Mycobacterial Diseases

Mycobacterial Diseases
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Farahnaz Movahedzadeh

Farahnaz Movahedzadeh

Farahnaz Movahedzadeh
Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Tuberculosis Research
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Biography

Dr Farahnaz Movahedzadeh is Assistant Professor at Institute for Tuberculosis Research ITR College of Pharmacy at University of Illinois at Chicago UIC She earned her PhD from the University College of London UCL and National Institute for Tuberculosis Research NIMR in England Currently she is a Biology Instructor at City College of Chicago and a Research Assistant Professor at UIC She has published many reviewed papers and she was author of 6 book chapters She has teaching experience of more than 10 years She served as the member of National Association of Biology Teachers NABT Association of College and University Biology Educators ACUBE AcidFast Club UK and International union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease IUATLD She served as a reviewer of peerreviewed journals in the area of molecular and microbiology and a grant reviewer of NIH She organized the first hybrid conference on “Hybrid learning” at City College of Chicago in 2009 She received awards from different organizations including WHO and SENCER She is also the recipient of grants from ALA CBC and NSF.

Research Interest

Molecular genetics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, essential genes, latency, virulence, gene regulation and expression, gluconeogenesis, and identification of novel drug targets.

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