Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2015 Nicotinic and muscarinic acetylcholine receptors shape ganglion cell response properties 2015
2014 Acetylcholine receptors in the retinas of the α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor knockout mouse 2014
2011 The effects of nicotine on the human electroretinogram 2011
2011 Two-photon excited autofluorescence imaging of freshly isolated frog retinas 2011
2010 Telomerase immortalization of principal cells from mouse collecting duct 2010
2010 Parallel optical monitoring of visual signal propagation from the photoreceptors to the inner retina layers 2010
2010 Muscarinic acetylcholine receptor localization and activation effects on ganglion response properties 2010
2009 Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits in rhesus monkey retina 2009
2008 Role of acetylcholine in nitric oxide production in the salamander retina 2008
2007 Multiple functions of cation-chloride cotransporters in the fish retina 2007
2007 Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor expression by directionally selective ganglion cells 2007
2007 Strychnine, but not PMBA, inhibits neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors expressed by rabbit retinal ganglion cells 2007
2007 Expression of alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by bipolar, amacrine, and ganglion cells of the rabbit retina 2007
2007 The α1- and β1-adrenergic modulation of lacrimal gland function in the mouse 2007
2005 Rabbit retinal ganglion cells express functional α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors 2005
2005 Blockade of amiloride-sensitive sodium channels alters multiple components of the mammalian electroretinogram 2005
2004 MLA-sensitive cholinergic receptors involved in the detection of complex moving stimuli in retina 2004
2003 Cation--chloride cotransporters mediate neural computation in the retina. 2003
2003 Rabbit retinal ganglion cell responses to nicotine can be mediated by β2-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors 2003
2003 Sympathetic neural control of the mouse lacrimal gland 2003
2003 Activation of the cGMP/nitric oxide signal transduction system by nicotine in the retina 2003
2003 Identification of cholinoceptive glycinergic neurons in the mammalian retina. 2003
2002 Rabbit retinal neurons and glia express a variety of ENaC/DEG subunits 2002
2002 Effects of the destruction of starburst-cholinergic amacrine cells by the toxin AF64A on rabbit retinal directional selectivity 2002
2002 Rabbit retinal ganglion cell responses mediated by α-bungarotoxin-sensitive nicotinic acetylcholine receptors 2002
2001 Neuronal nitric oxide synthase and the autonomic innervation of the mouse lacrimal gland 2001
2001 The relationship between GABA-containing cells and the cholinergic circuitry in the rabbit retina. 2001
2000 Amacrine, ganglion, and displaced amacrine cells in the rabbit retina express nicotinic acetylcholine receptors 2000
2000 Charged residues in the M2 region of α-hENaC play a role in channel conductance 2000
1998 Chronic nicotine treatment up-regulates human alpha3 beta2 but not alpha3 beta4 acetylcholine receptors stably transfected in human embryonic kidney cells. 1998
1996 Projection of the nucleus pretectalis to a retinorecipient tectal layer in the pigeon (Columba livia) 1996
1996 Gene expression of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits in the chick retina and central visual areas 1996
1994 Differential development of α‐bungarotoxin‐sensitive and α‐bungarotoxin‐insensitive nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the chick retina 1994
1994 Effects of retinal lesions upon the distribution of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits in the chick visual system 1994
1993 Three subtypes of α-bungarotoxin-sensitive nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are expressed in chick retina 1993
1993 Distribution of parvalbumin immunoreactivity in the vertebrate retina 1993
1992 Neurons of the chick brain and retina expressing both α-bungarotoxin-sensitive and α-bungarotoxin-insensitive nicotinic acetylcholine receptors: an immunohistochemical analysis 1992
1992 Differential expression of the presynaptic protein SNAP-25 in mammalian retina. 1992
1992 Immunohistochemical localization of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits in the mesencephalon and diencephalon of the chick (Gallus gallus). 1992
1992 Distribution and ontogeny of parvalbumin immunoreactivity in the chicken retina 1992
1991 GABA-like immunoreactive cells containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the chick retina. 1991
1991 Expression of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes in brain and retina. 1991
1990 Parvalbumin immunoreactivity in the rat retina 1990
1990 Presumptive catecholaminergic ganglion cells in the pigeon retina. 1990
1990 Biochemical and morphological heterogeneity of retinal ganglion cells. 1990
1990 Differential effects of axotomy on substance p-containing and nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-containing retinal ganglion cells: time course of degeneration and effects of nerve growth factor 1990
1989 Chemically Specific Retinal Ganglion Cells Collateralize To The Pars Ventralis Of The Lateral Geniculate Nucleus And Optic Tectum In The Pigeon (Columba Livia) 1989
1989 Neuropeptides and the innervation of the avian lacrimal gland 1989
1989 Neurotransmitters, Receptors, And Neuropeptides In The Accessory Optic System: An Immunohistochemical Survey In The Pigeon (Columba Livia) 1989
1988 Catecholaminergic subpopulation of retinal displaced ganglion cells projects to the accessory optic nucleus in the pigeon (Columba livia) 1988
1988 Cholinoceptive neurons in the retina of the chick: an immunohistochemical study of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. 1988
1987 Catecholaminergic horizontal and amacrine cells in the ferret retina 1987
1987 Distribution of substance P‐like immunoreactive retinal ganglion cells and their pattern of termination in the optic tectum of chick (Gallus gallus) 1987
1986 Immunohistochemical Localization of Intermediate Filament Proteins of Neuronal and Nonneuronal Origin in the Goldfish Optic Nerve: Specific Molecular Markers for Optic Nerve Structures 1986
1982 Physiological and anatomical properties of Leydig cells in the segmental nervous system of the leech 1982
1979 IDENTIFICATION OF SEROTONIN WITHIN VITAL‐STAINED NEURONS FROM LEECH GANGLIA 1979
1977 On neuronal homologies within the central nervous system of leeches 1977

