Curriculum Vitae

Since 2015
Post-doctoral fellow
California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3), University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
Advisor: Prof. Eva Nogales
2013-2015
Post-doctoral research scientist
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland
Advisor: Prof. Nenad Ban
2009-2013
PhD student
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland
Advisor: Prof. Nenad Ban
2008
Visiting Student/Research Technician
Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Biomedical Research Park Barcelona (PRBB), Barcelona, Spain
Advisor: Dr. Manuel Mendoza, Ph.D.
2006-2008
MSc ETH in Biology
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland
Major: Biochemistry
2007-2008
Undergraduate research (MSc thesis)
“Biochemical and Structural Studies of the Association of Oxa1 with the Ribosome”
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland
Advisor: Prof. Nenad Ban
2006-2007
Undergraduate research
Institute of Biochemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland
Advisor: Prof. Yves Barral
2003-2006
BSc ETH in Biology
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland

Awards

2017
Advanced Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship (Extension)
awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation
2016 Scaringe Award
awarded by the RNA Society
2015
Advanced Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship
awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation
2014
ETH Medal
awarded by Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)

Publications

First author publications

Greber BJ, Nguyen THD, Fang J, Afonine PV, Adams PD, Nogales E (2017).
The Cryo-Electron Microscopy Structure of Human Transcription Factor IIH.
Nature 549 (7672): 414-417. Epub 2017 Sep 13. PubMed
Greber BJ (2016).
Mechanistic Insight into Eukaryotic 60S Ribosomal Subunit Biogenesis by Cryo-Electron Microscopy.
RNA 22 (11): 1643-1662. PubMed
Greber BJ, Ban N (2016).
Structure and Function of the Mitochondrial Ribosome.
Annual Review of Biochemistry 85 (1): 103-132. Epub 2016 Mar 24. PubMed
Greber BJ*, Gerhardy S*, Leitner A, Leibundgut M, Salem M, Boehringer D, Leulliot N, Aebersold R, Panse VG, Ban N (2016).
Insertion of the Biogenesis Factor Rei1 Probes the Ribosomal Tunnel during 60S Maturation.
Cell 164 (1-2): 91-102. Epub 2015 Dec 17. *equal contribution PubMed
Greber BJ*, Bieri P*, Leibundgut M*, Leitner A, Aebersold R, Boehringer D, Ban N (2015).
The complete structure of the 55S mammalian mitochondrial ribosome.
Science 348 (6232): 303-308. Epub 2015 Apr 2. *equal contribution PubMed
Greber BJ*, Boehringer D*, Leibundgut M*, Bieri P, Leitner A, Schmitz N, Aebersold R, Ban N (2014).
The complete structure of the large subunit of the mammalian mitochondrial ribosome.
Nature 515 (7526): 283–286. Epub 2014 Oct 1. *equal contribution PubMed
Greber BJ*, Boehringer D*, Leitner A, Bieri P, Voigts-Hoffman F, Erzberger JP, Leibundgut M, Aebersold R, Ban N (2014).
Architecture of the large subunit of the mammalian mitochondrial ribosome.
Nature 505 (7484): 515–519. Epub 2013 Dec 22. *equal contribution PubMed F1000Prime
Greber BJ, Boehringer D, Montellese C, Ban N (2012).
Cryo-EM Structures of Arx1 and Maturation Factors Rei1 and Jjj1 Bound to the 60S Ribosomal Subunit.
Nat Struct Mol Biol 19 (12): 1228-33. Epub 2012 Nov 11. PubMed
Greber BJ, Boehringer D, Godinic-Mikulcic V, Crnkovic A, Ibba M, Weygand-Durasevic I, Ban N (2012).
Cryo-EM Structure of the Archaeal 50S Ribosomal Subunit in Complex with Initiation Factor 6 and Implications for Ribosome Evolution.
J Mol Biol 418 (3-4): 145-160. Epub 2012 Jan 27. PubMed

Other publications

Sutter M, Greber B, Aussignargues C, Kerfeld CA (2017).
Assembly Principles and Structure of a 6.5-MDa Bacterial Microcompartment Shell.
Science 356 (6344): 1293-1297. PubMed F1000Prime
Bar-Yaacov D, Frumkin I, Yashiro Y, Chujo T, Ishigami Y, Chemla Y, Blumberg A, Schlesinger O, Bieri P, Greber B, Ban N, Zarivach R, Alfonta L, Pilpel Y, Suzuki T, Mishmar D (2016).
Mitochondrial 16S rRNA Is Methylated by tRNA Methyltransferase TRMT61B in All Vertebrates.
PLoS Biol 14 (9): e1002557. PubMed
Godinic-Mikulcic V, Jaric J, Greber BJ, Franke V, Hodnik V, Anderluh G, Ban N, Weygand-Durasevic I (2014).
Archaeal aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases interact with the ribosome to recycle tRNAs.
Nucl Acids Res 42 (8): 5191-201. Epub 2014 Feb 24. PubMed
Boehringer D, Greber B, Ban N (2011).
Mechanistic Insight into Co-Translational Protein Processing, Folding, Targeting, and Membrane Insertion.
In: Rodnina M, Wintermeyer W, Green R (eds.) (2011). Ribosomes: Structure, Function, and Dynamics. Springer, Vienna.
Neurohr G*, Naegeli A*, Titos I, Theler D, Greber B, Díez J, Gabaldón T, Mendoza M, Barral Y (2011).
A midzone-based ruler adjusts chromosome compaction to anaphase spindle length.
Science 332 (6028): 465-8. Epub 2011 Mar 10. *equal contribution PubMed
Kohler R*, Boehringer D*, Greber B, Bingel-Erlenmeyer R, Collinson I, Schaffitzel C, Ban N (2009).
YidC and Oxa1 form dimeric insertion pores on the translating ribosome.
Mol Cell 34: 344-53. *equal contribution PubMed F1000Prime

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