Erik Griffin

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Associate Professor of Biology

  • Associate Professor in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program


Life Sciences Center, Room 348
HB 6044


Biological Sciences


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

Selected Publications

  • 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. 

  • Gauvin TJ, Han B, Sun MJ, Griffin EE (2018) PIE-1 translation in the germline lineage contributes to PIE-1 asymmetry in the early C. elegans embryo. G3, 8:3791-3801.

  • Wu Y, Han B, Li Y, Munro E, Odde DJ, Griffin EE (2018) Rapid diffusion-state switching underlies stable cytoplasmic gradients in the Caenorhabditis elegans zygote. PNAS, 115:E8440-E8449.

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