Department of Biology

The Department of Biology was established in 1967. The aim of this department in the B.Sc. program is to acquaint students with the basics of Biology, different theories, and applications of Biology in other fields. The minimum duration of study is 7 semesters, i.e. 3.5 years. There are 136 credit hours offered in this program.

The Department of Biology also offers Masters and Ph.D. programs. Currently, there are 8 areas of specialization (educational areas of specializations) offered at the M.Sc. level: Cell and Molecular Biology, Animal Physiology, Animal Biosystematics, Plant Systematic-Ecology, Plant Physiology, Microbiology, Microbial Biotechnology, Cell and Developmental Biology.

At the Ph.D. program, students can choose Cell and Molecular Biology, Animal Physiology, Animal Biosystematics, Plant Ecology, or Plant Physiology to continue their education. More

Head of the Department of Biology
Masoumeh_Bahreini
Masoumeh Bahreini
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
mbahreini@um.ac.ir
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Concentration areas offered by the Department of Biology
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Academic staff

Parvaneh Abrishamchi
Associate Professor
Mansour Aliabadian
Professor
Ali Asadollahi
Assistant Professor
Ahmad Reza Bahrami
Professor
Masoumeh Bahreini
Assistant Professor
Morteza Behnam Rassouli
Professor
Fatemeh Behnam Rassouli
Assistant Professor
Monireh Cheniany
Assistant Professor
Hamid Ejtehadi
Professor
Masoud Fereidoni
Professor
Ali Ganjeali
Associate Professor
Farhang Haddad
Associate Professor
Roya Lari
Assistant Professor
Ali Makhdoumi
Associate Professor
Mansour Mashreghi
Professor
Omid Mirshamsi
Associate Professor
Maryam Moghaddam Matin
Professor
Ali Moghimi
Professor
Zeinab Neshati
Assistant Professor
Atefeh Pirani Osguei
Assistant Professor
Bahar Shahnavaz
Assistant Professor
Mirza Mohammad Reza Sharifmoghadam
Assistant Professor
Roohollah Siahsarvie
Assistant Professor
Jamil Vaezi
Associate Professor
Faezeh Yazdani Moghaddam
Assistant Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Hadipour, E., Z. Tayarani-najaran, & Fereidoni, M. (2020). Vitamin K2 protects PC12 cells against Aβ (1-42) and H2O2-induced apoptosis via p38 MAP kinase pathway. Nutritional Neuroscience, 23 (5), 343-352.
Rostami, F., Moghimi, A., Haddad-mashadrizeh, A., & Fereidoni, M. (2020). Prenatal stress promotes icv-STZ-induced sporadic Alzheimer's pathology through central insulin signaling change. Life Sciences, 241 (2020), 117154-117169.
Teimoori, Y., Ganjeali, A., Tomislav Cernava, Henry Mueller, & Gabriele Berg (2020). Endophytic Fungi of Native Salvia abrotanoides Plants Reveal High Taxonomic Diversity and Unique Profiles of Secondary Metabolites. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 (), -.
Aliabadian, M., & Mirshamsi, O. (2020). Revised diagnosis of the camel spider Rhagodes ahwazensis Kraus, 1959 (Solifugae: Rhagodidae), a rare endemic species from SW Iran. Arthropoda Selecta, 29 (2), 211-218.
Rezazadeh, E., Aliabadian, M., Darvish, J., & Faraham Ahmadzadeh (2020). Diversification and evolutionary history of brush-tailed mice, Calomyscidae (Rodentia), in southwestern Asia. Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 20 (1), 155-170.
Jens Kattge, Vaezi, J., Erfanian Taleii Noghan, M., & Ejtehadi, H. (2020). TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology, 26 (1), 119-188.
Laliani, G., Shokufeh Ghasemian Sorboni, Lari, R., Atieh Yaghoubi, Saman Soleimanpour, Majid Khazaei, Seyed Mahdi Hasanian, & Amir Avan (2020). Bacteria and cancer: Different sides of the same coin. Life Sciences, 246 (), 117398-117407.
