Welcome to Imen!

Imen Habibi is Tunisian, and molecular biologist and clinical molecular geneticist. Imen completed her MSc and PhD in genetics and immunology of kidney and ophthalmic diseases in the lab of Prof. Gorgi (Tunis El Manar University, Tunisia). Following her PhD, she was then awarded a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship at EPFL-IRO in 2014, where she has joined Prof. Schorderet group. In this position she was responsible for the molecular diagnosis of patients with inherited retinal dystrophies, managing a number of research projects focusing on gene identification studies using NGS, their bioinformatics analysis and using in vivo animal models (CRISPR/Cas9). She has now joined on Feb. 1st Prof. Reymond group at the CIG for her Postdoc, where she will investigate the genetic profiles of patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).