MSc/PhD Program
Zohreh Farsi
First Name:
Zohreh

Last Name:
Farsi

Country:
Iran

 

 



Zohreh Farsi

EDUCATION

College / University:
Shahed University

Highest Degree:
B.Sc.

Major Subjects:
Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genetics

Lab Experience:
Cell isolation from mice, cell culture, molecular biology and biochemical methods

Projects / Research:
In vitro effect of antidepressant drugs on murine macrophages and lymphocytes
Investigation of the role of Arginine 97 in allosteric signal transduction pathway of Methylglyoxal Synthase

Scholarships:
2010 - 2011: Stipend of the Excellence Foundation for the Promotion of the Max Planck Society
2009 - 2010: National Foundation of Elites stipend, Iran
2009: The best Award of Ministry of Science for 14th Nationwide Student Olympiad in the field of Biology, Tehran, Iran


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I am interested to know how millions of individual nerve cells interact in order to output intellectual behavior, cognition and physiological responses. I am also particularly intrigued to know the molecular basis of some neurological disorders and to find a way to overcome them.