Short CV/Education and training

  • B.Sc. in Chemistry from the Institute of Technology of Bern, Burgdorf, Switzerland

  • B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland

  • Diploma in Biochemistry from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland

  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology (Dr. Phil. II) from the University of Zürich, Switzerland

  • Post-doctoral fellow at US San Francisco, USA

  • Independent group leader with a NSF START (Swiss talents for academic research and teaching) fellowship at the University of Geneva

  • Professor at the University of Geneva

Selected publications

  • Lakkaraju, A. K., Thankappan, R., Mary, C., Garrison, J. L., Taunton, J., and Strub, K. (2012). Efficient secretion of small proteins in mammalian cells relies on Sec62-dependent posttranslational translocation. Mol. Biol. Cell 23, 2712-2722.

  • Lakkaraju AK, Mary C, Scherrer A, Johnson AE, Strub K.SRP keeps polypeptides translocation-competent by slowing translation to match limiting ER-targeting sites. 2008. Cell 133(3):440-51.

  • Hasler, J. and Strub, K. (2006) Alu RNP and Alu RNA regulate translation initiation in vitro. Nucleic Acids Res., 34, 2374-2385.

  • Weichenrieder, O., Wild, K., Strub, K. and Cusack, S. (2000) Structure and assembly of the Alu domain of the mammalian signal recognition particle. Nature, 408, 167-173.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Protein transport into the endoplasmic reticulum

  • Translation regulation

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • RNA Society

  • Union of the Swiss Society of Experimental Biology

  • American Society of Cell Biology


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