Principle Investigator

Educational background :


2010: Ph.D. of Bioinformatics at University of Tehran

Thesis: “Prediction of protein backbone based on local fragment minimum energy”.

2000: Master of Science in Biophysics (Tarbiat-Modarres University)

Thesis: “Prediction of Protein Surface Accessibility using Information Theory”.

1997: Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (University of Tehran).

Relevant Experiences:

1.Organization: Biophysics Department, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University

Location: Tehran

Date Worked: 2010 – up to now

Position Title: Head of Biophysics Department

2. Organization: Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM)

 Location: Tehran

Date Worked: Oct 2004 – up to now

Position Title: Linux Server Administrator (Bioinformatics Group)

3.Organization: National Institute of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (NIGEB)

Location: Tehran

Date Worked: May 2003 – Oct 2005

Position Title: Software Team Manager

4.Organization: ARA System Consultant (Private Co.)

Location: Tehran

Date Worked: May 2000 – Oct 2002

Position Title: Software Team Manager

5.Organization: Tarbiat Modares University

Location: Tehran

Dates Worked: Oct 1997 – May 2000

Position Title: Administrator of Macromolecular Modeling Center of TMU

Honors and Awards:

2004 : Ranked First in Ph.D. Entrance Exam (Tehran University)

2000 : Distinguished researcher in Tarbiat Modares University

Current Projects:

– Protein secondary structure assignment using fuzzy logic

-Prediction of Protein’s Active Site

 -Mean Scaled RMSD: A Size independent Measure for Superimposition of Protein Structures

-PredEval: How much a prediction method is good

 -FoldSim: Protein Folding Simulator


Tarbiat Modares University, 2010 -now

IPM Bioinformatics, 2004-now

Iranian Bioinformatics Society, 2005

National Institute of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (NIGEB) 2003

Iranian Biophysical chemistry Society, 2000

Iranian Biological Society, 1997

Skills in computer science:


C++, Visual Basic, Perl, Matlab, Familiar with R


VB Script,  Microsoft Visual InterDev, Front Page


Microsoft SQL Serve, MySQL


Mac OS X, Windows, LINUX, IRIX

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