Skip to main content

Wang, Xiaoqin

Som Biomedical EngineeringBME Profile

Traylor 410
(410) 614-4547

Jump to:


  • 2017 - Present:  Adjunct Professor (Ne), SOM Neurology
  • 2013 - Present:  Joint/Secondary Faculty, SOM Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2013 - 2017:  Joint/Secondary Faculty, SOM Neuroscience
  • 2005 - 2005:  Associate Professor, SOM Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2005 - Present:  Professor, SOM Neuroscience
  • 2005 - Present:  Professor, SOM Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2002 - 2005:  Associate Professor, SOM Neuroscience
  • 1995 - 2002:  Assistant Professor, SOM Neuroscience


Journal Articles
  • Lee JH, Wang X, Bendor D (2020).  The role of adaptation in generating monotonic rate codes in auditory cortex.  PLoS Computational Biology.  16(2).
  • Liu ST, Montes-Lourido P, Wang X, Sadagopan S (2019).  Optimal features for auditory categorization.  Nature Communications.  10(1).
  • Zhao L, Roy S, Wang X (2019).  Rapid modulations of the vocal structure in marmoset monkeys.  Hearing Research.  384.
  • Ding Y, Zhang Y, Zhou W, Ling Z, Huang J, Hong B, Wang X (2019).  Neural Correlates of Music Listening and Recall in the Human Brain.  The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.  39(41).  8112-8123.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2019).  Corollary Discharge Mechanisms During Vocal Production in Marmoset Monkeys.  Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.  4(9).  805-812.
  • Zhao L, Rad BB, Wang X (2019).  Long-lasting vocal plasticity in adult marmoset monkeys.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.  286(1905).
  • Gao L, Wang X (2019).  Subthreshold activity underlying the diversity and selectivity of the primary auditory cortex studied by intracellular recordings in awake marmosets.  Cerebral Cortex.  29(3).  994-1005.
  • Remington ED, Wang X (2019).  Neural representations of the full spatial field in auditory cortex of awake marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Cerebral Cortex.  29(3).  1199-1216.
  • Zhang Y, Zhou W, Wang S, Zhou Q, Wang H, Zhang B, Huang J, Hong B, Wang X (2019).  The Roles of Subdivisions of Human Insula in Emotion Perception and Auditory Processing.  Cerebral Cortex.  29(2).  517-528.
  • Sedaghat-Nejad E, Herzfeld DJ, Hage P, Karbasi K, Palin T, Wang X, Shadmehr R (2019).  Behavioral training of marmosets and electrophysiological recording from the cerebellum.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  122(4).  1502-1517.
  • Ding Y, Gray K, Forrence A, Wang X, Huang J (2018).  A behavioral study on tonal working memory in musicians and non-musicians.  PLoS ONE.  13(8).
  • Wang X (2018).  Cortical coding of auditory features.  Annual Review of Neuroscience.  41.  527-552.
  • Johnson LA, Della Santina CC, Wang X (2017).  Representations of time-varying cochlear implant stimulation in auditory cortex of awake marmosets (Callithrix jacchus).  Journal of Neuroscience.  37(29).  7008-7022.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2017).  Contributions of sensory tuning to auditory-vocal interactions in marmoset auditory cortex.  Hearing Research.  348.  98-111.
  • Feng L, Wang X (2017).  Harmonic template neurons in primate auditory cortex underlying complex sound processing.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  114(5).  E840-E848.
  • Johnson LA, Della Santina CC, Wang X (2016).  Selective neuronal activation by cochlear implant stimulation in auditory cortex of awake primate.  Journal of Neuroscience.  36(49).  12468-12484.
  • Roy S, Zhao L, Wang X (2016).  Distinct neural activities in premotor cortex during natural vocal behaviors in a new world primate, the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Journal of Neuroscience.  36(48).  12169-12179.
  • Osmanski MS, Song X, Guo Y, Wang X (2016).  Frequency discrimination in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Hearing Research.  341.  1-8.
