Fatma is member of the Laboratory of Transmission, Control and Immunobiology of Infections (LR11IPT02) at Institut Pasteur de Tunis (IPT). Fatma obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology jointly from University Montpellier 2, France and University Tunis El Manar, Tunisia. During her PhD she worked on high-throughput approaches applied to analyse both transcriptomes of infected human macrophages and their different infecting Leishmania strains of contrasted virulences or tropisms. She is currently involved in the analysis, functional annotation and data mining of high throughput DNAseq, RNAseq, SAGE or microarray data. She has been an invited speaker in several local and international courses and workshops for post-graduates in the field of NGS. Fatma is a member of IPT H3ABioNet node.