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Assistant professor in Biochemistry Department
Research and teaching of post graduate students. Currently Head of Public relations and international Affairs of Pasteur Institute.
Current & Passed Projects
· Awarded the EMBGEN project " Collaborative project on study of mammalian glycoproteins." 2009-2010
· Awarded the COMSTECH grant for " Collaborative Research on Genetic variants of different stage specific antigen proteins can provide diverse glycosylation substrates acting as antigenicity determinant for vaccine against malaria-Glycosylation studies .in 2008-2009
· A comparison of Glutathione S transferase in human and rodent malaria in resoponse to antimalarial agents like eosin B, artemisine and chloroquine.
· A Metabonomic study on colon cancer patients using 1HNMR spectroscopy.
· Awarded the COMSTECH grant for "A collaborative proposal on research on structural and mechanistic studies of merozoite surface protein -1 (msp-1) for preparation of recombinant mspmalaria vaccine studie son the c-terminal portion." For the year 2006-2007.
· A preliminary study of metabonomics between immunzed and non immunized animals.
· A study of allelic variation in C terminal 19 kd protein of merozoite surface protein (msp1) in Plasmodium falciparum in Iran.
· A study of allelic variation in in msp1 in Plasmodium falciparum in Iran.
· A study of allelic variation in msp1 in Plasmodium falciparum infection in southern state of Sistan Baluchistan in Iran.
· Preparation of diagnostic kit for C reactive protein.
· Preparation of flourescein isothocyanate conjugated anti human antibodies.
· Preparation of ELISA kit for HBsAg.
· Collaborated with the Parasitology Dept. for purification of different antigens in hydatid cyst and Borrelia.
Teaching of advanced and practical biochemistry and endocrinology to Ph.D. and post graduate students for the past ten years.
Arjmand M, Kompany-Zareh M, Vasighi M, Parvizzadeh N, Zamani Z, Nazgooei F. Nuclear magnetic resonance-based screening of thalassemia and quantification of some hematological parameters using chemometric methods.Talanta. 2010 Jun 15;81 (4-5):1229-36. Epub 2010 Feb 16.
Pourfallah F., Javadian S., Zamani z. et al. Evaluation of zinc, copper, iron and zinc/copper ratio in cutaneous Leishmaniasis." Iranian journal of arthropod-borne diseases. Vol.3, No.2, 2009.
§ Nahravanian H., Najafzadeh, zamani et al. "Anti Leishmanial effects of trinitroglycerin in BALB/C mice infected with Leishmania major via nitric oxide pathway." Korean J. Parasitology. Vol.47,No.2. 109-115. June 2009.
§ Zamani Z., Razavi M.R., Assmar M., Pourfallah F. Sadeghi Set al. "Analysis of sequence analsyis of the C-terminal region of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 in Southern Iran" Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health Volume 40 No. 1 January 2009.
· A preliminary study of allelic variation of merozoite surface protein (MSP-1 ) gene in Plasmodium falciparum in Sistan Baluchistan state of Iran. Pakistan journal of Biological sciences Vol.10 (3):368-372 (2007)
· Removing peroxide impurties from ether improves the quality of globin chains from biosynthetic studies. Hemoglobin 29 (2) 161-164 (2005).
· Purification of periplasmic flagellar antigen from Borrelia persica. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology (in press).
· Purification of periplasmic flagellar antigen from Borrelia microti Scand.J.Inf. Dis. 4:267- 272,2002.
· Preparation of a new medium for in vitro culture of Borrelia microtti and Borrelia persica.
· Med.J. of Islamic repulic of Iran, Vol.15, No.4,227-230, Feb.2002
· A novel method of purification of specific hydatid cyst antigen. Med. J. of Islamic republic of Iran, Vol.15, No.1, 49-53, May 2000.
· Characterization of an anticoagulant agent in the venom of Iranian cobra (Naja naja oxiana).Med.J. of Islamic republic of Iran, Vol.13, No.4,291-295, Feb.2000.
· Purification of protein F from outer membrane of Pseudomonas aeuriginosa. Basic Medical Sciences in Iran, vol.2, No.1,39-42 Spring 1999.
· Study of immunogenicity of plasma vaccine B prepared in Iran. Scientific medical journal No.27, winter 1998,
· Comparison of a culture medium for production of Streptolysin O from Betahaemolytic group A Richard’s strain. Hakeem Reserch Journal, Vol. 4m Bo. 3m Autumn 2000.A study of hepatitis B,C,D, in hepatitis carriers. Basic Medical Sciences, Vol.20, Shahrivar 1996.
· Purification of peroxidase enzyme from Raphaneus sativa, Shaheed Sadooghi medical university of Yazd, 63-68, Feb.1999.
ABQ52496, ABQ52497, ABQ52498, ABQ57306,
ABQ52495, ABM54034, BAA77608
§ A metabonomic study of colon cancer by H1 spectroscopy. Zamani Z. et al Iranian Proteomics coference 2010.
§ Metabonomics in hyperthyroidrat liver tissue by the help of HNMR spectroscopy. Arjmand M.,Saleh S, and Zamani Select Biosciences 2010.