Deepak Bhere, Arghiani, N., Esther Revai Lechtich, Yizheng Yao, Sarah Alsaab, Fengfeng Bei, Moghaddam Matin, M., & Khalid Shah (2020). Simultaneous downregulation of miR-21 and upregulation of miR-7 has anti-tumor efficacy. Scientific Reports, 10 (1), -.
Afkhami Poostchi, A., Mashreghi, M., & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Use of a genetically engineered E. coli overexpressing β-glucuronidase accompanied by glycyrrhizic acid, a natural and anti-inflammatory agent, for directed treatment of colon carcinoma in a mouse model. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 579 (), 119159-119195.
Afra, S., & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Potential of mesenchymal stem cells for bioengineered blood vessels in comparison with other eligible cell sources. Cell and Tissue Research, 380 (1), 1-13.
Hosseinzadeh Maleki, M., Bahrami, A., Hamidsadeghian, & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Discovering the structure–activity relationships of different O-prenylated coumarin derivatives as effective anticancer agents in human cervical cancer cells. Toxicology in vitro, 63 (), 104745-104771.
Tavakoli, S., Ejtehadi, H. (2020). Optimizing the classification of species composition data by combining multiple objective evaluators toward selecting the best method and optimum number of clusters. Phytocoenologia, 50 (2), 163-172.
Sheikhi-mohammareh, S., Mashreghi, M., & Shiri, A. (2020). Robust approach leading to novel densely functionalized four-cyclic benzo[e]pyrazolo[5′,1′:2,3]pyrimido[4,5-b][1,4]diazepines with antibacterial activity toward resistant strains. Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, 17 (7), 1555-1566.
Asadi Shamsabadi, E., Makhdoumi, A., & Asoodeh, A. (2020). Laccase mediator system obtained from a marine spore exhibits decolorization potential in harsh environmental conditions. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 191 (), 110184-110190.
Abdollahnia, M., Makhdoumi, A., Mashreghi, M., & Eshghi, H. (2020). Exploring the potentials of halophilic prokaryotes from a solar saltern for synthesizing nanoparticles: The case of silver and selenium. PLOS One, 15 (3), e0229886-e0229893.
Farhadi Moghaddam, B., & Fereidoni, M. (2020). Neuroprotective effect of menaquinone-4 (MK-4) on transient global cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat. PLOS One, 15 (3), e0229769-e0229799.
Elahi, M., Aliabadian, M. (2020). (Significant Divergence and Conservatism in the Niche Evolution of the Eurasian Green Woodpecker Complex (Aves, Picidae. Ecopersia, 8 (2), 109-115.
Pirani Osguei, A., Moazzeni, H. (2020). The new locally endemic genus Yazdana (Caryophyllaceae) and patterns of endemism highlight the high conservation priority of the poorly studied Shirkuh Mountains (central Iran). Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 58 (3), 339-353.
Irankhah, S., Ganjeali, A. (2020). Combined Effects of Water Deficit, Exogenous Ethylene Application and Root Symbioses on Trigonelline and ABA Accumulation in Fenugreek. Applied Sciences, 10 (7), 2338-2348.
Hosseininia, Z., Mahdavi Shahri, N., & Dehghani, H. (2020). Data on analysis of OCC-1 transcript levels in pluripotent and differentiated states of P19 cells. Data in Brief, 29 (2), 105367-105374.
Hajiabady, S., Mashreghi, M., Bahrami, A., & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Isolation and molecular identification of cellulolytic bacteria from Dig Rostam hot spring and study of their cellulase activity. Biocell, 44 (1), 63-71.
Mashreghi, M. (2020). Spectral, structural, biological and molecular docking studies of a new mixed-valence V(IV)/V(V) ofloxacin complex. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1216 (), 128300-128311.
Ghorbani, F., Aliabadian, M. (2020). Densely sampled phylogenetic analyses of the Lesser Short‐toed Lark ( Alaudala rufescens ) — Sand Lark ( A. raytal ) species complex (Aves, Passeriformes) reveal cryptic diversity. Zoologica Scripta, (), -.
Latifi, Z., & Mirshamsi, O. (2020). A new epigean pseudoscorpion species (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae) from northeast of Iran, with an identification key to the species of the family Neobisiidae from Iran. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 44 (3), 230-237.
