Fettiplace named a Passano Fellow; 2nd major award for hearing researcher
Fettiplace, a professor of neuroscience at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, won the award for showing how cochlear hair cells sense the tiny mechanical vibrations that sound produces in the inner ear.
Groundbreaking hearing researcher shares $1 million prize
Robert Fettiplace, who pioneered techniques to better understand the physiology of hearing, is one of the winners of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, for work that helped unravel the mysteries hearing and deafness.
New Faculty Focus: Sriram Boothalingam
After he learned that the inner ear can produce sounds on its own and that the brain controls what we hear, he wanted to learn more about these amazing biological mechanisms.
Signs of Summer
There’s plenty of interaction, but absolutely no talking in one class at UW–Madison this summer, as an intimate group of students learns to communicate with American Sign Language. Video by Craig Wild/University Communications