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Elmira Samimi was born in Isfahan, Iran, in 1989. She obtained her diploma of mathematics & physics from Faraz high school (2007) and then she obtained her B.Sc. degree in biomedical engineering (Bio-electrics) from Isfahan University (2012). She won second place of Robots Navigation in 1st   festival of Universities Robotics Completion in Isfahan University (2010) and gained top certification from 1st   festival of top ideas in industrial technology incubator of Isfahan University as top student and top idea about surgery room.She is a member of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC). She started her M.Sc. degree (2013) in medical nanotechnology in Tabriz University of Medical Science (TUOMS). She started her M.Sc project under the supervisions Prof.S.Davaran and Prof.Y.Omidi (2014). The main aim of her M.Sc. project is designing an Electrochemical Impedance Nano-Biosensors for early detection of cancer biomarkers. She joined our center as a student researcher.


Balal Khalilzadeh was born in Khoy city, west azarbayjan and complete his elementary education until BSc degree in pure chemistry at the University of Khoy in 2005. Also he was studied the MSc course in the field of analytical chemistry (electrochemistry) at the University of Arak in 2008. His MSc thesis was development of nanoparticle based electrochemical sensors for biosensing under supervision of Dr Babaei and Dr. Zendedel. Now, he is spending his PhD theses under supervision of Dr. Rashidi, Dr. Nozad and Dr. Omidi in RCPN. His PhD thesis is designing of novel nanoparticles based biosensors and its application in detection of caspase 3 activity and apoptosis in cord blood stem cells during differentiation. His research interest is sensors, biosensors and electroanalysis using of nanoparticles.



Pari Karami is now analytical chemistry Ph.D student whose thesis has been focused on the development of biosensors for amino acid analysis in the cancer cell detection at Research Center for Pharmaceutical Sciences (RCPN). She finished M.Sc degree in Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in the field of analytical chemistry and nanotechnology, with the title of synthesis and spectroscopic analysis of gold nanoparticles, under supervision of M.Reza Hormozi-Nezhad, associate professor of chemistry at Sharif University of Technology. His current research platform conduceted in Ph.D program under supervision of Prof. Yadollah Omidi and Prof. M. Reza Majidi made the development of interdisciplinary research area in the field of bioelectrochemistry possible for designing novel ultrasensitive biosensors used in cancer detections. email:


Abbas Jafarizad received BSc of chemistry and MSc of polymer chemistry from Tabriz university in 1999and 2002 respectively. He has employed in Sahand University of technology since 1998 until now, and He is lecturer of different courses such as organic, analytical, polymer and general chemistry and also He is head of research Centre of instrumental analytical lab of chemical engineering of Sahand University of Technology. He is PhD candidate of nano-chemistry in Ataturk university working on drug delivery field in cooperation with Research Center for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology (Tabriz University of Medical Science) under supervisition of Dr Duygu Ekinci in Turkey and Dr Yadollah Omidi in iran.  His Ph.D research work entitled “Synthesize of Gold Nanoparticles and Their Application in Cancer therapy”. He has published more than 20 articles in the scientific international and national conferences.


Sepideh Zununi Vahed is doing a PhD in Medical Biotechnology at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran. She got her MSc in cellular and molecular biology from Azarbayjan University of Tarbyat Moallem, Tabriz (2008) and her B.Sc. in General Biology from Tabriz University, Tabriz (2001). She is also a member of the exceptionally talented students’ community at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Her research interests include microRNAs, microbiome, interactions of microbiome and microRNAs in host diseases development and also stem cell research. Currently, she’s working on her thesis at RCPN under the supervision of Dr. Samadi and Dr. Ardalan. Her research is particularly directed towards using microRNAs as biomarkers in medicine, with a focus on using microRNAs for renal graft function monitoring and Lupus Nephritis. Email:


Abbas Asoodehfard started BSc in Azad Uiversity of Jahroom branch in microbiology since 2003 to 2008. He started MSc in higher education institute of Reb-Rashidy in the field of microbial biotechnology from 2013. Abbas started his research experiences from 2014 in RCPN, focusing on the effect of probiotics in oral cancer and apoptosis signal pathway.

Babak Bahadori studied applied chemistry at the university of Tabriz and obtained his BSc. degree in 2009. Babak received a MSc. degree in phytochemistry with his thesis entitled "Phytochemical investigation of Salvia urmiensis" at Shahid Beheshti university in September 2011 under the supervision of Prof. Peyman Salehi and Dr. Mahdi Moridi Farimani. He joined the research group of Prof. Valizadeh at the university of Azerbaijan as a PhD student in 2011.  He joined the scientific group of Prof. Nazemiyeh in the RCPN as a visiting researcher in August 2014. His PhD project focused on “natural product drug-discovery” using a bioassay-guided isolation approach, from Iranian Medicinal plants.


Marzieh Babashpour-Asl graduated from the University of Tabriz with a BSc. degree in Agriculture in September 1999. In December 2001 she received MSc. degree from Tehran University in Floriculture. Babashpour joined to Islamic Azad University, Maragheh branch as a faculty member in March 2006. She was accepted as a PhD student of Medicinal Plants in Guilan University in September 2012. Her thesis entitled "Galanthamine production in Galanthus transcaucasicus Fomin in in vitro conditions " is under the supervision of Prof. Nazemiyeh in the RCPN and Prof. Zakizadeh from Gulian University.