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Choukri Ben Mamoun, Ph.D.

Choukri Ben Mamoun, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis
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Choukri Ben Mamoun is an Associate Professor at Yale with a primary appointment inthe Department of Internal Medicine and a secondary appointment in the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis. He received his Ph.D. in 1996 in Molecular Microbiology in France from University of Paris XI and Insitut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon.

In 1996, he joined the Department of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University as a Research Fellow of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and in 2000 became a faculty member at University of Connecticut Health Center. In 2009, he joined the faculty at the Yale School of Medicine as a Principal Investigator with a focus on the biology and therapy of the protozoan parasites that cause human malaria and babesiosis.