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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.