Scholarships and Awards:
-Razi Awarded Prize in Advanced Sciences (2006)
-PhD scholarship from Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education (1997-2000)
PROTEIN STRUCTURE & FUNCTION
Application of physicochemical methods (NMR and CD) in the structural studies of proteins (collaborators; Dr Joel P MacKay, University of Sydney, Australia), Molecular modelling of membrane proteins and drug metabolising enzymes (collaborators: Dr W.B. Church, University of Sydney and Dr M.B. Morris, University of Adelaide, Australia). Please see the webpage of Structural Bioinformatics & Molecular Design Lab and the link available for HTMSRAP (Helical TransMembrane Segment Rotational Angle Prediction) method at Biotechnology Research Center.
Physicochemical properties of drug molecules (collaborators: Dr M. Barzegar-Jalali and Dr A. Jouyban, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran), QSAR studies on biological systems, i.e. general anesthetics, enzyme substrates, histamine H3 antagonists.
Application of phage display method in development of new peptide carriers and monoclonal antibodies (collaborators; Dr Sanjiv Rughooputh and Dr Pamela Greenwell, School of Biosciences, University of Westminster, UK and Dr Mahmoodpour, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran), Cytoskeletal interaction of human galanin receptor and overexpresion of the receptor (collaborators; Dr M.B. Morris, University of Adelaide and Dr T. Iismaa, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia)
1990–present Faculty member at the School of Pharmacy, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
2001-2002 Pos-doctorial fellowship at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
-2002 PhD, University of Sydney, Australia
-1998 Masters (preliminary) University of Sydney, Australia
-1990 Pharm. D, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran