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D'Orazi FD, Zhao XF, Wong RO, Yoshimatsu T.
Mismatch of Synaptic Patterns between Neurons Produced in Regeneration and during Development of the Vertebrate Retina.
Curr Biol. 2016 Aug 9. pii: S0960-9822(16)30704-7.

Della Santina L, Kuo SP, Yoshimatsu T, Okawa H, Suzuki SC, Hoon M, Tsuboyama K, Rieke F, Wong RO.
Glutamatergic Monopolar Interneurons Provide a Novel Pathway of Excitation in the Mouse Retina.
Curr Biol. 2016 Jul 13. pii: S0960-9822(16)30655-8.

Chozinski TJ, Halpern AR, Okawa H, Kim HJ, Tremel GJ, Wong RO, Vaughan JC.
Expansion microscopy with conventional antibodies and fluorescent proteins.
Nat Methods. 2016 Jun;13(6):485-8.

Yoshimatsu T, D'Orazi FD, Gamlin CR, Suzuki SC, Suli A, Kimelman D, Raible DW, Wong RO.
Presynaptic partner selection during retinal circuit reassembly varies with timing of neuronal regeneration in vivo.
Nat Commun. 2016 Feb 3;7:10590.

Hoon M, Sinha R, Okawa H, Suzuki SC, Hirano AA, Brecha N, Rieke F, Wong RO.
Neurotransmission plays contrasting roles in the maturation of inhibitory synapses on axons and dendrites of retinal bipolar cells.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Oct 13;112(41):12840-5.

Newkirk GS, Hoon M, Wong RO, Detwiler PB.
Response Properties of a Newly Identified Tristratified Narrow Field Amacrine Cell in the Mouse Retina.
PLoS One. 2015 Sep 9;10(9):e0137702.

Okawa H, Hoon M, Yoshimatsu T, Della Santina L, Wong RO.
Illuminating the multifaceted roles of neurotransmission in shaping neuronal circuitry.
Neuron. 2014 Sep 17;83(6):1303-18.

Grimes WN, Hoon M, Briggman KL, Wong RO, Rieke F.
Cross-synaptic synchrony and transmission of signal and noise across the mouse retina.
Elife. 2014 Sep 1;3:e03892.

Yoshimatsu T, Williams PR, D'Orazi FD, Suzuki SC, Fadool JM, Allison WT, Raymond PA, Wong RO.
Transmission from the dominant input shapes the stereotypic ratio of photoreceptor inputs onto horizontal cells.
Nat Commun. 2014 May 15;5:3699.

Okawa H, Della Santina L, Schwartz GW, Rieke F, Wong RO.
Interplay of cell-autonomous and nonautonomous mechanisms tailors synaptic connectivity of converging axons in vivo.
Neuron. 2014 Apr 2;82(1):125-37.

Bleckert A, Schwartz GW, Turner MH, Rieke F, Wong RO.
Visual space is represented by nonmatching topographies of distinct mouse retinal ganglion cell types.
Curr Biol. 2014 Feb 3;24(3):310-5.

Dunn FA, Della Santina L, Parker ED, Wong ROL.
Sensory Experience Shapes the Development of the Visual System's First Synapse.
Neuron 2013 Dec 4;80(5):1159-66.

Della Santina L, Inman DM, Lupien CB, Horner PJ, Wong RO.
Differential progression of structural and functional alterations in distinct retinal ganglion cell types in a mouse model of glaucoma.
J Neurosci. 2013 Oct 30;33(44):17444-57.

Suzuki SC, Bleckert A, Williams PR, Takechi M, Kawamura S, Wong RO.
Cone photoreceptor types in zebrafish are generated by symmetric terminal divisions of dedicated precursors.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Sep 10;110(37):15109-14.

Bleckert A, Parker ED, Kang Y, Pancaroglu R, Soto F, Lewis R, Craig AM, Wong RO.
Spatial relationships between GABAergic and glutamatergic synapses on the dendrites of distinct types of mouse retinal ganglion cells across development.
PLoS One. 2013 Jul 26;8(7):e69612.

Newkirk GS, Hoon M, Wong RO, Detwiler PB.
Inhibitory inputs tune the light response properties of dopaminergic amacrine cells in mouse retina.
J Neurophysiol. 2013 Jul;110(2):536-52.