  • Saal HP, Wang X, Bensmaia SJ (2016).  Importance of spike timing in touch: an analogy with hearing?.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology.  40.  142-149.
  • Jennings CG, Landman R, Zhou Y, Sharma J, Hyman J, Movshon JA, Qiu Z, Roberts AC, Roe AW, Wang X, Zhou H, Wang L, Zhang F, Desimone R, Feng G (2016).  Opportunities and challenges in modeling human brain disorders in transgenic primates.  Nature Neuroscience.  19(9).  1123-1130.
  • Gao L, Kostlan K, Wang Y, Wang X (2016).  Distinct Subthreshold Mechanisms Underlying Rate-Coding Principles in Primate Auditory Cortex.  Neuron.  91(4).  905-919.
  • Miller CT, Freiwald WA, Leopold DA, Mitchell JF, Silva AC, Wang X (2016).  Marmosets: A Neuroscientific Model of Human Social Behavior.  Neuron.  90(2).  219-233.
  • Song X, Osmanski MS, Guo Y, Wang X (2016).  Complex pitch perception mechanisms are shared by humans and a New World monkey.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  113(3).  781-786.
  • Agamaite JA, Chang CJ, Osmanski MS, Wang X (2015).  A quantitative acoustic analysis of the vocal repertoire of the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  138(5).  2906-2928.
  • Osmanski MS, Wang X (2015).  Behavioral Dependence of Auditory Cortical Responses.  Brain Topography.  28(3).  365-378.
  • Nelken I, Bizley J, Shamma SA, Shamma SA, Wang XQ, Wang XQ (2014).  Auditory cortical processing in real-world listening: The auditory system going real.  Journal of Neuroscience.  34(46).  15135-15138.
  • Zhou Y, Wang X (2014).  Spatially extended forward suppression in primate auditory cortex.  European Journal of Neuroscience.  39(6).  919-933.
  • Wang X (2013).  The harmonic organization of auditory cortex.  Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.  7(DEC).
  • Huang J, Gamble D, Sarnlertsophon K, Wang X, Hsiao S (2013).  Integration of auditory and tactile inputs in musical meter perception.  Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  787.  453-461.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2013).  Comparison of auditory-vocal interactions across multiple types of vocalizations in marmoset auditory cortex.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  109(6).  1638-1657.
  • Osmanski MS, Song X, Wang X (2013).  The role of harmonic resolvability in pitch perception in a vocal nonhuman primate, the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Journal of Neuroscience.  33(21).  9161-9168.
  • Issa EB, Wang X (2013).  Increased neural correlations in primate auditory cortex during slow-wave sleep.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  109(11).  2732-2738.
  • Bendor D, Osmanski MS, Wang X (2012).  Dual-pitch processing mechanisms in primate auditory cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  32(46).  16149-16161.
  • Huang J, Gamble D, Sarnlertsophon K, Wang X, Hsiao S (2012).  Feeling Music: Integration of Auditory and Tactile Inputs in Musical Meter Perception.  PLoS ONE.  7(10).
  • Remington ED, Osmanski MS, Wang X (2012).  An Operant Conditioning Method for Studying Auditory Behaviors in Marmoset Monkeys.  PLoS ONE.  7(10).
  • Wang X, Walker KMM (2012).  Neural mechanisms for the abstraction and use of pitch information in auditory cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  32(39).  13339-13342.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2012).  Neural correlates of the lombard effect in primate auditory cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  32(31).  10737-10748.
  • Zhou Y, Wang X (2012).  Level dependence of spatial processing in the primate auditory cortex.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  108(3).  810-826.
  • Johnson LA, Della Santina CC, Wang X (2012).  Temporal bone characterization and cochlear implant feasibility in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Hearing Research.  290(1-2).  37-44.
  • Roy S, Wang X (2012).  Wireless multi-channel single unit recording in freely moving and vocalizing primates.  Journal of Neuroscience Methods.  203(1).  28-40.
