Abdelilah Gounni


  • Accepting Students: No
  • Research Category: Childhood Diseases


Current Positions

Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba


1995: Ph.D., Universite de Lille, Centre d’Immunologie et de Biologie Parasitaire (CIBP), Pasteur Institute, Lille, France
1991: D.E.A: Master equivalent in Microbiology, Centre de Recherche de Biochimie et Genetique Cellulaire (CRBGC), CNRS, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France
1989: B.Sc, Biochemistry, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France

Research Focus

Dr. Gounni’s research program is focusing on investigating the molecular mechanisms of inflammation and tissue remodeling in chronic airway diseases. In particular, his laboratory has recently shown the importance of the Semaphorin3E/plexinD1 network in mediating a protective role in allergic asthma.

Research Interests

- Molecular mechanisms of inflammation
- Innate immunity
- Cytokines signaling
- Semaphorins
- Chronic diseases; remodeling