March 2, 1945 |
|Alma mater||University of Oxford|
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. She is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization, the Academia Europaea and the French Academy of Sciences.
Education and early career
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.
Awards and honours
- Foreign Member of the Royal Society, 2013
- CNRS Gold Medal, 2013
- Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Society for Developmental Biology, 2010
- Officier de l'Ordre National du Mérite, 2008
- Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, 2002
- CNRS Silver Medal, 1999
- Prix Jaffé of the Académie des Sciences, 1990
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