John Froberg

Lee Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow



About John Froberg

I graduated from Northwestern University, where I studied nucleosome positioning and epigenetic silencing with Dr. Jonathan Widom. Because I can't get enough snowstorms and harsh winters, I moved to Boston from Chicago and I began a PhD in Harvard's Biological and Biomedical Sciences program in 2011. In the Lee lab, I study the biochemistry of RNA-protein complexes involved in X-inactivation.

  1. Minajigi A, Froberg JE, Wei C, Sunwoo H, Kesner B, Colognori D, Lessing D, Payer B, Boukhali M, Haas W, Lee JT. Chromosomes. A comprehensive Xist interactome reveals cohesin repulsion and an RNA-directed chromosome conformation. Science 2015 Jul 17; 349(6245)

  2. 2014
  3. Yang L, Froberg JE, Lee JT. Long noncoding RNAs: fresh perspectives into the RNA world. Trends Biochem. Sci. 2014 Jan; 39(1):35-43.

  4. 2013
  5. Froberg JE, Yang L, Lee JT. Guided by RNAs: X-inactivation as a model for lncRNA function. J. Mol. Biol. 2013 Oct 9; 425(19):3698-706.

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