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Curriculum Vitae of

Mostafa Ghaderi-Zefrehei

Personal Information


Surname / First name                          Mostafa

Family / Last name                              Ghaderi-Zefrehei

Nationality                                          Iranian

Date of birth                                       20, MARCH, 1976

Gender                                                            Male

Marital Status                                     Married




Education and Training


1992-1995;Diploma in Science, Hafez Exemplary High School                                Iran

1995-1997;ASc in Animal Production Technology, Bou-Ali-Sina University           Iran

1998-2000;B.Sc in Animal Production Technology, University of Tehran                Iran

200-2002;M.Sc in Breeding and Genetic, Isfahan University of Technology           Iran

2004-PhD  in Quantitative Genetics and Bioinformatics at ETH Zürich       Switzerland

2008- Academic member of Yasouj University and honor working in ABRII


Personal Skills and Competences


*      Language Skills


1.      Farsi/Perish      Understanding                        Speaking         Writing

2.      English            Understanding                        Speaking         Writing

3.      German           Understanding                        Speaking         Writing

4.      Italian              Aquatinted

5.      Arabic             Aquatinted


*      Computer Skills

1.      Programming Language

·         FORTRAN 90,

·         C++

·         Shell Programming

2.      Scripting Language

·         Perl

3.      Markup Language

·         XML

4.      DNA ,RNA, Protein Sequence and Phylogenetic Tree Analysis

·         DARWIN

5.      Latex Typesetting


*      General statistical Tools

1.      SAS and programming(good especially for error structure)

2.      Matlab( good for numerical analysis)

3.      R( the best things in the world I free!)

4.      S-Plus


*      Additional,

1.      Experience working alone or as part of a team

2.      Experience meeting tight deadlines

3.      Experienced at multi-tasking

4.      Excellent communications skills

5.      Good knowledge of mysql,SQL

6.      Feed formulation with NRC and CNCPS system


4    Operating System Skills

1.      Multi-User, Multiprocessing, Multitasking and Multithreading GUI, (Windows Linux, UNIX, Mackintosh)

*      Genetic Evaluation Skills:

1.      ASREML(Genetics Variance, Covariance Estimation),

2.      DF-REML(Genetic Variance, Covariance Estimation),,

3.      MAGGIC(Bayesian Segregation Analysis),

*              Bioinformatics and Computational System Biology Skills:

1.      Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes (Microarray Analysis)

2.      Learning Co-Expression Gene Network ( Based on Graph Theory)

3.      Neural Network Algorithms in Expression Analysis

4.      Combining DNA Motif, Expression and Transcriptional Factors data

5.      Neural network in gene Expression,

6.      Modeling with Ensemble system of ordinary Differential Equations

7.      Stochastic Metabolic network Analysis

8.      High Dimensional convex Optimization

9.      Evolutionary Computations

10.  Expression QTLs Mapping

11.  Metabolic Network Engineering

12.  Compendium( a great idea in Bioinformatics)  


Scientific Works


*      Master Thesis

1.      Mostafa Ghaderi-Zefrehei and Mohammad Ali 2003.Variaicne Co-variance Estimations of dairy cattle data using DF-REML animal models.


*  Quantitative Genetics and Genetics Evaluations

1.      Prediction of Additive and Maternal Genetic components for Exterior and Reproductive Traits within Three Breeds of Pig Population

2.      Bayesian Major Gene Segregation Analysis of Carcass Length Trait across Three Pigs Breeds

3.      Dealing with Dirichlet Process Mixture Model in Genomic Data  Analysis(incomplete)

4.      Agglomerative Hierarchical Clustering and Principal Component Analysis of Pig Performance Traits


*      Genome Computation (Bioinformatics)

1.      Genetical Genomics analysis of Glutathione-S-transferase (Mu 2) Gene in Rat Hind Leg Muscles from Gravity Experiments

2.      Expression Profiling of Genes Involved in Muscular Activity and Inactivity in Hind Legs of Rats for Comparative Transcriptomics

