Laboratory of Molecular and Functional Genetics

Laboratory of Molecular and Functional Genetics

Acronym : LGMF
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Actual Laboratory Director : Prof. Faiza FAKHFAKH
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The LGMF is located at the department of life sciences at the FSS. The field of interest of this laboratory is the genetics, epigenetics and functional studies of Human hereditary diseases.
One of the research groups of LGMF has a special interest in neurological diseases especially ID and epilepsy. The main objectives are the determination of responsible genes and mutations to propose genetic counselling and the study of functional effect of determined mutations to understand pathophysiology of studied disease and to allow targeted therapy.