Garrett Greenan, PhD

Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco
600 16th St., Room N416
San Francisco CA
(415) 502-2930 (Ph)


Using cryo-electron tomography to study the attachment and activation of γ-tubulin ring complexes at sites of microtubule nucleation.



O’Toole E, Greenan G, Lange KI, Srayko M, Müller-Reichert T. The Role of α-Tubulin in Centrosomal Microtubule Organization. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e29795.
Weber B, Greenan G, Prohaska S, Baum D, Hege HC, Müller-Reichert T, Hyman AA, Verbavatz JM. Automated tracing of microtubules in electron tomograms of plastic embedded samples of Caenorhabditis elegans embryos. J Struct Biol. 2011, Dec 13.
Müller-Reichert T, Greenan G, O’Toole E, Srayko M. The elegans of spindle assembly. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2010, Jul; 67(13): 2195-213.
Greenan G, Brangywnne CP, Jaensch S, Gharakhani J, Jülicher F, Hyman AA. Centrosome size sets mitotic spindle length in Caenorhabditis elegans embryos. Curr Biol. 2010, Feb 23;20(4):353-8.
Chan B, Greenan G, McKeon F, Ellenberger T. Identification of a peptide fragment of DSCR-1 that competitively inhibits calcineurin activity in vitro and in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Sep 13;102(37):13075-80.