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Eric Bauer

Assistant Professor of Biology
McMichael Science Building 112
2625 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
ebauer@elon.edu (336) 278-6162

Professional Expertise



BA, Biology with Neuroscience concentration - Cornell University

PhD, Zoology - University of Texas at Austin

Employment History

2008 to present - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Elon University

2008 to present - Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

2006 to 2008 - Assistant Professor, Hiram College


Courses Taught

Bio 101/102, General Biology (nonmajors)

Bio 105, Current Issues in Biology (such as genetic engineering) (Winter Term)

Bio 111/113, Cell Biology

Bio 264, Human Physiology

Bio 316, Developmental Biology

Neu 495, Neuroscience Seminar

Grants Awarded

Elon University CATL Teaching and Learning Grant, 2012 - Teaching Students Neural Functioning Through Direct Experience with Action Potential Recordings


Bauer EE, Coleman MJ, Roberts TF, Roy A, Prather J, Mooney R.  A synaptic basis for auditory-vocal integration in the songbird.  J. Neurosci, 2008.


Murakami SL, Cunningham LL, Werner LA, Bauer EE, Pujol R., Raible DW, Rubel EW.  Developmental differences in susceptibility to neomycin-induced hair cell death in the lateral line neuromasts of zebrafish (Danio rerio).  Hear Res 186: 47-56, 2003.


Pollak GD, Klug A, Bauer EE.  Processing and representation of species-specific communication calls in the auditory system of bats.  Int Rev Neurobiol, 56: 83-121, 2003.


Bauer EE, Klug A, Pollak GD.  Spectral determination of responses to species specific calls in the dorsal nucleus of the lateal lemniscus.  J. Neurophysiol 88: 1955-1967, 2002.


Klug A, Bauer EE, Hanson JT, Hurley L, Meitzen J, Pollak GD.  Response selectivity for species-specific calls in the inferior colliculus of mexican free-tailed bats is generated by inhibition.  J. Neurophysiol 88: 1941-1954, 2002.


Pollak GD, Burger RM, Park TJ, Klug A., Bauer EE.  Roles of inhibition for transforming binaural properties in the brainstem auditory system.  Hear Res 168: 60-78, 2002.


Klug A, Khan A, Burger RM, Bauer EE, Hurley LM, Yang L, Grothe B, Halvorsen MB, Park TJ.  Latency as a function of intensity in auditory neurons: influences of central processing. Hear Res 148: 107-123, 2000.


Bauer EE*, Klug A*, Pollak GD.  Features of contralaterally evoked inhibition in the Inferior Colliculus.  Hear Res 141: 80-96, 2000.        * - Co-first authors


Klug A*, Bauer EE*, Pollak GD.  Multiple components of ipsilaterally evoked inhibition in the inferior colliculus.  J. Neurophysiol 82: 593–610, 1999.             * - Co-first authors


Gilbert C, Bauer EE.  Resistance reflex that maintains upright head posture in the flesh fly Neobellieria bullata (Sarcophagidae).  J. Exp Biology 201: 2735-2744,1998.

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