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Stabio ME, Sabbah S, Quattrochi LE, Ilardi MC, Fogerson PM, Leyrer ML, Renna JM, Kim MT, Kim I, Schiel M, Briggman KL, Berson DM. 2017. The M5 Cell: A Color-Opponent Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cell. Neuron.

Sabbah S, Gemmer JA, Bhatia-Lin A, Manoff G, Castro G, Siegel JK, Jeffery N, Berson DM. 2017. A retinal code for motion along the gravitational and body axes. Nature 14:5267.

Chew KS, Renna JM, McNeill DS, Fernandez DC, Keenan WT, Thomsen MB, Ecker JL, Loevinsohn GS, VanDunk C, Vicarel DC, Tufford A, Weng S, Gray PA, Cayouette M, Herzog ED, Zhao H, Berson DM, Hattar S. 2017. A subset of ipRGCs regulates both maturation of the circadian clock and segregation of retinogeniculate projections in mice. eLife 6:e22861.

Renna JM, Chellappa DK, Ross CL, Stabio ME, Berson DM. 2014. Melanopsin ganglion cells extend dendrites into the outer retina during early postnatal development. Devel Neurobio 75:n/a–n/a.

Berson, D.M. Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells. In: New Visual Neurosciences, Werner, J.S. and Chalupa, L.M. (eds). MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (2013; in press)

Lucas RJ, Peirson SN, Berson DM, Brown TM, Cooper HM, Czeisler CA, Figueiro MG, Gamlin PD, Lockley SW, O'Hagan JB, Price LL, Provencio I, Skene DJ, Brainard GC. Measuring and using light in the melanopsin age. Trends in Neurosciences 37em(1):1–9, 2014.

Dhande, O.S., Estevez, M.E., Quattrochi, L.E., El-Danaf, R.N., Nguyen, P.L., Berson, D.M., and Huberman, A.D. (2013). Genetic dissection of retinal inputs to brainstem nuclei controlling image stabilization. The Journal of Neuroscience 33, 17797–17813.

Weng, S., Estevez, M.E., and Berson, D.M. (2013). Mouse ganglion-cell photoreceptors are driven by the most sensitive rod pathway and by both types of cones. Plos One 8, e66480.

Van Hook, M.J., Wong, K.Y., and Berson, D.M. (2012). Dopaminergic modulation of ganglion-cell photoreceptors in rat. Eur J Neurosci 35, 507–518.

Estevez, M.E., Fogerson, P.M., Ilardi, M.C., Borghuis, B.G., Chan, E., Weng, S., Auferkorte, O.N., Demb, J.B., and Berson, D.M. (2012). Form and function of the M4 cell, an intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cell type contributing to geniculocortical vision. The Journal of Neuroscience 32 , 13608–13620.

Osterhout, J.A., Josten, N., Yamada, J., Pan, F., Wu, S.-W., Nguyen, P.L., Panagiotakos, G., Inoue, Y.U., Egusa, S.F., Völgyi, B., et al. (2011). Cadherin-6 mediates axon-target matching in a non-image-forming visual circuit. Neuron 71, 632–639.

Renna, J.M., Weng, S., and Berson, D.M. (2011). Light acts through melanopsin to alter retinal waves and segregation of retinogeniculate afferents. Nat Neurosci.

Ecker, J.L., Dumitrescu, O.N., Wong, K.Y., Alam, N.M., Chen, S.-K., LeGates, T., Renna, J.M., Prusky, G.T., Berson, D.M., and Hattar, S. (2010). Melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion-cell photoreceptors: cellular diversity and role in pattern vision. Neuron 67, 49–60.

Berson, D.M., Castrucci, A.M., and Provencio, I. (2010). Morphology and mosaics of melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cell types in mice. J Comp Neurol 518, 2405–2422.

Van Hook, M.J., and Berson, D.M. (2010). Hyperpolarization-activated current (I(h)) in ganglion-cell photoreceptors. Plos One 5, e15344.

Isayama, T., O'Brien, B.J., Ugalde, I., Muller, J.F., Frenz, A., Aurora, V., Tsiaras, W., and Berson, D.M. (2009). Morphology of retinal ganglion cells in the ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Journal of Comparative Neurology 517, 459–480.

Dumitrescu, O.N., Pucci, F.G., Wong, K.Y., and Berson, D.M. (2009). Ectopic retinal ON bipolar cell synapses in the OFF inner plexiform layer: contacts with dopaminergic amacrine cells and melanopsin ganglion cells. J Comp Neurol 517, 226–244.

