Full University Professor at the University of Monastir, Faculty of Pharmacy, Monastir, Tunisia.
Human Genetics & Biological Anthropology
- Director of Research Unit E12 / CO9 in Human Biology field since 1996
- Actually, Director of a new Research Unit 05/UR/09-04 entitled : \"Biology and Molecular Anthropology applied to Development and Health\"
Current Teaching Responsibilities:
- Responsible of the teaching of undergraduate courses of Human Genetics (Faculty of Pharmacy of Monastir).
- Responsible of the teaching of Master courses on the Human Genome Analysis (Faculty of Pharmacy of Monastir).
- Responsible of the teaching of Master courses on the Biological Evolution and the Biological Anthropology (Faculty of Medicine of Tunis).
- Founder and President of the \"Tunisian Association of Anthropology\" (founded in 2001).
- President founding Editor of the \"International Journal of Modern Anthropology\",founded in 2007.
- Member of the Scientific Council of the commission “Anthropology of the Middle East” in the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
References of important published articles in International Journals
CHAABANI H . et al. (1984) Genetic study of Tunisian Berbers
Journal of immunogenetics, 11, 107-113
CHAABANI H . et al. (1984) Alpha-1-antitrypsin (Pi) polymorphism : report of a new allele.
Expl. Clin. Immunogenet, 1, 19-24
CHAABANI H . et al. (1985) A multigene deletion within the immunoglubulin heavy chain region Am. J. Hum . Genet. 37, 1164-1171
CHAABANI H . et al. (1986) Restriction fragment length polymorphisms associated with immunoglobulin heavy chain gamma genes in Tunisians.
Hum. Genet. 73, 110-113
CHAABANI H . et al. (1986) Immunoglobulin allotypes in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Hum. Hered . 36, 402-404
CHAABANI H . et al.(1988) Genetic characterisation and origin of Tunisian Berbers
Hum. Hered. 38, 308-316
CHAABANI H . et al. (1994) The primary form of hereditary distal renal tubular acidosis: Clinical and genetics studies in 60 member kindred.
Clinical Genetics. 45 , 194-199
CHAABANI H . et al.(1995) Genetic heterogeneity study of sensorineural autosomal deafness within Tunisian population
Ann. Génét . 38, 158-161
CHAABANI H . et al.(2000) Genetic differentiation of Yemeni people according to Rhessus and Gm polymorphisms
Ann. Génét. 43, 155-162
CHAABANI H . (2002) GM polymorphism and the evolutionary history of modern humans
Ann. Génét. 45, 197-206
CHAABANI H . (2008) The modern man : a revision of his definition and a new estimation of his emergence date.
Inter. J. Modern Anthropology 1, 9-38
CHAABANI H . (2011) Compatibility of the holy Qur’an with sciences: anthropological concepts as an example
Inter. J. Modern Anthropology 4, 78-84
Participation in many research works and supervision of many others examples of published ones are quoted in the following references:
LEFRANC G., CHAABANI H., van LOGHEM E. LEFRANC M.P., de LANGE G., HELAL A. N.
(1 983) Simultaneous absence of the human IgGl,IgG2, IgG4 and IgAl subclasses – Immunological and immunogenetical considérations.
Eur. J. lmmuno. 13, 240-244
LEFRANC G., LEFRANC M. P., HELAL A. N., BOUKEF K.,CHAABANI H. GANDOURA M. S., van LOGHEM E. (1982) . Unusual heavy chains of human IgG immunoglobulin rearrangements of the CH domain exons.
Journal of lmmunogenetics, 9, 1-9
HELAL A. N., LEFRANC G., HAUPTMANN G., GOETZ J.,TONGIO M.., DAVRINCHE C., CAVELIER B., CHIBANI J., CHAABANI H. (1983) HLA, A-B - BF and C4 A,B alleie associations, with special reference to BF S07, in the Tunisian population.
Journal of lmmunogenetics, 10, 205-208
LE FRANC M. P., DELANGE G., OUT T. A., van de BROEK P. J., van NIEU\\NKOOP J., RADS J., HELAL A. N., CHAABANI H. van LOGHEM E, RABBITS T. H. (1983)
Instability of the human immunoglobulin heavy chain constant region locus indicated by différent inherited chromosomal deletions.
Moleculer Biology and medecine, 1, 207-217
LEFRANC M. P., HELAL A. N., de LANGE G., CHAABANI H., van LOGHEM E., LEFRANC G. (1986). Gene conversion in human immunoglobulin locus shown by
unusual location of IgG allotypes.
Fed. European Bioche. Soci. 196, 96-101
G. ATHANASIADIS, E. ESTEBAN, M. VIA, J-M. DUGOUJON, N. MOSCHONAS, H. CHAABANI, P. MORAL (2007)
The X chromosome Alu insertions as a tool for human population genetics: data from Europ and African human groups.
European Journal of Human Genetics 1- 6
BAHRI R, ESTEBAN E, MORAL P, CHAABANI H. (2008)
New insights into the genetic history of Tunisians: Data from Alu insertion and apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms.
Annals of Human Biology , 1 , 22 - 33
BAHRI R, ESTEBAN E, MORAL P, HOUSSINE M, BEN HAMDA K, CHAABANI H. (2008)
Apolipoprotein Gene Polymorphisms and Plasma Levels in Healthy Tunisians and Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.
Lipids in Health and Disease, 7 : 46
El MONCER W, ESTEBAN E, BAHRI R, GAYA-VIDAL M, CARRERAS-TORRES R, ATHANASIADIS G, MORAL P, CHAABANI H. (2010)
Mixed origin of the current Tunisian population from the analysis of Alu and Alu/STR compound systems.
Journal of Human Genetics, 55: 827-833.
WIFAK EL MONCER, RAOUDHA BAHRI, ESTHER ESTEBAN, BOUTHAINA ABDENNI-GUENOUNOU, PEDRO MORAL, JEMNI BEN CHIBANI and HASSEN CHAABANI (2011)
Research of the origin of a particular Tunisian group using a physical marker and Alu insertion polymorphisms.
Genetics and Molecular Biology, 34 (33) : 371-376
RAOUDHA BAHRI, WIFAK EL MONCER, KHALID AL-BATAYNEH, MAY SADIQ, ESTHER ESTEBAN, PEDRO MORAL and HASSEN CHAABANI
Genetic Differentiation and Origin of the Jordanian Population: an Analysis of Alu Insertion Polymorphisms.
Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers (in press)
Author - Editor of Two books
- \" The emergence of Modern Man \"
(in English) by Dr Hassen CHAABANI
Imprimerie Officielle de la Republique Tunisienne , Tunisia, 1999
- \" Laws of Human Creation under lights of the Science and the Koran \"
(in Arabic) by Dr Hassen CHAABANI
Les Imprimeries Reunies, Tunisia, 2006