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Curriculum Vitae of Salar Dorafshan (PhD)

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Contact Information:

Name: Salar Dorafshan,                                             Present position: Assistant professor

Present address: Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Natural Resources, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, 84156 - 83111, Iran. sdorafshan@cc.iut.ac.ir,

Education:

2001-2007: PhD Fisheries Sciences, Culture and Breeding of Aquatic Organisms, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran.

1999-2001: MSc Fisheries Sciences, University of Tehran, Iran.

1994-1999: BSc (Engineering) Fisheries Sciences, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran.

Honors, Scholarships and Awards:

  • PhD scholarship, Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT), 2001.
  • Iranian Management and Planning Organization Award, 2002.
  • Short Term Research Scholarship (6 Month), Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) as a visiting scientist, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada. 2007.
  • Best PhD Thesis Award. Tarbiat Modares University, 2007.
  • Member of National Foundation of Elites (NFE) since 2008.
  • National Foundation of Elites (NFE) research grants, 20,000 US$, 2009.

Work experiences:

1999-2002: Research Assistant at National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), Tehran, Iran.

1999-2004: Researcher in National Project of Iranian Fisheries Organization, the Possibility of Sturgeon Culture in the North of Iran, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

2001-2003: Part Time Researcher at Royan Consulting Engineers, in Aquaculture Development in Inland Waters of Iran, Tehran, Iran.

2003-2006: Part Time Researcher at Kherad Saman Consulting Engineers, in Aquaculture Development in Inland Waters of Iran, Tehran, Iran.

2007: Visiting Scientist, Department of Zoology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

2009: Visiting Scientist, Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucia (ICMAN), Campus Universitario Rio San Pedro, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain.

2001-Current: Faculty Member, Faculty of Natural Resources, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2011-2012: Head of Fisheries Department, Faculty of Natural Resources, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

 

Society’s membership:

2005-Current: Member of Iranian Biotechnology Society.

2005-Current: Member of World Sturgeon Conservation Society, WSCS.

2008-Current: Member of Iranian Biology Association.

2010-Current: Member of Iranian Aquaculture Society.

2011-Current: Member of the Iranian Society of Ichthyology.

 

Selected Journal Publications:

[1] Dorafshan, S., Mostafavi, H., and Amiri B.M. 2003" Spawning induction in common carp using carp pituitary extract and GnRH alone and combined with domperidone" Iranian Journal of Biotechnology, 4: 213-217.

[2] Dorafshan S. and Paykan Heyrati F. 2006 “Spawning induction in kutum, Rutilus frisii kutum (Kamenskii, 1901), using carp pituitary extract or GnRH analogue combined with metoclopramide” Aquaculture Research, 37: 751-755.

[3] Kalbassi M.R., Dorafshan S., Pourkazemi M., and Amiri B.M. 2009. "Triploidy induction in the Caspian salmon, Salmo trutta caspius, by heat shock" Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 25: 104-107.

[4] Dorafshan S., Kalbassi M.R., Pourkazemi M., and Amiri B.M. 2010. "Use of microsatellite markers to assess hybridization between two species of commercial salmonids of Iran" Iranian Journal of Biology. 23:85-93 (in Farsi).

[5] Shirangi, S.A., Kalbassi, M.R. and Dorafshan, S. 2011. Microsatellite   polymorphism reveals low genetic differentiation between fall and spring migratory forms of endangered Caspian trout, Salmo trutta caspius (Kessler, 1870). Caspian Journal of Environmental Sciences. 9: 9-16.

[6] Daneshvar E., Yazdani  Ardestani, M., Dorafshan, S. and Martins, M.L., 2012 “Hematological parameters of Iranian cichlid Iranocichla hormuzensis- Coad, 1982 (Perciformes) in Mehran River” Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences) (2012) 84(4): 605-608.

[7] Fallahbagheri F., Dorafshan S., Pourkazemi M., Keivany Y. and Chakmedouz Qasemi F. 2013 "Investigation of Control region of mtDNA genome (D-loop) variation of estuarine and wetland types of wild common carp Cyprinus carpio in the southern Caspian Sea using PCR-RFLP" Novin Genetic, 5: 27-37.

 [8] Fallahbagheri F., Dorafshan S., Pourkazemi M., Keivany Y. and Chakmedouz Qasemi F. 2013”Genetic variation of wild common carp, Cyprinus carpio L. in the Anzali wetland, the Caspian Sea" Iranian Journal of Fisheries Sciences, Winter 2013, 1-10.

 [9] Dorafshan S., Kalbassi M.R., Pourkazemi M. and Amiri B.M. “Assessment of Hertwig effect and photoreactivation following ultraviolet irradiation on the Caspian salmon Salmo trutta caspius sperm" International Journal of Natural Resources and Marine Sciences" (Accepted).

 [10] Nasri, M., Keivany, Y. and Dorafshan S.,First karyological analysis of bigmouth lotak, Cyprinion macrostomum, Heckel, 1843 an endemic cyprinid fish from tigris-euphrates basin" (under review).

[11] Nasri, M., Keivany, Y. and Dorafshan, S.,Osteological description and comparison of bigmouth lotak, Cyprinion macrostomum, Heckel, 1843 and smallmouth lotak, Cyprinion kais, Heckel, 1843 (Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes) from Godarkhosh river (tigris-euphrates basin) in western Iran" (under review).

[12] Alipoor, A., Dorafshan, S., and Qasemi, A., “Genetic diversity of farmed rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykissFisheries Journal (accepted for publication).

[13] Alipoor, A., Dorafshan, S., and Qasemi, A., “Genetic imminence of Spanish and American stocks of cultivated rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss” Iranian Journal of Fisheries Sciences (Accepted for publication).