Irankhah, S., Ganjeali, A., Cheniany, M., Mashreghi, M. (2020). Impact of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal inoculum and exogenous MeJA on fenugreek secondary metabolite production under water deficit. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 176 (), 104096-104104.
Asadollah Zarif Mahdizadeh, F., Sharifi, S., Sharifmoghadam, M., Mahdi Zadeh, S., & Khazaei Nezhad, M. (2020). Effect of micelles and reverse micelles on nonlinear optical properties of potassium dichromate and Staphylococcus aureus treatment. Optical Materials, 106 (), 109925-109938.
Bahreini, M. (2020). L-glycine-assisted synthesis of SnO2/Pd nanoparticles and their application in detection of biodeteriorating fungi. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 240 (), 122172-122179.
Haghighitalab, A., Moghaddam Matin, M., Khakrah, F., Asoodeh, A., & Bahrami, A. (2020). Cost-effective Strategies for Depletion of Endogenous Extracellular Vesicles from Fetal Bovine Serum. Journal of Cell and Molecular Research, 11 (2), 42-54.
Bakhtiari, A., Mashreghi, M., Eshghi, H., Behnam Rassouli, F., Lashani, E., & Shahnavaz, B. (2020). Comparative evaluation of silver nanoparticles biosynthesis by two cold-tolerant Streptomyces strains and their biological activities. Biotechnology Letters, 42 (10), 1985-1999.
Hamidi Loyen, K., Darvish, J., & Behnam Rassouli, M. (2020). The Role of Postcranial Skeleton Morphology in Species Identification and Phylogeny Inferences: Gerbillinae (Rodentia: Muridae) as a Case Study. Mammal Study, 45 (2), 85-101.
Bameri, F., Pourreza, H., Taherinia, A., Aliabadian, M., Mortezapour, H., & Abdilzadeh, R. (2020). TMTCPT: The Tree Method based on the Taxonomic Categorization and the Phylogenetic Tree for fine-grained categorization. BioSystems, 195 (), 104137-104145.
Hashemzahi, A., Makhdoumi, A., & Asoodeh, A. (2020). Culturable Diversity and Enzyme Production Survey of Halophilic Prokaryotes from a Solar Saltern on the Shore of the Oman Sea. Journal of Genetic Resources, 6 (1), 1-11.
Salari, H., Afkhami Poostchi, A., Nakhaeirad, S., Merajifar, E., Moghaddam Matin, M., & Behnam Rassouli, F. (2020). Coadministration of auraptene and radiotherapy; a novel modality against colon carcinoma cells in vitro and in vivo. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 96 (8), 1051-1059.
Saffaryazdi, A., Ganjeali, A., Farhoosh, R., & Cheniany, M. (2020). Variation in phenolic compounds, α-linolenic acid and linoleic acid contents and antioxidant activity of purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) during phenological growth stages. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 26 (7), 1519-1529.
Behnam Rassouli, F. (2020). Synergy between parthenolide and arsenic trioxide in adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma cells in vitro. Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, (), -.
Babaki, D., & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Odontoblast-like cytodifferentiation of dental stem cells: A review. Iranian Endodontic Journal, 15 (2), 79-89.
Atabaki, R., Moghimi, A. (2020). Protective effects of maternal administration of curcumin and hesperidin in the rat offspring following repeated febrile seizure: Role of inflammation and TLR4. International Immunopharmacology, 86 (9), 106720-106735.
Howaili, F., Mashreghi, M., Mahdavi Shahri, N., Kompany, A., & Jalal, R. (2020). Development and evaluation of a novel beneficent antimicrobial bioscaffold based on animal waste-fish swim bladder (FSB) doped with silver nanoparticles. Environmental Research, 188 (1), 109823-109832.
Barahoei, H., Aliabadian, M., Siahsarvie, R., & Mirshamsi, O. (2020). Sexual dimorphism in the scorpions of the genus Odontobuthus Vachon, 1950 (Scorpiones: Buthidae). Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, 16 (1), 1-15.