Chapter

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2016 The Role of Acetylcholine and its Receptors in Retinal Processing 2016
2010 Optical imaging of cancer: Enhancing detection and resection.  3-24. 2010
2010 The Role of Acetylcholine and its Receptors in Retinal Processing.  153-153. 2010

Principal Investigator On

  • Rheumatic Diseases Research Core Centers - Core C: Analytic Imaging and Immunoreagent Core  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2019
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant - High Resolution Imaging Shared Facility  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant - High Resolution Imaging Shared Facility  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2017
  • Hepato/Renal Fibrocystic Diseases Core Center (UAB HRFDCC) - Core D  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Active - High Resolution Imaging - Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Nikon Live Scan Swept Field Microscope  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2012 - 2014
  • Acetylcholine Shapes ON Cone Bipolar Cell Input to Retinal Ganglion Cells  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2010 - 2013
  • Rheumatic Diseases Core Center: Core E - High Resolution Imaging Core  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2012
  • Alabama Neuroscience Blueprint Core Center - Core D  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2012
  • CCTS Core Enhancement: Infrastructure in Support of Translational Research  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2011 - 2012
  • Hepato/Renal Fibrocystic Diseases Core Center (UAB HRFDCC) - Core D  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2011
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant - High Resolution Microscopy (Imaging)  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2011
  • Investigator On

  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2019
  • Rheumatic Diseases Research Core Centers (P30)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2019
  • Rheumatic Diseases Research Core Centers - Core A: Administrative Core  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2019
  • Rheumatic Diseases Research Core Centers - Core C: Analytic Imaging and Immunoreagent Core  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2019
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • UAB Research and Education Program in Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neuropathology  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2017
  • Hepato/Renal Fibrocystic Diseases Core Center (UAB HRFDCC)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (3 linked awards: UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2015
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) UL1  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2014
  • Adaptive Wavefront Generation and Correction for Super-High Resolution Microscopy  awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2013
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2012
  • Rheumatic Diseases Core Center  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2012
  • Alabama Neuroscience Blueprint Core Center  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2012
  • Hepato/Renal Fibrocystic Diseases Core Center (UAB HRFDCC)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2011
  • Teaching Activities

  • GBS714 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobio (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobio (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • GBS714 - Developmental Neurosci (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • GBS714 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobio (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • GBS714 - Developmental Neurosci (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NBL752 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • GBS714 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • VS212 - Visual Development (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobio (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • VIS429 - Intro to Neurobiology (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • GBS714 - Developmental Neurosci (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • GBS787 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NBL752 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • GBS714 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • VS212 - Visual Development (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobio (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • GBS714 - Developmental Neurosci (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • VIS762 - Neuroblgy/Dev Human Vis Sy II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • GBS714 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • VS212 - Visual Development (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobiology (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • STH299 - Interdisciplinary Seminar (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS761 - Neuroblgy/Dev Human Vis Sy I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS790 - Indiv Studies/Advanced Topics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS737 - Orientation for Vision Educat (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS790 - Indiv Studies/Advanced Topics (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • GBS714 - Developmental Neurosci (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS737 - Orientation for Vision Educat (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS790 - Indiv Studies/Advanced Topics (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • GBS714 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VS211 - Visual Development (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobiology (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS790 - Indiv Studies/Advanced Topics (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS429 - Intro to Neurobiology (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • GBS714 - Developmental Neurosci (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NBL752 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • GBS714 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • VS211 - Visual Development (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • GBS730 - Intro to Neurobiology (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • CMB763 - CMB VI Devel Neuroscience (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NBL752 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NEUR720 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • VS211 - Visual Development (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NEUR704 - Intro to Neurobiology (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • CMB763 - CMB VI Devel Neuroscience (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NBL752 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NEUR720 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NEUR704 - Intro to Neurobiology (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS699 - Master's Level Thesis Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • CMB763 - CMB VI Devel Neuroscience (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NBL752 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NEUR720 - Developmental Neuroscience (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NEUR704 - Intro to Neurobiology (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • VIS698 - MR Lev Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • VIS729 - Intro to Neurobio/Marine Bio (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • VIS798 - Doc Level Non-Dissertation Res (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • VIS799 - Doc Lev Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 01-705A - CMB6A - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE (Spring Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Kent Keyser