Weng, S., Wong, K.Y., and Berson, D.M. (2009). Circadian modulation of melanopsin-driven light response in rat ganglion-cell photoreceptors. Journal of Biological Rhythms 24, 391–402.

Güler, A.D., Ecker, J.L., Lall, G.S., Haq, S., Altimus, C.M., Liao, H.-W., Barnard, A.R., Cahill, H., Badea, T.C., Zhao, H., et al. (2008). Melanopsin cells are the principal conduits for rod-cone input to non-image-forming vision. Nature 453, 102–105.

Graham, D.M., Wong, K.Y., Shapiro, P., Frederick, C., Pattabiraman, K., and Berson, D.M. (2008). Melanopsin ganglion cells use a membrane-associated rhabdomeric phototransduction cascade. J Neurophysiol 99, 2522–2532.

Zhang, D.-Q., Wong, K.Y., Sollars, P.J., Berson, D.M., Pickard, G.E., and McMahon, D.G. (2008). Intraretinal signaling by ganglion cell photoreceptors to dopaminergic amacrine neurons. P Natl Acad Sci Usa 105, 14181–14186.

Berson, D.M. (2007). Phototransduction in ganglion-cell photoreceptors. Pflug Arch Eur J Phy 454, 849–855.

Wong, K.Y., Dunn, F.A., Graham, D.M., and Berson, D.M. (2007a). Synaptic influences on rat ganglion-cell photoreceptors. J Physiol (Lond) 582, 279–296.

Wong, K.Y., Graham, D.M., and Berson, D.M. (2007b). The retina-attached SCN slice preparation: an in vitro mammalian circadian visual system. Journal of Biological Rhythms 22, 400–410.

Hattar, S., Kumar, M., Park, A., Tong, P., Tung, J., Yau, K.-W., and Berson, D.M. (2006). Central projections of melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells in the mouse. J Comp Neurol 497, 326–349.

Wong, K.Y., Dunn, F.A., and Berson, D.M. (2005). Photoreceptor adaptation in intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells. Neuron 48, 1001–1010.

Qiu, X., Kumbalasiri, T., Carlson, S.M., Wong, K.Y., Krishna, V., Provencio, I., and Berson, D.M. (2005). Induction of photosensitivity by heterologous expression of melanopsin. Nature 433, 745–749.

Berson, D.M. (2003). Strange vision: ganglion cells as circadian photoreceptors. Trends Neurosci 26, 314–320.

Rollag, M.D., Berson, D.M., and Provencio, I. (2003). Melanopsin, ganglion-cell photoreceptors, and mammalian photoentrainment. Journal of Biological Rhythms 18, 227–234.

O'Brien, B.J., Richardson, R.C., and Berson, D.M. (2003). Inhibitory network properties shaping the light evoked responses of cat alpha retinal ganglion cells. Vis Neurosci 20, 351–361.

Berson, D.M., Dunn, F.A., and Takao, M. (2002). Phototransduction by retinal ganglion cells that set the circadian clock. Science 295, 1070–1073.

O'Brien, B.J., Isayama, T., Richardson, R., and Berson, D.M. (2002). Intrinsic physiological properties of cat retinal ganglion cells. J Physiol (Lond) 538, 787–802.

O'Brien, B.J., Isayama, T., Richardson, R., and Berson, D.M. Intrinsic physiological properties of cat retinal ganglion cells. J. Physiol. [London] 538.3: 787-802, 2002. [PDF] [HTML]

Isayama, T., Berson, D.M. and Pu, M. (2000) Theta ganglion cell type of cat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 417: 32-48. [abstract]

Berson, D.M., Isayama, T. and Pu, M. (1999) The eta ganglion cell type of cat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 408: 204-219. [abstract]

Berson, D.M., Pu, M., and Famiglietti, E.V. (1998) The zeta cell: a new ganglion cell type in cat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 399: 269-288. [abstract]

Stein, J.J., Johnson, S.A. and Berson, D.M. (1996) Distribution and coverage of beta cells in the cat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 374: 597-617.

Berson, D.M. and Stein, J.J. (1995) Retinotopic organization of the superior colliculus in relation to the retinal distribution of afferent ganglion cells. Visual Neurosci. 12: 671-686.

Stein, J.J. and Berson, D.M. (1995) On the distribution of gamma cells in the cat retina. Visual Neurosci. 12: 687-700.

Pu, M., Berson, D.M. and Pan, T. (1994) Structure and function of retinal ganglion cells innervating the cat's geniculate wing: An in vitro study. J. Neurosci. 14: 4338-4358. [PDF]