Joseph Santos-Sacchi

Joseph Santos-Sacchi

PhD
Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology), of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Neuroscience

Contact Information

Joseph Santos-Sacchi, PhD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Otolaryngology Surgery

    PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8062

    United States

Joseph Santos-Sacchi

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Joseph Santos-Sacchi, Professor, works on understanding how outer hair cells (OHC) help us hear so well. His lab focuses on electrophysiological assessment of hair cell function and molecular manipulations of the proteins that are important for hearing.

Education & Training

  • MPhil
    Columbia University, Audiology (1978)
  • PhD
    Columbia University (1978)
  • BA
    Columbia College, Psychology (1973)

Activities

  • Inner Ear Biology Meeting
    Ferrara, Italy 2008
    Presented at the Inner Ear Biology Meeting
  • Plenary Lecture Mechanics of Hearing, 10th International Symposium, Keele University
    England, United Kingdom 2008
    Plenary Lecture Mechanics of Hearing, 10th International Symposium, Keele University
  • Plenary Speaker, Newest tunes from Corti’s organ, 16th Congress of the Japan Otology Society
    Hirosaki, Japan 2006
    Plenary Speaker, Newest tunes from Corti’s organ, 16th Congress of the Japan Otology Society
  • Invited Chair, Symposium on Cochlear Amplification, Shangai International Conference on Audition and Vision
    Shanghai, China 2006
    Invited Chair, Symposium on Cochlear Amplification, Shangai International Conference on Audition and Vision
  • Invited Speaker
    Osaka-shi, Japan 2004
    Invited Seminar, Biophysics of the outer hair cell, Osaka University
  • Modulation of OHC capacitance by chloride
    Rome, Italy 2001
    Presentation- Modulation of OHC capacitance by chloride, Inner Ear Biology Meeting
  • Invited participant, Roving nonlinearities of the OHC motor Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Nonlinearity
    Germany 2001
    Invited participant, Roving nonlinearities of the OHC motor Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Nonlinearity
  • Presenter
    Groningen, Netherlands 1993
    Presentation- Characterizing the extent of the OHC motility voltage sensor with an electrical guillotine: evidence that ends don't meet, Symposium: Biophysics of hair cell sensory systems
  • Presenter
    Montreal, Canada 1988
    Presentation- Gap junctional communication in isolated supporting cells of the organ of Corti., Fourth International Congress of Cell Biology
  • Presentation- Rectified mechanical responses in outer hair cells from the mammalian organ of Corti, Fourth International Congress of Cell Biology
    Canada 1988
    Presentation- Rectified mechanical responses in outer hair cells from the mammalian organ of Corti, Fourth International Congress of Cell Biology
  • Presentation- AC receptor potentials from hair cells in the low frequency region of the guinea pig cochlea, I.U.P.S. Satellite Symposium on Mechanism of Hearing, Monash University
    Melbourne, Australia 1983
    Presentation- AC receptor potentials from hair cells in the low frequency region of the guinea pig cochlea, I.U.P.S. Satellite Symposium on Mechanism of Hearing, Monash University

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Master of Arts, Honoris CuasaYale University, New Haven, CT1995

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