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Decomposition of retinal ganglion cell electrical images for cell type and functional inference . Wu EG, Rudzite AM, Bohlen MO, Li PH, Kling A, Cooler S, Rhoades C, Brackbill N, Gogliettino AR, Shah NP, Madugula SS, Sher A, Litke AM, Field GD, Chichilnisky EJ. BioRxiv. 2023.11.06.565889; doi: Link

Biophysical neural adaptation mechanisms enable deep learning models to capture dynamic retinal computation. Idrees S, Rieke F, Field GD, Zylberberg J. BioRxiv 2023.06.20.545728; doi: Link

The functional organization of retinal ganglion cell receptive fields across light levels. Ruda KM, Rudzite AM, Field GD. bioRxiv 2022.09.15.508164; doi: Link

Local synaptic inhibition mediates cerebellar granule cell pattern separation necessary for learned sensorimotor associations. Fleming EA, Field GD, Tadross MR, Hull C. bioRxiv 2022.05.20.492839; doi: Link.

Thousandfold Cell-Specific Pharmacology of Neurotransmission. Brenda C. Shields, Haidun Yan, Shaun S.X. Lim, Sasha C. Burwell, Elizabeth A. Fleming, Celine M. Cammarata, Elizabeth W. Kahuno, Purav P. Vagadia, Marie H. Loughran, Lei Zhiquan, Mark E. McDonnell, Miranda L. Scalabrino, Mishek Thapa, Tammy M. Hawley, Allen B. Reitz, Gary E. Schiltz, Court Hull, Greg D. Field, Lindsey L. Glickfeld, Michael R. Tadross. bioRxiv 2022.10.18.512779; doi: Link.

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Population encoding of stimulus features along the visual hierarchy
(2024). Dyballa L, Rudzite AM, Mahmood HS, Thapa M, Stryker MP, Field GD, Zucker SW. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 121(4).e2317773121. PMID: 38227668

GABAergic Inhibition controls receptive field size, sensitivity, and contrast preference of direction selective retinal ganglion cells near the threshold of vision
(2024). Roy S, Yao X, Rathinavelu J, Field GD. J Neurosci. 5:e1979232023. PMID: 23182419


Late gene therapy limits the restoration of retinal function in a mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa (2023). Scalabrino ML, Thapa M, Wang T, Sampath AP, Chen J, Field GD. Nat Commun. 14(1):8256. PMID 38086857 

Scalable variational inference for low-rank spatiotemporal receptive fields (2023). Duncker L, Ruda KM, Field GD, Pillow JW. Neural Comput. 35(6):995-1027. PMID 37037043

Large scale interrogation of retinal cell function by 1-photon light sheet microscopy (2023). Roy S, Wang D, Rudzite AM, Perry B, Scalabrino ML, Gong YY, Sher A, Field GD. Cell Rep Meth. 3(4):100453. PMID: 37159670

Scalable variational inference for low-rank spatio-temporal receptive fields 
(2023). Dunker L, Ruda KM, Field GD, Pillow JW. Neural Comput. Apr 6;1-33. doi: 10.1162/neco_a_01584. PMID: 37037043

Cones and cone pathways remain functional in advanced retinal degeneration (2023). Ellis EM, Paniagua AE, Scalabrino ML, Thapa M, Rathinavelu J, Jiao Y, Williams DS, Field GD, Fain GL, Sampath AP. Curr Biol. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36977418 


Efficient coding, channel capacity and the emergence of retinal mosaics (2022). Jun NY, Field GD, Pearson J. Adv Neural Inf Process Syst. 35:32311-32324. PMID: 37168261

Robust cone-mediated signaling persists late into rod photoreceptor degeneration (2022). Scalabrino ML, Thapa M, Chew LA, Zhang E, Xu J, Sampath AP, Chen J, Field GD.  Elife. 11:e80271. doi:10.7554/eLife.90271. PMID: 36040015


Scene statistics and noise determine the relative arrangement of receptive field mosaics
(2021). Jun NY, Field GD, Pearson J. Proc Natt Acad Sci U S A. 118(37).e2105115118. PMID: 34556573

High-resolution light-field microscopy with patterned illumination (2021). Wang D, Roy S, Rudzite, AM, Field GD, Gong Y. Biomed. Opt Express 12(7): 3887-3901. PMID: 34457387

Properties of multi-vesicular release from mouse rod photoreceptors support transmission of single photon responses (2021). Hays CL, Sladek AL, Field GD, Thoreson WB. ELife 10:e67446 doi: 10.7554/eLife.67446 PMID: 33769285

Inter-mosaic coordination of retinal receptive fields (2021).Roy S, Jun NY, Davis EL, Pearson J, Field GD. Nature. 592(7854):409-413. PMID: 33692544.


