Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

28.  Sabbah S, Papendorp C, Koplas E, Beltoja M, Etebari C, Gunesch AN, Carrete L, Kim MT, Manoff G, Bhatia-Lin A, Zhao T, Schreck D, Dowling H, Briggman K, Berson DM. (2018). Synaptic circuits for irradiance coding by intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells. bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/442954.

27.  Lilley BN, Sabbah S, Hunyara J, Gribble KD, Al-Khindi T, Xiong J, Wu Z, Berson DM, and Kolodkin AL. (2018). Genetic access to accessory optic system circuits reveals a role for Sema6A in midbrain circuitry mediating motion perception. Journal of Clinical Neurology. doi: 10.1002/cne.24507.

26.  Stabio ME, Sondereker KB, Haghgou SD, Day BL, Chidsey B, Sabbah S, Renna JM. (2018). A novel map of the mouse eye for orienting retinal topography in anatomical space. Journal of Comparative Neurology. doi: 10.1002/cne.24446.

25.  Stabio ME, Sabbah S, Quattrochi L, Ilardi MC, Fogerson M, Leyrer M, Renna JM, Kim MT, Kim I, Schiel M, Briggman KL, Berson DM. (2018). The M5 cell: A color-opponent intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cell. Neuron 97, 150-163.

24.  Sabbah S, Gemmer JA, Bhatia-Lin A, Manoff G, Castro G, Siegel JK, Jeffery N and Berson DM. (2017). A retinal code for motion along the gravitational and body axes. Nature (full-length article) 546:492-497.

Featured on journal cover and in:

Demb JB, Clark DA. (2017). Vision: These retinas are made for walkin'. Nature 546:476-477.

23. Sabbah S, Berg D, Papendorp C, Briggman KL and Berson DM. (2017). A Cre mouse line for probing irradiance- and direction-encoding retinal networks. eNeuro doi:10.1523/eneuro.0065-17.2017.

22.  Fine M, Sabbah S, Shashar N. and Hoegh-Guldberg O. (2013). Light from Down Under. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 4341-4346.

21.  Sabbah S and Hawryshyn CW. (2013). What has driven the evolution of multiple cone classes in visual systems - object contrast enhancement or light flicker elimination? BMC Biology 11, doi:10.1186/1741-7007-1111-1177.

20.  Sabbah S, Zhu C, Hornsby MAW, Kamermans M and Hawryshyn CW. (2013). Feedback from horizontal cells to cones mediates color induction and may facilitate color constancy in rainbow trout. PLOS One. 8, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066216.

19.  Hornsby MAW#, Sabbah S#, Robertson RM, and Hawryshyn CW. (2013). Modulation of environmental light alters reception and production of visual signals in Nile tilapia. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 3110-3122. #equal contribution

18.  Sabbah S, Habib-Nayany MF, Dargaei Z, Hauser FE, Kamermans M and Hawryshyn CW. (2013). Retinal region of polarization sensitivity switches during ontogeny of rainbow trout. Journal of Neuroscience 33, 7428-7438.

17.  Sabbah S, Troje NF, Gray SM and Hawryshyn CW. (2013). High complexity of aquatic irradiance may have driven the evolution of four-dimensional colour vision in shallow-water fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 1670-1682.

16.  Sabbah S, Hui J, Hauser FE, Nelson WA and Hawryshyn CW. (2012). Ontogeny in the visual system of Nile tilapia. Journal of Experimental Biology 215, 2684-2695.

15.  Sabbah S, Gray SM and Hawryshyn CW. (2012). Radiance fluctuations induced by surface waves can enhance the appearance of underwater objects. Limnology & Oceanography 57, 1025–1041.

14.  Gray SM, Sabbah S and Hawryshyn CW. (2011). Experimentally increased turbidity causes behavioural shifts in Lake Malawi cichlids. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 20, 529-536.

13.  Lerner A, Sabbah S, Erlick C and Shashar N. (2011). Navigation by light polarization in clear and turbid ocean. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366, 671-679.

12.  Shashar N, Johnsen S, Lerner A, Sabbah S, Chiao CC, Mathger LM and Hanlon RT. (2011). Underwater linear polarization - physical limitations to biological functions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366, 649-654.

11.  Sabbah S, Lamela Laria R, Gray SM and Hawryshyn CW. (2010). Functional diversity in the color vision of cichlid fishes. BMC Biology 8, doi: 10.1186/1741-7007-1188-1133 (Highly accessed status).

10.  Sabbah S, Gray SM, Boss ES, Fraser JM, Zatha R and Hawryshyn CW. (2011). The underwater photic environment of Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi: Comparison between rock- and sand-bottom habitats and implications for cichlid fish vision. Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 487-500.

9.  Sabbah S, Fraser JM, Boss ES, Blum I and Hawryshyn CW. (2010). Hyperspectral portable beam transmissometer for the ultraviolet - visible spectrum. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods 8, 527-538.

8.  Hawryshyn CW, Ramsden SD, Betke KM and Sabbah S. (2010). Spectral and polarization sensitivity of juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): phylogenetic considerations. Journal of Experimental Biology 213, 3187-3197.

7.  Anderson LG, Sabbah S and Hawryshyn CW. (2010). Spectral sensitivity of single cones in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): A whole-cell voltage clamp study. Vision Research 50, 2055-2061.

6.  Sabbah S and Shashar N (2007). The polarization of light under water near sunrise. Journal of the Optical Society of America A 24, 2049-2056.

5.  Sabbah S and Shashar N (2006). Underwater light polarization and radiance fluctuations induced by surface waves. Applied Optics 45, 4726-4739.

4.  Sabbah S and Shashar N (2006). Polarization contrast of zooplankton: A model for polarization-based sighting distance. Vision Research 46, 444-456.

3.  Sabbah S, Barta A, Gál J, Horváth G and Shashar N. (2006). Experimental and theoretical study of skylight polarization transmitted through Snell's window of a flat water surface. Journal of the Optical Society of America A 23, 1978-1988.

2.  Shashar N, Sabbah S and Aharoni N. (2005). Migrating locusts can detect polarized reflections to avoid flying over seas. Biology Letters. 1, 472-475. Featured in ‘Research Highlights’ in Nature 436, 306-307 (2005).

1.  Shashar N, Sabbah S and Cronin TW. (2004). Transmission of linearly polarized light in sea water: implications for polarization signaling. Journal of Experimental Biology 207, 3619-3628.

Book chapters

1.  Sabbah S, Lerner A, Erlick C and Shashar N. Under water polarization vision- a physical examination. In Recent Research Developments in Experimental & Theoretical Biology. (Transworld Research Network, Trivandrum, 2005), pp. 123-177.

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