a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at the University of Minnesota. Congratulations Evelyn!
Emily departs for her 6-month fellowship in The Netherlands, while Kelly takes over as lab coordinator.
Akshat leaves the lab to begin graduate school at the University of California Irvine.
Andrew Oxenham is elected a member of the Acoustical Society of America's Executive Council. Congratulations Andrew!
Marion David joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome back Marion!
Emily Allen is awarded a fellowship from the EU-funded Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Network to spend 6 months in Maastricht, The Netherlands, to pursue research related to the perception and neural coding of pitch and timbre. Congratulations Emily!
Bonnie Lau joins the lab as a short-term postdoctoral associate. Welcome Bonnie!
Evelyn Davies-Venn joins the lab as a new postdoctoral associate. Welcome Evelyn!
Andy Byrne joins the group as coordinator of the Multi-Sensory Perception Lab.
Marion David joins the lab for 6 months as a visiting PhD student from Lyon, France, just in time to experience Minnesota's coldest winter in 30 years. Welcome Marion!
Lei Feng joins the lab as a new postdoctoral associate.
Coral Hanson and Kelly Whiteford join the lab as new graduate students.
Andrew Oxenham is appointed a Distinguished McKnight University Professor.
Funding received from NIH for a 5-year period to support research on auditory and speech perception by cochlear implant users and people with hearing loss.
Eugene Brandewie joins the group as a Postdoctoral Associate.
Magda Wojtczak is promoted to Research Associate Professor.
Jordan Beim and Jackson Graves begin their graduate studies in the lab.
Kyle Walsh joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Associate in Magda Wojtczak's group.
Funding received from NIH for a 5-year period to continue our studies of complex pitch perception.
Both Bess Borchert and Melanie Gregan successfully defend their PhD theses. Congratulations!
Dorea Ruggles joins the group as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and Coordinator of the new Multi-Sensory Perception Lab.
Emily Allen is admitted to the Psychology Department's graduate program and Shaye Kiaei also joins the lab as a graduate student.
Funding received from NIH for 5 years to support continued collaboration with Shihab Shamma at the University of Maryland into the Neural Correlates of Streaming of Complex Sounds.
The University of Minnesota grants us nearly $1M to build a Multi-Sensory Perception Lab - a facility that will be open to investigators throughout the University to pursue perception-related research.
Magdalena Wojtczak is elected a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. Congratulations Magda!
Andrew Oxenham is promoted to Full Professor in the Department of Psychology.
Magdalena Wojtczak receives a 5-year R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIDCD) to study the interactions between cochlear processing and audio and speech perception in people with normal and impaired hearing.
Andrew Oxenham receives the 2009 Troland Award from the National Academy of Sciences.
Josh McDermott leaves after a 2-year postdoc to take up a postdoctoral position at NYU.
Josh McDermott receives the 2008-2009 U of M Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award.
Christophe Micheyl and Magdalena Wojtczak are appointed Research Assistant Professors.
Christophe Micheyl is elected a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. Congratulations Chris!
Elizabeth Borchert awarded the David Campbell Graduate Research Fellowship.
Josh McDermott joins the lab from MIT as a postdoctoral associate.
Funding received from NIH for a second 5-year period to study complex pitch perception.