§ A study of Eosin B as a novel anitmalarial vaccine in vivo. Sadeghi MR, Zamani Z. et al 2nd international student conference of Biotechnology Tehran University. Nov. 2008
· Invited as a speaker for "International symposium on glycoprotiens” , sponsored by Pakistan Academy of Sciences" on June 2nd -4th st 2008.
o A study of genotypic variation in C terminal area in MSP1 of Plasmodium falciparum in Iran. The first international congress on Health Genomics and Biotechnology Nov. 08 Tehran Iran.
o A preliminary metabonomic study to obtain pattern recognition in immunized and unimmunized rabbits Biomarkers summit Sept. 07 Amsterdam .
· Invited as a speaker for "International symposium on nanochemistry, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and bioinformatics of enzymes, sponsored by Pakistan Academy of Sciences" on Sept. 20-21st 2006.
· A preliminary study of allelic variation of merozoite surface protein (MSP-1 ) gene in Plasmodium falciparum in Sistan Baluchistan state of Iran. Molecular approaches to malaria 2004, Lorne, Australia.
· Production of human anti immunoglobulin M antibodies conjugated with fluorescein isothiiocyanate. 7th national biochemistry conference Feb. 2004.
· Evaluation and comparison of α/β ration in thalassemia gene carrier and normal cases by globin chain synthesis. 7th National biochemistry conference Feb. 2004.
· Globin chain synthesis and its analysis by HPLC in the screening of thalssemia syndromes 2nd Iranian congress of genetic disorders and disabilities. 2003.
· Characterization of flagellar antigen responsible for cell mediated immunity in Salmonella typhi. Second international conference of Pakistan Society for microbiology, Bhurban, Pakistan 1997.
· An epidemiological survey of brucellosis in Arak, a city in iran. Second Internaional biennial conference of Pakistan society for microbiology, Bhurban, Pakistan, 1997.
· A novel method of purification of 30-32 Kd outer membrane proein of BCG , 10th international Congress of Immunology 1st-6th November 1998.
· Isolation of anti human IgG conjugated with flourescien isothiocyanide. 4th Biochemistry Congress of Islamic Republic of Iran. Sept. –Oct. 1997.
· First successful potency test of plasma derived hepatitis B vaccine in Iran, Pakistan society of Microbiology Sept. 24-26. Bhurban, Pakistan 1997.
●Purification of HbsAg for preparation of ELISA kit. Congress of blood and related diseases Dec. 21-23 1994.
· MSc thesis in "Study of new anti malarial drugs using GST enzyme as a drug target." Payam University 2008
· MSc thesis on " standardization of 1HNMR spectroscopy on serum of colon cancer patients." Payam University .
· M.Sc. thesis "Metabonomic study of Leishmaniosis using 1HNMR spectroscopy."Sharif university.
· M.Sc. Thesis" Standardization of 1HNMRspectrosocpy by1HNMR spectroscopy." Sharif university.
· MSc thesis in biochemistry “study of allelic variations in amino acids of merozoite suface proteins in Plasmodium falciparum” Al Zahra University.
· MSc. Thesis in biochemistry : Purification of anticlotting factor in venom of Iranian cobra Naja naja oxiana” Iranian Medical University 1998.
· Doctor in Pharmacy: Purification of peroxidase enzyme from Iranian radish Raphanus sativa “ Mashhad Azad University 1997.
· Doctor in Pharmacy “Study of cell mediated immunity in Salmonella typhi” Azad university 1998.
· Doctor in Pharmacy “Preparation of anti human immunoglobin conjugated with FITC “Azad University 1999.
Co guide for
MSC thesis on "Investigation of pattern regulation between normal and leishmania patient sera and their correlation with selenium." Sharif University 08.
MSC thesis on "Investigation of standard method for NMR based metabonomic study ." Sharif University of Technology Sept 07
MSc thesis in Biochemistry "A study of TNG as drug on mouse malaria." Pasteur Institute 2008
M.Sc. Thesis in microbiology “Purification of periplasmic flagella in Borrelia microtti “ Pasteur Institute 2001.
M.Sc. thesis in Microbiology “Purification of periplasmic flagella in Borrelia persica” Pasteur Institute 2001.
Doctor in Medical lab technology “Preparation of an ELISA kit for hydatid cyst antigen “ Azad University 1997.
Doctor in Medical Lab technology “Preparation of an IHA kit for hydatid cyst antigen “ Azad Universty 1997.
Docotor in Pharmacy : “Study of cell mediated immunity in borreleosis”.
ABQ52496, ABQ52497, ABQ52498, ABQ57306, ABQ52495, ABM54034, BAA77608
Ph.D. in Immunology from Bombay university, 1991.
M.Sc. in Endocrinology from Bombay University, 1981.
B.Sc. in Zoology from Bombay University, 1976.
Languages: English written and spoken
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Hindi " "
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Field of research interest
In vitro cultivation of Plasmodium falciparum for study of their glycoproteins.
Molecular epidemiological studies of zoonotic parasites, like Plasmodium.
Metabonomics and the use of NMR in diagnosis of rare diseases.
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FAX number:+0098 21 646 5132