Christian Schlieker PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Molecular Virology

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Protein Folding and Dynamics | Structural Biology | Schlieker Lab

Molecular Virology

Research Interests

Alternative nuclear transport (nuclear egress), Membrane dynamics, Protein quality control, viral pathogenesis, DYT1 Dystonia  more...


  • Ph.D., University of Heidelberg, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Rose AE, Zhao C, Turner EM, Steyer AM, Schlieker C. Arresting a Torsin ATPase reshapes the endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jan 3;289(1):552-64. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.515791. Epub 2013 Nov 25.
  • Chenguang Zhao, Rebecca S. H. Brown, Anna R. Chase, Markus R. Eisele, and Christian Schlieker. Regulation of Torsin ATPases by LAP1 and LULL1 PNAS 2013. doi:10.1073/pnas.1300676110
  • Rose A, Schlieker C. Alternative nuclear transport for cellular protein quality control. Trends Cell Biol. 2012. Epub 2012/08/04. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2012.07.003.



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