Maryam Salavatifar

maryam salavatifar

 

Assistant Professor

Ph.D.  in Cellular and Molecular Biology (2010-2014) Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

Dissertation: Cloning and expression of recombinant Plasmodium vivax Apical Membrane Antigen-1 (PvAMA-1) and Immunogenicity evaluation in Balb/c mice  

 

M.Sc. Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology (2001-2004) Khatam University, Tehran, Iran

Thesis: Recombinant antibody production against CEA tumor antigen 

 

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Web Site Address: http://ari.ac.ir/salavatifar

 


Research Interests 

  • Cellular and molecular biotechnology
  • Space biology
  • Cancer mechanism
  • Monoclonal antibody

 

 

Publications

 Journal Papers:

  1. Maryam Salavatifar, Shadi Amin, Zahra Moghadassi Jahromi, Nasrin Rastgoo, Ali Hatef Salmanian, and mehdi Arbabi. Green Fluorescent-Conjugated anti-CEA Single Chain Antibody for the Detection of CEA-positive Cancer Cells. HYBRIDOMA, 2011, 30 (3): 229-238. 
  2. Maryam Salavatifar, Sedigheh Zakeri, Nasim Hayati Roodbari, Navid Dinparast Djadid. High-level Expression, Purification and Characterization of a Recombinant Plasmodium vivax Apical Membrane Antigen1: Implication for vivax Malaria Vaccine Development. Cell Journal (Yakhteh), Vol 17, No 3, Autumn 2015, Pages: 520-531.
  3. Maryam Salavatifar, Sedigheh Zakeri, Akram Abouie Mehrizi, Sedigheh Mirkhazemi, Navid Dinparast Djadid. Evaluation of Naturally Acquired Antibody Responses to Two Variant Forms of Plasmodium vivax Apical Membrane Antigen1 in Individuals Living in Areas of Low and Unstable Malaria Transmission of Iran. Arch Iran Med 2015 Dec;18(12):834-43.
  4. Maryam Salavatifar, Sedigheh Zakeri, Nasim Hayati Roodbari, Navid Dinparast Djadid. Evaluation of  BALB/c Mice Antibody Responses to Two Variant Forms of Plasmodium vivax Apical Membrane Antigen-1 Recombinant Protein as a Malaria Vaccine Candidate. Modares Journal of Medical Sciences: Pathobiology, Vo.l 18 (2015-2016), No. 

 

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 Conference Papers:

  1. Salavatifar M, Mehrizi AA, Djadid ND, Zakeri S. Production and enhancement of native-like form of Plasmodium vivax apical membraneantigen-1 in E. coli expression system for P. vivax vaccine development. poster presentation on 12th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy, Iran, Tehran, April 29th to May 2nd 2014.  
  2. Zakeri S, Mehrizi AA, Sadeghi H, Sepehri M, Salavatifar M, Rouhani M, Akrami M, Pirahmadi S ,Mirkazemi S, Djadid ND. Immuno-informatic analysis of Apical Membrane Antigen 1 of both P. vivax and P. falciparum species to select potent immunodominant regions for multi-species malaria vaccine design. poster presentation on 12th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy, Iran, Tehran, April 29th to May 2nd 2014. 
  3. Mehdi Arbabi, Maryam Salavatifar, Juliet Rashidian and MH Sanati. In vitro chracterization of fluorescent single-chain antibody fragment specific for carcinoembryonic antigen. 2003, 5th Australian peptide conference.  
  4.  Mehdi Arbabi ,Maryam Salatvatifar, Moghaddassi Jahromi Z. In vitro chracterization of fluorescent single-chain antibody fragment specific for carcinoembryonic antigen. 2003, The First International Congress of Cancer Genetics, Tehran, Iran.

 

Teaching Experiences

  • 2013-2014: Instructor, Department or Biology, Islamic Azad University, Delijan Branch, Delijan, Iran  
  • 2006-2013: Instructor, Department of Biology Mehregan University, Mahallat, Iran
  • 2005-2007: Instructor, Department of Agriculture Islamic Azad University, Naragh Branch, Delijan, Iran

 

Research Supervision

  

 

 

Professional Experiences

  • DNA & RNA extraction 
  • PCR based techniques (real-time PCR, RT-PCR, …)
  • Agarose & Acrylamid electrophoresis 
  • Cloning based techniques 
  • Protein extraction from tissue and cells
  • Protein expression and purification 
  • Reduced and non-reduced SDS-PAGE 
  • Phage display technique 
  • Western blotting 
  • Protein Desalting
  • Dialysis
  • Chromatography
  • Eukaryotic cell culture
  • Prokaryotic cell culture
  • Mice Immunization
  • Mice bleeding 
  • Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
  • Immunodepletion ELISA
  • Indirect immunofluorescence antibody test (IFAT)

 

 

 

 
 
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