Percharde Lab

Dr Michelle Percharde is an epigenetics and stem cell biologist. She carried out her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge and PhD in reprogramming and nuclear receptors at Imperial College, London. In 2013, she moved to UCSF and was awarded a CIRM postdoctoral fellowship to carry out her postdoctoral training with Prof. Miguel Ramalho-Santos. She moved to Imperial College and the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) as a PI and head of the Chromatin & Development Group in Sept 2018. In May 2019 she was awarded one of the first ever UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships.

Key hobbies outside of work involve biking, trying to build furniture with her husband, scuba diving and baking.

Lab Members

Dr Sheila Xie - Research scientist

Sheila completed her PhD at the University of Glasgow before joining the MRC LMS, working first with Ana Pombo and later with David Rueda. She specializes in high-resolution microscopy techniques to probe nuclear organization and gene regulation.

Sita Mall - MSc student

Sita is carrying out an MSc in Reproductive & Developmental Biology at Imperial College and joined the Chromatin and Development group for her research project.