Department of Pathobiology

The faculty members of the Department of Pathobiology are active in teaching and productive research in different subjects including Pathology, Immunology, Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases, Virology and Viral Diseases, Mycology and Fungal Diseases, Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, and Biotechnology. The well-equipped labs of this department support teaching and research activities in Immunology, Virology, Parasitology, Bacteriology, Mycology, and Cell Culture. In addition to teaching and research activities, this department supports laboratory services for the faculty’s clinic. For example, the Pathology section provides autopsy and histopathology.
The Department of Pathobiology has been offering postgraduate programs such as a Ph.D. program for Biotechnology and Parasitology since 2007, a Master’s program for Parasitology since 2009, a Master’s program for Bacteriology since 2011, a Ph.D. program for Veterinary Pathology, and a Ph.D. program for Bacteriology since 2015.
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Head of the Department of Pathobiology
Abbas_Parham Abbas Parham
Associate Professor
Department Of Basic Sciences Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
parham@um.ac.ir
+985118805600

Concentration areas offered by the Department of Pathobiology
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
Veterinary Pathology
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Bacteriology
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Veterinary Parasitology
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Biotechnology
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Academic staff

Soodeh Alidadi
Assistant Professor
Mahdi Askari Badouei
Assistant Professor
Hassan Borji
Professor
Elaheh Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh
Associate Professor
Samaneh Eidi
Assistant Professor
Alireza Haghparast
Associate Professor
Gholamreza Hashemi Tabar
Professor
Mohsen Maleki
Associate Professor
Hadi Mohebalian
Assistant Professor
Zahra Moosavi
Assistant Professor
Ali Moshaverinia
Associate Professor
Hossein Nourani
Associate Professor
Gholam Reza Razmi
Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Abbasnia Baze, T., Asoodeh, A., Gholamreza Habibi, & Haghparast, A. (2019). Isolation and Purification of the Schizont Stage of Theileria annulata from Host Leukocytes through Novel Biochemical Techniques. Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 38 (4), 1-6.
Latifi, E., Mohammadpour, A., Fathi Hafshejani, B., & Nourani, H. (2019). Antidiabetic and antihyperlipidemic effects of ethanolic Ferula assa-foetida oleo-gum-resin extract in streptozotocin-induced diabetic wistar rats. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 110 (2), 197-202.
Razmi, G., Yaghfoori, S., Mohri, M., Haghparast, A., & Tajeri, S. (2019). The haematological, proinflammatory cytokines and IgG changes during an ovine experimental theileriosis. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 86 (1), 1-6.
Bakhshani, A., Maleki, M., Haghparast, A., Parandeh Shirvan, S., & Borji, H. (2019). A survey on Toxocara cati eggs on the hair of stray cats: A potential risk factor for human toxocariasis in Northeastern Iran. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 64 (1), 10-13.
Fariba Berenji, Moshaverinia, A., Jadidoleslami, A., Stephen L. Doggett, & Elham Moghaddas (2019). Evaluation of the Common Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius -Insecta: Hemiptera: Cimicidae- Susceptibility to λ- Cyhalothrin, Malathion, and Diazinon in Northeastern Iran. Journal of Medical Entomology, (), -.
Nazifi, N., Tahmoorespur, M., Sekhavati, M., Haghparast, A. (2019). Assessment of Signal Peptides to Optimize Interleukin 2 -IL-2- Folding and Expression. Current Proteomics, 16 (3), 188-198.
Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E. (2019). Investigation of the antimicrobial activity of a short cationic peptide against promastigote and amastigote forms of Leishmania major -MHRO/IR/75/ER-: An in vitro study. Experimental Parasitolog, 196 (1), 48-54.
Borji, H. (2019). Comment on “Intestinal Helminths in Different Species of Rodents in North Khorasan Province, Northeast of Iran”. Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 14 (1), 186-187.
Shahsavari, A., Tabatabaei Yazdi, F., Moosavi, Z., Heiari, A., & Sardari, P. (2019). A study on the concentration of heavy metals and histopathological changes in Persian jirds (Mammals; Rodentia), affected by mining activities in an iron ore mine in Iran. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 26 (12), 12590-12604.
Jahandar, M., Nassiri, M., Khadijeh Nasiri, & Haghparast, A. (2019). Production and Purification of Specific IgY Against InvG Protein of Salmonella typhimurium. International Journal of Infection, In Press (), -.
Razmi, G., Yaghfoori, S., Mohri, M., Maleki, M., & Movassaghi, A. (2019). A study of clinical and pathological findings in an ovine experimental theileriosis. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 28 (6), 1565-1570.
Moein Delrobaei, Shahram Jamshidi, Parviz Shayan, Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E., Iraj Ashrafi Tamai, Mostafa Rezaeian, & Hamed Mirjalali (2019). Molecular Detection and Genotyping of Intestinal Microsporid-ia from Stray Dogs in Iran. Iranian Journal of Parasitology, (), -.
Shahriar Yavari, Sedigheh Nabian, Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E., Parviz Shayan1, & Hamidreza Shokrani (2019). Genetic Characterization of Argas persicus From Iran by Sequencing of Mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase I (COX1) and 16s rRNA Genes. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 13 (1), 45-57.
Hoseini Shahidi, R., Hashemi Tabar, G., Bassami, M., Jamshidi, A., & Dehghani, H. (2019). The design and application of a bacterial ghost vaccine to evaluate immune response and defense against avian pathogenic Escherichia coli O2:K1 serotype. Research in Veterinary Science, 125 (), 153-161.
Roozbeh, B., Moazzami, M., Rashidlamir, A., Moosavi, Z., & Javadmanesh, A. (2019). The Eff ect of resistance training and growth hormone injection on circulating IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 levels in a rat model. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 11 (1), 13-18.
Khodaverdi Azghandi, M., & Razmi, G. (2019). A serological and parasitological study of Toxoplasma gondii infection in stray cats of Mashhad area, Khorasan Razavi Province.. Veterinary Research Forum, 10 (2), 119-123.
Mahdi Abastabar, Ali Jedi, Jacques Guillot, Macit Ilkit, Eidi, S., Mohammad Taghi Hedayati, Tahereh Shokohi, Roshanak Daie Ghazvini, Ali Rezaee Matehkolaee, Farzad Katiraee, Javad Javidnia, Bahram Ahmadi, & Hamid Badali (2019). In vitro activities of 15 antifungal drugs against a large collection of clinical isolates of Microsporum canis. Mycoses, 62 (11), 1069-1078.
Salamatian, I., Moshaverinia, A. (2019). In vitro Acquisition and Retention of Low-Pathogenic Avian Influenza H9N2 by Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, (), -.
Nazifi, N., Tahmoorespur, M., Sekhavati, M., Haghparast, A. (2019). In vivo immunogenicity assessment and vaccine efficacy evaluation of a chimeric tandem repeat of epitopic region of OMP31 antigen fused to interleukin 2 (IL-2) against Brucella melitensis in BALB/c mice. BMC Veterinary Research, 15 (1), -.
Zarifi, F., Nourani, H., Mirshokraei, P., & Razmyar, J. (2019). Characterization of Iranian canarypox and pigeonpox virus strains. Archive of Virology, 164 (8), 2049-2059.
Ghaderi, Z., Eidi, S., & Razmyar, J. (2019). High Prevalence of Cryptococcus neoformans and Isolation of Other Opportunistic Fungi From Pigeon (Columba livia) Droppings in Northeast Iran. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 33 (4), 335-339.
Khodaverdi Azghandi, M., & Razmi, G. (2019). Prevalence and genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in stray cats in Mashhad area, Iran. BMC Veterinary Research, 15 (1), -.
Gasaq Aqeele, Ebrahimzadeh Abkooh, E. (2019). Determination of the effective dose of Curcumin alone and in combination with antimicrobial peptide CM11 on promastigote forms of Iranian strain of L. major (MRHO / IR / 75 / ER). Archives of Razi Institute, (), -.

