Thahseena Pokker | disease | Women Researcher Award

Dr. Thahseena Pokker | disease | Women Researcher AwardΒ 

Dr at University of Pennsylvania United States

I am a doctor in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery, graduated from Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, University of Kerala, India. Currently pursuing a Postgraduate Certificate program in Clinical Research from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.



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Education πŸŽ“πŸ“œ

University of Pennsylvania: Clinical Research Certificate Program – 2023. University of Kerala, India: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery – 2009.

Skills πŸ’¬πŸ§ πŸ•°οΈ

Active listening skills include giving the person speaking full attention, understanding the points made, asking questions for clarification when necessary, and providing feedback. Excellent critical thinking, judgment, and decision-making abilities. Have good observation skills. Fluently speak, read, and write English. Ability to be engaging, friendly, patient, and understanding. Ability to manage time appropriately.

Achievements πŸ†πŸŽ“

In 2018, I got an invitation from the Emergency Medicine and Acute Care Conference in Tokyo, Japan to present an abstract. Invited by the Xth Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference 2019 in Croatia for an abstract presentation. My article about anaphylactic treatment was published in the Journal of Science, Conferenceminds 2024. Due to my achievements, I was invited to join the Clinical Research Program by one of the most prestigious institutions of the Ivy League, the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Experience πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈπŸ”¬

Ayurvedic Physician: Worked as a junior doctor attending the Outpatient Department, and managing inpatient hospital units including the Emergency Medicine Department for two years. This opportunity allowed me to learn and explore many aspects of traditional medicine in various diseases, and I developed an interest in anaphylactic treatment measures. I started researching more and developed an effective and affordable method to treat anaphylactic attacks. Pursuing a Certificate program in Clinical Research covering topics like epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical trials, and database management. Practicing to record information about research studies and their statistical interpretation. Familiarized with statistical software Stata. Going through office procedures, patient interaction, and computer programs related to research studies. Acquired knowledge about planning, designing, and conducting research studies. Developed teams of patients to participate in specific research studies. Thorough knowledge of database management in RedCap, designing surveys, and clinical trial study groups.

Hobbies and Interests πŸ“–βœοΈ

I love to read and write. In my spare time, I enjoy reading various books including medical journals and publications. I am also a good observer which helps me to write. I have written many short stories.

Publications Top Notes πŸ“

  1. Title: Respiratory emergencies: An alternative method to treat Anaphylaxis πŸš‘πŸ«
    • Authors: Thahseena Pokker
    • Year: 2024 πŸ“…
    • Journal: Journal of Science πŸ“°
    • Publication Date: April 1, 2024 πŸ“†


Zeinab Bolboli | Plant Pathology | Best Researcher Award

Β Dr. Zeinab Bolboli | Plant Pathology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Shiraz University Iran


Zeinab Bolboli is a distinguished researcher specializing in Plant Pathology, with a Ph.D. from Shiraz University. Their expertise encompasses mycology, plant virology, and advanced research methods. Zeinab’s innovative work includes identifying causal agents of plant diseases and evaluating crop susceptibility, earning recognition as the top Ph.D. student and for their dissertation. They’ve demonstrated excellence in teaching and have conducted various workshops, showcasing proficiency in bioinformatics and scientific photography. With a comprehensive skill set in microscopy, bioinformatics, and molecular characterization, Zeinab is poised to continue making significant contributions to the field of plant pathology.🌟








Education and Academic Achievements πŸŽ“

πŸ“š Postdoctoral Researcher: Shiraz University, INSF (4016120)

  • PhD: Plant Pathology (Mycology), Department of Plant Protection, Shiraz University, Iran (2016-Present)
    • Dissertation: Identification of the Causal Agent of Fig Canker and Evaluation of Susceptibility of Iranian Fig Cultivars to the Disease.
    • Main courses: Advanced Mycology II, Advanced Applied Mycology, Genetics of Plant Pathogens, and more.
  • MSc: Plant Pathology (Mycology), Department of Plant Protection, Shiraz University, Iran (2013-2016)
    • Thesis: Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomic characteristics of Pythium spp. isolates in cereal fields of Fars Province.
    • Main courses: Advanced Mycology I, Plant Virology, Plant Disease Management, and more.
  • BSc: Plant Protection, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran (2007-2011)
    • Main courses: General and Advanced Plant Pathology, Mycology, Nematology, and more.
  • Diploma: Science, Alzahra High School, Kermanshah, Iran (2003-2006)

Teaching and Awards πŸ†

Received Top Student awards for both PhD and BSc.Recognized for having the top PhD dissertation at Shiraz University in 2023.Served as a Teaching Assistant for various courses including Advanced Mycology and General Plant Pathology.Supervised graduate theses and conducted workshops on scientific topics.

Workshops Attended and Skills πŸ’Ό

Participated in workshops on RNA-Seq data analysis, Real-time PCR, Primer Designing, and more.Held workshops on Scientific Digital Photography and Diagnosis of Plant Disease.Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Bioinformatics tools, and scientific photography.

Publications Top Notes πŸ“

  1. Title: Development of PCR-based assays for the detection of the evident and latent infection with Stilbocrea banihashemiana, the causal agent of fruit tree cankers
    • Journal: Crop Protection
    • Year: 2024
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.cropro.2024.106677
    • Contributors: Hamed Negahban; Zeinab Bolboli; Reza Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa


  1. Title: First report of Peroneutypa scoparia associated with canker disease on Ficus carica in northern Iran
    • Journal: New Disease Reports
    • Year: 2023
    • DOI: 10.1002/ndr2.12201
    • Contributors: M. Ghaedi; Z. Bolboli; Reza Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa


  1. Title: Susceptibility of fig cultivars to Diaporthe canker in Iran
    • Journal: Plant Pathology
    • Year: 2023
    • DOI: 10.1111/ppa.13687
    • Contributors: Zeinab Bolboli; Reza Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa; Moslem Jafari; Ali Sarkhosh


  1. Title: Neocosmospora caricae sp. nov. and N. metavorans, two new stem and trunk canker pathogens on Ficus carica in Iran
    • Journal: Mycological Progress
    • Year: 2022
    • DOI: 10.1007/s11557-022-01834-9
    • Contributors: Zeinab Bolboli; Reza Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa; Marcelo Sandoval-Denis; Moslem Jafari; Pedro W. Crous


  1. Title: Stilbocrea banihashemiana sp. nov. a New Fungal Pathogen Causing Stem Cankers and Twig Dieback of Fruit Trees
    • Journal: Journal of Fungi
    • Year: 2022
    • DOI: 10.3390/jof8070694
    • Contributors: Zeinab Bolboli; Behnaz Tavakolian; Reza Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa; Moslem Jafari; Santa Olga Cacciola