  • Wisneski AD, Huang L, Hong B, Wang X (2011).  Tsinghua-Johns Hopkins Joint Center for Biomedical Engineering Research: Scientific and cultural exchange in undergraduate engineering.  Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS.  3620-3623.
  • Roy S, Wang X, Olson A, Snider RK (2011).  A wideband RF link at the 5.8 GHz ISM band for multi-channel neural telemetry for small animals.  2011 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, BioCAS 2011.  106-109.
  • Roy S, Miller CT, Gottsch D, Wang X (2011).  Vocal control by the common marmoset in the presence of interfering noise.  Journal of Experimental Biology.  214(21).  3619-3629.
  • Bartlett EL, Sadagopan S, Wang X (2011).  Fine frequency tuning in monkey auditory cortex and thalamus.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  106(2).  849-859.
  • Osmanski MS, Wang X (2011).  Measurement of absolute auditory thresholds in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Hearing Research.  277(1-2).  127-133.
  • Bartlett EL, Wang X (2011).  Correlation of neural response properties with auditory thalamus subdivisions in the awake marmoset.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  105(6).  2647-2667.
  • Issa EB, Wang X (2011).  Altered neural responses to sounds in primate primary auditory cortex during slow-wave sleep.  Journal of Neuroscience.  31(8).  2965-2973.
  • Zhou Y, Wang X (2010).  Cortical processing of dynamic sound envelope transitions.  Journal of Neuroscience.  30(49).  16741-16754.
  • Miller CT, Mandel K, Wang X (2010).  The communicative content of the common marmoset phee call during antiphonal calling.  American Journal of Primatology.  72(11).  974-980.
  • Miller CT, Dimauro A, Pistorio A, Hendry S, Wang X (2010).  Vocalization induced cFos expression in marmoset cortex.  Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.  (DECEMBER 2010).  1-15.
  • Sadagopan S, Wang X (2010).  Contribution of inhibition to stimulus selectivity in primary auditory cortex of awake primates.  Journal of Neuroscience.  30(21).  7314-7325.
  • Bendor D, Wang X (2010).  Neural coding of periodicity in marmoset auditory cortex.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  103(4).  1809-1822.
  • Miller CT, Eliades SJ, Wang X (2009).  Motor planning for vocal production in common marmosets.  Animal Behaviour.  78(5).  1195-1203.
  • Sadagopan S, Wang X (2009).  Nonlinear spectrotemporal interactions underlying selectivity for complex sounds in auditory cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  29(36).  11192-11202.
  • Miller CT, Beck K, Meade B, Wang X (2009).  Antiphonal call timing in marmosets is behaviorally significant: Interactive playback experiments.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology.  195(8).  783-789.
  • Gregory JA, Borna A, Roy S, Wang X, Lewandowski B, Schmidt M, Najafi K (2009).  Low-cost wireless neural recording system and software.  Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009.  3833-3836.
  • Issa EB, Wang X (2008).  Sensory responses during sleep in primate primary and secondary auditory cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  28(53).  14467-14480.
  • Bendor D, Wang X (2008).  Neural response properties of primary, rostral, and rostrotemporal core fields in the auditory cortex of marmoset monkeys.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  100(2).  888-906.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2008).  Chronic multi-electrode neural recording in free-roaming monkeys.  Journal of Neuroscience Methods.  172(2).  201-214.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2008).  Neural substrates of vocalization feedback monitoring in primate auditory cortex.  Nature.  453(7198).  1102-1106.
  • Wang X, Lu T, Bendor D, Bartlett E (2008).  Neural coding of temporal information in auditory thalamus and cortex.  Neuroscience.  154(1).  294-303.
  • Sadagopan S, Wang X (2008).  Level invariant representation of sounds by populations of neurons in primary auditory cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  28(13).  3415-3426.
