Abasalt Hosseinzadeh Colagar | Molecular Immunology | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Abasalt Hosseinzadeh Colagar | Molecular Immunology| Best Researcher Award

Prof, University of Mazandaran, Iran

A distinguished molecular biologist with a Ph.D. from Razi University and extensive academic leadership at the University of Mazandaran. Specializing in molecular medicine, genetic diversity, fungal pathogenesis, and plant defenses, I have presented groundbreaking theories and achieved top academic honors. With a track record of pioneering research, I focus on cancer, fertility, and infertility. As Head of the Faculty of Basic Sciences and Nano and Biotechnology Group, I lead innovative research initiatives and mentor future scientists. Committed to advancing biotechnology and molecular biology, I contribute significantly to academia and scientific discourse.🌟



Research Interests 🧬

🔬 Major Field: Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

  • Molecular Medicine: Focus on Cancer, Fertility, and Infertility
  • Molecular Biology: Investigating Genetic Diversity, Molecular Mechanisms of Fungal Pathogenesis, and Plant Defenses
  • Biomedical Engineering: Exploring Plasma Sterilization and Genetic Induction of Microorganisms for Industrial Productions

Educational Records 📚

  • Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology
    Razi University in collaboration with National Institute for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (NIGEB), Kermanshah and Tehran, I.R. of Iran
    2000 – 2005

    • GPA: 18.39/20
  • M.Sc. in Molecular and Cell Biology
    Department of Biology, Razi University, Kermanshah, I.R. of Iran
    1997 – 2000

    • GPA: 18.56/20
  • B.Sc. in General Biology
    Department of Biology, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, I.R. of Iran
    1993 – 1997

    • GPA: 18.24/20

Honors and Awards 🏆

Presented a Global Theory at California Urology Society, selected for initial publication, offering a method for the professional urology community. Beyond the Abstract, First Iranian Ph.D. graduate in Molecular and Cell Biology in I.R. of Iran, Ranked first among 2000 M.Sc. graduates of Molecular and Cell Biology, Razi University, Kermanshah, I.R. of Iran, Ranked first among 1999 M.Sc. Students in science of Razi University, Kermanshah, I.R. of Iran, Ranked first among 1997 B.Sc. graduates of Biology, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, I.R. of Iran


Academic Experience (Career) 👩‍🏫

Professor University of Mazandaran August 2014 – Present Head of Faculty of Basic Sciences University of Mazandaran 2010 – 2013 Head of Nano and Biotechnology Group University of Mazandaran 2006 – Present Head of Central Library and Document Center University of Mazandaran 2007 – Present Assistant Professor University of Mazandaran Sep. 2005 – Nov. 2009 Head of Biology Dept. University of Mazandaran 2006 – 2007 Lecturer Teacher Education Center, Kermanshah, I.R. of Iran 1999 – 2000 Lecturer Emam Ali Primary University Center of Kermanshah, I.R. of Iran 1999 – 2000

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Thymoquinone and its therapeutic potentials
    • Journal: Pharmacological Research
    • Year: 2015
    • Volume: 95
    • Pages: 138-158
    • Citations: 508


  1. Title: Zinc levels in seminal plasma are associated with sperm quality in fertile and infertile men
    • Journal: Nutrition research
    • Year: 2009
    • Volume: 29
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 82-88
    • Citations: 438


  1. Title: Zinc is an Essential Element for Male Fertility: A Review of Zn Roles in Men’s Health, Germination, Sperm Quality, and Fertilization
    • Journal: Journal of Reproduction & Infertility
    • Year: 2018
    • Volume: 19
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 69-79
    • Citations: 316


  1. Title: Ascorbic acid in human seminal plasma: determination and its relationship to sperm quality
    • Journal: Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition
    • Year: 2009
    • Volume: 45
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 144-149
    • Citations: 171


  1. Title: Correlation of sperm parameters with semen lipid peroxidation and total antioxidants levels in astheno-and oligoasheno-teratospermic men
    • Journal: Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
    • Year: 2013
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue: 9
    • Pages: 780
    • Citations: 163


  1. Title: DNA interaction with Al–N, N′-bis (salicylidene) 2, 2′-phenylendiamine complex
    • Journal: Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy
    • Year: 2007
    • Volume: 67
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 133
    • Citations: 133


  1. Title: Cigarette smoking and the risk of male infertility
    • Journal: Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
    • Year: 2007
    • Volume: 10
    • Issue: 21
    • Pages: 3870-4
    • Citations: 104


  1. Title: E. coli, P. aeruginosa, and B. cereus bacteria sterilization using afterglow of non-thermal plasma at atmospheric pressure
    • Journal: Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
    • Year: 2010
    • Volume: 160
    • Issue: 7
    • Pages: 1978-1984
    • Citations: 88