Moghadami, M., Moghimi, S., Moghimi, A., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2020). The Investigation of Simultaneous EEG and Eye Tracking Characteristics During Fixation Task in Mild Alzheimer’s Disease. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, (), -.
Darvish, J., Haddad, F., & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). A phylogeographic survey of the house mouse in Iran, taxonomic and karyotypic inference from mitochondrial evidence. Journal of Wildlife and Biodiversity, 4 (3), 37-46.
Behroozian, M., Ejtehadi, H., Memariani, F. (2020). Are endemic species necessarily ecological specialists? Functional variability and niche differentiation of two threatened Dianthus species in the montane steppes of northeastern Iran. Scientific Reports, 10 (1), -.
Pirani Osguei, A., Moazzeni, H. (2020). Phylogeny of Acanthophyllum s.l. revisited: An update on generic concept and sectional classification. Taxon, (), -.
Esmaeili, G., Azizi, M., Arouiee, H., & Vaezi, J. (2020). Flowering Features and Breeding Systems of Seven Native Salvia Species in Iran. Journal of Rangeland Science, 10 (4), 443-455.
Nazari, F., Mirshamsi, O., Alireza Sari, & Aliabadian, M. (2020). New geographic records of Harpacticoida (Crustacea: Copepoda) from the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, 16 (2), 1-25.
Thomas Cucchi, Katerina Papayianni, Sophie Cersoy, Laetitia Aznar-cormano, Antoine Zazzo, Siahsarvie, R., Jean-denis Vigne, & Jean-denis Vigne (2020). Tracking the Near Eastern origins and European dispersal of the western house mouse. Scientific Reports, 10 (1), -.
Behroozian, M., Ejtehadi, H., A. Townsend Peterson, Memariani, F., & Mansour Mesdaghi (2020). Climate change influences on the potential distribution of Dianthus polylepis Bien. ex Boiss. (Caryophyllaceae), an endemic species in the Irano-Turanian region. PLOS One, 15 (8), e0237527-18.
Eramabadi, P., Masoudi, M., Makhdoumi, A., & Mashreghi, M. (2020). Microbial cell lysate supernatant (CLS) alteration impact on platinum nanoparticles fabrication, characterization, antioxidant and antibacterial activity. Materials Science and Engineering C, 117 (117), 111292-111292-12.
Rahmanian, S., Martin Hejda, Ejtehadi, H., Farzam, M., Petr Pysek, & Memariani, F. (2020). Effects of livestock grazing on plant species diversity vary along a climatic gradient in northeastern Iran. Applied Vegetation Science, 23 (4), 551-561.
Barahoei, H., Shahrokh Navidpour, Aliabadian, M., Siahsarvie, R., & Mirshamsi, O. (2020). Scorpions of Iran (Arachnida: Scorpiones): Annotated checklist, DELTA database and identification key. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 6 (4), 375-474.
Morid Shahi, R., Bahreini, M., Sharifmoghadam, M., & Asoodeh, A. (2020). Biochemical characterization of an alkaline surfactant-stable keratinase from a new keratinase producer, Bacillus zhangzhouensis. Extremophiles, 24 (5), 693-704.
Bolandghamat, S., & Behnam Rassouli, M. (2020). Recent Findings on the Effects of Pharmacological Agents on the Nerve Regeneration after Peripheral Nerve Injury. Current Neuropharmacology, 18 (), -.
Arash Abdolmaleki, Ghayour, M., & Behnam Rassouli, M. (2020). Protective effects of acetyl-l-carnitine against serum and glucose deprivation-induced apoptosis in rat adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Cell and Tissue Banking, (), -.
Damadi, E., Yazdani Moghaddam, F., Ghassemzadeh, Z., & Mehdi Ghanbarifardi (2020). Plectorhinchus makranensis (Teleostei, Haemulidae), a new species of sweetlips from the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Zookeys, 980 (), 141-154.
Sheikhi-mohammareh, S., Shiri, A., H Maleki, M., Moghaddam Matin, M., Hamid Beyzaei, Parviz Baranipour, Fatemeh Oroojalian, & Toktam Memariani (2020). Synthesis of Various Derivatives of [1,3]Selenazolo[4,5‐d]pyrimidine and Exploitation of These Heterocyclic Systems as Antibacterial, Antifungal, and Anticancer Agents. ChemistrySelect, 5 (32), 10060-10066.
