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Somayeh Rahaiee

Somayeh Rahaiee

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Food Biotechnology, University of Tehran, 2015, Tehran, Iran.

Thesis: The stability of nanoencapsulated saffron extracts using different biopolymers and in vitro assay of nanoparticles on cancer cells.

M.Sc. in Food Biotechnology, University of Tehran, 2008, Tehran, Iran.


Computer skills: Statistical software (SPSS, SAS); Design Expert software; Endnote software

Research Interests
1.Food Biotechnology
Honors and Awards
First place in the  Ph.D. entrance exam of University of Tehran (2009).

Ranked 6th student in a nation-wide M.Sc. entrance examination (2006).

The Privileged student in M.Sc and Ph.D., University of Tehran, Iran.

Previous and Present Positions
Lecturer in Food science and technology School of Islamic Azad University of Azadshahr (2009- 2016).
Assistant professor, Amol University of Special Modern Technologies, Faculty of Biotechnology.
Teaching Experiences
General Microbiology
Food biotechnology
Microbial biotechnology
Large Scale production
Advanced food biochemistry
Journal Papers

  Rahaiee, S., Hashemi, M., Shojaosadati, S.A., Moini, S., Razavi, S.H. 2017. Nanoparticles based on crocin loaded chitosan-alginate biopolymers: Antioxidant activities, bioavailability and anticancer properties. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 99:401-408.


Rahaiee, S., Shojaosadati, S.A., Hashemi, M., Moini, S., Razavi S.H. 2015. Improvement of crocin stability by biodegradeble nanoparticles of chitosan-alginate. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.79: 423-432.


Rahaiee, S., Hashemi,  M., Moini, S., Shojaosadati, S.A., Razavi, S.H. 2015. Comparison of phytochemical constituents and antioxidant activities of aqueous and alcoholic extracts of saffron. Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods. 7(4): 521-529.


Rahaiee, S., Moini, S., Hashemi, M., Shojaosadati, S.A. 2015. Evaluation of antioxidant activities of bioactive compounds and various extracts obtained from saffron (Crocus sativus L.): a review. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 52(4): 1881-1888.


 Mehrazar, E., Rahaie, M., Rahaiee, S. 2015. Application of nanoparticles for pesticides, herbicides, fertilisers and animals feed management. International Journal of Nanoparticles. 8(1): 1-19.


Rahaie, S., Gharibzahed,i S.M.T., Razavi, S.H., Jafari, S.M. 2014. Recent developments on new formulations based on nutrient-dense ingredients for the production of healthy-functional bread: a review. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 51(11): 2896-2906.


Rahaie, S., EmamDjomeh, Z., Razavi, S.H., Mazaheri, M. 2012. Evaluation of aflatoxin decontaminating by two strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Lactobacillus rhamnosus strain GG in pistachio nuts. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. 47(8): 1647-1653.


Rahaie, S., Emam-Djomeh, Z., Razavi, S.H., Mazaheri, M. 2010. Immobilized Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a potential aflatoxin decontaminating agent in pistachio nuts. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 41(1): 82-90.

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