History of Scientific Women

Main achievements: Works on myogenesis and cardiogenesis.

Professor Margaret Buckingham 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. 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. In 2013, she got the CNRS gold medal.

Source: Wikipedia