Simin Liu, Yang Liu, Edouard Jelen, Aliabadian, M., Cheng-te Yao, Xintong Li, Kayvanfar, N., Yutao Wang, Farhad S. M. Vahidi, Jian-lin Han, Gombobaatar Sundev, Zhengwang Zhang, & Manuel Schweizer (2020). Regional drivers of diversification in the late Quaternary in a widely distributed generalist species, the common pheasant Phasianus colchicus. Journal of Biogeography, (), -.
Felor Biniazan, Manzary Tavakoli, A., Fahimeh Safaeinejad, Moghimi, A., Farzad Rajaei, & Hassan Niknejad (2020). The differentiation effect of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) on human amniotic epithelial stem cells to express ectodermal lineage markers. Cell and Tissue Research, (), -.
Fatemeh Nazari, Mirshamsi, O., Alireza Sari, Aliabadian, M., & Samuel Gomez (2020). Pseudoneotachidius sinuspersici gen. et sp. nov., a new member of the family Tachidiidae Boeck, 1865 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from Iran. Marine Biodiversity, 50 (99), 1-14.
Andalib, N., Mousa Kehtari, Ehsan Seyedjafari, Nassrin Motamed, & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Improved efficacy of bio‐mineralization of human mesenchymal stem cells on modified PLLA nanofibers coated with bioactive materials via enhanced expression of integrin α2β1. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, (), -.
Hamid Reza Bidkhori, Bahrami, A., Shadi Mehrzad, Hamed Bakhshi, Rahele Miri, Mohammad Reza Hedayati-moghaddam, Bardia Shabani, Halimeh Hasanzadeh, Majid Danaee, Seyed Aliakbar Shamsian, Arash Akhavan-rezayat, Parisa Mohebbi, Farahnaz Rohani, & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Communication barriers between basic scientists and clinicians in regenerative medicine: A qualitative study from Iran. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, (), -.
Shadifar, H., Bahreini, M., Bahman Khamaneh, Seyed Ahmad Emami, Fatemi, N., & Sharifmoghadam, M. (2020). Antibacterial and synergistic effects of aqueous and methanol extracts of Artemisia annua against multidrug-resistant isolates of Acinetobacter. Anti-Infective Agents, 18 (), -.
Hoseini, S., Fateme Montazeri, Bahrami, A., Seyed Mehdi Kalantar, Saeede Rahmani, Fateme Zarein, & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Investigating the expression of pluripotency-related genes in human amniotic fluid cells: A semi-quantitative comparison between different subpopulations, from primary to cultured amniocytes. Reproductive Biology, 20 (3), 338-347.
Asieh Heirani-tabasi, Mahdi Mirahmadi, Mohammad Amir Mishan, Hojjat Naderi-meshkin, Shirin Toosi, Moghaddam Matin, M., Hamid Reza Bidkhori, & Bahrami, A. (2020). Comparison the effects of hypoxia-mimicking agents on migration-related signaling pathways in mesenchymal stem cells. Cell and Tissue Banking, (), -.
Eskandari, R., Asoodeh, A., & Behnam Rassouli, F. (2020). The Therapeutic Effects of an Antimicrobial Peptide Protonectin (IL-12) on A549 Cancer Cell Line. International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics, (), -.
Fatemi, N., Sharifmoghadam, M., Bahreini, M., Bahman Khameneh, & Shadifar, H. (2020). Antibacterial and Synergistic Effects of Herbal Extracts in Combination with Amikacin and Imipenem Against Multidrug-Resistant Isolates of Acinetobacter. Current Microbiology, 77 (9), 1959-1967.
Hoseini, S., Fateme Montazeri, Moghaddam Matin, M., Bahrami, A., Hassan Heidarian Meimandi, Saeed Ghasemi-esmailabad, & Seyed Mehdi Kalantar (2020). Comparison of chromosomal instability of human amniocytes in primary and long-term cultures in AmnioMAX II and DMEM media: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine, (), -.
