Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Tehran University of Medical Science
PhD in Biochemistry from University of Ottawa, Canada. Career scientific professional with over 15 years of experience in biochemistry and biophysics, teaching at a university level, mentoring graduate students, laboratory management and leadership, service in scientific societies, and international collaborations.
Biochemistry, Amino acids, Apoptosis
4) Davoodi J, Drown PM, Bledsoe RK, Wallin R, Reinhart GD, Hutson SM. Overexpression and characterization of the human mitochondrial and cytosolic branched-chain aminotransferases. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 1998 Feb 27;273(9):4982-9.
3) Davoodi J, Lin L, Kelly J, Liston P, MacKenzie AE. Neuronal apoptosis-inhibitory protein does not interact with Smac and requires ATP to bind caspase-9. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2004 Sep 24;279(39):40622-8.
2) Maier JK, Lahoua Z, Gendron NH, Fetni R, Johnston A, Davoodi J, Rasper D, Roy S, Slack RS, Nicholson DW, MacKenzie AE. The neuronal apoptosis inhibitory protein is a direct inhibitor of caspases 3 and 7. Journal of Neuroscience. 2002 Mar 15;22(6):2035-43.
1) Wakarchuk WW, Campbell RL, Sung WL, Davoodi J, Yaguchi M. Mutational and crystallographic analyses of the active site residues of the Bacillus circulans xylanase. Protein Science. 1994 Mar 1;3(3):467-75.