François Fuks's background
performed his PhD thesis at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg (Germany). His
project, conducted under the supervision of Prof. Jean Rommelaere
, concerned the regulation of the parvoviral early promoter (P4) activity.
François joined the laboratory of Prof. Tony Kouzarides at
the Gurdon Institute, University
of Cambridge (UK) , where he initiated his work on the intimate link
between DNA methylation and chromatin modifications.
postdoctoral training in Cambridge, François joined the laboratory of Prof.
Yvan de Launoit at the Faculty of Medicine, ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), and
pursued the studies he started in Cambridge.
François is a full professor and the Director of the Laboratory of Cancer Epigenetics, at the Faculty of Medicine, ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles.
He is honorary Research Director of the Belgian "FRS-FNRS". (see Research
interests for further details) and he is also the Director of the ULB Cancer Research Center (U-CRC).