Lab News:

 

April 2020 - The Stone & Sisneros Labs at UW are recruiting a shared Ph.D. student in Psychology for Autumn 2021 focusing on how estrogen regulates cellular and molecular changes in auditory sensitivity of the vocal plainfin midshipman leading to enhanced acoustic communication. The application deadline is December 1, 2021. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stone (stoner@uw.edu) and Dr. Joseph Sisneros (sisneros@uw.edu) for further information.

April 2020 - The lab receives a $766,000 grant from NSF to investigate how estrogen regulates

molecular changes in the auditory sensitivity of the vocal plainfin midshipman.

 

Jan 2020 Brooke accepts a job as an Assistant Professor at the University of St. Thomas.

Congratulations Professor Vetter!

Nov 2019 - Nick's paper on Reproductive-state dependent changes in saccular hair cell
density of the vocal 
male plainfin midshipman fish is selected for the cover of Hearing
Research. Congratulations Nick! 

Sept 2019 - Nick's paper on Reproductive-state dependent changes in saccular hair cell
density of the vocal male plainfin midshipman fish
is accepted by Hearing Research.
Congratulations!

July 2019 - Collaborative research with the Forlano Lab (Jon Perelmuter and Paul Forlano) titled "Forebrain dopamine system regulates inner ear auditory sensitivity to socially relevant acoustic signals" is published in Current Biology.

June 2019 - Joe receives a three year Virginia Merrill Bloedel Scholarship.

June 2019 - Brooke Vetter receives an additional year of postdoctoral fellowship on the NIH Auditory Neuroscience Training Grant. Congratulations Brooke!

April 2019 - Loranzie Rogers will be joining the Sisneros Lab during Autumn 2019. A big welcome to LJ! 

 

Feb 2019 - Brooke, Nick and Joe present their research at the annual meeting of the Association
for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) in Baltimore.

July 2018 - Our lab's midshipman research in collaboration with the Coffin Lab (WSU) is
featured on

KUOW: http://kuow.org/post/scientists-study-singing-fish-ways-improve-human-hearing
  and
OPB: https://www.opb.org/news/article/hearing-loss-midshipman-fish-singing-washington-state/

                                     Listen to interview here

April  2018 - Rob's paper on brain activation to social signals is selected as the cover article
for Brain, Behavior and Evolution!

Feb 2018 - Nick and Ruiyu present their research at the annual meeting of the Association
for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) in San Diego.

 

Jan 2018 - Rob's paper on brain activation to social acoustic signals is accepted by Brain,
Behavior and Evolution.

Jan 2018 - Rob starts his new job at Amazon Spheres. Congrats Rob.

Dec 2017-  Ruiyu and Nick pass their general exams. Congrats Ph.D candidates! 

Dec 2017- Rob successfully defends his dissertation. Congratulations Dr Mohr!

June 2017 - Rob's paper on midshipman swim bladder sexual dimorphisms is accepted by
Journal of Morphology. Congrats Rob!

 

June 2017 - Brooke Vetter joins the lab. Welcome Brooke!

Sisneros Laboratory
408 Guthrie Hall
Department of Psychology
University of Washington

Contact Info:
Joseph Sisneros, sisneros@uw.edu
Office phone: 206-543-8893, 
Lab phone: 206-543-5313

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