Curriculum Vita

Maryam Kaviani

Personal Background

Family Name: Kaviani

First Name: Maryam

Place of Birth: Shiraz–Iran

Nationality: Iranian

Address: Shiraz Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

PO BOX: 71345-1864

E-mail: kavianikaviani@yahoo.com, Kaviani_m@sums.ac.ir

Educational Background

 2014- ?: PhD Candidate at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

 2009-2012: M.Sc. degree in Anatomical Sciences at Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

o Thesis Title: Effect of vitrification on cell viability, mesenchymal`s features maintenance, and male gametogenic potential of human umbilical cord Wharton`s Jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells in vitro

 2004-2008: B.Sc. degree in Midwifery at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

 2000-2004: Diploma in Experimental Science at Dr. Hesabi High School, Shiraz, Iran.

 

Professional Background

Researcher at Shiraz Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran (February 2013 - September 2014).

Teaching Experience

Practical Anatomy of Nervous System, Limbs, Trunk, and Cardiovascular System for Medical Students (2009-2011)

Honors:

 M.Sc. Graduate Student, as Top Student.

 The Member of Student Talent Society of Kerman University of Medical Sciences in the First Level of Ranking (2010-2012)

 

Publications

1. Evaluation of gametogenic potential of vitrified human umbilical cord wharton˒ s jelly- derived mesenchymal cells. Maryam Kaviani, Massood Ezzatabadipour, Seyed Noureddin Nematollahi-Mahani, Parvin Salehinejad, Mozhgan Mohammadi, Seyed Mehdi Kalantar & Batool Motamedi. Cytotherapy 16: 203-212 (2014).

 

2. Vitrification of human umbilical cord wharton˒s jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Ezzatabadipour Massood, Kaviani Maryam*, Salehinejad Parvin, Mohammadi Mojgan & Nematollahi-Mahani Seyed Noureddin. CryoLetters 34: 471-480 (2013).

 

3. Considerations in the improvement of human epidermal keratinocyte culture in vitro. Maryam Kaviani, Bita Geramizadeh, Marjan Rahsaz, and Saeed Marzban. Experimental and clinical transplantation 13: 366-370 (2015).

 

4. Gelatin for purification and proliferation of primary keratinocyte culture for use in chronic wounds and burns. Marjan Rahsaz, Bita Geramizadeh, Maryam Kaviani, and Saeed Marzban. Experimental and clinical transplantation 13: 361-365 (2015).

 

Published Abstracts (Conferences presentations):

1. Effect of cryopreservation and differentiation on GAPDH and YWHAZ housekeeping genes expression in human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells: validation by real-time RT-PCR. Maryam Kaviani, Massood Ezzatabadipour, Seyed Noureddin Nematollahi-Mahani, Parvin Salehinejad, Mojgan Mohammadi, Seyed Mehdi Kalantar, Batool Motamedi. The 11th Iranian Congress of Anatomical Sciences. 19-21 Feb, 2014. Ahwaz, Iran. (Poster Presentation)

 

2. Effect of Vitrification on Differentiation Potential of Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Male Germ-Like Cells. Maryam Kaviani, Massood Ezzatabadipour, Seyed Noureddin Nematollahi-Mahani, Parvin Salehinejad, Mojgan Mohammadi, Seyed Mehdi Kalantar, Batool Motamedi. The 11th Iranian Congress of Anatomical Sciences. 19-21 Feb, 2014. Ahwaz, Iran. (Oral Presentation)

 

3. Vitrification of Human Umbilical Cord Wharton's Jelly-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. M. Ezzatabadipour, M. Kaviani, P. Salehinejad, M. Mohammadi, S.N. Nematollahi-Mahani. The 3th International Congress on Controversies in Cryopreservation of Stem Cells, Reproductive cells, Tissue and Organs (CRYO). Berlin-Germany. March 21-23, 2013. (Poster Presentation)

 

4. Co-Culture of Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Glioblastoma Cells. M. Kaviani, N. Yari, Z. Mahdinia, H. Eskandary, SN. Nematollahi- Mahani. The 1th International Student Congress on Cell and Molecular Medicine. Shiraz – Iran. 17-19 February 2011. (Poster Presentation)

 

