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Abdelilah Soussi Gounni PhD

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Professor, Department of Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba


Ph.D in immunology (1995), Centre d’Immunologie et de Biologie Parasitaire (CIBP), Pasteur Institute, Lille, Université Sciences et techniques de Lille, France.

Master in microbiology (1990), Centre de Recherche de Biochimie et Génétique Cellulaire (CRBGC), CNRS, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

2009: Manitoba Research Chair

2008: Ken Hughes Young Investigator Award for Excellence In Medical Research

2002: Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Award

2001: Ranked 3rd, Henning Lowenstein Award for Research excellence in Allergy, ALko Abello, Denmark

2000: Post doctoral Fellowship from CAAAIF/Glaxo Welcome/ CIHR, Ottawa, Canada

1999: Post doctoral Fellowship from Medical Research Council (MRC), Ottawa, Canada

1999: International Award for Excellence in Allergy Research from Pharmacia Allergy Research Fdt. Uppsala, Sweden

1998: Post doctoral Fellowship from Montreal Chest Institute & Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, Montreal, Canada

1996: Post-doctoral Fellowship from Swiss National Foundation, Bern, Switzerland

Research Focus:

My research program pertains to the importance of the IgE and cytokines receptors activation in the regulation of cellular properties and intracellular signaling pathways in granulocytes and structural cells. A second major area has been the delineation of the importance of intracellular signaling pathways in glucocrticoids mediated leukocyte survival and death.

Currently accepting applications for a Post-doc.