Zeinab Ramezani | Biosensor | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Zeinab Ramezani | Biosensor | Best Researcher Award

PHD at the University of Miami and Semnan University, United States

👩‍🔬Zeinab Ramezani, a versatile researcher and educator, specializes in semiconductor physics, nanotechnology, and optoelectronic devices. As a Research Scientist at the University of Miami, she explores multifunctional nanoparticles for brain circuitry stimulation. With a Ph.D. from the University of Miami and Semnan University, her expertise spans modeling magnetoelectric nanoparticles for medical applications and analyzing nano-scale field-effect transistors. Ramezani’s teaching experience includes roles at Islamic Azad University and various institutions in Tehran. Recognized for her outstanding contributions, she has received awards such as Top Female Inventor and Researcher at IAU, Tehran, Iran. Ramezani’s dedication to advancing science is evident through her extensive publications and editorial roles..🌟 Biosensor

 

🔬 Experience

Research Scientist, University of Miami, FL, USA (2023-Present): Investigating multifunctional nanoparticles for stimulating brain circuitry under NSF project. Research Scientist, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA (2019-2021): Designed and simulated Neural Interface devices. Explored wide bandgap materials for optoelectronic devices. Assistant Professor, Islamic Azad University (IAU), Tehran, Iran (2017-2019): Taught courses and supervised theses in semiconductor physics and devices. Adjunct. Assistant Professor, Various Institutions, Tehran, Iran (2017-2019): Taught Electronic, Electrical circuits, and Digital Design. Lecturer/Instructor, Various Institutions, Tehran, Iran (2012-2017): Delivered lectures and labs on semiconductor physics and devices. Biosensor

🎓Education

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA (2021-2023): Thesis: Modeling of Magnetoelectric Nanoparticles for Medical Applications. Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Semnan University (Collaboration with Tehran University), Iran (2014-2017): Thesis: Analysis and Modeling of Short Channel Effects of Nano-Scale Field-Effect Transistors on SOI Technology. M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Semnan University, Iran (2011-2013): Thesis: Analysis and Performance Improvement of Modified Structure Silicon-On-Insulator Metal Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors. B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Technical and Vocational University, Tehran, Iran (2007-2011): Thesis: Ad hoc networks and its simulation by NS2. Biosensor

 

🎓 🛠️ Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA (2021-2022): Instructor for Digital Design Lab and Digital Design courses. Assistant Professor/Lecturer/Instructor, Various Institutions, Tehran, Iran (2012-2019): Taught courses in Semiconductor Physics and Devices, Digital Design, and Electrical circuits.

📜Computational Skills

  • Proficient in MATLAB, C/C++, Python, Verilog. Experienced in device simulation software like Atlas and Athena from Silvaco. Familiar with software tools like Lumerical, Cadence, and COMSOL.

Experimental Skills

Design and Simulation of different Transistors. Power Control Modules Design. Expertise in FPGA including DE1 board. Proficient in working with electronic hardware and measuring instruments. Biosensor

Honors & Awards

Received multiple awards including Top Female Inventor and Researcher at IAU, Tehran, Iran. Recognized with Academic Talent Award by Iran’s National Elites Foundation.

Patents

Holds three issued patents in semiconductor devices from the Iranian research organization.

Research Interests

Semiconductor Device Physics: Theory, simulation, modeling, analysis, and characterization of novel electronics devices and materials. Power Semiconductor Devices: Wide bandgap semiconductors. Nanotechnology and Nanoscale Devices. Optoelectronic Devices: Electrical and optical neural interfaces. Bioelectronics & Biosensors. Magnetoelectric Nanoparticles, Nanomedicine, Nanomagnetics. Biosensor

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Yasaman Taslimi | diagnosis | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Yasaman Taslimi | diagnosis| Autonomous systems | Best Researcher Award

Dr, Pasteur institute of Iran, Iran

👩‍🔬 Dedicated researcher with a Ph.D. in Biology from Pasteur Institute of Iran, specializing in molecular genetics and parasitology. 🧬 Skilled in molecular diagnostics and protein analysis for Leishmaniasis. Currently serving as a Researcher in Immunotherapy and Leishmania Vaccine Research at Pasteur Institute, with extensive teaching and visiting researcher experience globally.  Recognized for academic excellence with awards including first rank in Ph.D. studies. Passionate about advancing immunotherapy and infectious disease research, with notable presentations at international congresses and a diverse range of specialized courses attended.🌟

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Education 📚

B.Sc. in Nutrition Azad University, Tehran, Iran 2000, M.Sc. in Biochemistry Azad University, Damghan, Iran 2015, PhD in Biology Pasteur Institute of Iran 2023

Position 💼

  • Researcher in Immunotherapy and Leishmania Vaccine Research Department
    Pasteur Institute of Iran
    2000-Present

Area of Expertise 🧬

  • Molecular genetics, molecular parasitology, gene function and expression.
  • Molecular diagnosis of Leishmaniasis.
  • Arginase assay.
  • Protein analysis techniques such as Western Blot, Elisa.
  • PEA assay.
  • LAMP assay.

