Selected Publications

Lab members are listed in bold:

Lee JY, Care RA, Kastner DB, Della Santina L, Dunn FA. Inhibition, but not excitation, recovers from partial cone loss with greater spatiotemporal integration, synapse density, and frequency. Cell Rep. 2022 Feb 1;38(5):110317. PMID: 35108533.

Lee JY, Care RA, Della Santina L, Dunn FA. Impact of Photoreceptor Loss on Retinal Circuitry. Annu Rev Vis Sci. 2021 Sep 15; 7:105-128. PMID: 34524879.

Della Santina L, Yu AK, Harris SC, Soliño M, Garcia Ruiz T, Most J, Kuo YM, Dunn FA, Ou Y. Disassembly and rewiring of a mature converging excitatory circuit following injury. Cell Rep. 2021 Aug 03; 36(5):109463. PMID: 34348156.

Care RA, Anastassov IA, Kastner DB, Kuo YM, Della Santina L, Dunn FA. Mature retina compensates functionally for partial loss of rod photoreceptors. Cell Rep. 2020 Jun 09; 31(10):107730. PMID: 32521255.

Care RA, Kastner DB, De la Huerta I, Pan S, Khoche A, Della Santina L, Gamlin C, Santo Tomas C, Ngo J, Chen A, Kuo YM, Ou Y, Dunn FA. Partial cone loss triggers synapse-specific remodeling and spatial receptive field rearrangements in a mature retinal circuit. Cell Rep. 2019 May 14; 27(7):2171-2183.e5. PMID: 31091454.

Anastassov IA, Wang W, Dunn FA. Synaptogenesis and synaptic protein localization in the postnatal development of rod bipolar cell dendrites in mouse retina. J Comp Neurol. 2019 Jan 01; 527(1):52-66. PMID: 28547795.

Yu WQ, El-Danaf RN, Okawa H, Pacholec JM, Matti U, Schwarz K, Odermatt B, Dunn FA, Lagnado L, Schmitz F, Huberman AD, Wong ROL. Synaptic convergence patterns onto retinal ganglion cells are preserved despite topographic variation in pre- and postsynaptic territories. Cell Rep. 2018 Nov 20; 25(8):2017-2026.e3. PMID: 30463000.

Dunn FA. Photoreceptor ablation initiates the immediate loss of glutamate receptors in postsynaptic bipolar cells in retina. J Neurosci. 2015 Feb 11; 35(6):2423-31. PMID: 25673837.

Dunn FA, Wong RO. Wiring patterns in the mouse retina: collecting evidence across the connectome, physiology and light microscopy. J Physiol. 2014 Nov 15; 592(22):4809-23. PMID: 25172948.

Dunn FA, Della Santina L, Parker ED, Wong RO. Sensory experience shapes the development of the visual system's first synapse. Neuron. 2013 Dec 04; 80(5):1159-66. PMID: 24314727.

Schwartz GW, Okawa H, Dunn FA, Morgan JL, Kerschensteiner D, Wong RO, Rieke F. The spatial structure of a nonlinear receptive field. Nat Neurosci. 2012 Nov; 15(11):1572-80. PMID: 23001060.

Dunn FA, Wong RO. Diverse strategies engaged in establishing stereotypic wiring patterns among neurons sharing a common input at the visual system's first synapse. J Neurosci. 2012 Jul 25; 32(30):10306-17. PMID: 22836264.

Joseph J, Dunn FA, Stopfer M. Spontaneous olfactory receptor neuron activity determines follower cell response properties. J Neurosci. 2012 Feb 22; 32(8):2900-10. PMID: 22357872.

Dunn FA, Rieke F. Single-photon absorptions evoke synaptic depression in the retina to extend the operational range of rod vision. Neuron. 2008 Mar 27; 57(6):894-904. PMID: 18367090.​

Comment: Demb JB, von Gersdorff H. Ultraweak signals can cause synaptic depression and adaptation. Neuron. 2008 Mar 27;57(6):802-4. PMID: 18367079.

Dunn FA, Lankheet MJ, Rieke F. Light adaptation in cone vision involves switching between receptor and post-receptor sites. Nature. 2007 Oct 04; 449(7162):603-6. PMID: 17851533.

Wong KY, Dunn FA, Graham DM, Berson DM. Synaptic influences on rat ganglion-cell photoreceptors. J Physiol. 2007 Jul 01; 582(Pt 1):279-96. PMID: 17510182.

Dunn FA, Rieke F. The impact of photoreceptor noise on retinal gain controls. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2006 Aug; 16(4):363-70. PMID: 16837189.

Dunn FA, Doan T, Sampath AP, Rieke F. Controlling the gain of rod-mediated signals in the mammalian retina. J Neurosci. 2006 Apr 12; 26(15):3959-70. PMID: 16611812.

Wong KY, Dunn FA, Berson DM. Photoreceptor adaptation in intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells. Neuron. 2005 Dec 22; 48(6):1001-10. PMID: 16364903.

Kennedy MJ, Dunn FA, Hurley JB. Visual pigment phosphorylation but not transducin translocation can contribute to light adaptation in zebrafish cones. Neuron. 2004 Mar 25; 41(6):915-28. PMID: 15046724.

Berson DM, Dunn FA, Takao M. Phototransduction by retinal ganglion cells that set the circadian clock. Science. 2002 Feb 08; 295(5557):1070-3. PMID: 11834835.

Comment: Barinaga M. Circadian clock. How the brain's clock gets daily enlightenment. Science. 2002 Feb 8;295(5557):955-7. PMID: 11834799.