Margaret Buckingham

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Margaret Buckingham
Born (1945-03-02) March 2, 1945 (age 72)
Residence France
Citizenship dual French-British
Nationality British
Alma mater University of Oxford
Thesis  (1971)

Margaret Buckingham, ForMemRS, is a developmental biologist working in the fields of myogenesis and cardiogenesis. She is a professor emeritus at the Pasteur Institute in Paris and exceptional grade senior researcher emeritus at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique.[1] She is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization, the Academia Europaea and the French Academy of Sciences.[2]

Education and early career[edit]

After graduating from Oxford University, where her thesis was on histone modifications, she joined F. Gros's laboratory at the Pasteur Institute to work on mRNA regulation during skeletal muscle differentiation.[3]

Awards and honours[edit]


  1. ^ "Professor Margaret Buckingham ForMemRS". Consulate General of France in Vancouver. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Professor Margaret Buckingham ForMemRS". The Royal Society. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Professor Margaret Buckingham ForMemRS". Agence d'evaluation de la recherche et de l'enseignement superieur. Retrieved 12 October 2013.