Ignoring correlated activity causes a failure of retinal population codes
(2020). Ruda K, Zylberberg J, Field GD. Nat Commum 11(1):4605. PMID: 32929073.

Global motion processing by populations of direction-selective retinal ganglion cells (2020). Cafaro J, Zylberber J, Field GD. 1. J Neurosci 40(30):5807-5819. PMID: 32561674.


Activation of rod input in a model of retinal degeneration reverses retinal remodeling and induces formation of functional synapses and recovery of visual signaling in adult retina
(2019). Wang T, Pahlberg J, Cafaro J, Frederiksen R, Cooper A, Sampath AP, Field GD, Chen J. J Neurosci 39(34):6798-6810. PMID: 31285302.

Novel hybrid action of GABA mediates inhibitory feedback in the mammalian retina (2019). Grove JCR, Hirano AA, de los Santos J, Purohit S, Field GD, Brecha NC, Barnes S. PLoS Biology 17(4):e30002000. PMID: 30933967.

Temporal resolution of single photon responses in primate photoreceptors and limits imposed by cellular noise (2019). Field GD, Uzzell V, Chichilnisky EJ, Rieke F. J. Neurophysiol 121(1):255-268. PMID: 30485153.


Pathway-specific asymmetries between ON and OFF visual signals
(2018). Ravi S, Ahn D, Greschner M, Chichilnisky EJ, Field GD. J Neurosci 38(45):9728-8740. PMID: 30249795.

Gap junctions contribute to differential light adaptation across direction-selective retinal ganglion cells (2018). Yao X, Cafaro J, McLaughlin AJ, Postma FR, Paul DL, Awatramani G, Field GD. Neuron 100(1):216-228. PMID: 30220512.

Nogo receptor 1 is expressed by nearly all retinal ganglion cells (2018). Solomon AM, Westbrook T, Field GD, McGee AW. PLoS One 13(5):e0196565. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196565. PMID: 29768445.

Formation of retinal direction-selective circuitry initiated by starburst amacrine cell homotypic contact (2018). Ray TA, Roy S, Kozlowski C, Wang J, Cafaro J, Hulbert SW, Wright CV, Field GD, Kay JN. ELife pii: e34241. doi: 10.7554/eLife.34241. PMID: 29611808.


Distribution and diversity of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells in tree shrew
(2017). Johnson EN, Westbrook T, Shayesteh R, Chen EL, Schumacher JW, Fitzpatrick D, Field GD. J. Comp Neurol 527(1):328-344. PMID: 29238991.

“Silent” NMDA synapses enhance motion sensitivity in a mature retinal circuit (2017). Sethuramenujam S, Yao X, deRosenroll G, Briggman KL, Field GD, Awatramani GB. Neuron 96(5):1099-1111. PMID: 29107522.

Cell type-specific changes in retinal ganglion cell function induced by rod death and cone reorganization in rats (2017). Yu WQ, Grzywacz NM, Lee EJ, Field GD. J Neurophysiol 1;118(1). PMID: 28424296.


Identification of a retinal circuit for recurrent suppression using indirect electrical imaging
(2016). Greschner M, Heitman AK, Field GD, Li PH, Ahn D, Sher A, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. Curr Biol 26(15):1925-1942. PMID: 27397894.


Mapping nonlinear receptive field structure in primate retina at single cone resolution
(2015). Freeman J, Field GD, Li P, Greschner M, Gunning DE, Mathieson K, Sher A, Litke AM, Paniniski L, Simoncelli EJ, Chichilnisky EJ. eLife 30;4 pii: e05241. PMID: 26517879.

Anatomical identification of extracellularly recorded cells in large-scale multielectrode recordings (2015). Li PH, Gauthier JL, Schiff M, Sher A, Ahn D, Field GD, Greschner M, Callaway EM, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. J Neurosci 35(11):4663-75. PMID: 25788683.


A polyaxonal amacrine cell population in the primate retina
(2014). Greschner M, Field GD, Li PH, Schiff ML, Gauthier JL, Ahn D, Sher A, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. J. Neurosci 34(10):3597-606. PMID: 24599459.

Retinal representation of the elementary visual signal (2014). Li PH, Field GD, Greschner M, Ahn D, Gunning, D, Mathieson K, Sher A, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. Neuron 81(1):130-9. PMID: 24411737.


Monte Carlo methods for localization of cones given multi-electrode retinal ganglion cell recordings
(2013). Sadeghi K, Gauthier JL, Field GD, Greschner M, Agne M, Chichilnisky EJ, Paninski L. Network 24(1):27-51. PMID: 23194406.


