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Member(s) of Institut Pasteur d'Algérie

Member(s) of Institut Pasteur d'Algérie (IPA)

Malika Akachouche

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Master's degree in immunology research in the University Paris Sud XI and internship in order to validate my master's degree at the Alloimmunité-Transplantation laboratory UMR1160, at Saint Louis hospital. Research project on the impact of leukemia cells on the development and maturation of human NK cells.

Research interest

Lymphocytotoxic crossmatch test, detection of anti-HLA antibodies by Luminex technology, as well as HLA typing by PCR sequence-specific oligonucleotide / sequence-specific primer methods. 

 

Kamel Benallal

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Master Degree in Biodiversity, Microbial and Parasitical Interactions. Course on « 4th One Health ». Course on « Applications of Genomics in Public Health for Infectious Diseases of Poverty: Diagnostics and Vector Control ». Practical course on « Sand fly rearing and bio essays test ». Course on « Learning and Teaching Parasite Cell Biology, A Route to Successful Biomedical Research in Africa ». 

Research interest

LRV, Sandfly study

 

Sihem Benbetka

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

PhD student at University of Boumerdes Algeria. Master 2 in Medical Entomology Saad Dahleb University Blida 1 Algeria. Graduate in Genetic from University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne of Algeria. 

Research interest

Molecular Biology: ADN/ARN Extraction, PCR, PCR-RFLP, RT-PCR, Sequencing, Entomology, culex rearing

 

Souad Bencherifa

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Master 2 in Medical Entomology Saad Dahleb University Blida 1 Algeria. DEA in medical Mycology in 2003 at Institute Pasteur of Paris. Graduate in Animal Biology from University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne Algeria

Research interest

Entomology, Leishmania Identification, Leishmania antimony resistance

 

 

Assia Beneldjouzi

Early Stage Researcher

Background / Expertise

PhD student at Boumerdes University. Master 2 in Medical Entomology Saad Dahleb University Blida 1 Algeria. Graduate in Biochemistry from University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne Algeria. Good expertise in molecular biology, and entomology

Research interest

Medical entomology, Leishmania molecular diagnosis tools

 

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Ikram Benhassine

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

PhD student at Annaba University. Master 2 in Microbiology from University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne Algeria, 

Research interest

Phytochemical and biotechnological study of medicinal plant, Leishmania resistance

 

Razika Benikhlef

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

PhD student at El Manar-Tunis University. Master 2 in Medical Entomology Saad Dahleb University Blida 1 Algeria. Master in Public Health, University of Bordeaux 2 Segalen (ISPED), France. Graduate in Biochemistry from University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne Algeria. Very good expertise in MLEE

Research interest

As a member in the research team of the LEEPGP of the Pasteur Institute of Algiers (IPA). She is involved in several national and international projects which allowed her to acquire a good experience in the field of Leishmania taxonomy of both Algerian strains and other strains from the Maghreb countries as part of scientific exchanges and partnerships

 

Abdelkarim Boudrissa

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Senior researcher and Director of Msila Annex of Pasteur institute of Algeria. He have a PhD in Parasitology, DEA in immunologic Parasitology Professional skills: Research work in entomology, parasitology and epidemiology. Supervision: Master and PhD on Animal Biology, Animal Physiology, Parasitology, Animal Pathology

 

 

Naouel Eddaikra

Experienced researcher

Background / Expertise

Senior researcher (Maitre de recherche) in Parasitology department of institute Pasteur of Algeria and member of the scientific council since 2016. I have a PhD in Parasitology, post graduate in cellular and molecular neurobiology in 2009, and Graduate in 1996 in Biochemistry. I am implicated as principal investigator in many research project on leishmaniasis, and lecturer in university Saad Dahleb of Blida and University of science and technology Houari Boumedienne

Research interest

My research interests are Leishmaniasis genetics and immunological aspects linked to the epidemiological situation of Algeria, Virulence and drug resistance factors Identification in vitro and in vivo. New compounds & new targets against Leishmania.

 

Rafik Garni

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Master degree in Ecology and Biodiversity (transmissible diseases: dynamic and environment)
2005: training course in informatics on biology
2005: training course on bioinformatics
2007: training course on GIS in environmental control
2010: training cours on spatio-temporal data analysis

Research interest

Leishmania distribution and environnemental control

 

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Lydia Hamrioui

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Veterinary doctor from the National Veterinary School of Algiers in 2011 and Intern in 2012 at the National Institute of Veterinary Medicine,

Good knowledge in molecular biology and diagnosis in indirect immunofluorescence of certain vector-borne bacteria

Research interest

Molecular and immunological diagnosis technics

 

Ihcen Kherachi

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Biology Engineer from University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne Algeria. Leishmania isolation and cultivation; Diagnostic and molecular identification of Leishmania (PCR; Q-PCR; RFLP); Classical Sequencing, Leishmania infection on animal Models, Basic skills on bioinformatic and NGS

Research interest

Genetic diversity of Leishmania

 

Fethi Meçabih

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Head of the Immunogenetics and transplantation laboratory, Dr. MEÇABIH is a pharmacist specialist in immunology, researcher and assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Algiers; performing these duties at the pharmacy department. He has performed a thesis on the immunogenetics of bone and joint (osteoarticular) tuberculosis on Algerian population. 

Research interest

Auto-inflammatory diseases immunogenetics, Leishmaniasis immunity

 

Nalia Mekarnia

Early Stage Researcher 

Background / Expertise

PhD student from Doctoral school: Therapeutical innovation. School of Pharmacy. Paris-Sud. PARIS SACLAY (France)

Master degree in Infectiology: zoonoses and environnement. School of Pharmacy. University of Limoges. (France)

Master degree in Parasitology, Microbiologie, Ecology and Environnemment. University of Sciences and technology H. Boumediene. Algiers (Algeria)

Research interest

Leishmania infection in vivo (Meriones shawi) and screening of therapeutical molecules

 

Nawel Salhi

Experienced Researcher

Background / Expertise

Bachelor (2008) and Master (2010) degree in fundamental genetics - University of Sciences and Technology HOUARI BOUMEDIENE. Biologist at the histocompatibility and Transplantation laboratory – Pasteur Institute of Algeria

Research interest

Karyotyping to detect chromosomal abnormalities of number, Fluorescent and chromogenic In situ hybridization for the diagnosis of breast cancer