Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Vidhyasankar Krishnamoorthy

Research Associate

Background

Qualifications

PhD    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany
           Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany

MSc    Bharathidasan University, India

BSc    University of Madras, India


Previous Positions

2013-2017    Post-Doctoral researcher in the group of Prof. Dr. Tim Gollisch,
                     University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

2008-2012    PhD student in the group of Prof. Dr. Tim Gollisch,
                     Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried and
                     University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

2005-2008    Project Assistant in the group of Dr. Narender Dhingra,
                     National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, India

2004-2005    Junior Research Fellow, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

2003-2004    Research Assistant Trainee, Neobiotics India (P) Ltd., Mysore, India

1998-1999    Research Assistant Trainee, Bush Boake Allen (India) Ltd., Chennai, India

Publications

  • Krishnamoorthy V, Weick M, Gollisch T. Sensitivity to image recurrence across eye-movement-like image transitions through local serial inhibition in the retina. eLife 2017, 6, e22431.
  • Liu JK, Schreyer HM, Onken A, Rozenblit F, Khani MH, Krishnamoorthy V, Panzeri S, Gollisch T. Inference of neuronal functional circuitry with spike-triggered non-negative matrix factorization. Nat. Commun 2017, 8(1), 149.
  • Hoon M, Krishnamoorthy V, Gollisch T, Falkenburger B, Varoqueaux F. Loss of Neuroligin3 specifically downregulates retinal GABAA alpha2 receptors but does not impact direction selectivity. PLoS One 2017, 12(7), e0181011.
  • Krishnamoorthy V, Cherukuri P, Poria D, Goel M, Dagar S, Dhingra NK. Retinal Remodeling: Concerns, Emerging Remedies and Future Prospects. Front. Cell. Neurosci 2016, 32, 38.
  • tomDieck S, Specht D, Strenzke N, Hida Y, Krishnamoorthy V, Schmidt K-F, Inoue E, Ishizaki H, Tanaka-Okamoto M, Miyoshi J, Hagiwara A, Brandstätter JH, Löwel S, Gollisch T, Ohtsuka T, Moser T. Deletion of the presynaptic scaffold CAST reduces active zone size in rod photoreceptors and impairs visual processing. J. Neurosci 2012, 32(35), 12192-12203.
  • Michalakis S, Mühlfriedel R, Tanimoto N, Krishnamoorthy V, Koch S, Fischer MD, Becirovic E, Bai L, Huber G, Beck SC, Fahl E, Büning H, Schmidt J, Zong X, Gollisch T, Biel M, Seeliger MW. Gene therapy restores missing cone-mediated vision in the CNGA3-/- mouse model of achromatopsia. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol 2012, 723, 183-189.
  • Michalakis S, Mühlfriedel R, Tanimoto N, Krishnamoorthy V, Koch S, Fischer MD, Becirovic E, Bai L, Huber G, Beck SC, Fahl E, Büning H, Paquet-Durand F, Zong X, Gollisch T, Biel M, Seeliger MW. Restoration of cone vision in the CNGA3-/- mouse model of congenital complete lack of cone photoreceptor function. Mol. Ther 2010, 18(12), 2057-2063.
  • Nagar S, Krishnamoorthy V, Cherukuri P, Jain V, Dhingra NK. Early remodeling in an inducible animal model of retinal degeneration. Neuroscience 2009, 160(2), 517-529.
  • Krishnamoorthy V, Jain V, Cherukuri P, Baloni S, Dhingra NK. Intravitreal injection of fluorochrome-conjugated peanut agglutinin results in specific and reversible labeling of mammalian cones in vivo. Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci 2008, 49(6), 2643-2550.