Efficient coding of spatial information in the primate retina
(2012). Doi E, Gauthier JL, Field GD, Shlens J, Sher A, Greschner M, Machado TA, Jepson LH, Mathieson K, Gunning DE, Litke AM, Paninski L, Chichilnisky EJ, Simoncelli EP. J Neurosci 32(46):16256-64. PMID: 23152609.


Correlated firing among major ganglion cell types in the primate retina
(2011). Greschner M, Shlens J, Bakolitsa C, Field GD, Gauthier JL, Jepson LH, Sher A, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. J Physiol 589.1:75-86. PMID: 20921200.


Functional connectivity in the retina at the resolution of photoreceptors
(2010). Field GD, Gauthier JL, Sher A, Greschner M, Machado T, Jepson LH, Shlens J, Gunning DE, Mathieson K, Dabrowski W, Paninski L, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. Nature 467(7316):673-7. PMID: 20930838.

Optimal processing of photoreceptor signals is required to maximize behavioral sensitivity (2010). Okawa H, Miyagishima KJ, Arman AC, Hurley JB, Field GD, Sampath AP. J. Physiol 588(11):1947-60. PMID: 20403975.


High-sensitivity rod photoreceptor input to the blue-yellow color opponent pathway in macaque retina
(2009). Field GD, Greschner M, Gauthier JL, Rangel C, Shlens J, Sher A, Marshak, DW, Litke AM, Chichilnisky, EJ. Nat. Neurosci 12(9): 1159-64. PMID: 19668201.

The structure of large-scale synchronized firing in primate retina (2009). Shlens J, Field GD, Gauthier JL, Greschner M, Sher A, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. J. Neurosci 29(14)5022-31. PMID: 19369571.

Uniform signal redundancy of parasol and midget ganglion cells in primate retina (2009). Gauthier JL, Field GD, Sher A, Shlens J, Greschner M, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. J. Neurosci 29(4):4675-4680. PMID: 19357292.

Receptive fields in primate retina are coordinated to sample visual space more uniformly (2009). Gauthier JL, Field GD, Sher A, Greschner M, Shlens J, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. PLoS Biology 7(4): e1000063.  PMID: 19355787.

Spatial properties and functional organization of small bistratified ganglion cells in primate retina (2007). Field GD, Sher A, Gauthier JL, Greschner M, Shlens J, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. J. Neurosci 27(48):13261-13272. PMID: 18045920.

Identification and characterization of a Y-like primate retinal ganglion cell type (2007). Petrusca D, Grivich M, Sher A, Field GD, Gauthier J, Greschner M, Shlens J, Chichilnisky EJ, Litke AM. J. Neurosci 27(41):11019-11027. PMID: 17928443.

The structure of multi-neuron firing patterns in primate retina (2006). Shlens J, Field GD, Gauthier JL, Grivich MI, Petrusca D, Sher A, Litke AM, Chichilnisky EJ. J Neurosci 26(32):8254-66. PMID: 16899720.

Mechanisms regulating variability of the single photon responses of mammalian rod photoreceptors (2002). Field GD and Rieke F. Neuron 35: 733-747. PMID: 12194872.

Nonlinear signal transfer from mouse rods to bipolar cells and implications for visual sensitivity (2002). Field GD and Rieke F. Neuron 34:773-785. PMID: 12062023.


Dopaminergic modulation of retinal processing from starlight to sunlight (2019). Roy S and Field GD. Journal of Pharmacological Sciences 140(1): 86-93. PMID: 31109761.

Probing computation in the primate visual system at single-cone resolution (2019). Kling A, Field GD, Brainard D, Chichilnisky EJ. Ann Rev Neurosci 42:169-186. PMID: 30857477.

Behavioural and physiological limits to vision in mammals (2017). Field GD and Sampath AP. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 372(1717). Pii: 20160072. PMID: 28193817.

Advances in color science: from retina to behavior (2010). Conway BR, Chatterjee S, Field GD, Horwitz GD, Johnson EN, Koida K, Mancuso K. J. Neurosci 30(45):14855-14963. PMID: 21068298.

Information processing in the primate retina: circuitry and coding (2007). Field GD, Chichilnisky EJ. Ann. Rev. Neursci 30:1-30. PMID: 17335403.

Retinal processing near absolute threshold: from behavior to mechanism (2005). Field GD, Sampath AP, Rieke F. Ann. Rev. Physiol 67:491-514. PMID: 15709967.


Neuroscience: visual restoration with optogenetics (2023). Scalabrino ML and Field GD. Curr Biol 33(3) doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.12.052. PMID: 36750022

An optical approach for mapping functional connectivity at single-cell resolution in brain circuits (2022). Roy S, Field GD. Cell Rep Methods 2(8):100272. doi: 10.1016/j.crmeth.2022.100272. PMID: 36046621.