EMBL Grenoble, 71 avenue des Martyrs, CS 90181, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France

ORCID iD: iD icon0000-0002-9785-9027


  • PhD 2010, EMBL Grenoble and Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble.
    Postdoctoral research at the Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich.
    Group leader at EMBL since 2017.


Total: 12 publication(s)


Koliopoulos MG, Lethier M, van der Veen AG, Haubrich K, Hennig J, Kowalinski E, Stevens RV, Martin SR, Reis E Sousa C, Cusack S, Rittinger K. (2018)

Molecular mechanism of influenza A NS1-mediated TRIM25 recognition and inhibition.

Nat Commun 9(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04214-8
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Schmidt C, Kowalinski E, Shanmuganathan V, Defenouillère Q, Braunger K, Heuer A, Pech M, Namane A, Berninghausen O, Fromont-Racine M, Jacquier A, Conti E, Becker T, Beckmann R. (2016)

The cryo-EM structure of a ribosome-Ski2-Ski3-Ski8 helicase complex

Science 354(6318):1431-1433. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf7520
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Kowalinski E, Kögel A, Ebert J, Reichelt P, Stegmann E, Habermann B, Conti E. (2016)

Structure of a Cytoplasmic 11-Subunit RNA Exosome Complex

Mol. Cell 63(1):125-134. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2016.05.028
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Kowalinski E, Schuller A, Green R, Conti E. (2015)

Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ski7 Is a GTP-Binding Protein Adopting the Characteristic Conformation of Active Translational GTPases

Structure 23(7):1336-1343. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2015.04.018
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Louber J, Kowalinski E, Bloyet LM, Brunel J, Cusack S, Gerlier D. (2014)

RIG-I Self-Oligomerization Is Either Dispensable or Very Transient for Signal Transduction

PLoS ONE 9(9):e108770. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108770
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Kowalinski E, Louber J, Gerlier D, Cusack S. (2012)

[RIG-I: a viral RNA detector molecular switch]

Med Sci (Paris) 28(2):136-138. doi: 10.1051/medsci/2012282006
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Kowalinski E, Zubieta C, Wolkerstorfer A, Szolar OH, Ruigrok RW, Cusack S. (2012)

Structural analysis of specific metal chelating inhibitor binding to the endonuclease domain of influenza pH1N1 (2009) polymerase

PLoS Pathog. 8(8):e1002831. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002831
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Kowalinski E, Lunardi T, McCarthy AA, Louber J, Brunel J, Grigorov B, Gerlier D, Cusack S. (2011)

Structural basis for the activation of innate immune pattern-recognition receptor RIG-I by viral RNA

Cell 147(2):423-435. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2011.09.039
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Roos AK, Mariano S, Kowalinski E, Salmon L, Mowbray SL. (2008)

D-ribose-5-phosphate isomerase B from Escherichia coli is also a functional D-allose-6-phosphate isomerase, while the Mycobacterium tuberculosis enzyme is not

J. Mol. Biol. 382(3):667-679. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2008.06.090
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Bradatsch B, Katahira J, Kowalinski E, Bange G, Yao W, Sekimoto T, Baumgärtel V, Boese G, Bassler J, Wild K, Peters R, Yoneda Y, Sinning I, Hurt E. (2007)

Arx1 functions as an unorthodox nuclear export receptor for the 60S preribosomal subunit

Mol. Cell 27(5):767-779. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2007.06.034
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Kowalinski E, Bange G, Bradatsch B, Hurt E, Wild K, Sinning I. (2007)

The crystal structure of Ebp1 reveals a methionine aminopeptidase fold as binding platform for multiple interactions

FEBS Lett. 581(23):4450-4454. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2007.08.024
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Kowalinski E, Bange G, Wild K, Sinning I. (2007)

Expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of the proliferation-associated protein Ebp1

Acta Crystallogr. Sect. F Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. 63(Pt 9):768-770. doi: 10.1107/s1744309107038985
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