Joseph Sisneros

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Joseph Sisneros, Ph.D.

Professor
(206) 543-8893
Advising: Not accepting new graduate students in 2023-2024.
Interests: Neuroethology, Sensory Neurobiology, Animal Communication, and Animal Behavior
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Research

Our lab studies the adaptive plasticity of sensory systems for the encoding of biologically relevant signals used during social and reproductive behaviors.

We use fish as model systems to investigate ontogenetic and steroid-dependent seasonal changes in the response properties and function of the auditory system.

We are also interested in sound source localization and how fishes detect and locate underwater sound sources in both relatively simple and complex acoustic environments.

Education

Florida Institute of Technology (1999)

  • Zeddies DG, Fay RR, and JA Sisneros. 2011. Sound Source Localization and Directional Hearing in Fishes. In Farrell, AP (ed.), Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment, volume 1, pp. 298-303. San Diego: Academic Press.
  • Zeddies DG, Fay RR, Alderks PW, Shaub KS, and JA Sisneros. 2010. Sound source localization by the plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 127:3104-3113