Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Implications of dimeric activation of PDE6 for rod phototransduction.Open Biology.  8. 2018
2018 Optimizing ERG Measures of Scotopic and Photopic Critical Flicker Frequency.Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  1074:145-150. 2018
2017 Glycogen synthase kinase 3 regulates photic signaling in the suprachiasmatic nucleus.European Journal of Neuroscience.  45:1102-1110. 2017
2016 Signalling beyond photon absorption: extracellular retinoids and growth factors modulate rod photoreceptor sensitivity.Journal of Physiology.  594:1841-1854. 2016
2016 Quantitative modeling of the molecular steps underlying shut-off of rhodopsin activity in rod phototransduction.Molecular Vision.  22:674-696. 2016
2015 Increased visual sensitivity following periods of dim illumination.Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  56:1864-1871. 2015
2014 Overexpression of rod photoreceptor glutamic acid rich protein 2 (GARP2) increases gain and slows recovery in mouse retina.Cell Communication and Signaling.  12:67. 2014
2014 Early retinal neurodegeneration and impaired Ran-mediated nuclear import of TDP-43 in progranulin-deficient FTLD.Journal of Experimental Medicine.  211:1937-1945. 2014
2014 Adaptive potentiation in rod photoreceptors after light exposure.Journal of General Physiology.  143:733-743. 2014
2014 Inhibition of SULT4A1 expression induces up-regulation of phototransduction gene expression in 72-hour postfertilization zebrafish larvae.Drug Metabolism and Disposition.  42:947-953. 2014
2014 Transient knockdown of SULT4A1 induces upregulation of phototransduction proteinsFederation proceedings.  28:1064.19-1064.19. 2014
2014 Hippocampal and cortical primary cilia are required for aversive memory in mice.PLoS ONE.  9:e106576. 2014
2013 The age-regulating protein klotho is vital to sustain retinal function.Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  54:6675-6685. 2013
2012 Age-related changes in Cngb1-X1 knockout mice: prolonged cone survival.Documenta Ophthalmologica.  124:163-175. 2012
2012 Comparative intrinsic optical signal imaging of wild-type and mutant mouse retinas.Optics Express.  20:7646-7654. 2012
2012 Measuring rodent electroretinograms to assess retinal functionMethods in Molecular Biology.  884:265-276. 2012
2010 Combined optical coherence tomography and electroretinography system for in vivo simultaneous morphological and functional imaging of the rodent retina.Journal of Biomedical Optics.  15:040506. 2010
2009 Knockout of GARPs and the β-subunit of the rod cGMP-gated channel disrupts disk morphogenesis and rod outer segment structural integrity.Journal of Cell Science.  122:1192-1200. 2009
2008 Human oscillatory potentials: intensity-dependence of timing and amplitude.Documenta Ophthalmologica.  117:215-222. 2008
2007 Flicker assessment of rod and cone function in a model of retinal degeneration.Documenta Ophthalmologica.  115:165-172. 2007
2005 Altered light responses of single rod photoreceptors in transgenic pigs expressing P347L or P347S rhodopsin.Molecular Vision.  11:1246-1256. 2005
2005 Acute aminoglycoside retinal toxicity in vivo and in vitro.Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  46:4804-4808. 2005
2005 Blockade of amiloride-sensitive sodium channels alters multiple components of the mammalian electroretinogram.Visual Neuroscience.  22:143-151. 2005
2004 Oscillatory potential analysis and ERGs of normal and diabetic rats.Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  45:1002-1008. 2004
2003 GTPase regulators and photoresponses in cones of the eastern chipmunk.Journal of Neuroscience.  23:1287-1297. 2003
2001 Growth factors regulate phototransduction in retinal rods by modulating cyclic nucleotide-gated channels through dephosphorylation of a specific tyrosine residue.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  98:5880-5885. 2001
1998 The cloning of GRK7, a candidate cone opsin kinase, from cone- and rod-dominant mammalian retinas.Molecular Vision.  4:27. 1998
1998 Spectra of human L cones.Vision Research.  38:3663-3670. 1998
1998 Expression of L cone pigment gene subtypes in females.Vision Research.  38:3221-3225. 1998
1998 Rod outer segment maintenance is enhanced in the presence of bFGF, CNTF and GDNF.Experimental Eye Research.  66:791-805. 1998
1998 Aberrant photon responses in rods of the macaque monkey.Visual Neuroscience.  15:153-159. 1998
1996 Enhanced survival of mammalian rod photoreceptors in culturesInvestigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  37. 1996
1994 PHOTOTRANSDUCTION IN PRIMATE PHOTORECEPTORSInvestigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  35:2001-2001. 1994
1993 Visual transduction in human rod photoreceptors.Journal of Physiology.  464:747-765. 1993
1990 Effects of modified chromophores on the spectral sensitivity of salamander, squirrel and macaque cones.Journal of Physiology.  424:545-560. 1990
1990 Cone excitations and color vision.Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology.  55:635-641. 1990
1989 Transduction in primate cones.Neuroscience Research -Supplement-.  10:S9-14. 1989
1988 Photocurrents of cone photoreceptors of the golden-mantled ground squirrel.Journal of Physiology.  404:199-213. 1988
1988 Spectral sensitivity of primate photoreceptors.Visual Neuroscience.  1:255-261. 1988
1987 Spectral sensitivity of human cone photoreceptors.Nature.  325:439-441. 1987
1986 Telodendrites of cone photoreceptors: structure and probable function.Journal of Comparative Neurology.  249:13-27. 1986
1986 Functional properties of twin and single cones.Neuroscience Research -Supplement-.  4:S45-S58. 1986
1979 Intraretinal distribution of cone pigments in certain teleost fishes.Science.  204:523-526. 1979

Teaching Activities

  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • VIS746 - Retina and Subcortical Systems (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • VIS746 - Retina and Subcortical Systems (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • VIS746 - Retina and Subcortical Systems (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • VIS746 - Retina and Subcortical Systems (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • VIS746 - Retina and Subcortical Systems (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • VS112 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology, University of Minnesota System : Twin Cities
  • Full Name

  • Timothy Kraft
  • Blazerid

  • twkraft