Courses 🎓

Molecular DATA for infectious disease, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium, 2018International Workshop of Leishmania and Leishmaniasis, Pasteur Iran, 2016Molecular Biology of Leishmaniasis, ICGEB, Trieste, Italy, 2016.Targeting and Expression of Gene in Cells, International Congress of Immunology, Tehran, 2014How to write an International Article, Elsevier workshop, Tehran, 2014Application of Bioinformatics in Biotechnology, Pasteur Iran, 2013Flow Cytometry workshop, Pasteur Iran, 2012Quality Control Management, Pasteur Iran, 2012Calibration methods and standards, Pasteur Iran, 2011Life skills courses (Depression, Anger management, Time management, …), Pasteur, 2010Advanced Molecular Genetic course, Pasteur Iran, 2006ICDL courses, 2006

Teaching 📝

High throughput technologies in translational immunology, Pasteur, Iran, 2022Western Blot, Practical, School of Pharmacy, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, 2016Immunology of infectious disease, Practical, Pasteur Iran, 2006

Visiting Researcher 🌍

Gothenburg University (Leishild-MATI RISE project), Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Institute of Biomedicine, 2019/02/26-2019/05/14Pasteur Institute of Paris (Leishild-MATI RISE project), Department of Molecular Parasitology and Signaling, 2023/12/17-2023/02/17

Congress Presentations 🗣️

International Congress of Dermatology, Cosmetics and Laser, Iran, Tehran, 2022.International congress of immunology, Iran, Ahvaz, 2021.The 17th International Congress of Immunology, Beijing, China, 2019.Molecular Biology of Leishmania course, Trieste, Italy, 2016.Annual Symposium of the Institut Pasteur International Network, Paris, 2015.6th Worldleish international congress, Toledo, Spain, 2017.

Awards 🏆

The Second National Conference on New Cellular and Molecular, Iran, 2015.13th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy of Iran, Tabriz, 2015.First ranked Ph.D. student in Pasteur Institute of Iran, 2018.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Immunization with the hybrid protein vaccine, consisting of Leishmania major cysteine proteinases Type I (CPB) and Type II (CPA), partially protects against leishmaniasis
    Authors: A Zadeh-Vakili, T Taheri, Y Taslimi, F Doustdari, AH Salmanian, S Rafati
    Journal: Vaccine
    Volume: 22
    Issue: 15-16
    Pages: 1930-1940
    Year: 2004
    Citations: 81

 

  1. Title: Enhanced Protective Efficacy of Nonpathogenic Recombinant Leishmania tarentolae Expressing Cysteine Proteinases Combined with a Sand Fly Salivary Antigen
    Authors: F Zahedifard, E Gholami, T Taheri, Y Taslimi, F Doustdari, N Seyed, …
    Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
    Volume: 8
    Issue: 3
    Pages: e2751
    Year: 2014
    Citations: 79

 

  1. Title: Development of Novel Prime-Boost Strategies Based on a Tri-Gene Fusion Recombinant L. tarentolae Vaccine against Experimental Murine Visceral Leishmaniasis
    Authors: N Saljoughian, T Taheri, F Zahedifard, Y Taslimi, F Doustdari, …
    Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
    Volume: 7
    Issue: 4
    Pages: e2174
    Year: 2013
    Citations: 75

 

  1. Title: Leishmania major heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) is not protective in murine models of cutaneous leishmaniasis and stimulates strong humoral responses in cutaneous and visceral …
    Authors: S Rafati, E Gholami, N Hassani, F Ghaemimanesh, Y Taslimi, T Taheri, …
    Journal: Vaccine
    Volume: 25
    Issue: 21
    Pages: 4159-4169
    Year: 2007
    Citations: 71

 

  1. Title: Cysteine proteinase type III is protective against Leishmania infantum infection in BALB/c mice and highly antigenic in visceral leishmaniasis individuals
    Authors: N Khoshgoo, F Zahedifard, H Azizi, Y Taslimi, MJ Alonso, S Rafati
    Journal: Vaccine
    Volume: 26
    Issue: 46
    Pages: 5822-5829
    Year: 2008
    Citations: 61