Affiliation entity
PPL Parasites and Free-living Protists
Molecular and cellular biology


soraya.chaouch [at]
schaouch [at]
01 40 79 35 16

61 rue Buffon (CP52)

75005 Paris

Responsibilities inside unit

  • Prevention Assistant
  • Elected member of the UMR7245 council

Responsibilities outside unit


Research activities

Participation in the research activities of the PPL team (transcriptomic analysis by quantitative PCR, cell analysis by flowcytometry, cell culture, parasite inhibition assays)

Giardia duodenalis, forme trophozoïte. Microscopie électronique à balayage © MNHN - Soraya Chaouch, Thibault Allain, Isabelle Florent
Giardia duodenalis, forme trophozoïte. Microscopie électronique à balayage © MNHN - Soraya Chaouch, Thibault Allain, Isabelle Florent


  • Remion E., Gal J., Chaouch S., Rodrigues J., Lhermitte-Vallarino N., Alonso J., Kohl L., Hübner MP., Fercoq F., Martin C , 2022Unbalanced Arginine pathway and altered maturation of pleural macrophages in Th2-deficient mice during Litomosoides sigmodontis filarial infection. Frontiers in Immunology. 24;13:866373 , ,
  • Mélanie Dacheux, Soraya Chaouch, Alonso Joy, Amandine Labat, Christine Payré, Agnès Petit-Paitel, Franck Bihl, Isabelle Lagrange, Philippe Grellier, Lhousseine Touquide, Gérard Lambeau, Christiane Deregnaucourt, 2021Role of human group IIA secreted phospholipase A2 in malaria pathophysiology: Insights from a transgenic mouse model.. Biochimie 189:120-136. , ,
  • Mélanie TANRATTANA, Anaïs BOURA , Frédéric M. B. JACQUES, Loïc VILLIER, François FOURNIER, Arthur ENGUEHARD, Sarah CARDONNET, Guillaume VOLAND, Aude GARCIA , Soraya CHAOUCH , Dario DE FRANCESCHI, 2020Climatic evolution in Western Europe during the Cenozoic: insights from historical collections using leaf physiognomy Cenozoic climates in Western Europe. Geodiversitas, 42(11):151-174 (2020). , ,
  • Dezaire A, Marchand CH, Vallet M, Ferrand N, Chaouch S, Mouray E, Larsen AK, Sabbah M, Lemaire SD, Prado S, Escargueil AE. , 2020Secondary Metabolites from the Culture of the Marine-derived Fungus Paradendryphiella salina PC 362H and Evaluation of the Anticancer Activity of Its Metabolite Hyalodendrin. Mar Drugs. Apr 3;18(4):191 , ,
  • Alazzaz J, Chaouch S, Boucard A-S, Bermudez-Humaran L, Florent I, 2020« Probiotics as anti-Giardia defenders: Overview on putative control mechanisms » in Eukaryome impact on Human Intestine Homeostasis and Mucosal Immunology.. , , dir. Nancy Guillen
  • Depoix Delphine, Marques Sara Rute, Ferguson David JP, Chaouch Soraya, Duguet Thomas, Sinden Robert E, Grellier Philippe & Kohl Linda, 2020Vital role for Plasmodium berghei Kinesin8B in axoneme assembly during male gamete formation and mosquito transmission. Cell Microbiol. 22:e13121 , ,
  • Allain Thibault, Chaouch Soraya, Thomas Myriam, Travers Marie-Agnès, Valle Isabelle, Langella Philippe, Grellier Philippe, Polack Bruno, Florent Isabelle & Bermúdez-Humarán Luis G., February 2018Bile Salt Hydrolase Activities: A Novel Target to Screen Anti-Giardia Lactobacilli?. Frontiers in Microbiology vol. 9, ,
  • Benedetti Sara, Uno Narumi, Hoshiya Hidetoshi, Ragazzi Martina, Ferrari Giulia, Kazuki Yasuhiro, Moyle Louise Anne, Tonlorenzi Rossana, Lombardo Angelo, Chaouch Soraya, Mouly Vincent, Moore Marc, Popplewell Linda, Kazuki Kanako, Katoh Motonobu et al., February 2018Reversible immortalisation enables genetic correction of human muscle progenitors and engineering of nextgeneration human artificial chromosomes for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. EMBO Molecular Medicine vol. 10, n° 2, p. 254-275
    1757-4676, 1757-4684, 1757-4676, 1757-4684
  • Allain Thibault, Chaouch Soraya, Thomas Myriam, Vallée Isabelle, Buret André G., Langella Philippe, Grellier Philippe, Polack Bruno, Bermúdez-Humarán Luis G. & Florent Isabelle, January 2018Bile-Salt-Hydrolases from the Probiotic Strain Lactobacillus johnsonii La1 Mediate Anti-giardial Activity in Vitro and in Vivo. Frontiers in Microbiology vol. 8, ,
  • Qiao Qin, Le Manach Séverine, Huet Hélène, Duvernois-Berthet Evelyne, Chaouch Soraya, Duval Charlotte, Sotton Benoit, Ponger Loïc, Marie Arul, Mathéron Lucrèce, Lennon Sarah, Bolbach Gérard, Djediat Chakib, Bernard Cécile, Edery Marc et al., December 2016An integrated omic analysis of hepatic alteration in medaka fish chronically exposed to cyanotoxins with possible mechanisms of reproductive toxicity. Cyanobacterial blooms threaten human health as well as the population of other living organisms in the aquatic environment,… Environmental Pollution vol. 219, , p. 119-131