  • Zhang J, Evans A, Hermoye L, Lee SK, Wakana S, Zhang W, Donohue P, Miller MI, Huang H, Wang X, van Zijl PCM, Mori S (2007).  Evidence of slow maturation of the superior longitudinal fasciculus in early childhood by diffusion tensor imaging.  NeuroImage.  38(2).  239-247.
  • Wang X (2007).  Neural coding strategies in auditory cortex.  Hearing Research.  229(1-2).  81-93.
  • Bendor D, Wang X (2007).  Differential neural coding of acoustic flutter within primate auditory cortex.  Nature Neuroscience.  10(6).  763-771.
  • Bartlett EL, Wang X (2007).  Neural representations of temporally modulated signals in the auditory thalamus of awake primates.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  97(2).  1005-1017.
  • Pistorio AL, Vintch B, Wang X (2006).  Acoustic analysis of vocal development in a New World primate, the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  120(3).  1655-1670.
  • Bendor D, Wang X (2006).  Cortical representations of pitch in monkeys and humans.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology.  16(4).  391-399.
  • Pistorio AL, Hendry SH, Wang X (2006).  A modified technique for high-resolution staining of myelin.  Journal of Neuroscience Methods.  153(1).  135-146.
  • DiMattina C, Wang X (2006).  Virtual vocalization stimuli for investigating neural representations of species-specific vocalizations.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  95(2).  1244-1262.
  • Miller CT, Wang X (2006).  Sensory-motor interactions modulate a primate vocal behavior: Antiphonal calling in common marmosets.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology.  192(1).  27-38.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2005).  Dynamics of auditory-vocal interaction in monkey auditory cortex.  Cerebral Cortex.  15(10).  1510-1523.
  • Mohseni P, Najafi K, Eliades SJ, Wang X (2005).  Wireless multichannel biopotential recording using an integrated FM telemetry circuit.  IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.  13(3).  263-271.
  • Bendor D, Wang X (2005).  The neuronal representation of pitch in primate auditory cortex.  Nature.  436(7054).  1161-1165.
  • Bartlett EL, Wang X (2005).  Long-lasting modulation by stimulus context in primate auditory cortex.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  94(1).  83-104.
  • Wang X, Lu T, Snider RK, Liang L (2005).  Sustained firing in auditory cortex evoked by preferred stimuli.  Nature.  435(7040).  341-346.
  • Lu T, Wang X (2004).  Information Content of Auditory Cortical Responses to Time-Varying Acoustic Stimuli.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  91(1).  301-313.
  • Beitel RE, Schreiner CE, Cheung SW, Wang X, Merzenich MM (2003).  Reward-dependent plasticity in the primary auditory cortex of adult monkeys trained to discriminate temporally modulated signals.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  100(19).  11070-11075.
  • Barbour DL, Wang X (2003).  Auditory cortical responses elicited in awake primates by random spectrum stimuli.  Journal of Neuroscience.  23(18).  7194-7206.
  • Wang X, Lu T, Liang L (2003).  Cortical processing of temporal modulations.  Speech Communication.  41(1).  107-121.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2003).  Sensory-motor interaction in the primate auditory cortex during self-initiated vocalizations.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  89(4).  2194-2207.
  • Kadia SC, Wang X (2003).  Spectral integration in A1 of awake primates: Neurons with single- and multipeaked tuning characteristics.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  89(3).  1603-1622.
  • Barbour DL, Wang X (2003).  Contrast tuning in auditory cortex.  Science.  299(5609).  1073-1075.
  • Barbour DL, Wang X (2002).  Temporal coherence sensitivity in auditory cortex.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  88(5).  2684-2699.
  • Liang L, Lu T, Wang X (2002).  Neural representations of sinusoidal amplitude and frequency modulations in the primary auditory cortex of awake primates.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  87(5).  2237-2261.
  • Lu T, Liang L, Wang X (2001).  Temporal and rate representations of time-varying signals in the auditory cortex of awake primates.  Nature Neuroscience.  4(11).  1131-1138.
