J. Christopher Fromme

Associate Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology

Contact Information

457 Weill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-1016

J. Christopher Fromme

Associate Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology

Expertise

Biochemistry; cell biology; structural biology

Current Research Interest

Regulation of protein and membrane trafficking in cells; the Golgi complex

Distinction

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Selected Publications

 

Thomas, Laura L., Solveig A. van der Vegt, and J. Christopher Fromme. “A Steric Gating Mechanism Dictates the Substrate Specificity of a Rab-GEF.” Developmental Cell 48, no. 1 (2019): 100-114.E9.

Thomas, Laura L., Aaron M.N. Joiner, and J. Christopher Fromme. “The TRAPPIII Complex Activates the GTPase Ypt1 (Rab1) in the Secretory Pathway.” Journal of Cell Biology 217, no. 1 (2018): 283-298.

Cornell Research Website Article

What Happens at the Golgi?