Reza  Maali-Amiri

Associate Professor  in  Biology (Plant Physiology and Biochemistry)


Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding
Faculty of Agricultural Science and Engineering
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources,
University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Phone: +98-26-32246074, 32227412-14
Fax: +98-26-32227605
Email: rmamiri@ut.ac.ir
URL: http://can.ut.ac.ir/member/maali.aspx

Academic Appointments
Education
Areas of Specialization and Research Interests
Current Teaching
Thesis Supervised
Selected Publication
Book
 
   
 Academic Appointments TOC
AppointmentsDurationAcademic Center
Editorial BoardSince 2012Modern Genetics Journal
Faculty Member (Associate Professor)Since 2007College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

Education TOC
Ph.D: Biology (Plant Physiology and Biochemistry), Department of Plant Physiology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
M.Sc: Agricultural Biotechnology, Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran
B.Sc: Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, University of Tehran,Karaj, Iran

Areas of Specialization and Research Interests TOC
Plant genetic engineering and transformation for enhancing resistance to chilling
Gene expression studies in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms (E.coli and plants)

Current Teaching TOC
Course TitleDegreeLevelsCourse IDCreditsSyllabusNotes
Molecular and Cell BiologyM.ScGraduate71013602
Genetic and Seed BiotechnologyM. ScGraduate71014042
CytologyB. ScUndergraduate71011663
Molecular responses to environmental stressesPhDGraduate71014282

Thesis Supervised TOC

Selected Publication TOC
A. Journals Papers
Amini S, Maali-Amiri R, Mohammadi R, Kazemi-Shahandashti SS. cDNA-AFLP analysis of transcripts induced in chickpea plants by TiO2 nanoparticles during cold stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 2017, 111 (1):39-49.   more...

Maali-Amiri R, Sadeghzadeh B, Farayedi Y. Metabolic change of oxylipin pathway in cold responses of chickpea plants. Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, 2016, 8(1):95-109.   more...

Hosseini M, Maali-Amiri R, Mahfoozi S, Fowler DB, Mohammadi R. Developmental regulation of metabolites and low temperature tolerance in lines of crosses between spring and winter wheat. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 2016, DOI 10.1007/s11738-016-2103-0   more...

Shahryar N, Maali-Amiri R. Metabolic acclimation of tetraploid and hexaploid wheats by cold stress-induced carbohydrates accumulation. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2016.06.019   more...

Khadem Moghadam N, Motesharezadeh B, Maali-Amiri R. Changes in antioxidative systems and membrane stability index of canola in response to saline soil and fertilizer treatment application. Global Nest Journal, 2016, 18 (3):508-515.   more...

Rakei A, Maali-Amiri R, Zeinali H, Ranjbar M. DNA methylation and physio-biochemical analysis of chickpea in response to cold stress. Protoplasma, 2016, 253:61–76.   more...

Kazemi M, Maali-Amiri R, Sadeghzade B, Ramezanpour SS.Cold Stress-Induced Physiological and Biochemical Changes in chickpea genotypes. Genetic in the 3rd Millennium, 2014, 12:3770-3777   more...

Khazaei M, Maali-Amiri R, Talei AR, Ramezanpour SS. Differential transcript accumulation of dehydrin and beta-glucosidase genes to cold-induced oxidative stress in chickpea. Journal of Agricultureal Sciences and Technology, 2015, 17(3),725-734.   more...

Hassanpour H, Maali-Amiri R, Zeinali H. Effect of Tio2 nanoparticles on metabolic limitations to photosynthesis under cold in chickpea. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 2015, 62:779-787.   more...

Khaledian Y, Maali-Amiri R, Talei AR.some metabolic and molecular responses involved in phenylpropanoid pathway of chickpea under cold stress. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 2015, 62:772-778.   more...

Khaledian Y, Maali-Amiri R, Talei AR. Some genetic and metabolic responses involved in cold tolerance of Kabuli and Desi chickpeas. Modern Genetics Journal, 2015, 10(2):279-292. (In persian).   more...

