Vincent Archambault, Ph.D.
- Principal Investigator, Cell Cycle Regulation research unit, IRIC
- Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal
Research topic and relevance
Vincent Archambault and his team study the molecular basis of cell cycle progression. Malfunctions in these mechanisms can lead to excessive cellular proliferation and chromosome segregation defects, two hallmarks of cancer. Research in the Archambault lab take advantage of the fly Drosophila melanogaster and cultured cell lines as models, and combine genetics, biochemistry and microscopy. Their work brings a better understanding of how the cell cycle functions normally and help to identify potential therapeutic targets for cancer.