David Christian Lyon

Title(s)Associate Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
Irvine CA 92697-3950
Phone(949) 824-0447
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    Viral strategies for bi-directional optogenetic control of specific cell types in neocortex of non-transgenic animals
    NIH R21NS113264Jul 15, 2020 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role of cell-type specific circuits in visual processing
    NIH R01EY024890Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Cell Type Specific Tracing of Neocortical Circuits Using Viral Vectors
    NIH R21NS072948May 1, 2012 - Apr 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Contextual modulation of orientation specificity in V1
    NIH F32EY014521Sep 26, 2002 - Sep 25, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Publisher Correction: Restoration of visual function in adult mice with an inherited retinal disease via adenine base editing. Nat Biomed Eng. 2020 Nov; 4(11):1119. Suh S, Choi EH, Leinonen H, Foik AT, Newby GA, Yeh WH, Dong Z, Kiser PD, Lyon DC, Liu DR, Palczewski K. PMID: 33122854.
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    2. Restoration of visual function in adult mice with an inherited retinal disease via adenine base editing. Nat Biomed Eng. 2021 02; 5(2):169-178. Suh S, Choi EH, Leinonen H, Foik AT, Newby GA, Yeh WH, Dong Z, Kiser PD, Lyon DC, Liu DR, Palczewski K. PMID: 33077938.
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    3. Visual Response Characteristics in Lateral and Medial Subdivisions of the Rat Pulvinar. Neuroscience. 2020 08 10; 441:117-130. Foik AT, Scholl LR, Lean GA, Lyon DC. PMID: 32599121.
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    4. Projections between visual cortex and pulvinar in the rat. J Comp Neurol. 2021 01; 529(1):129-140. Scholl LR, Foik AT, Lyon DC. PMID: 32361987.
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    5. Detailed Visual Cortical Responses Generated by Retinal Sheet Transplants in Rats with Severe Retinal Degeneration. J Neurosci. 2018 12 12; 38(50):10709-10724. Foik AT, Lean GA, Scholl LR, McLelland BT, Mathur A, Aramant RB, Seiler MJ, Lyon DC. PMID: 30396913.
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    6. Cell type specific tracing of the subcortical input to primary visual cortex from the basal forebrain. J Comp Neurol. 2019 02 15; 527(3):589-599. Lean GA, Liu YJ, Lyon DC. PMID: 29441578.
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    7. Differences in orientation tuning between pinwheel and domain neurons in primary visual cortex depend on contrast and size. Neurophotonics. 2017 Jul; 4(3):031209. Liu YJ, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 28523280.
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    8. V1 connections reveal a series of elongated higher visual areas in the California ground squirrel, Otospermophilus beecheyi. J Comp Neurol. 2017 Jun 01; 525(8):1909-1921. Negwer M, Liu YJ, Schubert D, Lyon DC. PMID: 28078786.
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    9. Contrast invariance of orientation tuning in cat primary visual cortex neurons depends on stimulus size. J Physiol. 2015 Oct 01; 593(19):4485-98. Liu YJ, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 26227285.
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    10. Resolving the organization of the territory of the third visual area: a new proposal. Vis Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 32:E016. Kaas JH, Roe AW, Baldwin MK, Lyon DC. PMID: 26241553.
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    11. Very-long-range disynaptic V1 connections through layer 6 pyramidal neurons revealed by transneuronal tracing with rabies virus. Eye Brain. 2014; 6(Suppl 1):45-56. Liu YJ, Arreola M, Coleman CM, Lyon DC. PMID: 28539788.
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    12. Distribution of cortical neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in macaque monkeys. Eye Brain. 2014 Sep 23; 2014(6):121-137. Cerkevich CM, Lyon DC, Balaram P, Kaas JH. PMID: 25663799.
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    13. Tracing inputs to inhibitory or excitatory neurons of mouse and cat visual cortex with a targeted rabies virus. Curr Biol. 2013 Sep 23; 23(18):1746-55. Liu YJ, Ehrengruber MU, Negwer M, Shao HJ, Cetin AH, Lyon DC. PMID: 23993841.
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    14. Lack of robust LGN label following transneuronal rabies virus injections into macaque area V4. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Aug 01; 520(11):2500-11. Lyon DC, Rabideau C. PMID: 22237967.
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    15. Parallel feedback pathways in visual cortex of cats revealed through a modified rabies virus. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Apr 01; 520(5):988-1004. Connolly JD, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 21826663.
