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Malik Chaker-Margot

Assistant Professor

2013 B.Sc Honors – Université de Montréal

2018 Ph.D. – Rockefeller University

Malik was born and raised in Montreal. He obtained his Bachelors of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine from Université de Montréal in 2013. He then moved to New York City, at The Rockefeller University (Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology) where he performed his graduate work in the laboratory of Sebastian Klinge on eukaryotic ribosome assembly and cryo-EM. He continued his training at Biozentrum of Universität Basel, working on the structure and function of large signaling proteins and complexes, before returning to Montreal in 2022.


Janaina Carla da Silva

PhD Student

Janaina is originally from Brasil. After completing her B.Sc and M.Sc from Unioeste (Western Parana State University), she joined the lab in October 2022 and is working on long non-coding RNAs.


Maria-Madgalena Virlan

Undergraduate research assistant

Maria worked on lncRNAs in the summer of 2022. She is now continuing her B.Sc in Biochemistry at Université de Montréal.

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