Researcher Profile: Sophie Gobeil

Researcher Profile

Sophie Gobeil

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Affiliation: We are members of the department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Bioinformatics at Universtité Laval and are located in the Institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes (IBIS) in Québec City, Canada. We are also members of the Universite Laval Infectious Disease Research Center (CRI ; and PROTEO – The Quebec Network for Research on Protein Function, Engineering, and Applications (



Research Summary: We use structural biology methodologies including NMR, X-ray crystallography and Cryo-EM, in combination with biophysical assays to investigate the molecular aspects of viral fusion proteins of emerging zoonotic viruses providing a better understanding of host-pathogen interactions.