Moghaddam Matin, M., & David P. Hornby (2020). A Rapid Method for Analysis of cDNA Synthesis Using Ion-Pair Reversed-Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography. Journal of Cell and Molecular Research, 11 (2), 55-58.
Mohammed, A., Cheshomi, H., Ali Hosseinzadeh, & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Prognostic and Clinical Value of CD44 and CD133 in Esophageal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, (), -.
Hemmati, N., Cheniany, M., & Ganjeali, A. (2020). Effect of plant growth regulators and explants on callus induction and study of antioxidant potentials and phenolic metabolites in Salvia tebesana Bunge. Botanica Serbica, 44 (2), 163-173.
Sohaila Erfani, Tahereh Valadbeigi, Nahid Aboutaleb, Naser Karimi, Moghimi, A., & Mehdi Khaksari (2020). Usnic acid improves memory impairment after cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injuries by anti-neuroinflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-apoptotic properties. Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, 23 (9), 1225-1231.
Mohammadi, T., Pirani Osguei, A., Vaezi, J., & Moazzeni, H. (2020). A contribution to ethnobotany and review of phytochemistry and biological activities of the Iranian local endemic species Sclerorhachis leptoclada Rech.f.. Ethnobotany Research and Applications, 20 (), -.
Farhadi Moghaddam, B., & Fereidoni, M. (2020). اثرات تجویز نخاعی کپسایسین و تجویز صفاقی نالوکسان بر اثر ضددردی عصاره هیدروالکلی گل‌های حرارت ‌دیده پایه ماده گیاه شاهدانه (Cannabis sativa) در موش صحرایی نر نژاد ویستار. Tehran University Medical Journal, 78 (9), 562-572.
Biglari Quchan Atigh, Z., Heiari, A., Sepehr, A., Bahreini, M., & K. R. Mahbub (2020). Bioremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils Originated from Iron Ore Mine by Bio-augmentation with Native Cyanobacteria. Iranian Journal of Energy and Environment, 11 (2), 89-96.
Danial Babaki, Sanam Yaghoubi, & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). The effects of mineral trioxide aggregate on osteo/odontogenic potential of mesenchymal stem cells: a comprehensive and systematic literature review. Biomaterial Investigations in Dentistry, 7 (1), 175-185.
Alireza Zamani, Mirshamsi, O., & Yuri M. Marusik (2020). ‘Burning Violin’: The Medically Important Spider Genus Loxosceles (Araneae: Sicariidae) in Iran, Turkmenistan, and Afghanistan, With Two New Species. Journal of Medical Entomology, (), -.
Manzary Tavakoli, A., Roghayeh Tarasi, Roya Sedghi, Moghimi, A., & Hassan Niknejad (2020). Fabrication of nanochitosan incorporated polypyrrole/alginate conducting scaffold for neural tissue engineering. Scientific Reports, 10 (1), -.
Amini Eshkevary, T., Ejtehadi, H. (2020). The worlds easternmost natural stands of Cupressus sempervirens L. (Cupressaceae) in the Hyrcanian Forest of Iran. Journal of Mediterranean Ecology, 18 (1), 3-8.
Sagharyan, M., Ganjeali, A., Cheniany, M., & Seyed Mousa Mousavi Kouhi (2020). Optimization of Callus Induction with Enhancing Production of Phenolic Compounds Production and Antioxidants Activity in Callus Cultures of Nepeta binaloudensis Jamzad (Lamiaceae). Iranian Journal of Biotechnology, 18 (4), 47-55.
Danial Babaki, Kagya Amoako, Bahrami, A., Sanam Yaghoubi, Mahdi Mirahmadi, & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). MTA Enhances the Potential of Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Dentin–Pulp Complex Regeneration. Materials, 13 (24), 5712-5722.
Nourani, L., Aliabadian, M., Hamid Amini, & Mirshamsi, O. (2020). Prevalence of Haemosporidian Parasite Infections in Raptors of Iran. Journal of Raptor Research, 54 (4), -.
