Congratulations Jake for receiving a F30 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral NRSA award from the NEI!
Thank you NIH/NEI for a R21 grant in support of our collaborative project with the Sinha Lab on postnatal retinal maturation.
Jake is accepted into the 2023 Cold Spring Harbor course Vision: A Platform for Linking Circuits, Perception & Behavior!
Thank you McPherson ERI for a RP research award in support of our research understanding inner retinal alterations imposed by Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).
Jake is awarded a second year in the T32 Vision Research Training Program.
Thank you McPherson ERI for a Kenzi Valentyn vision science award in support of the research being performed by graduate student Serena.
Thank you McPherson ERI for a Walsh research travel award to support Jake’s presentation at the 2022 Society for Neuroscience meeting.
Serena receives the graduate student scholarship award!
Congratulations Jake on being accepted into the Vision Research Training Curriculum (VRTC) T32 program!
Congratulations Briana on receiving 2021-2022 funding from the Neuroscience training program (NTP) T32 grant!
Our work uncovering how early GABA receptors organize and establish presynaptic inhibitory circuits in the retina is now out in Current Biology. Read more about this exciting work at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34433078/
Is there a Müller glia coupled amacrine cell in the retina? Check out our collaborative paper in the Journal of Neuroscience to read more about this fascinating new amacrine cell: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34083252/
Congratulations to Tae Ji Lee for securing a Hilldale research fellowship to study how early visual cues can regulate organization of inner retinal circuits.
Thank you to the National Institutes of Health and National Eye Institute for supporting our lab research with a R01 grant.
March 18, 2020
Our research elucidating a novel role of LRRTM4 for organization and function of the dim-light retinal circuit is now out in Neuron. Check out our paper at the following link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31974009
March 18, 2020
Preview of our LRRTM4 retina research featured in the article “LRR-ning the Rules: Synapse Organization in the Primary Rod Pathway.” Check out the preview at the following link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32191854
The serial block face scanning electron microscope is ready to be installed at the SMPH EM facility. This equipment was funded by the UW2020 WARF Discovery initiative with Mrinalini Hoon as PI. More details about this award and project can be found at the following link: https://research.wisc.edu/funding/uw2020/round-5-projects/imagining-third-dimension-nanometer-resolution/
Hoon Lab presented a poster at the Society for Neuroscience 2019 meeting in Chicago. Abhilash Sawant presented his data on inhibitory synapse organizations across dendrites of ON alpha retinal ganglion cells.
April 19, 2019
Julie Wallin awarded the 2019-2020 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship for her research project studying maturation of amacrine-bipolar circuits in the mouse retina.
October 16, 2018
Abhilash Sawant wins poster presentation award at the 10th annual McPherson Eye Research Institute Vision Science poster session.