Welcome to Frank Lab

We investigate the mechanism of translation on the ribosome by using cryo-electron microscopy and single-particle reconstruction.

Recent Publications

Book: Single-Particle Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Publisher: World Scientific
Editor: Joachim Frank
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Journal: Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling
Author: Evan Seitz, Joachim Frank

Journal: Nature
Author: Sandip Kaledhonkar, et al.

Article: On the damage done to the structure of the T. acidophilum
proteasome by electron radiation

Journal: Protein Science
Author: Jimin Wang, et al.

Article: Identification of Changing Ribosome Protein Compositions
using Mass Spectrometry

Journal: Proteomics
Author: Parimal Samir, et al.

Article: Time-Resolved Cryo-electron Microscopy Using a
Microfluidic Chip

Book: Protein Complex Assembly
Author: Sandip Kaledhonkar, et al.

Article: Three-Dimensional Analysis of Mitochondrial Crista Ultrastructure
in a Patient with Leigh Syndrome by In Situ Cryoelectron Tomography

Journal: iScience
Author: Stephanie E. Siegmund, et al.

Article: Single-Particle Reconstruction of Biological Molecules:
Story in a Sample (Nobel Lecture)

Journal: Angewandte Chemie
Author: Joachim Frank

Book chapter: New Insights into Ribosome Structure and Function
Book: Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology
Author: Amy Jobe, et al.

Recent News

New paper in Nature
June 26, 2020

Structure of human GABAB receptor in an inactive state. Jinseo Park, Ziao Fu, Aurel Frangaj, Jonathan Liu, Lidia Mosyak, Tong Shen, Vesna N. Slavkovich, Kimberly M. Ray, Jaume Taura, Baohua Cao, Yong Geng, Hao Zuo, Yongjun Kou, Robert Grassucci, Shaoxia Chen, Zheng Liu, Xin Lin, Justin P. Williams, William J. Rice, Edward T. Eng, Rick K. Huang, Rajesh K. Soni, Brian Kloss, Zhiheng Yu, Jonathan A. Javitch, Wayne A. Hendrickson, Paul A. Slesinger, Matthias Quick, Joseph Graziano, Hongtao Yu, Oliver Fiehn, Oliver B. Clarke, Joachim Frank &...
A Brief Guide to Three Papers from Our Group Related to Structural Heterogeneity
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The Electron Microscope – from a Sketch in 1931 to Reality
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