Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994 – 1999
    Hon BSc, Biochemistry, University of British Columbia (UBC) Vancouver Canada

  • 1999 – 2004
    PhD studies and one year post-doctoral work with David Barford, The Institute of Cancer Research, London UK

  • 2004 – 2009
    MRC Career Development Fellow, Post-doctoral reseach with Venki Ramakrishnan and Richard Henderson, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge

  • Since 2006
    Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge UK (Research Fellow 2006 – 2009)

  • Since 2009
    MRC Programme Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK

Selected publications

  • Stowell JA, Webster MW, Kögel A, Wolf J, Shelley K, Passmore LA (2016) Reconstitution of Targeted Deadenylation by the Ccr4-Not Complex and the YTH Domain Protein Mmi1 17(8):1978-1989.

  • Russo CJ & Passmore LA (2014) Ultrastable gold substrates for electron cryomicroscopy. Science 346(6215):1377-1380

  • Rajendra E, Oestergaard VH, Langevin F, Wang M, Dornan GL, Patel KJ & Passmore LA (2014) The genetic and biochemical basis of FANCD2 monoubiquitination. Mol Cell 54(5): 858-869.

  • Wolf J, Valkov E, Allen MD, Meineke B, Gordiyenko Y, McLaughlin SH, Olsen TM, Robinson CV, Bycroft M, Stewart M & Passmore LA (2014) Structural basis for binding of Pan3 to Pan2 and its function in mRNA recruitment and deadenylation. EMBOJ 33(14):1514-26

  • Schreieck A, Easter AD, Etzold S, Wiederhold K, Lindschrieber M, Cramer P, Passmore LA. (2014) RNA polymerase II termination involves CTD tyrosine dephosphorylation by CPF subunit Glc7 Nat Struct Mol Biol. 21: 175-179



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Soft Skills

  • Parental leave July – Dec 2007 and July – Dec 2011


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