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Roula Barhoumi Mouneimne

Research Professor


Phone: (979) 458-1149

Mailstop: 4458

Department: VIBS

Photo of Barhoumi Mouneimne, Roula


  • Ph.D. Material Science, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France 1984

Scholarly Interests

Dietary effects on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons metabolites and their activation under different circadian rhythms. Development of methods in the fluorescence microscopy field that achieve data acquisition and analysis in real time, quantitative analysis, and mathematical modeling of cellular signaling. Development of novel technological tools to decipher molecular and physiological events in cells and immunological tissues under normal toxin exposure and disease conditions.


n-3 PUFAs reduce T-helper 17 cell differentiation by decreasing responsiveness to interleukin-6 in isolated mouse splenic CD4⁺ T cells.
Allen MJ, Fan YY, Monk JM, Hou TY, Barhoumi R, McMurray DN, Chapkin RS
J Nutr. 2014 144(8):1306-13.
Effects of fatty acids on benzo[a]pyrene uptake and metabolism in human lung adenocarcinoma A549 cells.
Barhoumi R, Mouneimne Y, Chapkin RS, Burghardt RC
PLoS One. 2014 9(3):.
Spatial segregation of virulence gene expression during acute enteric infection with Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.
Laughlin RC, Knodler LA, Barhoumi R, Payne HR, Wu J, Gomez G, Pugh R, Lawhon SD, Bäumler AJ, Steele-Mortimer O, Adams LG
MBio. 2014 5(1):.

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