David Zenisek PhD
Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Departments & Organizations
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
Kavli 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 Physiology
Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Physiology and cell biology of the presynaptic terminal; Retinal Bipolar Neuron; Synaptic Terminal; Synaptic Ribbons; Vesicle Transport; Exocytosis; Endocytosis more...
- Ph.D., State University of New York, 1998
- Snellman, J., Mehta, B., Babai, N., Bartoletti, T.M., Francis, A., Akmentin, W., Matthews, G., Thoreson, W. and Zenisek, D. (2011) Acute destruction of the synaptic ribbon reveals a role for the ribbon in vesicle priming. Nature Neuroscience.14: 1135-1141.
- Francis, A., Mehta, B. and Zenisek, D. Development of new peptide-based tools for studying synaptic ribbon function. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2011, 166(2): 1028-1037.
- An SJ, Grabner CP and Zenisek D. Real-time visualization of complexin during single exocytic events. Nature Neuroscience 13(5): 577-583. 2010.