Michael Sneary

Michael Sneary

Duncan Hall, Room 254
Telephone: (408) 924-4854
FAX: (408) 924-4840
E-mail: msneary@email.sjsu.edu



  • B.S. Biology, St Mary's College of California, 1976
  • M.A. Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco, 1980.
  • Ph.D. Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco, 1986.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 1986-1990.


Courses Taught

  • Biology 136, Vertebrate Neurophysiology
  • Biology 65, Human Anatomy Labs
  • Biology 230, Comparative Vertebrate Physiology
  • Biology 66, Human Physiology
  • Biology 11E, The Nature of Human Life (MUSE Course)


Research Interests

Neurobiology and Evolution of Inner Ear Sensors


Selected Publications

Geoffrey A. Manley, Christine Koeppl, Michael Sneary (1999) " Reversed tonotopic map of the basilar papilla in Gekko gecko". Hearing Research 131: 107-116.Sneary, M.G. and Beth Dawson (2001) " Scanning electron microscopy of the auditory sensor of the amphibaenians." Abstracts of the 24th Midwinter Research Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.
Ed. Gerald R. Popelka,Manley, G.A., C. Koppl and M.G. Sneary (May 1999) " Reversed frequency organization in the basilar papilla of Gekko gecko." In: Elsner, N., Eysel, U. (eds) Goettingen Neurobiology Report 1999 . Stuttgart, Thieme-Verlag. p. 265.