Christopher S. Fraser

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Position Title

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
204 Briggs Hall
Education and Degree(s)
  • 1995 B.S. in Biology, University of Sussex
  • 1999 Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of Sussex
  • Querido, J. B., Sokabe, M., Kraatz, S., Gordiyenko, Y., Skehel, J. M., Fraser, C. S., and Ramakrishnan, V. Structure of a human 48S translational initiation complex. Science. 2020 Sep 4;369(6508):1220-1227.
  • Sokabe, M, and Fraser, C. S. Toward a Kinetic Understanding of Eukaryotic Translation. Cold Spring Harb. Perspect. Biol. 2019 Feb 1;11(2).
  • Avanzino, B. C., Fuchs, G., and Fraser, C. S. Cellular cap-binding protein, eIF4E, promotes picornavirus genome restructuring and translation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Sep 5;114(36):9611-9616.
  • Sokabe, M., and Fraser, C. S. ATP-dependent restructuring of the 40S subunit decoding site during mRNA recruitment. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 13;114(24):6304-6309.
  • García-García, C., Frieda, K. L., Feoktistova, K., Fraser, C. S., and Block, S. M. Factor-Dependent Processivity in the Human eIF4A DEAD-box Helicase. Science. 2015 Jun 26;348(6242):1486-8.