Neshati, Z., Martin J. Schalij, & Antoine A. F. De Vries (2020). The proarrhythmic features of pathological cardiac hypertrophy in neonatal rat ventricular cardiomyocyte cultures. Journal of Applied Physiology, 128 (3), 545-553.
Pourtabrizi, M., Shahtahmassebi, N., & Sharifmoghadam, M. (2020). Bromophenol blue doped in nano-droplet: spectroscopy, nonlinear optical properties and Staphylococcus aureus treatment. Optical and Quantum Electronics, 53 (1), -.
Hoseini, S., Mohammad Hasan Sheikhha, Seyed Mehdi Kalantar, Moghaddam Matin, M., Behrouz Aflatoonian, Bahrami, A., Saeede Rahmani, & Fateme Montazeri (2020). A comparative analysis of immunomodulatory genes in two clonal subpopulations of CD90+ amniocytes isolated from human amniotic fluid. Placenta, 101 (), 234-241.
Pesaraklou, A., & Moghaddam Matin, M. (2020). Cerium oxide nanoparticles and their importance in cell signaling pathways for predicting cellular behavior. Nanomedicine, 15 (17), 1709-1718.

Recent theses and dissertations

Shenavaie Zare, A. (2020). The effect of biotic and abiotic elicitors on the growth characteristics, terpenoides and phenolic compounds content in Peppermint -Mentha piperita L.. , ( Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tarahomi, S. (2020). Biosystematics study of the persian jird subspecies, Meriones pesicus -Blanford, 1875- in central Alborz ,centeral Desert and western of Iran. , ( Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Taheri, A. (2020). Effect of some biotic and abiotic elicitors on specific phenol content in different populations of Ziziphora clinipodioides Lam. from Razavi and North Khorasan province. , ( Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammadzadeh, Z. (2020). Optimization of callus regeneration of Teucrium polium L. under the effect of BAP and IAA and investigation of secondary metabolite production using abiotic elicitor. , ( Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Iranpour, S. (2020). Targeted delivery of doxorubicin using two transport systems of functionalized magnetic mesoporous silica nanoparticle and metal organic framework equipped with EpCAM aptamer for colorectal cancer therapy. , ( Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Atashi Sagha, F. (2020). Study of negative emotion effect on spatial working memory, attention and EEG characteristics in right-handed women with average EQ.. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammed, A. (2020). Investigating efficacy of 5-fluorouracil delivery using magnetic mesoporous silica nanoparticles armed with EpCaM aptamer for colorectal cancer therapy. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gholipour Cheshme Golak, M. (2020). Taxonomic revision of the subfamily Epinephelinae Bleeker, 1847 Perciformes: Serranidae with an emphasis on the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Poorbagher Shahri, Z. (2020). Evaluation of HBx gene expression in hepatitis B virus and AKT and CREB proto-oncogenes in hepatitis B patients compared with healthy individuals in Esfandiar Tabas supraendemic region. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mahdavian Delavari, M. (2020). Evaluation of hepatitis B virus and host interaction by determining the expression of HBX, IL-28 and IL-28R genes in hepatitis B patients compared to healthy individuals in Esfandiar Tabas super-endemic area. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alwan, K. (2020). Evaluation of phylogenetic groups of several virulence factors of uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from patients with urinary tract infections of Baghdad hospitals in Iraq. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Marvi Mashhadi, A. (2020). Methyl Red Biodegradation based on Taguchi Method by Two Novel Bacteria. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saebnia, N. (2020). Assessment of genetic defects in patients with non-syndromic non-obstructive azoospermia -NOA- in Khorasan and evaluation of the effects of found mutations in a quasi-real environment. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tarahomi, S. (2020). Biogeography and phylogeography of Iranian bats with emphasis on samples of Khorasan Razavi province. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alshuwaili, A. (2020). Biosynthesis of SnO2 nanoparticle using luminescent bacterium Vibrio sp. VLC and investigation of its antimicrobial activity against pathogen strains. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hatami, M. (2020). Biodiversity of cave dwelling spiders in Mozduran Formation Khorasan Razavi Province. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ganjeali, V. (2020). Effect of antifungal activity of CuO nanoparticles against Fusarium culmorum in two cultivars of Wheat. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohtaj Khorassani, Y. (2020). Effect of hyperbaric Oxygen therapy on GRIN2B Gene expression and autistic Behaviors in Valproic Acid induced autistic Rats. