SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE N623 - Week 2
The Retina

Nobel of the Week

  • 1967 - Ragnar Granit, Haldan K. Hartline, and George Wald, "for their discoveries concerning the primary physiological and chemical visual processes in the eye" (focus on Hartline and Wald).

    Introductory Readings for discussion on August 29.

  • Kandel, Schwartz, Jessell, Chapters 26.

    Original Literature Readings for discussion on September 3.

  • Hecht, S, Shlaer, S, and Pirenne, MH. (1942) Energy, quanta, and vision. J. Gen. Physiol. 25:819-840.

    Original Literature Readings for discussion on September 5.

  • Werblin, FS and Dowling, JE. (1969) Organization of the retina of the mudpuppy, Necturus maculosus. II. Intracellular recording. J. Neurophysiol. 32:339-355.
  • Schiller, PH, Sandell, JH, and Maunsell, JHR. (1986) Functions of the ON and OFF channels of the visual system. Nature 322:824-825.

     

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