David Zenisek PhD

Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science


Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramKavli Institute for Neuroscience | Cellular & Molecular Physiology: Membrane Protein Sorting and Trafficking; Neurobiology and Physiology of Synapses; Cell to Cell Communication; Physiology and Integrative Medical Biology Track; Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular PhysiologyOphthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Physiology and cell biology of the presynaptic terminal; Retinal Bipolar Neuron; Synaptic Terminal; Synaptic Ribbons; Vesicle Transport; Exocytosis; Endocytosis


Education

  • Ph.D., State University of New York , 1998

Selected Publication

  • Mehta, B., Snellman, J., Chen, S., Li, W. and Zenisek, D. (2013) Synaptic ribbons influence the size and frequency of miniature-like evoked postsynaptic currents. Neuron, 77:516-527 PMCID: PMC3569740