Pourmazaheri, Salehi Jouzani GR, Karimi E, Khayam Nekouei SM, Tabatabaei M, Maali Amiri R. Development of a bioprocess for fast production of enriched biocompost from municipal solid wastes. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 2015, 104(10):482-489.   more...

Nejadsadeghi L, Maali-Amiri R, Zeinali H, Ramezanpour SS, Sadeghzade B.Membrane fatty acid compositions and cold-induced responses. Molecular Biology Reports, 2015, 42, 363-372.   more...

Moradi A, Sharif Zadeh F, Tavakol Afshari R, Maali Amiri R. Increasing seed germination efficiency of tall wheat grass (Agropyron elongatum (Host.) P. Beauv) at low temperature and drought stress conditions using urea osmopriming. Iranian Journal of Seed Research, 2015, 1(2):20-31.   more...

Khadem Moghadam N, Motesharehzadeh B, Savaghebi GR, Maali-Amiri R. Effects of potassium and zinc fertilizer treatments on potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc uptake and K + /Na + ratio and some physiological responses of two cultivars of Canola under salinity stress. Applied Soil Research, 2015, 3(1):14-24.   more...

Mohammadi R, Maali-Amiri R, Mantri N.Effect of TiO2 Nanoparticles on Oxidative Damage and Antioxidant. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 2014, 61:767-775.   more...

Seyed Rahmani R, Maali-Amiri R. ROS Signaling Pathway and its Role in Environmental Stresses. Genetic in the 3rd Millennium, 2014, 12(2): 3589-3603.   more...

Kazemi-Shahandashti SS, Maali-Amiri R, Zeinali H, Khazaei M, Talei AR, Ramezanpour SS. Effect of short-term cold stress on oxidative damage and transcript accumulation of defense-related genes in chickpea seedlings. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2014, 171:1106-1116.   more...

Nejadsadeghi L, Maali-Amiri R, Zeinali H, Ramezanpour SS, Sadeghzade B. Comparative analysis of physio-biochemical responses to cold stress in durum and bread wheat. Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2014, 70:399-408   more...

Habibpour Mehraban F, Maali-Amiri R, Zeinali Khaneghah H, Dashtaki M.Morphological variations black chickpeas by using multivariate analysis methods.Iranian Journal of Field Crop Science, 2014, 45 (1):23-30. (In Persian).   more...

Poormazaheri H, Salehi Jouzani GR, khayam nekoui SM, Tabatabaei M, Maali Amiri R, Soheilivand S, Karimi E, Ghanavati H, Mirdamadian SH. Evaluation of some native bacteria isolated from composting process. Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, 2013, 5, 1-11.   more...

Kazemi Shahandashti SS, Maali Amiri R, Zeinali H, Ramezanpour SS, Mahdieh M, Tabatabaei far SA. Assessment of gene expression pattern of rubisco and some physiological characteristics under cold stress condition in chickpea. Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, 2013, 5:145-158.   more...

Kazemi Shahandashti SS, Maali Amiri R, Zeinali H, Ramezanpour SS. Change in membrane fatty acid compositions and cold-induced responses in chickpea. Molecular Biology Reports, 2013, 40:893-903.   more...

Heidarvand L, Maali Amiri R.Physio-biochemical and proteome analysis of chickpea in early phases of cold stress. Journal of Plant Physiology, 2013, 170:459-469   more...

Mohammadi R, Maali-Amiri R, Abbasi AR. Effect of TiO2 nanoparticles on chickpea response to cold stress. Biological Trace Element Research, 2013, 152,403-410   more...

Poormazaheri H, Rasouli Z, Karimi E, Salehi GR, Tabatabaei M, Maali-Amiri R, MouSivand M. Identification and characterization of enzymatic activities of some native fungi isolated from composting process. Modern Genetics Journal, 2013, 8:91-98 (in Persian).   more...

Habibpour Mehraban F, Maali Amiri R, Nazari MR, Zeinali H. Genotypic variability and physio-biochemical characteristics of Iranian black chickpea to cold stress. Romanian Agricultural Research, 2012, 29, 121-130.    more...

