Erik Griffin

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Associate Professor of Biology

  • Associate Professor in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program

  • Chair, Molecular and Cellular Biology PhD Program


Life Sciences Center, Room 348
HB 6044


  • B.A., Swarthmore College
  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Selected Publications

  • Barbieri S, Ravi A, Griffin EE, Gotta M (2022) Modeling protein gradients in Caenorhabditis elegans embryos reveals that the PLK-1 gradient relies on weakly coupled reaction-diffusion mechanisms. PNAS 119(11):e2114205119.

  • Kim A, Griffin EE. (2020) PLK1 regulation of asymmetric cell division in the early C. elegans embryo. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. 8:632253.

  • Fan X, De Henau S, Feinstein J, Miller SI, Han B, Frokjaer-Jensen C, Griffin EE (2019) SapTrap Assembly of Caenorhabditis elegans MosSCI transgene vectors. G3. 10(2): 635 - 644.

  • Wu Y, Han B, Smith J, Singh A, Griffin EE (2019) Single molecule dynamics of the P granule scaffold MEG-3 in the C. elegans zygote. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 30:333-345. 

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