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Jean-Francois LEGER & Shihab SHAMMA – 2015 RESEARCH GRANT

Drs. Jean-Francois Leger and Shihab Shamma, based at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris (France), are awarded 299.923 Euros for the research project entitled  “Cortical Plasticity of Neuronal Ensembles in Auditory Learning and Memory“.

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Didier DULON – 2015 RESEARCH GRANT

Dr. Didier Dulon and his laboratory “Neurophysiology of the auditory synapse” located at the Pellegrin hospital (University of Bordeaux), are awarded 206.000 Euros for the research project entitled “Deciphering the role of otoferlin and usher proteins at the auditory hair cell ribbon synapse”. 

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Olivier Deguine & Pascal Barone – 2015 RESEARCH GRANT

Drs Olivier Deguine,  ENT surgeon in the departement d’Oto-Rhino-Laryngologie and Oto-Neurologie in the Purpan hospital in Toulouse, and  Pascal Barone, scientist at the Centre de Recherche du Cerveau & Cognition (CNRS UMR 5549) also in Toulouse, collaborate on the research project entitled “Categorization of natural sounds by cochlear-implanted patients” funded 212.850 Euros by AGIR POUR L’AUDITION.

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JEANNE CLARKE – 2015 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

The AGIR POUR L’AUDITION fellowship awarded to Ms. Jeanne Clarke will allow her to conduct her research project in the Mechanics and Acoustics CNRS laboratory (UPR 7051) in Marseilles, France under the supervision of Pr. Olivier Macherey and Dr. Gaston Hilkhuysen.

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LUDOVIC BELLIER – 2015 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Mr. Ludovic Bellier will join Pr. Robert T. Knight and Dr. Brian Pasley’s psychology laboratory at the Helen Wills Institute of Neurosciences at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.