Contact Information

Associate Professor/Director of Proteomic Facility
Universidad Central del Caribe
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Room 155, Urb. Santa Juanita
Ave. Laurel
Bayamon, PR 00960-6032
United States of America

Office 787 356-9901
Fax 787 740-4300

Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientists

Member Since: 2005


Nawal Boukli, Ph.D.

Nawal Boukli, Ph.D.


Ph.D. Uni. of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland


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Recent Publications

Rodríguez, J.W, Rodríguez, L. A, Font. G, Cubano, L. A., Boukli, N. M, Otero, M, Hunter, R, Nair. M. P., and Rios-Olivares, E. (2007). Co-expression of apoptosis related molecules on activated CD8+CD38+ T cells is associated with HIV-1 disease progression. American Journal of infectious diseases Volume 3, Issue 4, p.p. 208-221.

Rodríguez, J.W., Rodríguez, L.A., Font, G., Cubano, L.A., Boukli, N.M., Otero, M., Hunter, Robert, Nair, N.P., Ríos-Olivares, E. (2007). Induction of a Soluble Anti-HIV-1 factor(s) with IFN- , IL-10, and -Chemokine Modulating Activity by an Influenza-Bacterial Polyantigenic Mixture. American Journal of Infectious Diseases. Volume 3, Issue 4, p.p. 266-274.

Cubano, L.A., Sepúlveda-Torres, L Del C, Sosa, G., Boukli, N.M., Robles, R., Rodríguez, J.W., Guzmán, L., and Ríos-Olivares, E. (2008).Prevalence of Drug Resistance and Associated Mutations in a Population of HIV-1+ Puerto Ricans: Gender Variations. Ethnicity & Disease. Volume 18, S2, p.p. 132-136.

Nair, N., Mahajan, S.D., Rodriguez, J.W, Boukli, N.M, Provencio-Vásquez, E., Malow, R.M., and Miguez-Burbano, M.J. (2009). Methamphetamine enhances HIV-1 infectivity inmonocyte-derived dendritic cells. Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 4(1):129-39.

Boukli N.M., Saiyed, Z.M., Ricaurte, M., Rodriguez, J.W., Rios- Olivares, E., Cubano, L., and Nair, M. (2010). Implications of ER Stress, the Unfolded Protein Response and Pro and Anti-apoptotic Protein Fingerprints in Human Monocyte Derived-Dendritic Cells treated with Alcohol. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Vol. 34, No. 12. December: pp2081-8. PMCID: PMC2988982

Rao, K.V.K, Boukli, N.M., Samikkannu, T, Cubano, L., Dakshayani K.B and Nair, M.P. (2011). Proteomic profiling in PC-3M prostate cancer cell line and cytotoxic effects of cucurma longa. The Open Proteomics Journal. Vol (4):1-11.

Boukli, N.M*., Delgado, B, Ricaurte, M and Espino A.M*. (2011). Fasciola hepatica and Schistosoma mansoni: Identification of Shared Proteins by Comparative Proteomic Analysis. The journal of Parasitology. Vol (97 (5): pp. 852–861, PMID: 21506812. *Seniority of authorship is shared by the first and last authors.

Mazzio, E. A., Boukli, N., Rivera, N. and Soliman, K. F. A. (2012). Pericellular pH homeostasis is a primary function of the Warburg effect: Inversion of metabolic systems to control lactate steady state in tumor cells. Cancer Science, 103: 422–432.

Sepulveda L., De La Rosa A., Cumba L., Boukli, N.M., Ríos-Olivares E., and Cubano, L.A. (2012). Prevalence of Drug Resistance and Associated Mutations in a Population of HIV-1+ Puerto Ricans: 2006 – 2010. AIDS research and treatment.12 pages.
Article ID 934041

Boukli, N.M., Shetty, V., Reis J, Cubano, L., Ricaurte, M., Shah, P., Nickens, Z., Talal, A., Philip, R., and Jain, P. (2012). Unique and Differential Protein Signature for HIV-1 Monoinfection versus co-infection. Clinical Proteomics, 2012. 9:11, 9-11. doi:10.1186/1559-0275

Rao, K.V.K,, Samikkannu, T, Dakshayani B K, Saiyed, Z.M; N, Gandhi, SS Sathaye, MA Indap, Boukli, N.M., Rodriguez, J.W and Nair, M. ( 2012). Combinatorial cytotoxic effects of Curcuma longa and Zingiber officinale on the PC-3M prostate cancer cell line. J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 0(0):1-8 (2012), PMID 23072849