Visual Neuroscience

Dr. Christian Puller

     email: christian.puller(at)uni-oldenburg.de
     phone: +49-441-798-3198
     office: W4 1-197

 

 

 

 

 

Journal articles

Puller C, Arbogast P, Keeley PW, Reese BE, Haverkamp S (2017) Dendritic stratification differs among retinal OFF bipolar cell types in the absence of rod photoreceptors. PLoS One. 12(3):e0173455

Manookin MB, Puller C, Rieke F, Neitz J, Neitz M (2015) Distinctive receptive field and physiological properties of a wide-field amacrine cell in the macaque monkey retina. J Neurophysiol. 114:1606-1616.

Puller C, Manookin MB, Neitz J, Rieke F, Neitz M (2015) Broad thorny ganglion cells: a candidate for visual pursuit error signaling in the primate retina. J Neurosci. 35:5397-5408.

Puller C, Manookin MB, Neitz M, Neitz J (2014) A specialized synaptic pathway for chromatic signals beneath S-cone photoreceptors is common to human, Old and New World primates. J Opt Soc Am A 31:A189-A194

Puller C, Haverkamp S, Neitz M, Neitz J (2014) Synaptic elements for GABAergic feed-forward signaling between H2 horizontal cells and blue cone bipolar cells are enriched beneath primate S-cones . PLoS ONE 9(2): e88963.

Puller C, Ivanova E, Euler T, Haverkamp S, Schubert T (2013) OFF bipolar cells express distinct types of dendritic glutamate receptors in the mouse retina. Neuroscience 243:136-148.

Weltzien F, Puller C, O’Sullivan GA, Paarmann I, Betz H (2012) Distribution of the glycine receptor beta-subunit in the mouse CNS as revealed by a novel monoclonal antibody. J Comp Neurol. 520:3962-3981.

*Breuninger T, *Puller C, Haverkamp S, Euler T (2011) Chromatic bipolar cell pathways in the mouse retina. J Neurosci. 31:6504-6517. *Authors contributed equally.

Puller C, Ondreka K, Haverkamp S (2011) Bipolar cells of the ground squirrel retina. J Comp Neurol. 519:759-774.

Puller C, Haverkamp S (2011) Cell type specific localization of protocadherin beta16 at AMPA and AMPA/kainate receptor containing synapses in the primate retina. J Comp Neurol. 519:467-479.

Puller C, Haverkamp S (2011) Bipolar cell pathways for color vision in dichromats. Vis Neurosci. 28:51-60.

Puller C, de Sevilla Müller LP, Janssen-Bienhold U, Haverkamp S (2009) ZO-1 and the spatial organization of gap junctions and glutamate receptors in the outer plexiform layer of the mammalian retina. J Neurosci. 29:6266-6275.

Wässle H, Puller C, Müller F, Haverkamp S (2009) Cone contacts, mosaics and territories of bipolar cells in the mouse retina. J Neurosci. 29:106-117.

Puller C, Haverkamp S (2009) The synaptic architecture of the cone pedicle. Neuroforum 4.09:114-123. (Article in German) 

Puller C, Haverkamp S, Grünert U (2007) OFF midget bipolar cells in the retina of the marmoset, Callithrix jacchus, express AMPA receptors. J Comp Neurol. 502:442-454.

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Short CV

Since 2015
Postdoctoral research fellow with Prof. Dr. Martin Greschner, Department of Neuroscience, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany

2011 – 2014
Postdoctoral research fellow with Prof. Dr. Jay Neitz and Prof. Dr. Maureen Neitz, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

2010 – 2011
Postdoctoral research fellow with Prof. Dr. Dennis M. Dacey, Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

2009 – 2010
Postdoctoral research fellow with PD Dr. Silke Haverkamp in the DFG-funded Research Unit FOR701, “Dynamics and Stability of Retinal Processing”. Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2006
Research visit, laboratory of Prof. Dr. Thomas Euler, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

2005 – 2009
Doctoral degree (Dr. phil. nat.), Goethe University and Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Supervisors: PD Dr. Silke Haverkamp and Prof. Dr. Heinz Wässle 

2004
Research visit, laboratory of Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grünert and Prof. Dr. Paul R. Martin, National Vision Research Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia 

2004 – 2005
Diploma, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany and Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Supervisors: PD Dr. Silke Haverkamp and Prof. Dr. Josef Ammermüller