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Alliance Française contre les Maladies Parasitaires


Project Title : "EHMT1-mediated gene silencing in virulent Theileria-infected macrophages."

Project PI : Gordon Langsley  Co-PI : Mohamed-Ali Hakimi

Lab : Comparative cell biology of apicomplexan parasites, UMR 8104-CNRS, U 1016-INSERM, Université Paris Descartes

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  • PhD in parasitology⎪ Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) ⎪ Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran


Postdoctoral Reasearcher at Sorbonne University, Paris, France since 2019


Tajeri, S., Langsley, G., (2021). Theileria secretes proteins to subvert its host leukocyte. Biol Cell [3.9] . doi: 10.1111/boc.202000096

Dembélé, L., Franetich, J.-F., Soulard, V., Amanzougaghene, N., Tajeri, S., Bousema, T., van Gemert, G.-J., Le Grand, R., Dereuddre-Bosquet, N., Baird, J.K., Mazier, D., Snounou, G., (2020). Chloroquine Potentiates Primaquine Activity against Active and Latent Hepatic Plasmodia Ex Vivo : Potentials and Pitfalls. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 65, e01416-20. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01416-20

Rchiad, Z., Haidar, M., Ansari, H.R., Tajeri, S., Mfarrej, S., Rached, F.B., Kaushik, A., Langsley, G., Pain, A., (2020). Novel tumour suppressor roles for GZMA and RASGRP1 in Theileria annulata-transformed macrophages and human B-lymphoma cells. Cell Microbiol [4.4], e13255. doi: 10.1111/cmi.13255 

Latre De Late, P., M. Haidar, H. Ansari, S. Tajeri, E. Szarka, A. Alexa, K. Woods, A. Remenyi, A. Pain and G. Langsley (2019). "Theileria highjacks JNK2 into a complex with the macroschizont GPI (GlycosylPhosphatidylInositol)-anchored surface protein p104." Cell Microbiol [4.5]: e12973. [Link]

Haidar, M., Z. Rchiad, H. R. Ansari, F. Ben-Rached, S. Tajeri, P. Latre De Late, G. Langsley and A. Pain (2018). "miR-126-5p by direct targeting of JNK-interacting protein-2 (JIP-2) plays a key role in Theileria-infected macrophage virulence." PLoS Pathog [6.6] 14(3): e1006942. [PDF]

Unlu, A. H., S. Tajeri, H. B. Bilgic, H. Eren, T. Karagenc and G. Langsley (2018). "The secreted Theileria annulata Ta9 protein contributes to activation of the AP-1 transcription factor." PLoS One [2.8] 13(5): e0196875. [Link]