Jason Tait Sanchez

Dr. Sanchez’s laboratory investigates the development of time-coding mechanisms in the auditory brainstem using electrophysiological and anatomical approaches. His primary interests are in synaptic transmission and ion channel function.

Lab

Central Auditory Physiology Laboratory

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow Otolaryngology, University of Washington
PhD Audiology and Neuroscience, Kent State University
MA Audiology and Speech Sciences, Michigan State University
BA Communication Disorders, University of Northern Colorado


Awards and Honors

2017 - Faculty Honor Roll, Northwestern University
2016 - Faculty Honor Roll, Northwestern University
2015 - The Clarence Simon Award for Teacher and Mentor, Northwestern University
2014 - Young Investigator Award, American Auditory Society

Recent Scientific Publications

Hong, H., and Sanchez, J.T. (2018). Need for Speed and Precision: Structural and functional specializations in the avian cochlear nucleus. Journal of Experimental Neuroscience

Hong, H., Wang, X., Lu, T., Zorio, D.A.R., Wang, Y., and Sanchez, J.T. (2018). Diverse intrinsic properties shape functional phenotype of low-frequency neurons in the auditory brainstem. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience.

Hong, H., Lu, T., Wang, X., Wang, Y., and Sanchez, J.T. (2018). Resurgent sodium current promotes action potential firing in the avian auditory brainstem. Journal of Physiology

Lu, T., Cohen, A.L., and Sanchez, J.T. (2017). In ovo electroporation in the chicken auditory brainstem. Journal of Visualized Experiments

Lu, T., Wade, K., Hong, H., and Sanchez, J.T. (2017). Ion channel mechanisms underlying frequency-firing patterns of the avian nucleus magnocellularis: A computational model. Channels

Wang, X., Hong, H., Brown, D.H., Sanchez, J.T., and Wang, Y. (2017). Distinct properties of low frequency neurons in the chicken nucleus magnocellularis. eNeuro

Keesling, D.A., Parker, J.P., and Sanchez, J.T. (2017). A comparison of commercially available auditory brainstem response stimuli at a neurodiagnostic intensity level. Audiology Research

Hong, H, Rollman, L.S., Feinstein, B., and Sanchez J.T. (2016). Developmental profile of ion channel specializations in the avian nucleus magnocellularis. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience

Sanchez, J.T., Quinones, K., and Otto-Meyer, S. (2015). Factors influencing short-term synaptic plasticity in the avian cochlear nucleus magnocellularis. Journal of Experimental Neuroscience

Book Chapters

Sanchez, J.T., and Grieco-Calub, T. (2018). Hearing. In: Rousseau, B., and Branski, R. (Eds.), Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing. Chapter 13. Pg. 401-439. New York, NY: Thieme

Sanchez, J.T., Wang, Y., Lu, Y., Burger, R.M., Seidl, A.H., and Rubel, E.W. (2018). Nucleus laminaris. In: G. Shepherd & D. D. Addona (Eds.), Handbook of Brain Microcircuits Second Edition. Chapter 36. Pg. 425-36. New York, NY: Oxford University Press

Sanchez, J.T., and Lu, Y. (2017). Glutamate signaling in the auditory brainstem. In: Fay, R. R., Popper, A.N., Cramer, K., and Coffin, A. (Eds.), Auditory Development and Plasticity: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research. Volume 64, Chapter 4. Pg. 75-108. New York, NY: Springer

Polley, D.B., Seidl, A.H., Wang, Y., and Sanchez, J.T. (2013). Functional circuit development in the auditory system. In: Rubenstein J. L. R. and Rakic P. (Eds.), Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience: Neural Circuit Development and Function in the Healthy and Diseased Brain. Volume 3, Chapter 2. Pg. 22-39. Amsterdam: Elsevier

Features

Sanchez, J.T. (January 2019). The genetically modified chicken: A sound approach to the study of hearing. Open Access Government, pg. 130-33. Issue 21.

Sanchez J.T., (April 2018). A Sound Approach to the Study of Hearing. Research Features Magazine, pg. 42-45. Issue 125.

Grants and Funding

  • Mechanisms Regulating Synaptic function in the Developing Auditory Brainstem, NIH/NIDCD R03 DC0103841
  • Distinct structure and function of low frequency neurons in the avian cochlear nucleus, Knowles Hearing Research Center Leadership Fund

Courses

  • Introduction to Audiology, CSD 318
  • Electrophysiology of the Human Auditory System, CSD 425
  • Vestibular Science, CSD 428

Jason Tait Sanchez

Assistant Professor

Department:

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Office:

Frances Searle Building
2240 Campus Drive
Room 2-254
Evanston, IL 60208

Phone:

847-491-4648