On February 22, 2018, the PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program Distinguished Lecture Series at Gallaudet University was honored to feature Dr. April Benasich (Rutgers University), a renowned leader in developmental cognitive neuroscience. For her much anticipated lecture, Dr. Benasich presented, “Impacting early acoustic mapping in infants: Translational strategies can alter the course of language learning disorders.”

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Lorna Quandt (Assistant Professor, PEN program); Dr. Melissa Herzig (Assistant Director, PEN program ); Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto (Chair of the PEN program Steering Committee, and PEN program Professor); Dr. Clifton Langdon (Assistant Professor, PEN program); Dr. April Benasich (Professor of Neuroscience, Rutgers University); and Dr. Thomas Allen (Program Director, and PEN program Professor).