Schubert T, Hoon M, Euler T, Lukasiewicz PD, Wong RO.
Developmental regulation and activity-dependent maintenance of GABAergic presynaptic inhibition onto rod bipolar cell axonal terminals.
Neuron. 2013 Apr 10;78(1):124-37.

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 Sep 23

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.

Morgan JL, Soto F, Wong RO, Kerschensteiner D.
Development of cell type-specific connectivity patterns of converging excitatory axons in the retina.
Neuron. 2011 Sep 22;71(6):1014-21.

Soto F, Bleckert A, Lewis R, Kang Y, Kerschensteiner D, Craig AM, WongRO.
Coordinated increase in inhibitory and excitatory synapses onto retinal ganglion cells during development.
Neural Dev. 2011 Aug 24;6:31.

Williams PR, Suzuki SC, Yoshimatsu T, Lawrence OT, Waldron SJ, Parsons MJ, Nonet ML, Wong RO.
In vivo development of outer retinal synapses in the absence of glial contact.
J Neurosci. 2010 Sep 8;30(36):11951-61.

Kerschensteiner D, Morgan JL, Parker ED, Lewis RM, Wong RO.
Neurotransmission selectively regulates synapse formation in parallel circuits in vivo.
Nature. 2009 Aug 20;460(7258):1016-20.

Huckfeldt RM, Schubert T, Morgan JL, Godinho L, Di Cristo G, Huang ZJ, Wong RO.
Transient neurites of retinal horizontal cells exhibit columnar tiling via homotypic interactions.
Nat Neurosci. 2009 Jan;12(1):35-43. Epub 2008 Dec 7.

Kerschensteiner D, Wong RO.
A precisely timed asynchronous pattern of ON and OFF retinal ganglion cell activity during propagation of retinal waves.
Neuron. 2008 Jun 26;58(6):851-8.

Schubert T, Kerschensteiner D, Eggers ED, Misgeld T, Kerschensteiner M, Lichtman JW, Lukasiewicz PD, Wong RO.
Development of presynaptic inhibition onto retinal bipolar cell axon terminals is subclass-specific.
J Neurophysiol. 2008 Jul;100(1):304-16. Epub 2008 Apr 24.

Morgan JL, Wong RO.
Ballistic labeling with fluorescent dyes and indicators. Curr Protoc
Neurosci. 2008 Apr;Chapter 2:Unit 2.11.

Morgan JL, Schubert T, Wong RO.
Developmental patterning of glutamatergic synapses onto retinal ganglion cells.
Neural Dev. 2008 Mar 26;3:8.

Kerschensteiner D, Liu H, Cheng CW, Demas J, Cheng SH, Hui CC, Chow RL, Wong RO.
Genetic control of circuit function: Vsx1 and Irx5 transcription factors regulate contrast adaptation in the mouse retina.
J Neurosci. 2008 Mar 5;28(10):2342-52.

Godinho L, Williams PR, Claassen Y, Provost E, Leach SD, Kamermans M, Wong RO.
Nonapical symmetric divisions underlie horizontal cell layer formation in the developing retina in vivo.
Neuron. 2007 Nov 21;56(4):597-603.

Mumm JS, Williams PR, Godinho L, Koerber A, Pittman AJ, Roeser T, Chien CB, Baier H, Wong RO.
In vivo imaging reveals dendritic targeting of laminated afferents by zebrafish retinal ganglion cells.
Neuron. 2006 Nov 22;52(4):609-21.

Schroeter EH, Wong RO, Gregg RG.
In vivo development of retinal ON-bipolar cell axonal terminals visualized in nyx::MYFP transgenic zebrafish.
Vis Neurosci. 2006 Sep-Oct;23(5):833-43.

Demas J, Sagdullaev BT, Green E, Jaubert-Miazza L, McCall MA, Gregg RG, Wong RO, Guido W.
Failure to maintain eye-specific segregation in nob, a mutant with abnormally patterned retinal activity.
Neuron. 2006 Apr 20;50(2):247-59.

Morgan JL, Dhingra A, Vardi N, Wong RO.
Axons and dendrites originate from neuroepithelial-like processes of retinal bipolar cells.
Nat Neurosci. 2006 Jan;9(1):85-92. Epub 2005 Dec 11.

Morris AC, Schroeter EH, Bilotta J, Wong RO, Fadool JM.
Cone survival despite rod degeneration in XOPS-mCFP transgenic zebrafish.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Dec;46(12):4762-71.

