University Tunis EL Manar
Asma GATI is a graduate of the University Paris V of Immunology, where she received the MSc (Immunology) in 1999 and the PhD in Immunology in 2003. During her doctoral thesis, she studied the implication of NK inhibitory receptor on the susceptibility of tumor cells to immune lysis at the laboratory of Cytokines et Immunologie
des tumeurs laboratory, Institut Gustave Roussy, France .
In the period of 2004-2006, she carried out her postdoctoral at laboratory of Klinik und Poliklinik für Onkologie, UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Switzerland where she investigated the characterization of the immune response against the melanocyte differentiation antigen RAB38/NY-MEL-1 in melanoma patients.
Since 2007, she is leading her own research group in the team “Immunity, Epigenetic and Cancer metabolism” at the laboratory of Genetic Immunology and human pathology at the Faculty of Science of Tunis, University Tunis El Manar. Her research main objective is to decipher the link between obesity and cancer development.
Currently, she’s associate professor of Immunology at faculty of Science Tunisia and a member of the bureau of the Tunisian society of Immunology.