University of California San Diego http://wamc.org en Dr. Diana Deutsch, University of California San Diego – Genetics of Perfect Pitch http://wamc.org/post/dr-diana-deutsch-university-california-san-diego-genetics-perfect-pitch <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Diana Deutsch of the University of California San Diego discusses the genetic and cultural factors that give some people perfect pitch.</p><p></p><p>Diana Deutsch is a professor of psychology at the University of California, San Diego, where she conducts research on the perception and memory of sounds, with a particular focus on music. Her current research project is examining why some people have the ability known as perfect pitch and why it is so rare. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:57:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 52322 at http://wamc.org Dr. Diana Deutsch, University of California San Diego – Genetics of Perfect Pitch Dr. Gert Lanckriet, University of California San Diego – Audio Search Engines http://wamc.org/post/dr-gert-lanckriet-university-california-san-diego-audio-search-engines <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Gert Lanckriet of the University of California San Diego explains efforts to create a search engine for music.<br /> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 44057 at http://wamc.org Dr. Gert Lanckriet, University of California San Diego – Audio Search Engines Dr. Lisa Levin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD – Seafloor Vent Ecology http://wamc.org/post/dr-lisa-levin-scripps-institution-oceanography-ucsd-seafloor-vent-ecology <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Lisa Levin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego explains the discovery of a new class of deep-sea environment.<br /><br />Lisa Levin is a professor and researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. <a href="http://levin.ucsd.edu/">Her lab&#39;s research</a> is focused on understanding the ecology of unique marine environments, such as those surrounding methane seeps. She holds a Ph. D. from&nbsp; the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 37689 at http://wamc.org Dr. Lisa Levin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD – Seafloor Vent Ecology