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  • Rayhaneh Afjei

    Rayhaneh Afjei

    Temp - Non-Exempt, Rad/Neuroimaging and Neurointervention

    Bio Life Science Research Professional 1 ( LRSP1 )Stanford University, Prof. Tarik Massod 2015 - Present
    School of Medicine, Department of radiology section of Neuroradiology,
    Moleuclar imaging program at Stanford (MIPS) Lab
    • Performed antioxidant project to treat brain/breast cancer
    • Enhanced the therapeutic ecacy
    of Temozolomide (cli/Users/zahraa/Desktop/resumes/Seyedeh
    Rayhaneh Afjei/Seyedeh Rayhaneh Afjei.texnical drug) towards glioblastoma by 20 with miR-21
    downregulation and PLGA nanoparticles
    • Co-delivery of therapeutic microRNAs and drugs for triple negative breast cancer treatment in
    pre-clinical small animal model by multifunctional polymer nanocarriers
    • Performed Cellular and Molecular Biology techniques including :
    - Cell cultureing (T98G, LN229, U87, T98G, 293T,MDA, Hela cells) experiments
    - Maintenance of cells, transfection, transduction and drug treatment
    - Cloning, transformation, plasmid extraction, gel electrophoresis
    - Flow cytometer, mitochondria staining, luciferase assay
    - Nanomedicine, Molecular imaging, Targeted delivery, Gene therapy
    Assistant to the chair, Spiritual Care, UC Davis Med Center 2012 - Present
    Research Assistant, Stanford University, Prof. Ahmad Salehi 2013 - 2015
    • BDNF signaling in mouse model of Down syndrome:
    Performed biochemical techniques including western blots, immunohistochemistry, qPCR and
    ELISA
    • Study di↵erences between normal and abnormal physiology to find appropriate biological targets
    for drug intervention
    • Study the pathways by which the drugs are causing the observed e↵ects on cognitive function
    and neurodegeneration
    • Performed in-vitro and in-vivo experiments using mouse models of Down syndrome to study the
    e↵ects of drugs on neurodegeneration and learning ability (cognition)
    Research Assistant, University of California Davis, Prof. Kit Lam 6/2012-12/2012
    Performed experiments on cancer treatment techniques including:
    Library design, General library screening techniques, Optimizing concentration of dye
    Image j, picked up beads, sequencing
    Research Assistant, University of Tehran, Plant Physiology Lab, Prof. Mirmassomi 2000-2004
    - Performed research in plant genetics, DNA extraction, plant tissue culture (Walnut), spectrophotometry,
    flamephotometry, complexometry, analysis Photosynthetic Pigments, thin layer chromatography
    (TLC), recognition?of respiratory enzymes in plants, quantitative determination of protein, PCR,
    electrophoresis, plant gene transmission (African violet)
    - Hands on the techniques in animal physiology, histology, embryology, and developmental biology
    Teacher Assistant, University of Tehran, Genetics lab 2000-2004
    Performed experiments in genetics with Drosophila, including preparation and maintenance of cell
    culture, techniques in handling flies and conducting experiments with them, preparation of salivary
    chromosome, mating preferences and sexual isolation
    EDUCATION University of Tehran, BSc in Biology, speciality in Zoology 2002
    Selected courseworks :Genetics (course and lab), Cell and molecular biology (course and lab),
    Human Genetics
    The University of Texas at Austin , Attended undergraduate program classes 2000
    Selected courseworks : Cellular and Molecular Biology (Grade A), Genetics
    PATENTS The use of transdermal formoterol for the treatment of depression in humans 2/2015,

  • Israt S. Alam, PhD

    Israt S. Alam, PhD

    Rad/Molecular Imaging Scientist, Rad/Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

    Bio Research Focus: Molecular Imaging, PET, Oncology, Immunology, T cell imaging

    Appointments:
    Research Scientist, Department of Radiology, Stanford (2016-present)
    Post-Doctoral Scholar, Department of Radiology, Stanford (2015)
    Visiting Researcher, Plateforme d'imagerie dynamique, Pasteur Institute (2014)
    Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Comprehensive Cancer Imaging Centre, Imperial College London (2011)