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Research unit director
Nicole J. Francis, PhD
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Nicole J. Francis, PhD

  • Director, Biochemistry of Epigenetic Inheritance research unit
  • Associate IRCM Research Professor
  • Associate Research Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Université de Montréal
  • Research Scholar from the John-R.-Evans Leaders Fund, Canada Foundation for Innovation

Awards and honours

  • Searle Scholar Award, Kinship Foundation
  • Basil O’Connor Scholar Award, March of Dimes
  • New Scholar Award, The Ellison Medical Foundation

Degrees and relevant experience

  • B.Sc. in Biology, McGill University, Montreal, QC (1989-1993)
  • PhD in Neuroscience, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (1993-2000)
  • Postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Robert Kingston, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital (2000-2004), Boston, MA
  • Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2004-2008)
  • Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2008-2012)
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