RNA Cell Biology

Graciela L. Boccaccio - Fundación Instituto Leloir

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Head of Laboratory

Graciela_BoccaccioG.L.Boccaccio graduated in Chemistry at the University of Buenos Aires in 1986 (Magna Cum Laude) and obtained her Ph.D. degree from the same university in 1991. She completed two post-doctorate trainings, at ColumbiaUniversity, NY-USA, David R. Colman’s lab (1992-1994) and at the Weizmann Institute-Israel (1995-1997), Lawrence Steinman’s lab.  Currently, Graciela is the head of the RNA Cell Biology Laboratory at the Institute Leloir, and professor at the School of Sciences, University of Buenos Aires. Her group published over 25 research and review articles and collaborates with labs in and outside Argentina working on ribonucleoparticles involved in translational regulation.