Dr. Farah Ghieh, PhD

Research associate
Tel.: +49 (251) 83 - 53241
E-Mail: Farah Ghieh

  • University training and degree

    2016 – 2018 Master degree in Cellular Biology, Physiology and Pathology, Speciality Reproduction and Development, Paris Cité University, France
    2013 – 2016 Bachelor degree in Life and Earth Sciences/Biochemistry, Saint-Joseph University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Advanced academic qualifications

    2018 – 2021 PhD in Biology of Reproduction, Paris Saclay University, France (supervisor: Prof. François Vialard)
  • Postgraduate professional career

    2023 – Postdoctoral research fellow, Institute of Reproductive Genetics, WWU
    2021 – 2023 Teaching and research associate, Paris Cité University and INSERM (UMR_S_1134, BIGR)
  • Selected publications

    1. Ghieh F*, Izard V, Poulain M, Fortemps J, Kazdar N, Mandon-Pepin B, Ferlicot S, Ayoubi JM, Vialard F. Cryptic splice site poisoning and meiotic arrest caused by a homozygous frameshift mutation in RBMXL2: A case report. Andrologia. 2022 Sep 14. doi: 10.1111/and.14595.
    2. Ghieh F*, Barbotin AL, Swierkowski-Blanchard N, Leroy C, Fortemps J, Gerault C, Hue C, Mambu Mambueni H, Jaillard S, Albert M, Bailly M, Izard V, Molina-Gomes D, Marcelli F, Prasivoravong J, Serazin V, Dieudonne MN, Delcroix M, Garchon HJ, Louboutin A, Mandon-Pepin B, Ferlicot S, Vialard F. Whole-exome sequencing in patients with maturation arrest: a potential additional diagnostic tool for prevention of recurrent negative testicular sperm extraction outcomes. Hum Reprod. 2022 May 30. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deac057.
    3. Dard R*, Moreau M, Parizot E, Ghieh F, Brehier L, Kassis N, Serazin V, Lamaziere A, Racine C, di Clemente N, Vialard F, Janel N. DYRK1A Overexpression in Mice Downregulates the Gonadotropic Axis and Disturbs Early Stages of Spermatogenesis. Genes. 2021 Nov 16. doi: 10.3390/genes12111800.
    4. Bellil H*, Ghieh F, Hermel E, Madon-Pepin B, Vialard F. Human testis-expressed (TEX) genes: a review focused on spermatogenesis and male fertility. Basic Clin Androl. 2021 Apr 22. doi: 10.1186/s12610-021-00127-7.
    5. Jaillard S*, McElreavy K, Robevska G, Akloul L, Ghieh F, Sreenivasan R, Beaumont M, Bashamboo A, Bignon-Topalovic J, Neyroud AS, Bell K, Veron-Gastard E, Launay E, van den Bergen J, Nouyou B, Vialard F, Belaud-Rotureau MA, Ayers KL, Odent S, Ravel C,Tucker EJ, Sinclair AH. STAG3 homozygous missense variant causes primary ovarian insufficiency and male non-obstructive azoospermia. Mol Hum Reprod. 2020 Sep 1. doi: 10.1093/molehr/gaaa050.
    6. Ghieh F*, Mitchell V, Mandon-Pepin B, Vialard F. Genetic defects in human azoospermia. Basic Clin Androl. 2019 Apr 23. doi: 10.1186/s12610-019-0086-6.
    7. Ben Khelifa M*, Ghieh F, Boudjenah R, Hue C, Fauvert D, Dard R, Garchon HJ, Vialard F. A MEI1 homozygous missense mutation associated with meiotic arrest in a consanguineous family. Hum Reprod. 2018 Jun 1. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dey073.

    * contributed equally