Dr. Hamid  Farahmand

Professor in  Fisheries Biotechnology, Molecular Biology


Department of Fishery & Environment-Biotechnology Research Dept.
Faculty of Natural Resources
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources,
University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

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Email: hfarahmand@ut.ac.ir
URL: http://can.ut.ac.ir/member/farahmand.aspx

Academic Appointments
Education
Areas of Specialization and Research Interests
Current Teaching
Thesis Supervised
Selected Publication
Book
Done and Current Research Projects
Workshops
 
   
 Academic Appointments TOC
AppointmentsDurationAcademic Center
Postdoctoral fellowship in Molecular Biology, About 2 yearsUniverity of Rhode Island, USA
Ad hoc Reviewer of Grant Proposal2004-2006USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program Review- USDA NRI proposals.

Education TOC
Ph.D: Fisheries Biotechnology (Molecular Genetics), School of Biological Sciences, Univerity of Southampton, UK
M.Sc: Fishery, University of Tarbiat Modares, IR
B.Sc: Fishery & Environment, University of Tehran, IR

Areas of Specialization and Research Interests TOC
Transgenesis & Genetics in Fish, Proteomics, System Biology

Current Teaching TOC

Thesis Supervised TOC
Currently Supervisor of 5 PhD students    more...


Selected Publication TOC
A. Journals Papers
Maclean, N., Rahman, M. A., Sohm, F., Hwang, G.-L., Iyenger, A., Smith, A. and Farahmand, H.,2002, Transgenic tilapia and tilapia genome,Gene, 295, 265-277.   more...

Hwang, G.-L., Rehman, M. A., Razak, S. A., Sohm, F., Farahmand, H., Smith, A., Brooks, C., and Norman Maclean, 2003, Isolation and characterising of tilapia bata-actin promoter and comparison of its activity with carp ?-actin promoter, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA), 1625, 11-18.    more...

Farahmand, H., Rahman, M. A., , Sohm, F., Hwang, G.-L. and Maclean, N., 2003, Isolation and expression of tilapia (Oreochrimis niloticus) serine 8-type GnRH coding and regulatory sequences, Gene, 304, 97-106.   more...

Hwang G, Muller F, Rahman MA, Williams DW, Murdock PJ, Pasi KJ, Goldspink G, Farahmand H, Maclean N., 2004, Fish as Bioreactors: Transgene Expression of Human Coaulation Factor VII in Fish Embryos, Marine Biotechnology (NY), 6 (5), 485-492.   more...

Aeini, B., Farahmand, H. Karami, M. and Hartl, G. B., 2007, Genetic Study of Persian gazelle of Sohrein, Int. J., Environ. Res., 1 (4), 321-324.    more...

Farahmand, H., Rahman, M. A., Razak, S.A., Hwang, G.-L. and Maclean, N., 2007, Induction of tetraploid transgenic in tilapia, IJFS, 7 (1), 27-46.    more...

Akbarzadeh A., Farahmand H., Shabani A., Karami M., Kaboli MAbbasi2 ., K.,. Rafiee, G., 2009, Morphological variation of the pikeperch Sander lucioperca (L.) in the southern Caspian Sea, using a truss system, Journal of Applied Ichthyology,25, 576–582.   more...

Alishahi, A., Farahmand, H., Prieto, N., Cozzolino, D., 2010, Identification of transgenic foods using NIR spectroscopy: A review, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 75, 1–7.   more...

Elmdoust, A., Farahmand, H., Rafiee, G., Amiri, M., Mirvaghefi, A., 2011, Masculinization of Blue Hap (Sciaenochromis ahli) treated with 17 Beta-methyltestostrone, JAST, 13, 173-180.   more...

A. Alishahi, A. Mirvaghefi, M.R. Tehrani, H. Farahmand, S.A. Shojaosadati, F.A. Dorkoosh, Maher Z. Elsabee, 2011, Shelf life and delivery enhancement of vitamin C using chitosan nanoparticles, Food Chemistry, 126, 935-940.   more...

