Name: Zheng Jiang

Country: United States

Affiliation:

Department of Neuroscience,
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Address:

PCTB-905,
725 N. wolfe St,
Baltimore, MD, 21205,
United States.

Research Interests:

Electrophysiology, Retina, Neural circuitry, Synaptic transmission, Ion channels, G-protein coupled receptor, Second messengers; Calcium imaging.

Biography:

  • 2009-present Postdoctoral fellow at Neuroscience Department, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 
  • 2004-2009 Ph.D., College of Biomedical Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida 
  • 1998-2004 M.D., Medicine, China Medical University, Shen-Yang, China

Publications:

  1. Guidance-Cue Control of Horizontal Cell Morphology, Lamination, and Synapse Formation in the Mammalian Outer Retina.
  2. Melanopsin Signaling in Mammalian Iris and Retina.
  3. Role of Neurotransmitter Receptors in Mediating Light-Evoked Responses in Retinal Interplexiform Cells.
  4. Synergistic Signaling by Light and Acetylcholine in Mouse Iris Sphincter Muscle.
  5. Neuropsin (OPN5)-mediated photoentrainment of local circadian oscillators in mammalian retina and cornea.
  6. Glycinergic Feedback Enhances Synaptic Gain in the Distal Retina..
  7. On and Off Retinal Circuit Assembly by Divergent Molecular Mechanisms.
  8. The Modulatory Role of Taurine in Retinal Ganglion Cells.
  9. Differential distribution of glycine transporters in Müller cells and neurons in amphibian retinas.
  10. Characterization of glycinergic synapses in vertebrate retinas.