Alba Guarne

Academic title(s): 

Associate Dean and Director, School of Biomedical Sciences;
Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Alba Guarne
Contact Information

Francesco Bellini Life Sciences Building
3649 Promenade Sir William Osler
Office: Room 467; Lab: Room 470
Montreal, QC H3G 0B1

Email address: 
alba.guarne [at]
Office: 514-398-3265
Lab: 514-398-8168
Structural biology

1999 - PhD, University of Barcelona

Current research: 

Our goal is to understand how proteins determine the fate of DNA during chromosome replication and repair. In particular, how regulatory proteins orchestrate the stabilization of damaged replication forks with DNA repair and forks restart. Since most of the proteins that regulate these processes lack a measurable enzymatic activity, our efforts are aimed at seeing how they work using a broad range of structural biology techniques. We then combine structural information with biochemical and genetic analysis to elucidate their functions at a molecular level.   

Selected publications: 
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