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Jennifer A. Roecklein-Canfield

Jennifer A. Roecklein-Canfield

Jennifer A. Roecklein-Canfield

Jennifer A. Roecklein-Canfield
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Honors: MCB E-104A Chemistry: S-438

Office Hours:

Honors Office Hours
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM



  • systems biology
  • immune system signaling pathways

Recent Publications

(boldface names are Simmons students or faculty)

Orit Rozenblatt-Rosen, Rahul C. Deo, Megha Padi, Guillaume Adelmant, Michael A. Calderwood, Thomas Rolland, Miranda Grace, Amélie Dricot, Manor Askenazi, Maria Tavares, Sam Pevzner, Fieda Abderazzaq, Danielle Byrdsong, Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, Alyce A. Chen, Jingwei Cheng1, Mick Correll, Melissa Duarte, Changyu Fan, Scott B. Ficarro, Rachel Franchi, Brijesh Garg, Natali Gulbahce, Tong Hao, Amy M. Holthaus, Robert James, Anna Korkhin, Larisa Litovchick, Jessica C. Mar, Theodore R. Pak, Sabrina Rabello, Renee Rubio, Yun Shen, Saurav Singh, Jennifer M. Spangle, Murat Tasan, Shelly Wanamaker, James T. Webber, Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield, Eric Johannsen, Albert-László Barabási, Rameen Beroukhim, Elliott Kieff, Michael E. Cusick,David E. Hill, Karl Münger, Jarrod A. Marto, John Quackenbush, Frederick P. Roth, James A. DeCaprio, Marc Vidal . Interpreting cancer genomes using systematic host perturbations by tumour virus proteins. Nature. July, 26, 2012: 491-495.

Natali Gulbahce, Han Yan, Amélie Dricot, Megha Padi, Danielle Byrdsong, Rachel Franchi, Deok-Sun Lee, Orit Rozenblatt-Rosen, Jessica C. Mar, Michael A. Calderwood, Amy Baldwin, Bo Zhao, Balaji Santhanam, Pascal Braun, Nicolas Simonis, Kyung-Won Huh, Karin Hellner, Miranda Grace, Alyce Chen, Renee Rubio, Jarrod A. Marto, Nicholas A. Christakis, Elliott Kieff, Frederick P. Roth, Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield, James A. DeCaprio, Michael E. Cusick, John Quackenbush, David E. Hill, Karl Münger, Marc Vidal, Albert-László Barabási. Viral Perturbations of Host Networks Reflect Disease Etiology. Plos Computational Biology. June 2012

A.G. Rosenwald, G.S. Arora, R. Madupu, J. Roecklein-Canfield, and J.S. Russell. The Human Microbiome Project: An Opportunity to Engage Undergraduates in Research?. International Conference on Computational Science. June 2012.

Melissa Duarte, Lili Wang, Guillaume Adelmant, Michael A. Calderwood, Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield, Jarrod Marto, David E. Hill, Hongyu Deng, and Eric Johannsen. An RS motif within the Epstein-Barr virus BLRF2 tegument protein is phosphorylated by SRPK2 and is important for viral replication. Plos Biology Submitted 2012.

"EBV attachment stimulates FHOS/FHOD1 redistribution and co-aggregation with CD21: Formin interactions with the cytoplasmic domain of CD21." J. Roecklein-Canfield, M.B. Gill, D.R. Sage, M. Zambela-Soediono, N. Longtine, M. Uknis, and J.D. Fingeroth, J. of Cell Science, 2004, 117, 2709-2720.

"Tagging and Purifying Proteins to Teach Molecular Biology and Advanced Biochemistry," J.A. Roecklein-Canfield and J. Lopilato. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2004, 32, 373-377.

"Purification of BglJ protein using the GST-fusion System." Nora Erickson, Jenna Phipps, J. Lopilato, and J. Roecklein-Canfield, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research 2002, 1, 131-136.

Professional Activities

  • Women in Cell Biology Committee for the American Society for Cell Biology
  • Associate Director of the Honors Program
  • Faculty Senator
  • Member of the Steering Committee for the RCN-UBE Biochemistry-Molecular Biology Concept Inventory Project for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology