Dr Amini en


Curriculum Vitae



Personal information

Firstname: Elaheh

Lastname: Amini



Date of birth: 18thMarch.1983

Nationality: Iranian

Marital Status: Married

Language: Persian

Email: elah.amini73@gmail.com.

Affiliation:Assistant Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University, Iran.


Academic Background

Bachelor of Biology, Zabol University, Zabol, Iran, 2002-2006.

Master of Cell and Developmental Biology, TarbiatMolallemUniversity, Iran, 2007-2010.

Ph.D of Cell and Developmental Biology, Kharazmi University, Iran, 2011-2015.



Awards and Honors

  • The Best Student in PhD Course
  • The Second Best Student in Master Course




1. Baharara J,Amini E, Kerachian M, Soltani M. The osteogenic differentiation stimulating activity of sea cucumber methanolic crude extraction on rat bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell.Iranian Journal of Basic Sciences, 2014,17:626-631.


2. Namvar F, Sulaiman HS, Mohamad R, Baharara J, Amini E. Cytotoxic effect of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles synthesized via seaweed aqueous extract. International Journal of Nanomedicine.2014; 9:2479-2488.


3.Amini E, Nabiuni M, Baharara J, Parivar K, Asili J. Metastatic inhibitory and radical scavenging

efficacies of the saponin extracted from the brittle star (Ophiocoma erinaceus). Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention,2015,;16(11):4751-8.


4.Mostafapour A, Baharara J, Namvar F, Amini E. Polysaccharide isolated from Ophiocoma erinaceus to inhibits cell growth and induces cellular differentiation and apoptosis in B16F10 melanoma cells. Trends in Life Science, 2015:3(5):55-57.


5. Kerachian MA, Baharara J, Amini E, Afzali M, Nikdel N, Mostafapour A. Apoptosis inducing capacity of Holothuriaarenicola in CT26 colon carcinoma cells in vitro and in vivo. Iranian Journal of Basic Sciences 2016, 19(4):358-365.


6. Amini E, Nabiuni M, Baharara J, Parivar K, Asili J. In vitro pro apoptotic effect of crude saponin from Ophiocoma erinaceus against cervical cancer.Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research,2016,In Press.


7. Afzali M, Baharara J, Amini E. Evaluation of the cytotoxic effect of the Brittle Star (Ophiocoma erinaceus) dichloromethane extract and doxorubicin on EL4 cell line. Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research,2016, In Press.


8. Bahadori M, Baharara J, Amini E. Anticancer properties of chrysin on colon cancer cells, in vitro and in vivo with modulation of caspase-3, -9, Bax and sall4. IJB.In Press.


9. Nikdel N,Baharara J,ShahrokhAbadyKh,Amini E. Cytotoxic effect of sea cucumber body wall extract (Holothuriaarenicola) on melanoma cancer cells.IranianJournal of Fisheries Science.2016 In Press.


10. Baharara J, Amini A. Evaluation of the inhibitory synergic effects of Persian Gulf Brittle star extract and taxol on ovarian cancer A2780cp. Iranian Journal of Fisheries Science.In Press.


11. Baharara J, Amini E. Brittle star extracted polysaccharide promote apoptosis via intrinsic signaling pathway. Avicenna Journal of Medical Biotechnology,2015,7(4): 151-158.


12. Baharara J, Amini E, Namvar F. Evaluation of the anti-proliferative effects of Ophiocoma erinaceus methanol extract against human cervical cancer cells. Avicenna Journal of Medical Biotechnology.2016, 8(1): 29-35.


13. Baharara J, Amini E,NikdelNajme, Salek-AbdollahiF. The Cytotoxicity of DacarbazinePotentiated by Sea Cucumber Saponin in Resistant B16F10 Melanoma Cells Through Apoptosis Induction. Avicenna Journal of Medical Biotechnology.Avicenna Journal of Medical Biotechnology, 2016, In Press.


14. Tayarani Z, Baharara J, Amini E. Cytotoxic evaluation of different fractions of Salvia chorassanica Bunge on MCF-7 and DU 145 cell lines. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Science.2016;11(1):73-80.


15. DelghandiMoghadam F, Baharara J, ZafarBalanezhad S, Jalali M,Amini E. Effect ofHolothurialeucospilota extracted saponin on maturation of mice oocyte and granulosa cells. Research in Pharmaceutical Science.2016, 11(2): 130-137.


16. KouchesfehaniH,Nabiuni M, Majlesara M, Amini E. The Effect ofNd-YAG Laser in Photodynamic Treatment on LN-CaP Cells.IranianJournal of Animal Biology.2010;2 (2):1-8.


17. Kouchesfehani H, Nabiuni M, Majlesara MH, Amini E, Irian S.  Effect of vitamin E succinate as a differentiation agent on the efficacy of 5-ALA-PDT on prostate cancer cells in culture.Journal of Paramedical Science, 2011, 2(3): 16-23.


18. Parivar K, Nabiuni M, Golestanian N, Amini E. Effect of low frecuency electromagnetic fields on the spermatogenesis and blood serum protein of Balb/c mice. Iranian Journal of Cell & Tissue. 2011;2(1):47-56.


19. Nabiuni M, Baharara J, Amini E, Jalali H. Determination of apoptotic doses of bee venom on human promyelocytic leukemia cells. Iranian Journal of Cell & Tissue (JCT), 2012; 2(4): 425-433.


20.Amini E, Nabiuni M, Baharara J, Parivar K, Asili J. Hemolytic and cytotoxic effects of saponin like compounds isolated from Persian Gulf brittle star (Ophiocoma erinaceus). Journal of Coastal Life Medicine 2014; 2(8): 614-620.


21. Baharara J, Amini E, Namvar F, Soltani M. The effect of Persian Gulf sea cucumber alcholic extract on osteogenic and adipodgenic differentiation of rat mesenchymal stem cells. Iranian Journal of Cell & Tissue. 2014; 5(3): 273-280.


22. Baharara J, Amini E, Nikdel N, Afzali M. The pro-apoptotic effect ofbrittle Star dichloromethane extract on B16F10 melanoma cell line. Journal of Paramedical Science.2015, 6(3):74-80.


23. Namvar F,Baharara J,Amini E,Mahdavi M. effect of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles coated with Seaweed Aqueous Extract against ovarian Cancer Cells.FyzJournal of Kashan University of Medical Science,2015: 19(2): 94-101.


24. NikdelN,BahararaJ,ShahrokhAbadyKh,Amini E. Cytotoxic effect of sea cucumber body wall extract (Holothuriaarenicola) on melanoma cancer cells.Journal of Sharekord Medicine University.2015, 17(5):33-43.


25. Baharara J, Amini E, MousaviM.The anti-proliferative and anti angiogenic effect of brittle star methanol extract.Reports of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology,2015,3(2),1-8.


26. BahararaJ,Amini E. Phytochemical screening antioxidant effect and down regulation of TGF-B

induced by ophiocoma erinaceus brittle star crude extract. ZahedanJournal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2015,3(2),1-10.


27. Afzali M,Baharara J,ShahrokhAbadyKh,Amini E.Evaluating the effect of Persian Gulf Brittle Star dichloromethane extract in apoptosis induction of EL4 cell line.Journal of Rafsanjan Medicine University.2015,14(6):467-480.


28. Baharara J, Amini E, Salek-abdollahi F, NikedelN,Asadisamani M. Protective effect of date palm

pollen (Phoenix dactylifera) on sperm parameters and sexual hormones in male NMRI mice exposed to low frequency electromagnetic field (50 Hz).  J HerbMedPharmacol. 2015; 4(3): 75-80.


29. Salek-AbdollahiF, Baharara J, NejadShahrokhabadiKh, Namvar F, Amini E. Effect of Phoenix dactylifera pollen grain on maturation of preantral follicles in NMRI mice. J HerbMedPharmacol. 2015;4(3):93-97.


30.Amini E,Baharara J,Nikdel N,SalekAbdollahi F. Cytotoxic and Pro-Apoptotic Effects of Honey Bee Venom and Chrysin on Human Ovarian Cancer Cells. Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology (APJMT) 2015; 4(2): 68-73.


31. Vasei N, Baharara J, ZafarBalanezhad S, Amini E. Investigation on the effect of Persian Gulf sea cucumber aqua extract (Holothuriaarenicola) in prevention of injuries induced by electromagnetic field (50 Hz) on male gonads in Balb/C mice. 2016; NBR, 2 (3): 216-226.


32. Moshfegh F, Baharara J, Namvar F, Zafar-Balanezhad S, Jafarzadeh L, Amini E. Effects of date palm pollen on fertility and development of reproductive system in female Balb/C mice. J HerbMedPharmacol. 2016; 5(1): 30-35.


