Dr. Bita Zamiri

Educational Records

Doctor of Philosophy – Pharmaceutical Sciences                                                              Sep. 2011 – June 2016
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Courses of instruction include: Selected Topics in Drug development II, Recent Developments in Dosage form design, Biomolecular Interactions and Thermodynamics, Selected Research Topics in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lab instrumentation, Introductory Biostatistics and Clinical Investigation.

Bachelor of Applied Science – Chemical Engineering                                                     Sep. 2006 – Dec. 2010
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


Postdoctoral Fellowship- Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics                                July 2018– Present
University of Tehran, Iran
Biophysical Chemistry lab (Supervisor: Dr, Moosavi-Movahedi)
    Worked on a novel technique for the isolation and separation of biological molecules (Joint between IBB and Arasto Pharmaceutical Chemicals Inc.)
    Investigated the interaction between Npt-Azq with repeats of the Fragile X syndrome (In Collaboration between IBB and University of Toronto)
Graduate Student Researcher – Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy                                   Sep. 2011 – June 2016
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Biophysical Chemistry lab (Supervisor: Dr. Robert B. Macgregor Jr.)
    Worked on the biophysical chemistry and molecular structure of the C9orf72 gene found in ALS patients
    Investigated the role of non-canonical DNA structures formed by telomeric repeats and their link to cancer
Student Researcher– Hospital for Sick Children (PGCRL)                                             Dec. 2013 –June 2016
Toronto, ON  
Molecular Genetics lab, leading in ALS and MS research (Supervisor: Dr. Christopher E. Pearson)
    Investigated different routes of ALS pathogenesis and therapeutic approaches on a molecular level involving the C9orf72 gene found in ALS patients
Undergraduate Student Researcher – Faculty of Chemical Engineering                    Sep. 2009 – Sep. 2011
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Center for Life Science Engineering