The Research Institute of Biotechnology

The Research Institute of Biotechnology hosts a wide range of specialists in different fields of Biotechnology including Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Developmental Biology. This research center is actively pursuing research leads that their results could be applied for production of recombinant proteins and recombinant vaccines, and could be translated to Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. These research fields include the development of platforms for production of recombinant proteins, molecular studies of cancer and cancer stem cells, genome and epigenome editing, molecular diagnostics, and pilot (the laboratory scale) production of Therapeutic Recombinant Monoclonal Antibodies.

The four research groups in the Research Institute of Biotechnology are

  • Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Embryonic and Stem Cell Biotechnology
  • Veterinary Medical Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Biotechnology


  • Publishing more than 160 peer-reviewed papers and nine patents
  • Holding four national conferences
  • Holding more than 40 workshops
  • Supervising more than 120 theses
  • Conducting more than 30 research projects funded by national foundations More
Director of the Research Institute of Biotechnology
Hesam Dehghani
Department of Basic Science

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

The Research Institute of Biotechnology

Phone: +985138803797

Fax: +985138807029