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School of the Biological Sciences


Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Theme Lead, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health 

Delphine Larrieu is studying the nuclear envelope (NE), a crucial structure surrounding the cell nucleus. The importance of the NE is highlighted by the catastrophic diseases caused when it is dysfunctional. These include several cancers, muscular diseases, neurodegenerative syndromes and premature ageing syndromes (progeria). Learn more.


Research Areas

Nuclear envelope
Cellular mechanisms


Whole genome CRISPR screening
High throughput microscopy 
Molecular biology 


Research Themes

   Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health