Danielle Grotjahn, PhD

Scripps Fellow
Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
California Campus


Scripps Research Joint Appointments

Faculty, Graduate Program


Ph.D. (Biophysics), Scripps Research, 2018
B.S. (Biology), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013

Selected References

All Publications

Grotjahn, D. A. & Lander, G. C. Setting the dynein motor in motion: New insights from electron tomography. (2019). Journal of Biological Chemistry, 294(36), 13202-13217. PMCID: PMC6737236.

Grotjahn, D. A., Chowdhury, S., Xu, Y., McKenney, R. J., Schroer, T. A. & Lander, G. C. Cryo-electron tomography reveals that dynactin recruits a team of dyneins for processive motility. (2018). Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, 25(3), 203-+.

Ge, X., Grotjahn, D., Welch, E., Lyman-Gingerich, J., Holguin, C., Dimitrova, E., Abrams, E. W., Gupta, T., Marlow, F. L., Yabe, T., Adler, A., Mullins, M. C., et al. Hecate/Grip2a acts to reorganize the cytoskeleton in the symmetry-breaking event of embryonic axis induction. (2014). PLoS Genetics, 10. PMCID: PMC4072529.