• Weir JR*#, Klare K*, Faesen A*, Basillico F, Petrovic A, Keller J, Vogt D, Wohlgemuth S, Herzog F, Musacchio A#. “Insights from biochemical reconstitution into the architecture and epigenetic specification of human kinetochores” Nature September 2016 (16 citations)


  • Pesenti M, Weir JR, Musacchio A. “Progress in the structural and functional characterization of kinetochores” Current Opinion in Structural Biology. April 2016 (19 citations)
  • Breit C, Bange T, Petrovic A, Weir JR, Muller F, Musacchio A. “Role of intrinsic and extrinsic factors in the regulation of the mitotic checkpoint kinase Bub1” PLOS ONE December 2015 (1 citation)
  • Klare K*, Weir JR*, Basilico F, Zimniak T, Massimiliano L, Ludwigs N, Herzog F, Musacchio A. “CENP-C is a blueprint for CCAN assembly within human kinetochores.” Journal of Cell Biology July 2015 (38 citations)


  • Falk S*, Weir JR*, Reichelt P, Bonneau F, Hentschel J, Conti E. “The molecular architecture of the TRAMP complex reveals the organization and interplay of its two catalytic activities.” Molecular Cell September 2014 (29 citations)
  • Basillico F*, Maffini S*, Weir JR*, et al. “The pseudo GTPase CENP-M drives human kinetochore assembly.” eLife July 2014 (51 citations)
  • Primorac I, Weir JR, Chiroli E, Gross F, Hoffmann I, van Gerwen S, Ciliberto, A, Musacchio A. “Bub3 reads phosphorylated MELT repeats to promote spindle assembly checkpoint signaling.” eLife, September 2013 (87 citations)


  • Weir JR, Bonneau F, Hentschel J, Conti E. “Structural analysis reveals the characteristic features of Mtr4, a DExH helicase involved in nuclear RNA processing and surveillance” PNAS 107(27):12139-44 July 2010 (86 citations)


  • Schmeing TM*, Voorhees RM*, Kelley AC, Gao YG, Murphy FV 4th, Weir JR, Ramakrishnan V. “The crystal structure of the ribosome bound to EF-Tu and aminoacyl-tRNA” Science 326(5953):688-94. October 2009 (373 citations)
  • Schuette JC*, Murphy FV 4th*, Kelley AC, Weir JR, Giesebrecht J, Connell SR, Loerke J, Mielke T, Zhang W, Penczek PA, Ramakrishnan V, Spahn CM. “GTPase activation of elongation factor EF-Tu by the ribosome during decoding” EMBO Journal 28(6):755-65. March 2009 (174 citations)


  • Selmer M*, Dunham CM*, Murphy FV 4th, Weixlbaumer A, Petry S, Kelley AC, Weir JR, Ramakrishnan V. “Structure of the 70S ribosome complexed with mRNA and tRNA” Science 313(5795):1935-42 September 2006 (1142 citations) (* co-first author; # co-corresponding author)