5. Hygienic Problems in Pre-menopause and Menopause Stages. Maryam Kaviani, Fatemeh Karimi, et al. The 8th Annual Student Congress and the 1th International Student Congress in Iran. Shiraz – Iran. June 2007. (Poster Presentation)

 

6. Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in the Children. Fatemeh Karimi, Maryam Kaviani, et al. The 7th congress of Shiraz nursing and midwifery school. December 2006. (Poster Presentation)

 

7. Extracellular Matrix Remodeling for Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering. Maryam Kaviani and Maryam Ayatollahi. the 1th Shiraz Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Symposium. Shiraz – Iran. May 2015 (Poster Presentation)

 

Workshops

1. Participation in Educational Workshop “Research Methodology in Medicine" November, 2009, Kerman university of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

 

2. Participation in Educational Workshop "Scanning Electron Microscopy" November, 2013. School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran.

 

3. Participation in Educational Workshop "Transfection with viral and non-viral vectors" August 2013, Transplant Research center, Shiraz University of medical sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

 

4. Participation in Educational Workshop “Induced pluripotent stem cell" July 2013, Transplant Research center, Shiraz University of medical sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

 

5. Participation in Educational Workshop "Scanning Electron Microscope” December 2012, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

 

6. Presentation of Workshop "In Vitro Fertilization" December 2012, Kerman University of medical sciences, Kerman, Iran.

 

Title of Presentation: Cryopreservation of Sperm, Oocyte and embryo.

7. Executive Partner of Workshop “In Vitro Fertilization" November 2010, Kerman University of medical sciences Kerman, Iran.

 

8. Participation in Educational Workshop "PCR" June 2012, School of Medicine, Kerman, Iran.

 

9. Participation in Educational Workshop "Gene Cloning" March 2010, School of Medicine, Kerman, Iran.

 

Ongoing Researches:

 Keratinocyte Culture and Skin Engineering for Using in Chronic Wounds and Burns.

 Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Using in Bone/Cartilage Regeneration.

 Application of Biological Scaffolds and Hydrogels in Regenerative Medicine.

 

Professional skills:

Cellular Biology:

 Cellular Isolation and Culture

 

Human Epidermal Keratinocytes

Human Dermal Fibroblasts

Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Human Umbilical Cord Wharton, s Jelly Mesenchymal Cells

Human Amniotic Membrane Epithelial / Mesenchymal Cells

 Cell Differentiation

 Cell Cryopreservation (Slow Cooling and Vitrification)

 

Molecular Biology:

 RNA Extraction and Purification

 cDNA Synthesis

 SYBR Green@ Real Time RT-PCR

 Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

 Karyotyping

 

Immunoassay:

 Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

 Immunocytochemistry (ICC)

 

 

 Immunofluorescence (IF)

 Flow Cytometry

 

Laboratory Animals:

 Dissection, Perfusion, and Management of Mice and Rats for Animal Studies

 

Tissue Engineering:

 Electrospinning Device

 Hydrogel Scaffolds

 

Histological and Cytological Techniques:

 Fixing, Processing, Embedding, Sectioning, and Staining

 

Interests:

 Cellular and Molecular Biology

 Tissue Engineering

 Regenerative Medicine

 Cell Therapy

 

References:

 Dr. Seyed Noureddin Nematollahi-Mahani

 

Professor in Anatomical Sciences

Address: Department of Anatomical Sciences, Afzalipour School of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran. 0341-3221660

E-mail: nnematollahi@kmu.ac.ir

 Dr. Massood Ezzatabadipour

 

Associate Professor in Anatomical Sciences

Address: Department of Anatomical Sciences, Afzalipour School of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran. 0341-3221660

E -mail: m_ezatabadi@kmu.ac.ir

 Dr. Mozhgan Mohammadi

 

Associate Professor in Clinical Immunology

Address: Department of Microbiology, Virology and Immunology, Afzalipour School of Medicine Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran. 0341-3221660

E-mail: mo_mohammadi@kmu.ac.ir and mozhganmohammadi69@yahoo.co.uk

 Dr. Bita Geramizadeh

 

Professor of Pathology

Address: Shiraz Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. 071-36474331

 

 Dr. Maryam Ayatollahi

 

Assistant Professor in Molecular Genetic

Address: Shiraz Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. 071-36474331

E-mail: ayatmb@sums.ac.ir


 
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