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University of Tehran

Microbial Biotechnology

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Lab

Department of Microbial Biotechnology

School of Biology

College of Science

University of Tehran

Tehran, Iran

Research Interests

Bioactive Secondary Metabolites
Drug Discovery
Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Discovery of New Taxa
Myxobacteria, Actinobacteria, Cyanobacteria


Topics to speak on:

Microbial Biotechnology

Words of Wisdom

University of Life


Fatemeh Mohammadipanah received her Bachelor and Master degree in Microbiology and completed her PhD by working on the discovery of new bioactive molecules from Actinobacteria in 2011 as a sandwich PhD program between University of Tehran and University of Goettingen. She was employed by the Department of Microbial Biotechnology of the University of Tehran as a faculty member in 2012. Dr. Mohammadipanah established the University of Tehran Microorganisms Collection (UTMC) and served as its curator till 2015. Since then, she is the advisor of international affairs at College of Science at University of Tehran.
The laboratory of Dr. Mohamadipanah is focused on the isolation of less explored bacteria and description of new species as well as investigation of their potential as factory of novel pharmaceuticals with alleviation/prevention effect by in-vitro analysis.