- Outstanding knowledge in molecular biology, lab techniques and methodology.
- More than 5 years of experience in fast pacing industrial and research environments.
- High communication capabilities and adaptive to routines and team work.
- Master’s degree in cell and molecular biology.
RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Master’s research, Cal. State University, San Bernardino (2018-now) o Currently investigating protein-protein interaction in influenza virus in order to find new and more robust targets on its genome useful in designing more enduring vaccines. During this program, a variety lab and experimental techniques are used from common PCR, electrophoresis, cell culture and transfection to qPCR, Western blotting, CoIP.
Manufacturing technician at NanoAlvand Co. (A leading cancer drug producing company, Tehran, Iran, Jun2013 - Sep 2015)
o Developing technical skills in manufacturing process, documentation, preparing components, media, buffers, and other solutions, writing SOP, sterilizing processes (SIP, CIP, and VHP), lyophilisation, visual inspection, and aseptic processes.
Volunteer researcher in Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute (EMRI) Tehran University Medical Science, (A highly active and leading center for advanced biomedical research, Tehran, Iran, Jun2010 – Aug 2012)
o Obtaining experience in DNA preparation, BLAST, SNP genotyping, research method.
Manufacturing and Quality Control technician at CinnaGen Inc. (A leading Biotech company in Middle East region, Tehran, Iran, Feb 2006 - Feb 2009) II
o Obtaining and developing skills in protein purification, PCR, SDS-PAGE, culture media, aseptic procedures, troubleshooting the manufacturing process, documenting data according to QC protocols, QC microbiological tests, equipment calibration and maintenance.
Master’s research, Razi University (Kermanshah, Iran, Sep 2001- Feb 2005) o Studying the Relationship between Aggregation of p53 Protein in Cell Nucleus and COX-2 Presence in Oesophageal Cancer Tissue using IHC technique.
TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Very good skills in sampling procedures, and buffer and culture media preparation.
Hands-on experience in protein extraction, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, Co-IP.
Immunostaining, Immunoassay, ELISA, IHC.
Good experience with cell and tissue culture, and Flow Cytometry.
DNA and RNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, Electrophoresis.
Fair experience in sequencing.
Highly experienced in biosafety environments and aseptic processes.
Remarkable knowledge in GMP guidelines and equipment maintenance.
Highly solicitous to engage other related activities and duties in a workplace.
Good knowledge of working in biosafety environments and aseptic processes.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). EDUCATION
M. Sc. in Molecular biology (Cal. State University, San Bernardino, currently) M. Sc. in Cell and Molecular biology (Razi University, Iran, 2005) B. Sc. in General Biology (Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, 2001) RELATED COURSES
Molecular Biology, Tissue Culture, Genomics, Stem Cell, Neurobiology, Seminars RECENT PRESENTATION
“NP-PB2 Interactions as a Novel Antiviral Targets” presented in 32nd symposium of CSU Annual Biotechnology Symposium
(CSUPERB), January 16-18, 2020.