University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia Bachelor of Science (Physics, 1st class Honours) 1996
University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia Ph.D. (Physics) 2000
POSITIONS AND EMPLOYMENT:
The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia:
Department of Physics Summer Vacation Scholar 1994
Honours Physics Student 1994
Part-time Teaching Assistant 1994-1998
University Postgraduate Research Scholar 1996-1999
Department of Psychology Part-time Research Assistant 1997
Department of Zoology Research Associate 1999-2000
The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA:
Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences Post-doctoral Fellow 2000-2003
Research Associate 2003- 2008
Department of Otolaryngology Research Assistant Professor 2005- 2008
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy Research Assistant Professor 2008-present
HONOURS AND AWARDS:
Recipient of a 2004 Glenn/AFAR Research Grant for Postdoctoral Fellows.
Invited Speaker at "The Mouse as an Instrument for Central Auditory Processing Research", a workshop sponsored by the British MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit and MRC Institute of Hearing Research, held in Oxford, UK in May 2004
Australian Postgraduate Award, 1996-1999
Patient Care Bio
Central Presbycusis –changes in the brain that contribute to the problems of aging-related hearing loss.
Physiological, anatomical, and molecular biological specializations of the central auditory system that facilitate the high-fidelity transmission of timing information.