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    16. The case for primate V3. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Feb 22; 279(1729):625-33. Lyon DC, Connolly JD. PMID: 22171081.
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    17. Orientation tuning of the suppressive extraclassical surround depends on intrinsic organization of V1. Cereb Cortex. 2012 Feb; 22(2):308-26. Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 21666124.
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    18. Dynamics of extraclassical surround modulation in three types of V1 neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Mar; 105(3):1306-17. Liu YJ, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 21228302.
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    19. A disynaptic relay from superior colliculus to dorsal stream visual cortex in macaque monkey. Neuron. 2010 Jan 28; 65(2):270-9. Lyon DC, Nassi JJ, Callaway EM. PMID: 20152132.
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    20. Functional organization of motor cortex of adult macaque monkeys is altered by sensory loss in infancy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 16; 107(7):3192-7. Qi HX, Jain N, Collins CE, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 20133738.
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    21. The operating regime of local computations in primary visual cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2009 Sep; 19(9):2166-80. Stimberg M, Wimmer K, Martin R, Schwabe L, Mariño J, Schummers J, Lyon DC, Sur M, Obermayer K. PMID: 19221143.
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    22. Pulvinar contributions to the dorsal and ventral streams of visual processing in primates. Brain Res Rev. 2007 Oct; 55(2):285-96. Kaas JH, Lyon DC. PMID: 17433837.
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    23. The organization of frontoparietal cortex in the tree shrew (Tupaia belangeri): II. Connectional evidence for a frontal-posterior parietal network. J Comp Neurol. 2007 Mar 01; 501(1):121-49. Remple MS, Reed JL, Stepniewska I, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 17206607.
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    24. Monosynaptic restriction of transsynaptic tracing from single, genetically targeted neurons. Neuron. 2007 Mar 01; 53(5):639-47. Wickersham IR, Lyon DC, Barnard RJ, Mori T, Finke S, Conzelmann KK, Young JA, Callaway EM. PMID: 17329205.
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    25. The parvocellular LGN provides a robust disynaptic input to the visual motion area MT. Neuron. 2006 Apr 20; 50(2):319-27. Nassi JJ, Lyon DC, Callaway EM. PMID: 16630841.
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    26. Distribution across cortical areas of neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in new world monkeys. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2005 Jul; 285(1):619-27. Collins CE, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 15912524.
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    27. Invariant computations in local cortical networks with balanced excitation and inhibition. Nat Neurosci. 2005 Feb; 8(2):194-201. Mariño J, Schummers J, Lyon DC, Schwabe L, Beck O, Wiesing P, Obermayer K, Sur M. PMID: 15665876.
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    28. The visual pulvinar in tree shrews I. Multiple subdivisions revealed through acetylcholinesterase and Cat-301 chemoarchitecture. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Dec 22; 467(4):593-606. Lyon DC, Jain N, Kaas JH. PMID: 14624491.
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    29. The visual pulvinar in tree shrews II. Projections of four nuclei to areas of visual cortex. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Dec 22; 467(4):607-27. Lyon DC, Jain N, Kaas JH. PMID: 14624492.
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    30. Responses of neurons in the middle temporal visual area after long-standing lesions of the primary visual cortex in adult new world monkeys. J Neurosci. 2003 Mar 15; 23(6):2251-64. Collins CE, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 12657684.
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    31. Optical imaging reveals retinotopic organization of dorsal V3 in New World owl monkeys. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Nov 26; 99(24):15735-42. Lyon DC, Xu X, Casagrande VA, Stefansic JD, Shima D, Kaas JH. PMID: 12441399.
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    32. Evidence from V1 connections for both dorsal and ventral subdivisions of V3 in three species of New World monkeys. J Comp Neurol. 2002 Jul 29; 449(3):281-97. Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 12115680.
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    33. Cortical and thalamic connections of the parietal ventral somatosensory area in marmoset monkeys (Callithrix jacchus). J Comp Neurol. 2002 Feb 04; 443(2):168-82. Qi HX, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 11793354.
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    34. Evidence for a modified V3 with dorsal and ventral halves in macaque monkeys. Neuron. 2002 Jan 31; 33(3):453-61. Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 11832231.
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    35. Connectional evidence for dorsal and ventral V3, and other extrastriate areas in the prosimian primate, Galago garnetti. Brain Behav Evol. 2002; 59(3):114-29. Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 12119531.
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