Lotfi Chouchane   Professor of Genetic Medicine

Dr. Lotfi Chouchane is professor in the departments of genetic medicine, and microbiology and immunology of Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Chouchane received his Ph.D. in immunology from Pasteur Institute of Paris and the University of Paris VII. Following a four-­year post-­doctoral position at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, in the U.S., he obtained his D. Sc. in human genetics and immunology. He then joined the National Institute of Medical Research in Paris as visiting scientist.

Before joining Weill Cornell Medicine, Prof. Chouchane was at the Faculty of Medicine of Monastir University in Tunisia, where he worked as professor of human genetics and immunology, and chief of the laboratory of immuno-­oncology. He was the chair of the department of basic science during the period between1996-­2002.


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  • UBR5, E3 Ubiquitin Ligase, in Triple Negative Breast Cancers: Potential Role in Anti-Tumor Immunity and Cancer Metabolism  awarded by Qatar National Research Fund Principal Investigator 2020 - 2024



full name

  • Lotfi Chouchane

primary email

  • loc2008@qatar-med.cornell.edu