Éric Lécuyer

Professor and director of the RNA biology laboratory - IRCM

Dr. Lécuyer is full professor and director of the RNA biology laboratory at the IRCM, where he holds academic affiliations with the Université de Montréal and McGill University. His team innovates technologies to elucidate the mechanisms of intracellular RNA transport, define their disease-associated dysfunctions, and develop new tools for targeting therapeutic RNA molecules. He is an FRQS Senior Research Fellow, has participated in several major international efforts, including the ENCODE consortium, and is a founding member of the Canadian Consortium for RNA Research. Since establishing his team, he has managed a funding portfolio of >20M$ and trained over 60 students and research professionals.