Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

The Hearing Sciences Center


Auditory Cortex 2017

We are pleased to announce that the 6th International Conference on Auditory Cortex will be held in beautiful Banff, Alberta from September 10-15, 2017

Mission Statement:

  • To unravel the neural and biological basis of hearing
  • To provide training to all students in the University community through active participation in research projects designed to reveal how the processing of hearing works

About The Hearing Sciences Center

Director: Yale E. Cohen, Ph.D.

The Hearing Sciences Center is a multidisciplinary center developed by the Department to integrate the research activities of a number of scientists and laboratories on the Penn Campus working in the area of hearing research. The keystone of the Center is the Auditory Research Laboratory, located in Departmental research space in the John Morgan Building, in the heart of the biomedical and neuroscience research sectors of the School of Medicine. The Hearing Sciences Center is under the direction of Yale E. Cohen, Ph.D.

We are affiliated with the Departments of OtorhinolaryngologyNeuroscience, and Bioengineering; the Neuroscience, Psychology, and Bioengineering Graduate Groups; the Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences; and the Computational Neuroscience Initiative.


The Hearing Sciences Center is actively recruiting graduate students!! If you are interested, please email Yale Cohen.

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