Moradi A, Sharif Zadeh F, Tavakol Afshari R, Maali Amiri R. The effects of priming and drought stress treatments on some physiological characteristics.International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences, 2012, 4:596-603.    more...

Rakei A, Maali Amiri R. Role of epigenetic modifications in plant response to abiotic stresses. Genetics in the 3rd Millenium, 2012, 10 (3):2835-2845 (in Persian).    more...

Sadeghzadeh B, Sadeghzadeh Ahari D, Maali Amiri R, Neghadsadeghi L.Understanding of morpho-physiological variability in Iraninan-durum wheat landraces under cold-rainfed condition.Iranian Journal of Field Crop Science, 2012, 43, 633-648. (In Persian).    more...

Kazemi Shahandashti SS, Maali Amiri R, Omidi M. Role of cold shock proteins in cell response to low temperature stress.Genetic in the 3rd Millennium, 2011, 9:2421-2431.   more...

Heidarvand L., Maali Amiri R, Naghavi MR., Farayedi Y.,Sadeghzadeh B., Alizadeh K. Physiological and Morphological Characteristics of Chickpea Accessions under Low Temperature Stress. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 2011, 58:157-163   more...

Rezaei M, Maali Amiri R, Naghavi MR, Mohammadi R. Evaluating of alfalfa genetic diversity in central and eastern regions of Iran using SSRs. Iranian Journal of Crop Sciences, 2011, 12:520-532.   more...

Khazaei M, Maali Amiri R. Dehydrin proteins and their roles in plant tolerance to temperature stresses. Modern Genetics Journal, 2011,4,5-17.    more...

Mandeh M, Maali Amiri R. Heat Shock Proteins (HSPs) and their roles in abiotic stresses. Modern Genetics Journal, 2011,1,   more...

Nazari MR, Maali Amiri R, Ramezanpour SS.Quantitative Assessment of Gene Expression Pattern of Sucrose Synthase under Cold Stress Condition in Chickpea. Modern Genetics Journal, 2011, 6:59-69.   more...

Nazari MR, Maali Amiri R, Ramezanpour SS. Quantitative Assessment of Gene Expression Pattern of Beta galactosidase and Beta glucosidase under Cold Stress Condition in Chickpea. Modern Genetics Journal, 2011,4, 59-70.   more...

Moradi A, Sharifzadeh F, Tavakol Afshari R, Maali Amiri R. Seed priming effects on germination and seedling growth of tall wheat grass (Agropyron elongatum) under control and drought stress conditions. Rangeland, 2010,3,462-472   more...

Mohammadi R, Maali Amiri R, Naghavi MR, Rezaei M. Study of genetic diversity of Medicago sativa from west and northwestern of Iran using microsatellite markers. Iranian Journal of Rangelands and Forests Plant Breeding and Genetic Research, 2010, 18:1-11.   more...

Mohammadi R, Naghavi MR, Maali Amiri R, Rezaei M. Identification of informative markers of SSR in some of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) accessions from Iran. Modern Genetics Journal, 2010, 5:57-66.   more...

Rezaei M, Naghavi MR, Maali Amiri R, Mohammadi R, Jafari A. Evaluation of diversity in Iranian ecotypes of alfalfa using forage quality components. Iranian Journal of Rangelands and Forests Plant Breeding and Genetic Research, 2011, 19:39-54.   more...

Nazari MR, Habibpour Mehraban F, Maali Amiri R, Zeinali Khaneghah H. Preliminary Evaluation of Response in Desi Chickpea Genotypes for Low Temperature Stress. Iranian Journal of Field Crop Science, 2011, 41:699-706    more...

Fasih M, Maali Amiri R, Omidi M. Centromere:characteristics and functions.Genetics in the 3rd Millenium, 2010,8:2028-2036.   more...

Heidarvand L., Maali Amiri R. What Happens in Plant Molecular Responses to Cold Stress? Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 2010, 32: 419-431.   more...

