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my name is saleh, and i am an experienced and knowledgeable Researcher with expertise across Biomedical Sciences. amongst other things i have extensive experience coordinating Research projects for reputed institutions and writing grant proposals, Patents and scientific manuscripts.

i have a reputation as a versatile, incisive and meticulous Analyst with expertise across a variety of Laboratory techniques, Assays and experiments.

after a long and successful Career as a Researcher in academia, i am now looking for a new challenge working for industrial Research and development companies, commercial or public sector organisations.


Current Experience

  • Biomedical Scientist

    Leuven, Belgium
    Since June 2016


     Laboratory of Nephrology, department of Microbiology & Immunology, faculty of Medicine, ku leuven, belgium

    key responsibilities and achievements

    RNA isolation, rt-PCR, Microarray, open array (kidney patients’ blood & biopsy samples)

    worked with paxgene human blood RNA tube, qiacube RNA isolation automated machine & thermofisher automated machine using magmax total RNA isolation kit

    literature reviewed & presented timely and accurate reports

    wrote grant proposals, scientific manuscripts for publication & patent (on development and Validation of non-invasive Biomarkers in kidney transplantation)

    presented scientific reports in international conferences


     Laboratory of Nephrology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, Belgium

    Key Responsibilities and Achievements

    RNA isolation, RT-PCR, Microarray, Open Array (Kidney patients’ blood & biopsy samples)

    Worked with PAXgene human blood RNA tube, Qiacube RNA isolation automated machine & ThermoFisher automated machine using MagMAX Total RNA Isolation Kit

    Literature reviewed & presented timely and accurate reports

    Wrote grant proposals, scientific manuscripts for publication & patent (on development and validation of non-invasive biomarkers in kidney transplantation)

    Presented scientific reports in international conferences

Past Experience

  • Biomedical Scientist Enschede, Netherlands

    October 2014 --- May 2016

    targeted therapeutics division, mira institute for Biomedical Technology & technical Medicine

    University of twente, the netherlands



    key responsibilities and achievements

    planned and performed experiments employing nanoparticulate Drug Delivery systems for targeted delivery of superparamagnetic iron oxide Nanoparticles (spion) to activated myofibroblasts in fibrotic kidneys. work included pegylation and size/charge measurement and tissue distribution of Nanoparticles in healthy and diseased kidneys.

    prepared histopathological sections and slides

    applied different immunohistochemical & immunofluorescent staining techniques

    conducted series of studies employing PCR, rt-PCR, ELISA Assays, Western Blotting & cell cultures for both In Vitro experiments (e.g. examining cellular uptake of distinct size & charge Nanoparticles by several cell types) and In Vivo (e.g. evaluated the effect of Nanoparticles delivery on disease progression and Treatment on mrna and Protein level)

    performed microscopic imaging techniques using Cell Culture and Histology slides

    used In Vivo optical imaging system (ivis) & Fluorescence molecular tomography (fmt) imaging for non-invasive monitoring of tissue distribution of fluorescent label Nanoparticles (e.g. cyanine dyes: cy 3, 5 & 7) in live animals

    literature reviewed & presented timely and accurate reports 

    mentored bachelor, master and phd students

    wrote grant proposals and scientific manuscripts for publication


  • Ph.D. Student Groningen, Netherlands

    January 2010 --- December 2015

    key responsibilities and achievements

     won a reputation as a knowledgeable & highly versatile Researcher with scientific acumen and an eye for detail

    proved a meticulous Lab assistant, successfully preparing histopathological sections and slides

    successfully ensured quality PCR, rt-PCR and ELISA Assays; presenting timely and accurate reports

    developed different protocols for immunohistochemical & immunofluorescent staining techniques

    proved versatile across microscopic imaging, Western Blotting, image Analysis & Cell cultures

    kept abreast of the latest Publications, Research policies, procedures and science developments

    commended by lecturers/peers for Critical Thinking, incisive Research, initiative and clear & incisive reports

    performed interventional studies in rodent kidney Animal models for Discovery of potential therapeutics

    wrote grant proposals and scientific Publications

    presented scientific reports (poster and oral Presentations) in both national and international conferences


  • Veterinarian Kerman Province, Iran

    November 2004 --- December 2009

    key responsibilities and achievements


    ensured first-class Consulting services as a Veterinary Expert and Food Expert

    performed scientific Research on Animal models (rats) for the study of human disease

    supervised a team of technicians to identify & track outbreaks of animal disease (also vaccination program)

    conducted impeccable audits & inspection of exports/meat intended for human consumption

    consistently ensured accurate diagnosis and swift Treatment of animals

    prioritised cases and provided high quality Critical Care in cases of serious illness, emergencies and injuries


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeFlexibilityProactivityResponsibilitySelf-confidenceResult OrientedIndependence


Self Assessment :
Animal models Cell biology Labtechnician Scientific writingAngiogenesisProject ManagementVeterinary MedicineTranslational ResearchTime ManagementTeamworkscienceRNA isolationRT-PCRResearchreal-time PCRQuantitative PCR (qPCR)qPCRPresentation SkillsPreclinical ResearchPre-clinical researchPCRPathology labsNephrologyMolecular & Cellular BiologyLife SciencesLaboratory TechniquesLaboratory SkillsLaboratory ResearchLaboratory ManagementLaboratory Animal MedicineInflammationIn VivoIn VitroImmunologyImmunohistochemistry (IHC)ImmunohistochemistryImmunofluorescenceHistologyGraphPad PrismGrant WritingFluorescence MicroscopyExperimentationEnzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)EnglishDrug DeliveryDNA extractionCommunication SkillsClinical researchCell CultureCell biologyBiomedical SciencesBiomarkersBiology

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Guide students Interpret data Write papersAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyBiomarker ResearchCell cultureClinical data collectionCollaborate with principal investigatorCommunicate with investigatorConduct research at universitiesDesign scientific experimentsDesign scientific projects (in biology)Execute scientific projectsIdentify risksInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInteract with statisticiansInterpret research resultsInterpret scientific datalifescienceManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewManuscript reviewNegotiationpcrPlan experimentsPrepare final reportPrepare manuscriptproject managementPublication of articlesR&DRead medical literatureResearch at universitiesSet up research projectsSupervise PhD studentsUse fluorescence microscopyUse laboratory techniques


  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from University Medical Center Groningen in 2015
  • Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in Veterinary Sciences from Azad University, Iran in 2003


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Work Preferences

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    1 week
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    Expert has 1 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Leuven, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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