About the Lab

The Wensel Lab research includes the following areas:

  • Visual transduction
  • G protein pathways and proteins that regulate them in the retina and the brain
  • RGS proteins: GAPs for heterotrimeric G proteins
  • Biomembranes
  • Ocular Proteomics
  • Cryo-electron microscopy and tomography
  • Gene repair in neurons
  • Phosphoinositide signaling
  • Super resolution fluorescence microscopy
  • Gene engineering in mice and frogs
  • TRP Channels
  • Primary cilia and retinal ciliopathies