Javad Hamedi

Javad Hamedi was born in Qoochan City, Khorasan Province, Iran in 1966. He received the B.S. degree in biology from the Khwarizmi University, Tehran, Iran, in 1989 and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in microbiology from University of Tehran, Iran, in 1993 and 2001, respectively. From 2001 to 2012, he was an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor in Department of Microbiology, School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran. He has been established in the department of Microbial Biotechnology in the School of Biology since 2012. Also, he is the founder of Microbial Technology and Products Research Center, University of Tehran. He is the author of six books, more than 100 articles, and more than 30 inventions. His research interests are finding new species of actinobacteria, screening of biotechnological potentials in microorganisms and optimization of biotechnological processes by microorganisms. He collected more than 4000 actinobacterial isolates in University of Tehran Microorganisms Collection ( and introduced 8 new species of Actinobacteria and 1 new bioactive molecule.

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