33. Soheili A, Baharara J, MahdaviShahri N, ZafarBalanejad S, Amini E. Protective Effect of the Persian Gulf brittle star Ophiocoma erinaceus extract on carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) induced liver damage in adult male Wistar rat. Birjand Medical Journal. 2016; 22(4):1-11.


34. Baharara J,AminiE,Vazifedan V. Concomitant use of sea cucumber organic extract and radiotherapy on proliferation and apoptosis of Cervical (HeLa) cell line. Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 2016,In Press.


35. Khalilzadeh M, BahararaJ, Jalali M, Namvar F,Amini E. The effects of sea cucumber body wall extract on in vitro maturation of NMRI mice follicles at germinal vesicle stage. Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences.2016, In Press.



 Congress Abstracts


1- Amini E, Kouchesfehani H, Nabiuni M, Majlesara M. The Effect of 5-ALA and Nd-YAG Laser on LN-CaPprostate cancer cells.The 16th congress of optic&photonic.(Oral presentation)


2- Amini E,Nabiuni M, Baharara J, Parivar K, Asili J.Antioxidant effect of saponin extracted from Persian Gulf Brittle star(Ophiocomaerinaceus). 18th national and 6th International Congress of Biology in Iran.(Oral presentation)


3- Amini E, Kouchesfehani H, Nabiuni M, Majlesara M. Differentiation and photodynamic therapy on prostate cancer cells.The 16thnational and 4thinternational conferenceofbiology.(Poster presentation)


4- Amini E, Kouchesfehani H, Nabiuni M. Differentiation therapy for treatment prostate cancer. The 9thiranian conference ofanatomical science.(Poster presentation)


5- AminiE,Baharara J, NabiuniM.Combination effect of brittle star organic extract and radiotherapy on A2780cp cancer cell growth. The 8thannual clinical oncology congress.(Poster presentation)


6- AminiE,Baharara J, Nabiuni M. Evaluation of cytotoxic effect of sea cucumbermethanol extract on B16F10 melanoma cancer cells.International congress on natural product.(Poster presentation)


7- AminiE,Baharara J, Nabiuni M. Antiproliferative and antimetastatic activity of brittle star organic extract in human ovarian cancer cells.The 6th International Congress of Clinical Laboratory and Clinic. (Poster presentation)


8- Nabiuni M, Amini E,JalaliH. Determination the type of cell death induced by bee venom in acute promyelocytic HL-60 cancer cells.Iranian congress of applied biology. (Poster presentation)


9- Salek_Abdollahi F, Baharara J, Amini E, Nikdel N, Bahadori M. Ophiocoma Erinaceus Extract Stimulate Osteoblast Differentiation in Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Int congress on stem cells & Regenerative medicine.(Poster presentation)


10-Salek_Abdollahi F, Baharara J, Nikdel N, Amini E.Anti-metastatic effect of Polysaccharide Extracted from Brittle star Ophiocoma erinaceus on human cervical cancer cells in vitro. International congress of Nastaran Symposium.(Poster presentation)


11- Baharara J, Amini E,Salek_Abdollahi F, Nikdel N, VaseiN. Growth inhibitory and anti-metastatic

effects of brown algae dichloromethane extract on B16F10 melanoma cells. The 8 th APOCP Regional Conference. (Poster presentation)


12- Shokri A, Baharara J, Amini E. Evaluation of the protective effect of crocin  on neonate Balb/C mice spermatogonial stem cells. The 8 th International Congress of Laboratory and Clinic. (Poster presentation


13. Vasei N, Baharara J, ZafarbalanejadSaeedeh, Amini E. Protective effect of(Holothuriaarenicola) against injuries induced by electromagnetic field (50 Hz) on sperm parameters in Balb/C mice. The 8 thAnnual Meeting of Reproductive and Fertility updates. (Poster presentation)


14. Pordel M, Baharara J, Amini E.Evaluation of the protective effect of chrysin on neonate Balb/C mice spermatogonial stem cells.The 8 th International Congress of Laboratory and Clinic. (Poster presentation)





1. Isolation and characterization of mice spermatogonial stem cells

2. RT-PCR: Principles & Methods


Book translation

1. Human Embryology and Developmental Biology, Bruce M. Carlson.

2. An Introduction to Molecular Biotechnology: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications, Michael Wink.


Training Courses

Cellular Banking

Immunocytochemistry &Flowcytometry



Neural progenitor cell culture



Research Interests

Cancer investigation

Natural products and cancer

Stem Cell Biology


and InfertilityNatural products