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Making the connection: How membrane contact sites have changed our view of organelle biology.

Voeltz GK, Sawyer EM, Hajnòczky, & Prinz WA

Cell (2024)

Endosome biogenesis is controlled by ER and the cytoskeleton at tripartite junctions.

Striepen JS & Voeltz GK

Current Opinion in Cell Biology (2023)

An ER phospholipid hydrolase drives ER-associated mitochondrial constriction for fission and fusion.

Nguyen TT & Voeltz GK

eLife (2022)

Coronin 1C restricts endosomal branced actin to organize ER contact and endosome fission.

Striepen J & Voeltz GK

Journal of Cell Biology (2022)


The ER ladder is a unique morphological feature of developing axons.

Zamponi E, Meehl JB & Voeltz GK

Developmental Cell (2022)

Reticulon-3 promotes endosome maturation at ER membrane contact sites.

Wu H & Voeltz GK

Developmental Cell (2021)


Vesicular and uncoated Rab1-dependent cargo carriers facilitate ER to Golgi tranport. 

Westrate LM, Hoyer MJ, Nash MJ & Voeltz GK

Journal of Cell Science (2020)


Fission and fusion machineries converge at ER contact sites to regulate mitochondrial morphology. 

Abrisch RG, Gumbin SC, Wisniewski BT, Lackner LL & Voeltz GK

Journal of Cell Science (2020)


Endoplasmic reticulum contact sites regulate the biogenesis of membraneless organelles. 

Lee JE, Cathey PI, Wu H, Parker R & Voeltz GK

Science (2020)


A novel class of ER membrane proteins regulates ER-associated endosome fission.

Hoyer MJ, Chitwood PJ, Ebmeier CC, Striepen JF, Qi RJ,

Old WM & Voeltz GK

Cell (2018)


Here, there, and everywhere: The importance of ER membrane contact sites.

Wu H, Carvalho P & Voeltz GK

Science (2018)


Multiple dynamin family members collaborate to drive mitochondrial division.

Lee JE, Westrate LM, Wu H, Page C & Voeltz GK

Nature (2018)


Structure and function of membrane contact sites with other organelles.

Phillips MJ & Voeltz GK

Nature Reviews: Molecular Cell Biology (2016)

ER contact sites define the position and timing of endosome fission. 

Rowland AA, Chitwood PJ, Phillips MJ & Voeltz GK

Cell (2014)

Rab10 GTPase regulates ER dynamics and morphology.

English AR & Voeltz GK

Nature Cell Biology (2013)


Endoplasmic reticulum-endosome contact increases as endosomes traffic and mature. 

Friedman JR, Dibenedetto JR, West M, Rowland AA & Voeltz GK

Molecular Biology of the Cell (2013)



Endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondria contacts: function of the junction.

Rowland AA & Voeltz GK

Nature Reviews: Molecular Cell Biology (2012)


The ER in 3D: a multifunctional dynamic membrane network.

Friedman JR & Voeltz GK

Trends in Cell Biology (2011)


ER tubules mark sites of mitochodrial division.

Friedman JR Lackner LL, West M, DiBenedetto JR & Voeltz GK

Science (2011)


A 3D analysis of yeast ER structure reveals how ER domains are organized by membrane curvature.

West M, Zurek N, Hoenger A & Voeltz GK

Journal of Cell biology (2011)


Reticulon short hairpin transmembrane domains are used to shape ER tubules.

Zurek N, Sparks L & Voeltz GK

Traffic (2011)


ER sliding dynamics and ER-mitochondrial contacts occur on acetylated microtubules.

Friedman JR, Webster BM, Mastronarde DN, Verhey KJ & Voeltz GK

Journal of Cell biology (2010)


The reticulon and DP1/yop1p proteins form immobile oligomers in

the tubular endoplasmic reticulum.

Shibata Y, Voss C, Rist JM, Hu J, Rapoport TA, Prinz WA & Voeltz GK

Journal of Biological Chemistry (2008)


Sheets, ribbons and tubules - how organelles get their shape.

Voeltz GK & Prinz WA

Nature Reviews: Molecular Cell Biology (2007)


A class of membrane proteins shaping the tubular endoplasmic reticulum.

Voeltz GK, Prinz WA, Shibata Y, Rist JM & Rapoport TA

Cell (2006)

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