Allison HuckenpahlerAlison Huckenpahler

Research Interest

In vivo imaging, animal modeling, gene therapy

Advisor: Joseph Carroll, PhD, Ophthalmology and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy


BS, 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Majors: Biochemistry and Spanish

Research Experience

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2013
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Cirillo
Project: Epigenetic changes in liver metabolism genes in response to fasting or feasting

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008-2012
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Record
Project: Thermodynamics of structural changes in E. coli RNA Polymerase during transcription initiation


Huckenpahler AL, Wilk MA, Cooper RF et al (2016) Imaging the adult zebrafish cone mosaic using optical coherence tomography. Vis Neurosci in press

Meeting Abstracts

Huckenpahler, A. et. al. Imaging the Adult Zebrafish Cone Mosaic Using Optical Coherence Tomography: Method and Repeatability, Retinal Degeneration 2016, Kyoto, Japan, 9/19/2016 – 9/24/2016

Huckenpahler, A. et. al. Imaging the Adult Zebrafish Cone Photoreceptor Mosaic Using Optical Coherence Tomography, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 5/1/2016 – 5/5/2016


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