Nicole Lemieux , Ph.D.
    Nicole Lemieux
    Research Axis
    Brain and Child Development Axis
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

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    • Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cellular Biology, University of Montreal.
    • Director of Research on Cytogenetics and Director, Diagnostic Laboratory in Postnatal Cytogenetics, Department of Pathology, CHU Sainte-Justine.
    • President, Association de cytogénétique du Québec.

    Research Interests

    • Molecular cytogenetics of chromosomal anomalies in genetic diseases: characterization of the complex rearrangements of the Y chromosome in humans.
    • Study of the maintenance of the integrity of chromosomal extremities: role of telomeres in structural chromosomal anomalies.
    • Evaluation in humans of the cytogenotoxic risks of products or metals that may be carcinogenic and liable to be encountered in occupational, clinical and environmental settings: an analysis of simple ruptures and DNA ruptures by terminal marking in situ using electron microscopy (EM-ISEL) in the chromosomal and nuclear chromatin.
    • Study of the upper levels of the ultrastructural organization of normal and pathological chromatin in the metaphase chromosome and in the interphase nucleus by fluorescence in situ hybridization and electron microscopy.

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