Dr. Mahmoud Tabatabei

Member of the Scientific Committee

Person in Charge of the Representative Office of the Supreme Leader in Mashhad University of Medical Science


Fourth grade Assistant Professor of Theology Faculty of Islamic Culture Department of Ferdosi University of Mashhad

Dr Seyed Maahdi Ziaratnia

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Address for communication: Department of Food Technology Research Institute of Food Science and Technology (RIFST) Mashhad-Iran POBox: 91735-139

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Research background Tissue culture Saffron and production of stigma like tissue. 2. Micropropagation and root induction of seedless barberry (Breberis vulgaris). 3. Micropropagation of a miniature Rose (Baby masquerade) via Tissue culture. 4. Production of potato virus free seed by meristem culture. 5. Germination and microtuber production of Black cumin (Bunium persicum) via tissue culture. 6. Somatic embryogenesis in Black cumin (Bunium persicum). Education a. PhD (2009) University: University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Field of study: Plant Biotechnology (Medicinal plants) b. PhD thesis title: Identification and characterization of a novel phenolic compound and cinnamte 4-hydroxylase in Helichrysum aureonitens 2. MSc. (1995): University: University of Tarbiat Modarres, Tehran, Iran; Field of study: Biotechnology (Plant tissue culture) Master thesis title: Production of Potato Microtuber by In vitro Culture 3. B.Sc (1991): University: University of Gillan, Rasht, Iran Field of study: Agronomy & Plant Breeding

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Dr. Mostafa Salimifar

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Academic Experiences: Professor, Ferdowsi Uni. Of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, 2012. Associate Professor, Ferdowsi Uni. Of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, 2003-2012 Assistant Professor, Fredowsi Uni. Of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, 1998-2003. Lecturer of Economics, Ferdowsi Uni. Of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, 1988-94. Courses: Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Economic Development. Supervision of Several MSc. Dissertations and Ph.d Thesises.

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