Name: Chafia Touil-Boukoffa

Country: France


Laboratory of cellular and molecular biology,
Faculty of biological sciences,
University of sciences and technologies (USTHB),
BP 32-El Alia-16111-Algiers-Algeria.

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Laboratory of cellular and molecular biology,
El Alia BP 32 16111 Algiers.

Research Interests:

  • Cellular and Molecular Immunology
  • Immunopathology.
  • Biotechnogy and Health


  • Prof .Chafia Touil-Boukoffa obtained her Doctorate Degree in Biochemistry-Immunology in 1998 at the university of sciences and technology (USTHB) ,Algiers, Algeria.  
  • Since this period, she has developed many projects in the field of immunology  and biotechnology in collaboration with Curie Institute-Interferon and cytokine research-365 Unit-Paris -France).
  • Since 2000, she is a head of "Cytokines and NO Synthases" Team and director of cellular and molecular biology laboratory (
  • Her project is about the study of  cytokines and NO Synthases  involvement in the mechanisms of pathogenesis  and immune response  in parasite disease and in  auto-immune and inflammatory disease which are endemic in Algeria(Uveitis, Behçet disease, inflammatory bowel disease, systemic inflammatory vasculitis.).  
  • She is an  author of many publications in the immunology and biomedicine field and she  has received  international and national awards  for her works.
  • Since June 2016, she has been nominated as a member of  Algerian Academy of Sciences and Technology.