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Research of School of Biology

Research of School of Biology

Major research domains of the faculty members at four departments of the School of Biology

Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

  • Dr. Mahyar Amininasab: Molecular & computational biophysics, Protein structure, dynamics, & engineering

  • Dr. Seyed Mahmoud Arab Najafi: Cellular-molecular biology of cancer

  • Dr. Elahe Elahi: Medical genetics

  • Dr. Ali Farazmand: Epigenetics

  • Dr. Mehran Habibi-Rezaei: Protein biotechnology, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease

  • Dr. Vahideh Hassanzadeh: Autoimmune diseases

  • Dr. Shideh Montasser Kouhsari: Biochemistry of diabetes

  • Dr. Nasrin Motamed: Effects of plant extracts on oncogenic features of cancer cell lines

  • Dr. Shahrokh Safarian: Cellular and biochemical biology

  • Dr. Seyed Jalal Zargar: Cellular-molecular biology of cancer


Department of Microbiology

  • Dr. Mohammad Ali Amoozegar: Biotechnology of extremophiles

  • Dr. Ehsan Arefian: Virology, biotechnology

  • Dr. Javad Hamedi: Microbial biotechnology and metabolic engineering

  • Dr. Nasim Kashef: Medical bacteriology and drugs resistance

  • Dr. Hamid Moghimi: Environmental biotechnology, mycology

  • Dr. Fatemeh Mohammadipanah:  Bacterial taxonomy, identification of pharmaceutically active microbial metabolites

  • Dr. Farideh Siavoshi: Medical microbiology, concentration on Helicobacter pylori

 Department of Zoology

  • Dr. Ghamartaj Hossein: Cancer and reproduction

  • Dr. Masoumeh Malek: Fish parisitology

  • Dr. Reza Naderloo:  Crustacean taxonomy and marine biodiversity

  • Dr. Hassan Rahimian: Marine zoology, concentration on invertebrate systematics and biology

  • Dr. Ameneh Rezayof: Behavioral neuroscience

  • Dr. Alireza Sari: Biosystematics and animal diversity, concentration on Crustaceans

  • Dr. Hori Sepehri: Physiology of reproduction

  • Dr. Marjan Seiedy: Biosystematics and ecology of insects

  • Dr. Bahman Zeinali: Stem cells and regenerative medicine


Department of Botany

  • Dr. Hossein Akhani: Biodiversity and plants systematics

  • Dr. Farideh Attar: Plant biosystematics

  • Dr. Ali Mohammad Banaei Moghadam: Plant cytogenetics

  • Dr. Mohsen Falahati-Anbaran: Plant ecology and phylogeny

  • Dr. Masoud Mirmasomi: Plant physiology, tissue culture and micropropagation

  • Dr. Vahid Niknam: Plant biochemistry and physiology

  • Dr. Yasaman Salmaki: Plant systematics and phylogeny

  • Dr. Shahin Zare: Plant systematics and phylogeny

  • Dr. Nima Yazdan-Bakhsh: Plant physiology and pant growth