Dr. Boulbaba SELMI
University of Monastir, Tunisia
Boulbaba SELMI obtained a PhD in Biochemistry in 1998 from the University of Technology of Compiegne (mentor: Pr. Daniel THOMAS), and post-doctoral training in 1998-2004 at different research centers (Houston Medical Center, University of Texas, USA; the National Center of Scientific Research-ENSBANA, University of Dijon, France; National Center of Scientific Research-AFMB, University of Mediterranean Aix Marseille II, France; National Center of Scientific Research â€“IBMC, University of Strasbourg, France). He has got Young Investigator Awards; HIV DART 2000 Frontiers in Drug Development for Antiviral Therapies, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, USA. December 2000. Back to Tunisia, he obtained an Associate Professor in Biochemistry in Biotechnology Center of Sfax, Tunisia (2005-2007), then he mutated to the Higher Institute of Biotechnology of Monastir, Tunisia, where he became a Full Professor (January 2011) in Biochemistry and Molecular Virology. Currently, he is a Director of the Higher Institute of Biotechnology of Monastir, Tunisia. His current interests are the biological activities of extracts and pure molecules obtained from medicinal plants.