François Dragon, Ph.D.

Professor, UQAM Department of Biological Sciences
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Research interests

  • RNA maturation
  • Nucleolar biology
  • Ribosome biogenesis
  • Ribosomopathies
  • Dyskeratosis congenita
  • Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome (progeria)


  • Molecular and cellular biology
  • Yeast molecular genetics
  • Ribosomal RNA
  • RNA-protein interactions
  • Recombinant proteins

Experimental models

  • In vitro models
  • Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae


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