3.      Intensive Hierarchical Modeling in Genome Computations, Time-Course Gene Expression Data (RNA Level)

4.      Learning Co-Expression Gene Network and Comparison of Gene’s Connectivity

5.      Computational Aspects of Major Gene Segregation with Attention on Metabolic Network in Mixed Inheritance Linear Model


*                                              Synthetic Biology

1.      Aging Processes, Synthetic Biology, Responsibility and Opportunity Now before Us(masterpiece of my work)


Papers and PPT:

Ghaderi-Zefrehei M, Kadarmideen HN, Fluek M. 2007. Expression profiling of genes involved in muscular activity and inactivity in hind legs of rats for comparative transcriptomics. In: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Conference - Genetic Improvement - Making it Happen. Australia, Armidale, NSW. AAABG


Ghaderi-Zefrehei M, Kadarmideen HN.2007. Microarray and Gene networking approaches. Livestock Industries JM Rendel Laboratory CSIRO, Rockhampton, Australia.


Ghaderi-Zefrehei M. 2010. Expression Profiling of Genes Involved in Muscular Activity and Inactivity in Hind Legs of Rats for Comparative Transcriptomics  Bioinformatics Conference Program Tuesday 5th Jan. and Wednesday 6th Jan.National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran, Iran.


Ghaderi-Zefrehei M. 2010. System Genetics Approach for Analysing Rat Muscle Expression Data. Bioinformatics Conference Program Tuesday 5th Jan. and Wednesday 6th Jan.,National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran, Iran



Ghaderi-Zefrehei M. 2010. Potential of MS Excel in Developing Bioinformatics Softwares Bioinformatics Conference Program Tuesday 5th Jan. and Wednesday 6th Jan.National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran, Iran.


Ghaderi-Zefrehei M. 2010. Bayesian Complex Major Gene Segregation Analysis of Carcass Length Trait in Pigs.9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Germany


Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M.,  Memari, H.R, Kadkhodaei, S.; 2010 .Multilevel modeling in human microarray time course gene expression data. 17th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), Isfahan medical university, Iran.


Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M. 2010. The importance of system genetics investigation in Neurogenetic studies. 4th Iran Neurogentic conference, Shaid Beheshti university, Teheran, Iran.



Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M., Mohaghegh-Dolatabadi, M. 2011. The possibility of using computational system biology in animal breeding. The first national seminar in managing animal science in tropical region. University of Bahonar, Kerman, Iran.


Kadkhodaei, S; Nekouei, MKhayyam; Shahnazari, M; Etminani, H; Imani, A; Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M; Elahy, M; Ariff, B. 2011. Molecular tagging of agronomic traits using simple sequence repeats: Informative markers for almond (Prunus dulcis) molecular breeding. Volume 5 Issue 10 . Australian Journal of Crop Science.



Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M. 2011. Reconstructing gene network using DNA microarray data to investigate Glioblastoma cancer in human. Iran second congress in genetical medicine. Imam Khomeini hospital, Tehran, Iran.


Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M. Vaghefi,N .2011. Insilico-based search for garlic Allicin-like ligands to treat human cancer using molecular docking. 2011. Iran second congress in genetical medicine. Imam Khomeini hospital, Tehran, Iran.


Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M. 2011. Unrevealing gene regulations through expression QTLs mapping in Neurogentics studies in human. The 1st International and 5th annual congress of Iranian Neurogenetic society, 23-25 November, Imam Khomeini hospital, Tehran, Iran.


Talebi,M, Noshary, A, Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M. 2012. Bayesian major gene segregation analysis in Iranian Holstein of dairy cattle. Industrial and safety food congress, Qom, Iran



Ghaderi-Zefrehei, M. 2012. The necessity of establishing a road map for Iran’s biological resources conservation. Genetic and biological resources of the National Congress of Iran. Royan Institute.  Tehran, Iran.







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I have some more projects in Genetic evaluations and in Glycolysis pathway modeling, which some MSc.and PhD students are doing