Maali Amiri R., Yur'eva N.O., Shimshilashvili K.R., Goldenkova-Pavlova, I.V., Pchelkin V.P., Kuznitsova ElI., Tsydendambaev V.D., Trunova T.I., Los D.A., Salehi Jouzani G.R., Nosov A.M. Expression of acyl-lipid delta12-desaturase gene in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and its effect on cold stress tolerance of potato. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 2010, 52: 289-297.    more...

Rezaei M., Maali Amiri R., Naghavi M.R., Mohammadi R., Kabuli M.M. Evaluation of Phenotypic Diversity in Ecotypes of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) in Iran. Iranian Journal of Field Crop Science, 2010, 41:123-129.   more...

Mandeh M., Omidi M., Maali Amiri R. Telomer: characteristics and functions. Genetic in the 3rd Millennium, 2009, 7:1589-1596.   more...

Salehi Jouzani GholamReza‎,‎ Seifinejad Ali‎,‎ Saeedzadeh Abbas‎,‎ Nazarian Amin‎, Yousefloo Majid, Soheilivand Saeed, Mousivand Maryam, Jahangiri Rosa, Yazdani Mehdi,‎ Maali Amiri Reza‎,‎ Akbari Sepideh. Molecular detection of nematicidal crystalliferous Bacillus thuringiensis strains of Iran and evaluation of their toxicity on free‎-‎living and plant‎-‎parasitic nematodes‎,‎Canadian Journal of Microbiology‎,‎ 2008, 54‎:812‎-‎822‎.‎   more...

Maali Reza, Schimschilaschvili H.R., Pchelkin V.P., Tsydendambaev V.D., Nosov A.M. Los D.A., Goldenkova-Pavlova I.V. Comparative expression in Escherichia coli of the native and hybrid genes for Acyl-Lipid Delta9- desaturase. Russian Journal of Genetics, 2007, 43:121-126   more...

Maali-Amiri Reza, Goldenkova-Pavlova I.V., Pchelkin V.P., Tsydendambaev V.D., Vereshchagin A.G., Deryabin A.N., Trunova T.I., Los D.A., Nosov A.M. Lipid Fatty Acid Composition of Potato Plants Transformed with the Deta12-Desaturase Gene From Cyanobacterium. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 2007, 54: 678-685.   more...

Maali Amiri Reza, Goldenkova-Pavlova I.V., Pchelkin V.P., Tsydendambaev V.D., Los D.A., Nosov A.M. Acyl-lipid Delta12-desaturase of the cyanobacterium increases the unsaturation degree in transgenic potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Biologija, 2007, 53: 4-7.   more...

Goldenkova-Pavlova I.V., Mirahorli N., Maali Amiri Reza, Isaenko E., Kartel N.A., Yur`eva N.O., Abdeeva I.A. Experimantal models for creation of transgenic plants resistant to stress factors. Cytology and Genetics, 2007, 41:167-171.   more...

Maali Amiri Reza, Yazdi-Samadi B., Ghannada MR., Abdemishani S. To study DNA polymorphism in landrace populations of safflower in Iran by using RAPD-PCR. Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2002, 32:737-745.    more...


B. Conference Papers

Book TOC
Omidi M, Maali Amiri R, Taghavian O, Akhshik M. 2011. Cytology, Tehran University press, Tehran, Iran, PP. 505.

Rahnama H, Maali Amiri R, Salehi GR. 2011. Plant Genetic Engineering and Selectable Markers, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran, PP. 406.

Zeinali H, Haghnazari A, Maali Amiri R. 2016. DNA fingerprinting in plants: principles, methods, and applications, (Author, Weising K, Nybom H, Wolff K, Kahl G), Tehran University Press, Tehran, Iran, PP. 648.

Maali-Amiri R, Sabzezari M. 2016. Molecular Approaches in Plant Abiotic Stress, ( Author, Gaur RK, Sharma P), Tehran University Press, Tehran, Iran, (in press).