Arash Akbarzadeh, Hamid Farahmand, Frouzandeh Mahjoubi, Mohammad Ali Nematollahi, Piia Leskinen, Kalle Rytk?nen, Mikko Nikinmaa. 2011, The levels of L-gulono-gamma-lactone oxidase, a key enzyme for biosynthesis of ascorbic acid, transcripts during development of Persian sturgeon Acipenser persicus, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B, 158, 282-288.   more...

Farhadi, A. , Farahmand, H., Mirvaghefi, A., Khalili, B., 2011, A genotoxicology study in Persian Gulf on rock oyster (Soccostrea cucullata) using Micronuclei and RAPID assays, Int. J., Environ. Res, 2,(5), 567-572   more...

Hayatgheib, D., Karami, M., Farahmand, H., Mehrabani-yeganeh, H., Farhadinia, M.S., 2011, Morphological study and comparison of western and eastern goitered gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa: Gueldenstaedt, 1780) population in Iran, Int. J., Environ. Res, 1 (5), 119-126   more...

A. Alishahi, A. Mirvaghefi, M.R. Tehrani, H. Farahmand, S. Koshio, F.A. Dorkoosh, Maher Z. Elsabee, 2011, Chitosan nanoparticle to carry vitamin C through the gastrointestinal tract and induce the non-specific immunity system of tainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), Carbohydrate Polymers, 86 (1), 142-146   more...

Amir Abbas Bazyar , Hamid Farahmand, Alireza Mirvaghefi, Werner Kloas, Brian C. Peterson, Sven Wuertz, 2011, GH & IGF1 induction by passive immunization of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) using a somatostatin-14 antibody, Aquaculture, 316, 99-103    more...

Hamed Kolangi Miandare, Hamid Farahmand, Sanaz Ramezanpour,Mohamad Ali Nematollahi, 2011, Effects of ghrelin on some plasma hormonal changes, Comparative Clinical Pathalogy,    more...

Hossein AnvariFar, Alireza Khyabani, Hamid Farahmand, Saber Vatandoust, Hassan AnvariFar, Shrinivas Jahageerdar, 2011, Detection of morphometric differentiation between isolated up- and downstream populations of Siah Mahi (Capoeta capoeta gracilis) (Pisces: Cyprinidae) in the Tajan River (Iran), Hydrobiologia, 673, 41-52.   more...


B. Conference Papers
Bradley, T. M., Zarate, J., Farahmand, H., Pan, F., Choudury, A. and Rupprecht, R., Novel genes involved in adaptation of salmon to the marine environment, Proceeding of International Congress on the Biology of Fish, The Molecular Basis of Environmental Adaptation, Brazil, August 2004, 32-36., (ISBN) 1-894337-52-2.   more...

Farahmand, H., Diniz, F.M. and Maclean, N., The GnRH preprohormone family: Evolutionary conclusions, March 2004, The Northeast Ecology & Evolution Conference (NEEC), University of Connecticut, USA   more...

Samaneh, E., Farahmand, H., 2006, How to have an environmental Biotechnology? (A comparison between Iran and the world), The First International Environmental Best Practices, Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Olsztyn, Poland. 143.    more...

Sharif S., Farahmand H., Mojazi Amiri B., 2010, A Comparative study on the growth hormone gene expression of Salmo trutta caspicus in two environments: Sea water (SW) and fresh water (FW), Sixth Intercongress Symposium of the Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology (AOSCE), New Zealand   more...


Book TOC
Chapter in Book: Maclean, N., Hwang, G.-L., and Farahmand, H.,2003, Exploiting Transgenic Tilapia and the Tilapia Genome, In:Aquatic Genomics, Steps Toward a Great Future, Springer

Done and Current Research Projects TOC
Selective targeted gene transfer using recombinant VirD2 and VirE2 protein.

Passive immunization of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss against somatostation14 using chicken egg yolk immunoglobulin for growth improvement

Isolation and cloning of cDNA sequences of L-gulono-gamma-lactone oxidase, a key enzyme for biosynthesis of vitamin C in Caspian Sea Beluga (Huso huso)

Temporal gene expression study for Griline gene during ontogeny stage in Persian Sturgeon

Workshops TOC
Principles and Applications of Computational and Experimental Genomic Tools to Biomedical Problems” July 2004, Berkeley PGA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, The University of California (Berkeley), USA.