Godinho L, Mumm JS, Williams PR, Schroeter EH, Koerber A, Park SW, Leach SD,  Wong RO.
Targeting of amacrine cell neurites to appropriate synaptic laminae in the developing zebrafish retina.
Development. 2005 Nov;132(22):5069-79.

Stacy RC, Demas J, Burgess RW, Sanes JR, Wong RO.
Disruption and recovery of patterned retinal activity in the absence of acetylcholine.
J Neurosci. 2005 Oct 12;25(41):9347-57.

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.

D'Orazi FD, Suzuki SC, Wong RO.
Neuronal remodeling in retinal circuit assembly, disassembly, and reassembly.
Trends Neurosci. 2014 Oct;37(10):594-603.

Hoon M, Okawa H, Della Santina L, Wong RO.
Functional architecture of the retina: development and disease.
Prog Retin Eye Res. 2014 Sep;42:44-84.

Della Santina L, Wong RO.
A molecular link tethering neuronal responses with the past.
Cell. 2012 Sep 28;151(1):9-11. Preview

Bleckert A, Wong RO.
Identifying roles for neurotransmission in circuit assembly: insights gained from multiple model systems and experimental approaches.
Bioessays. 2011 Jan;33(1):61-72.

Fox K, Wong RO.
A comparison of experience-dependent plasticity in the visual and somatosensory systems.
Neuron. 2005 Nov 3;48(3):465-77.

Lohmann C, Wong RO.
 Regulation of dendritic growth and plasticity by local and global calcium dynamics.
Cell Calcium. 2005 May;37(5):403-9.

Morgan J, Huckfeldt R, Wong RO.
Imaging techniques in retinal research.
Exp Eye Res. 2005 Mar;80(3):297-306.

Mumm JS, Godinho L, Morgan JL, Oakley DM, Schroeter EH, Wong RO.
Laminar circuit formation in the vertebrate retina.
Prog Brain Res. 2005;147:155-69.

Williams PR, Morgan JL, Kerschensteiner D, Wong RO.
In vivo imaging of zebrafish retina.
Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2013 Jan 1;2013(1).

Williams PR, Morgan JL, Kerschensteiner D, Wong RO.
In vitro imaging of retinal whole mounts.
Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2013 Jan 1;2013(1).

Gan WB, Grutzendler J, Wong RO, Lichtman JW.
Ballistic delivery of dyes for structural and functional studies of the nervous system.
Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2009 Apr;2009(4).

Morgan JL, Wong RO.
Ballistic labeling with fluorescent dyes and indicators.
Curr Protoc Neurosci. 2008 Apr;Chapter 2:Unit 2.11.

Kummer TT, Nishimune H, Wong RO, Sanes JR.
Spotted substrates for focal presentation of proteins to cells.
Biotechniques. 2002 Nov;33(5):1018-20.

Kettunen P, Demas J, Lohmann C, Kasthuri N, Gong Y, Wong RO, Gan WB.
Imaging calcium dynamics in the nervous system by means of ballistic delivery of indicators.
J Neurosci Methods. 2002 Sep 15;119(1):37-43.

Yoshimatsu T, Suzuki SC and Wong RO. (2013)
Circuit Assembly in the Developing Vertebrate Retina. In: Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience.
JLR Rubenstein and P Rakic, eds. (Amsterdam, Academic Press), pp. 687-711.

Godinho L. (2011)
Live Imaging of Zebrafish Development. In:
Imaging in developmental biology: A laboratory manual.
J Sharpe, ROL Wong and R Yuste, eds. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press), pp. 49-68.

Morgan JL, Daniel Kerschensteiner. (2011)
Ballistic Labeling of Developing Retinal Neurons. In:
Imaging in developmental biology: A laboratory manual.
J Sharpe, ROL Wong and R Yuste, eds. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press), pp. 177-190.

Godinho L. (2006)
Cell Migration. In:
Retinal development.
E Sernagor, SJ Eglen, B Harris and ROL Wong, eds. (Cambridge University Press). pp. 59-74.

Eglen SJ, Galli-Resta L. (2006)
Retinal mosaics. In:
Retinal development.
E Sernagor, SJ Eglen, B Harris and ROL Wong, eds. (Cambridge University Press). pp. 193-207.

Mumm J, Lohmann C. (2006)
Dendritic growth. In:
Retinal development.
E Sernagor, SJ Eglen, B Harris and ROL Wong, eds. (Cambridge University Press). pp. 242-264.