  • Cheung SW, Nagarajan SS, Bedenbaugh PH, Schreiner CE, Wang X, Wong A (2001).  Auditory cortical neuron response differences under isoflurane versus pentobarbital anesthesia.  Hearing Research.  156(1-2).  115-127.
  • Lu T, Liang L, Wang X (2001).  Neural representations of temporally asymmetric stimuli in the auditory cortex of awake primates.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  85(6).  2364-2380.
  • Wang X, Kadia SC (2001).  Differential representation of species-specific primate vocalizations in the auditory cortices of marmoset and cat.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  86(5).  2616-2620.
  • Wang X (2000).  On cortical coding of vocal communication sounds in primates.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  97(22).  11843-11849.
  • Lu T, Wang X (2000).  Temporal discharge patterns evoked by rapid sequences of wide- and narrowband clicks in the primary auditory cortex of cat.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  84(1).  236-246.
  • Nagarajan SS, Wang X, Merzenich MM, Schreiner CE, Johnston P, Jenkins WM, Miller S, Tallal P (1998).  Speech modifications algorithms used for training language learning- impaired children.  IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering.  6(3).  257-268.
  • Spengler F, Roberts TPL, Poeppel D, Byl N, Wang X, Rowley HA, Merzenich MM (1997).  Learning transfer and neuronal plasticity in humans trained in tactile discrimination.  Neuroscience Letters.  232(3).  151-154.
  • Tallal P, Miller SL, Bedi G, Byma G, Wang X, Nagarajan SS, Schreiner C, Jenkins WM, Merzenich MM (1996).  Language comprehension in language-learning impaired children improved with acoustically modified speech.  Science.  271(5245).  81-84.
  • Wang X, Merzenich MM, Sameshima K, Jenkins WM (1995).  Remodelling of hand representation in adult cortex determined by timing of tactile stimulation.  Nature.  378(6552).  71-75.
  • Wang X, Merzenich MM, Beitel R, Schreiner CE (1995).  Representation of a species-specific vocalization in the primary auditory cortex of the common marmoset: Temporal and spectral characteristics.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  74(6).  2685-2706.
  • Wang X, Sachs MB (1995).  Transformation of temporal discharge patterns in a ventral cochlear nucleus stellate cell model: Implications for physiological mechanisms.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  73(4).  1600-1616.
  • Wang X, Sachs MB (1994).  Neural encoding of single-formant stimuli in the cat. II. Responses of anteroventral cochlear nucleus units.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  71(1).  59-78.
  • Wang X, Sachs MB (1993).  Neural encoding of single-formant stimuli in the cat. I. Responses of auditory nerve fibers.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  70(3).  1054-1075.
  • MERZENICH MM, SCHREINER C, JENKINS W, WANG X (1993).  Neural Mechanisms Underlying Temporal Integration, Segmentation, and Input Sequence Representation: Some Implications for the Origin of Learning Disabilities.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  682(1).  1-22.
  • Wang X, Sachs MB (1992).  Coding of envelope modulation in the auditory nerve and anteroventral cochlear nucleus..  Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences.  336(1278).  399-402.
Book Chapters
  • Wang X, Bendor D (2012).  Pitch.  The Oxford Handbook of Auditory Science The Auditory Brain.
  • Eggermont JJ, Wang X (2011).  Temporal coding in auditory cortex.  The Auditory Cortex.  309-328.
  • Eliades SJ, Wang X (2005).  Dynamics of vocalization induced sensory-motor interactions in the primate auditory cortex.  The Auditory Cortex: A Synthesis of Human and Animal Research.  347-357.
  • Wang X, Kadia SC, Lu T, Liang L, Agamaite JA (2002).  Cortical processing of complex sounds and species-specific vocalizations in the marmoset monkey (Callithrix jacchus).  Primate Audition: Ethology and Neurobiology.  279-299.
Back to top