  1. Title: Association of C677T transition of the human methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene with male infertility
    • Journal: Reproduction, Fertility and Development
    • Year: 2016
    • Volume: 28
    • Issue: 6
    • Pages: 786-794
    • Citations: 71


  1. Title: Microsatellite (SSR) amplification by PCR usually led to polymorphic bands: Evidence which shows replication slippage occurs in extend or nascent DNA strands
    • Journal: Molecular Biology Research Communications
    • Year: 2016
    • Volume: 5
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 167-174
    • Citations: 60

Julie Veriepe-Salerno | Immunobiologie

Dr Julie Veriepe-Salerno : Leading Researcher in Immunobiologie

Dr Julie Veriepe-Salerno at Université de Geneve, Switzerland.

Congratulations,Dr Julie Veriepe-Salerno on winning the esteemed Young Scientist award from Young scientist Awards! Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have truly made a significant impact in your field. Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is commendable. Here’s to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done


Professional Profile



  • 2007: Veterinary studies, Lycée Fénelon, Paris, France 🐾
  • 2010: Bachelor in Cellular Biology and Physiology, Strasbourg, France 🧫
  • 2011: Master in Cellular and Integrated Neurosciences, Montréal, Canada 🧠
  • 2012: Master in Cellular and Integrated Neurosciences, Strasbourg, France 🎓
  • 2016: PhD in Cellular Biology and Pathology, specialized in the nervous system
    • Director: Dr. Parker, University of Montreal, Canada 🧬
  • 2018: Entrepreneurship course at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. 🚀


  • During PhD: Used C. elegans models to understand the role of the immune system in a neurodegenerative disease and to find new active molecules.
  • Postdoc: Focused on hematological cancers, investigating the role of MALT1 using different models (C. elegans, mice, and cell culture).
  • Current Position: Interested in hematological cancers such as multiple myeloma. Searching for new therapeutics using cell lines, 3D coculture, C. elegans, murine in vivo studies, and human biopsies.

Publications & Communications:

  1. Vérièpe-Salerno J*, Freitas Misakyan MF*, Ferro A, Cuendet M. A new therapeutic compound for multiple myeloma. In preparation.
  2. Vérièpe-Salerno J, Podavini S, Long MJC, Kolotuev I, Cuendet M, Thome M. MALT1 shortens lifespan by inhibiting autophagy in the intestine of C. elegans. Autophagy reports. 2023
  3. Gan-Or Z, Bouslam N, Birouk N, Lissouba A, Chambers DB, Vérièpe J, Androschuck A, Laurent SB, Rochefort D, Spiegelman D, Dionne-Laporte A, Szuto A, Liao M, Figlewicz DA, Bouhouche A, Benomar A, Yahyaoui M, Ouazzani R, Yoon G, Dupré N, Suchowersky O, Bolduc FV, Parker JA, Dion PA, Drapeau P, Rouleau GA, Bencheikh BO. Mutations in CAPN1 Cause Autosomal-Recessive Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia. The American Journal of Human Genetics. 2016
  4. Vérièpe J, Fossouo L, Parker A. Neurodegeneration in C. elegans models of ALS requires TIR-1/Sarm1 immune pathway activation in neurons. Nature Communications. 2015.
  5. Aggad D, Vérièpe J, Tauffenberger A, Parker A. TDP-43 Toxicity Proceeds via Calcium Dysregulation and Necrosis in Aging C. elegans Motor Neurons. Journal of Neuroscience. 2014.
  6. Laux-Biehlmann A, Chung H, Mouheiche J, Vérièpe J, Delalande F, Lamshöft M, Welters ID, Soldevila S, Bazin H, Lamarque L, Van Dorsselaer A, Poisbeau P, Schneider F, Goumon Y, Garnero P. Endogenous morphine-6-glucuronide is present in the plasma of patients: Validation of a specific anti-morphine-6-glucuronide antibody for clinical and basic research. BioFactors. 2014.
  7. Laux-Biehlmann A, Mouheiche J, Vérièpe J, Goumon Y. Endogenous morphine and its metabolites in mammals: history, synthesis, localization and perspectives. Neuroscience. 2013.

Last attended conferences:

  • 2022 C. elegans international congress – Vienna, Austria – Oral presentation 🎙️
  • 2022 11th Swiss Cancer Center Leman – Geneva – Oral presentation 📊
  • 2022 Swiss 3Rs Day Conference – Bern – Invited for an oral presentation 🇨🇭
  • 2023 ISREC-SCCL Symposium 2023, Horizon Biology & Precision Oncology – Poster presentation 📝