Cherif Ben Hamda
PhD Student in Bioinformatics,, Group of Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modelling (GBM),, Institut Pasteur de Tunis.
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WHO I AM
My name is Cherif Ben Hamda and I'm a PhD student in Bioinformatics. I am now conducting my thesis research in Institut Pasteur de Tunis on the Laboratory of medical parasitology, biotechnologies and biomolecules with the Bioinformatics and mathematical modelling team.
Name
Cherif Ben Hamda
Birthday
September 13, 1985
Address
Tunis City
Phone
+216 93 79 96 67
Email
cherifbenhamda@gmail.com
Knowledge in Biology
Biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, signal transduction, immunology, microbiology, genetics, gene-expression and gene regulation analysis, GWAS analysis, Micro-array analysis...
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EDUCATION
University of Carthage
2013 - OngoingPhD in Bioinformatics
Doctoral school : Faculté des Sciences de Bizerte

Thesis ( International Project H3ABioNet )
Title : A meta-analysis of genotype and phenotype data related to sickle cell disease to understand the biology of the disease
University EL MANAR, Tunis
2010-2012Master degree in in Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Institution : Faculté des sciences EL MANAR

Project title : Mechanism of activation of protein "Heme
oxygenase - 1 (HMOX-1)" in macrophages infected with Leishmania major .
University EL MANAR, Tunis
2005-2009Degree in Biological sciences
INTERNSHIPS
2009Centre de traumatologie et des Grands brûlés, Ben Arous, Tunisia
Internship in the biochemistry lab
2010BeWell Labs, Tunis, Tunisia
Internship at “BeWell Labs” , Cosmetics laboratory
2011Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia
Internship at IPT “Immunology, vaccinology and molecular genetics” Lab
2012Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia
Thesis project : Study of molecular Basis of resistance to infection parasite
Meetings, Conferences and Workshops participation
Sao Paulo Advanced School in Oncogenesis and Translational Medicine (ESPCA) + Bioinformatics (Mini-course), February 17 – 22 2014, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.
NGS Data Analysis Workshop held from 5 to 14 March 2014 in Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia.
H3ABioNet Postgraduate Bioinformatics Workshop, April 21 - 26 May 2014, Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Ota, Nigeria.
Practical Workshop on High­Throughput Sequencing Data Analysis, 6 to 10 Oct 2014, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Okinawa, Japan.
ISCB Africa ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics, 09 to 11 Mar 2015, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
ISCB-RSGs African Student Symposium, March 8th, 2015, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Medical population genetics and GWAS for complex diseases, 20 to 22 April 2015, The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS),Cape Town, South Africa.
African Symposium on Genome Wide Association Studies (ASGWAS) for complex disease 2015, 23 to 24 April, False bay College,Cape Town, South Africa.
ATEM-ii 2015 Conference "Microbes and Ecosystems: The Universal Hidden Force", 8 to 10 May, Hammamet, Tunisia.
Participation to international projects
H3ABioNet project Nicky Mulder (Coordinator)         06/11/2014-15/08/2017
Title : H3ABioNet : a sustainable African Bioinformatics Network for H3Africa National Institutes of Health under Award Number U41HG006941 Role: PhD Student
SKILLS
Bioinformatics tools
Cytoscape & Biolayout 3D express
100%
BLAST & CLUSTAL
90%
Next generation sequencing tools : Sam/bed tools, bowtie2, tophat...
65%
TFBSs & miRBSs tools
70%
Programming
Perl
75%
Shell
90%
R
70%
Python
40%
HTML & CSS
20%
Others
Adobe Photoshop CS6
80%
Community Work
Vice-President of RSG-Northern Africa

Member of ISCB

Member of ASBCB

Member of H3Africa Consortium Fellows Club

Member of LAb Foundation

Published & submitted Studies
The RadioP1 : an integrative web resource for radioresistant prokaryotes. (Published in InTech).


Assessment of positively selected genes in ionizing radiation resistant archaea (IRRA) with low concentrations of intracellular manganese. (Submitted in Archea journal).

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Cherif Ben Hamda
Tunis - Tunisia
cherifbenhamda@gmail.com

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