Zakia Djaoud

Zakia Djaoud

DVM. National Veterinary School of Algiers.
Master of Science in Immunology, Paris V; Paris XII.
Ph.D. in Immunology. University of Nantes.

Dr. Djaoud is interested in the human NK cell and innate T cell immune responses to viral infections and cancers. She received her Ph.D from the University of Nantes (France). During her Ph.D, under the mentorship of Dr. Christelle Retière, she studied the effect of KIR/ligand interactions on NK cell alloreactivity in the context of CMV infection. She is currently studying the immunity of NK cells and γδ T cells to herpesvirus infections and cancers.