• Ph.D. 2017

    Ph.D. in Plant Pathology- Virology and Viral Diseases of plants

    University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran /Thesis: “Description and genetic variation of Potyvirus species infecting saffron and study on effects of infection on some of the host metabolites”.

  • M.Sc. 2012

    M.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering- Plant Pathology.

    University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. / Thesis: “Identification and characterization of virus infecting saffron (Crocus sativus L.) in dominant production regions of it’s in Iran”

  • B.A. 2008

    B.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering- Plant Protection.

    Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.


  • 20162015

    Sabbatical in Spain

    • Molecular studies: Characterization of the full genome of saffron infecting latent virus (Saffron latent virus, SaLV) and studying the genetic variations in the coat protein-coding region of SaLV from different provinces of Iran.
    • Prof. Fernando GarcíaArenal (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
    • Metabolomics: To study the influence of SaLV and different geographical origins (provinces) on important secondary metabolites of saffron spice responsible for taste, aroma, and color.
    • Prof. Gonzalo Luis Alonso Diaz-Marta (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)