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Library News Release

Release Date: 10/19/2012

The Seattle Public Library presents 'From Hearing to Deafness' workshop Nov. 10

"From Hearing to Deafness"

UW scientist Braulio Peguero will present "From Hearing to Deafness," a free workshop, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at The Seattle Public Library, West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W.


Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branch.


The workshop will discuss the causes of hearing loss due to aging and environmental factors and how to prevent deafness.


Peguero is a doctoral candidate in neurobiology and behavior at the University of Washington. He studies the genetics of hearing, hearing loss and noise resistance at the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center.


This workshop is offered in partnership with UW Neurobiology and Behavior Community Outreach and the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering.


For more information, call the branch at 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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