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ansari, Z. (2020). Floristic study, life forms and chorotype of NE Gonabad area, Razavi Khorasan province. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Razaghpanah, F. (2020). Floristic study, life forms and Chorotype of Azghad-Dehbar area, Torqabeh, Razavi Khorassan Province. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karimian Eghbal, B. (2020). Syetematic investigaton of the Crataegus assadii Khat. complex in Northeast of Iran. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Afra, S. (2020). Surveying the efficacy of using a novel chitosan/ nano-hydroxyapatite/ PLGA scaffold with adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells as a local alendronate drug carrier to regenerate osteoporotic bones. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kermani Mojaver, Z. (2020). Investigation on application of industrial and biological TiO2 nanoparticles and Pseudomonas putida as a biotic elicitor, to morpho-physiological and biochemical activities and diosgenin production in Fenugreek Trigonella foenum-graecum L.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jandaghi, M. (2020). Morphological, Molecular and Phytochemical Studies on Various Subspecies of Ziziphora clinopodioides From Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammad Alnoiji, E. (2020). Monitoring vegetation characteristics of vacant lots in Mashhad, NE Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahimi, A. (2020). Targeted Therapy of Colorectal Cancer Cells Using UiO-66 Metal-Organic Nanoparticles Loaded with Doxorubicine and Autophagy Inhibition with Hydroxychloroquine. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghasemi, M. (2020). Design and manufacturing a magnetic-based microfluidic chip and ultra-filtration system for exosome isolation. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karami, S. (2020). An investigation on Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Nepeta glomerulosa and the effect of Climate factors on its distribution. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseini, S. (2020). Evaluating plant species richness, functional diversity and phylogenetic diversity under climate change scenarios along the elevational gradients in Hezar Masjed Mountains, NE Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Attar, E. (2020). Assessing cytotoxic and anti-cancer properties of benzothiazolopyrimidine derivatives -4, 5 and 6- on CT26 cells and a mouse model with colorectal cancer. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bakharzi, M. (2020). Investigating cytotoxic effects and anticancer properties of the benzothiazolopyrimidine derivatives-1, 2 and 3- on colon carcinoma cells, in vitro and in vivo. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dehghan, H. (2020). Long-term maintenance of industrial yeast strains and maintaining its optimal conditions by freezing method. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Esmaeili, Z. (2020). Optimization of cardiac fibrosis model in vitro. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Behdani, H. (2020). Comparison of blood biochemical factors and cells between male and female corona patients. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ranjbarziaodin, A. (2020). Study of the systemic administration of aerial part hydroalcoholic extract of Cichorium intybus on neuropathic pain induced by sciatic nerve ligation using CCI method in male rat. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sobhi Shahry, M. (2020). Morphological survey of different sensillum types in female widow spiders, Latrodectus tredecimguttatus and L. pallidus. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezaei, M. (2020). Evaluation of the effect of TiO2 nanoparticles and growth promoting bacteria on morphophysiological and biochemical Property of chickpea Cicer arietinum L.in the face of drought stress. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Estekani, S. (2020). Genetic and Morphological evolution of the family Blenniidae during transitional and ecological speciation. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asadi, A. (2020). Effect of Titanium dioxide nanoparticles on growth, some morphophysiological and biochemical characteristics of Origanum vulgare L. and Origanum majorana L.. , (Master's thesis of Biology). Faculty of Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Recent research projects

Cheniany, Monireh,shoja, Amin Allah (2020). Effect of Methyl Jasmonate on the Production of Phenolic Derivatives and Antioxidant Activity in Calli Culture of Salvia tebesana Bunge
Cheniany, Monireh,tabarifard, Mahshid (2020). Effect of Nano Titanium Dioxide on Production of Phenolic Compounds and Antioxidant Activity in Teurium polium under Callus Culture
Aliabadian, Mansour,mirshamsi, Omid (2020). Molecular identification and prevalence of malarial blood parasites in raptors

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