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Erin Cram

Associate Professor, Biology
Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering
424 Mugar Life Sciences
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2000
  • B.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Research & Scholarship Interests

Cell migration and mechanotransduction in C. elegans, improving production of drug compounds by medicinal plants
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College Research Initiatives

Selected Publications

  • M.F. Doherty, G. Adelmant, A.D. Cecchetelli, J.A. Marto, E.J. Cram, Proteomic Analysis Reveals CACN-1 is a Component of the Spliceosome in C. elegans, G3: Genetics, Genes, and Genomes,  4(8), 2014, 1555-1564
  • I. Kovacevic, J.M. Orozco, E.J. Cram, Filamin and Phospholipase C Epsilon are Required for Calcium Signaling in the C. elegans Spermatheca, PLOS Genetics,10, 2013, 1371
  • S. Goklany, N.F. Rizvi, R. Loring, E.J. Cram, C. W.T. Lee-Parsons, Jasmonate Dependent Alkaloid Biosynthesis in Catharanthus Roseus Hairy Root Cultures is Correlated with the Relative  Expression of Orca and Zct Transcription Factors, Biotechnology Progress, 29(6), 2013, 1367-1376
  • J. Weaver, S. Goklany, N.F. Rizvi, E.J. Cram, C.W.T. Lee-Parsons, Optimizing the Transient Fast Agro-mediated Seedling Transformation (FAST) Method in Catharanthus Roseus Seedlings, Plant Cell Reports, 33(1), 2013, 89-97
  • I. Kovacevic, R. Ho, E.J. Cram, CCDC-55 is Required for Larval Development and Distal Tip Cell Migration in Caenorhabditis Elegans, Mechanisms of Development, 128(11), 2012, 548-559

Related News

March 22, 2016

23 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY17 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing over $600K dollars of investment in research.