Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Phototransduction gain at the G-protein, transducin, and effector protein, phosphodiesterase-6, stages in retinal rods 2019
2018 Implications of dimeric activation of PDE6 for rod phototransduction 2018
2018 Optimizing ERG measures of scotopic and photopic critical flicker frequency 2018
2017 Glycogen synthase kinase 3 regulates photic signaling in the suprachiasmatic nucleus 2017
2016 Quantitative modeling of the molecular steps underlying shut-off of rhodopsin activity in rod phototransduction 2016
2016 Signalling beyond photon absorption: Extracellular retinoids and growth factors modulate rod photoreceptor sensitivity 2016
2015 Increased visual sensitivity following periods of dim illumination 2015
2014 Hippocampal and cortical primary cilia are required for aversive memory in mice 2014
2014 Transient knockdown of SULT4A1 induces upregulation of phototransduction proteins 2014
2014 Adaptive potentiation in rod photoreceptors after light exposure 2014
2014 Early retinal neurodegeneration and impaired Ran-mediated nuclear import of TDP-43 in progranulin-deficient FTLD 2014
2014 Inhibition of sult4a1 expression induces up-regulation of phototransduction gene expression in 72-hour postfertilization zebrafish larvae 2014
2014 Overexpression of rod photoreceptor glutamic acid rich protein 2 (GARP2) increases gain and slows recovery in mouse retina 2014
2013 The age-regulating protein klotho is vital to sustain retinal function 2013
2012 Comparative intrinsic optical signal imaging of wild-type and mutant mouse retinas 2012
2012 Age-related changes in Cngb1-X1 knockout mice: Prolonged cone survival 2012
2012 Measuring rodent electroretinograms to assess retinal function 2012
2010 Combined optical coherence tomography and electroretinography system for in vivo simultaneous morphological and functional imaging of the rodent retina 2010
2009 Knockout of GARPs and the β-subunit of the rod cGMP-gated channel disrupts disk morphogenesis and rod outer segment structural integrity 2009
2008 Human oscillatory potentials: Intensity-dependence of timing and amplitude 2008
2007 Flicker assessment of rod and cone function in a model of retinal degeneration 2007
2005 Altered light responses of single rod photoreceptors in transgenic pigs expressing P347L or P347S rhodopsin 2005
2005 Acute aminoglycoside retinal toxicity in vivo and in vitro 2005
2005 Blockade of amiloride-sensitive sodium channels alters multiple components of the mammalian electroretinogram 2005
2004 Oscillatory potential analysis and ERGs of normal and diabetic rats 2004
2003 GTPase regulators and photoresponses in cones of the eastern chipmunk 2003
2001 Growth factors regulate phototransduction in retinal rods by modulating cyclic nucleotide-gated channels through dephosphorylation of a specific tyrosine residue 2001
1998 Aberrant photon responses in rods of the macaque monkey 1998
1998 Spectra of human L cones 1998
1998 Expression of L cone pigment gene subtypes in females 1998
1998 Rod outer segment maintenance is enhanced in the presence of BFGF, CNTF and GDNF 1998
1998 The cloning of GRK7, a candidate cone opsin kinase, from cone- and rod-dominant mammalian retinas. 1998
1996 Enhanced survival of mammalian rod photoreceptors in cultures 1996
1994 PHOTOTRANSDUCTION IN PRIMATE PHOTORECEPTORS 1994
1993 Visual transduction in human rod photoreceptors. 1993
1990 Effects of modified chromophores on the spectral sensitivity of salamander, squirrel and macaque cones. 1990
1990 Cone excitations and color vision 1990
1989 Transduction in primate cones 1989
1988 Photocurrents of cone photoreceptors of the golden‐mantled ground squirrel. 1988
1988 Spectral sensitivity of primate photoreceptors 1988
1987 Spectral sensitivity of human cone photoreceptors 1987
1986 Functional properties of twin and single cones 1986
1986 Telodendrites of cone photoreceptors: Structure and probable function 1986
1979 Intraretinal distribution of cone pigments in certain teleost fishes 1979

Teaching Activities

  • VS111 - Ocular Anatomy (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • VS111L - Ocular Anatomy Lab (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 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
  • Full Name

  • Timothy Kraft