Recent theses and dissertations

Rahmani Firozjaie, S. (2019). Molecular detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in horses using real-time PCR. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Amani, F. (2019). Survey on antimicrobial resistance and virulence associated genes in Escherichia coli isolated from ostrich flocks.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tomeh, R. (2019). Comparison of plasmid replicon types, phylogroups and antimicrobial resistance patterns in Escherichia coli isolates from diferrent sourses ...... , (Doctoral dissertation of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sang Sefidi, F. (2019). Detection of some plasmid Qinolones resistance genes -qnrA, qnrB, qnrS- in Escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infection in humans. , (Doctoral dissertation of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tohmaz, M. (2019). Comparison of plasmid replicon types, phylogroups and antimicrobial resistance patterns in Escherichia coli isolates from poultry. , (Doctoral dissertation of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sarabi, A. (2019). Detection of resistance plasmid genes againtst phenicol antimicrobial in salmonella of poultry. , (Doctoral dissertation of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shajeie, A. (2019). Genotyping and molecular search of resistance to cholestine in isolates of E. coli isolated from calves with diarrhea. , (Doctoral dissertation of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aghighi, K. (2019). Antiparasitic and hepatoprotective effects of crocin from safron on laboratory mice infeted with hydatid cyst.. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dolatkhah, A. (2019). Histopathological, immunohistochemical and molecular study of bovine theileriosis. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nadem Noroodi, M. (2019). Frequency of Cryptococcus neoformans and other fungi in birds of prey droppings. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Izadi, Z. (2019). Evaluation of Histopathological lesions and Oxidative Stress Indices in Liver of Infected Sheep by Cysticercus Tenuicollis. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahmadi Saleh Baberi, N. (2019). Experimental study of pathogenic coccidiosis and molecular identification of the common and pathogenic species of Eimeria in sheep in Shhrejord region. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karimi, H. (2019). Histopathologic evaluation of the garlic extract effects on laboratory mice infeted with hydatid cyst.. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mahmood Abadi, M. (2019). measurement of Interleukin 6 and Tumor Necrosis Factor a in CSF of Dogs With Canine Distemper Virus Infection. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hossein Zadeh, S. (2019). Evaluation of the effect of hydatid cyst protoscolex somatic antigens on full thickness skin wound healing in mouse. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Baratzadeh Chery, H. (2019). Detection of some plasmid Qinolones resistance genes qnrA qnrB qnrS in salmonella isolates from poultry. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Afsharipour, S. (2019). Interaction Prediction of Influenza Hemagglutinin 9 Antigen and Hemagglutinin 9 Antigen Fused to 8 P29C3d + Fc lgY Protein Fragment s and Hemagglutinin Antibody Based on Boinformatics and Experimental Methods. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khakian, M. (2019). Phenotypic and genotypic study of resistance to zinc and cadmium salts in methicillin resistant staphylococci isolated from human and domestic animals.. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Imanpanah, Z. (2019). Isolation and molecular identification of Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli EAEC with emphasis on identification of possible hybrid strains and determination of their plasmid characteristics.. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghorbani, A. (2019). Evaluation of troxerutin protective effect on histopathologic lesions caused by Ichthyophthirius multifilis in Carassius auratus. , (Master's thesis of Pathobiology). Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Recent research projects


Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Pathobiology

Phone: +985138805650