Brief CV:

2015   PhD in Ecology (molecular phylogeny),    Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
2011   Master II of Science in Microbiologie-Agrobiosciences,    INP Toulouse, France
2000  Master of sciences in Plant Breeding,        Azad University, Iran
1994   Bachelor of Sciences in Agronomy & Plant Breeding,  Azad University, Iran

* Biogeography, evolution and molecular phylogeny of Verbascum and Artemisia in Iran.

* Evolution, systematics, molecular phylogeny and biogeography of angiosperms.


F. Attar, A. Sotoodeh, M. Mirtadzadini. (accepted 2020) Four new species in subsection Asterotricha for the genus Onosma L. (Boraginaceae) from flora of Iran. Feddes Repert.

Rakizadeh, S., Attar, F. and Sotoodeh, A. (2019). Taxonomic significance of achene morphology on the Centaurea L. (Asteraceae). Nova Biol. Reperta 6: 352-366.

Attar, F., Sotoodeh, A., & Mirtadzadini, M. (2019). ’Teucrium elymaiticum’ (Lamiaceae): a new species for Flora of Iran. Mediterranean Botany40, 203-207. https://doi.org/10.5209/mbot.62020

Sotoodeh A., Attar F., Andalo C., Mirtajaldini M. And L. Civeyrel. (2018). Focusing on three Verbascum L. taxa (Scrophulariaceae) of the Flora of Iran. Adansonia, 40:171-181.

Sotoodeh A., F. Attar and L. Civeyrel (2017). Verbascum songaricum subsp. Subdecurrens: a New Record; Typification and True Identity of V. aspinum as a New Synonym of V. stachydiforme in the Flora of Iran. Kew Bulletin, 72: 24.

Maassoumi A. A., Sh. Kazempour Osaloo, A. Sotoodeh (2016). A new infrageneric grouping of Astragalus (Fabaceae). The Iranian Journal of Botany, 22: 88-100.

Sotoodeh A., L. Civeyrel, F. Attar (2016). A new species of Verbascum L. (Scrophulariaceae) from the Gilan province (Iran), based on morphological and molecular evidences. Adansonia 38: 127-132.

Sotoodeh A., L. Civeyrel, F. Attar (2015). Verbascum shahsavarensis (Scrophulariaceae), a new species for Flora of Iran. Phytotaxa, 203: 76-80.

Sotoodeh A., L. Civeyrel, A. Zamani & F. Attar (2014). Verbascum oreophilum var. oreophilum and Verbascum cheiranthifolium var. asperulum (Scrophulariaceae) Two new records for the flora of Iran. Phytotaxa 173: 205-210.

2013   Oral: “Molecular phylogeny of Turkish and Iranian Artemisia using ITS and ETS”, in: Young Systematists’ Forum, Natural History Museum, London, UK.

2013   Oral: “Biogeographical and molecular phylogeny of Turkish and Iranian Artemisia with ITS and ETS”, in: BioSyst.EU 2013 Global systematic, Vienna, Austria.

2012   Poster: Preliminary results of molecular phylogeny of Turkish and Iranian Artemisia with ITS and ETS. in 34th annual meeting of Biology and Population Genetics Study Group – “Petit Pois Déridé” (PPD). INRA, University of Avignon, France. .

2006   Poster: Ghaffari, S., Sotoodeh, A., Meiotic & Mitotic studies on six cultivar of Lentil (Lens Culinaris) from Iran. in: IV Balkan Botanical Congress, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2013, 2014: Campus France
2012: ATUPS

Work experiences
From 2015     Member. Central herbarium of Tehran University (TUH).

2011–2015    Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire, EcoLab; Université Paul Sabatier,
Toulouse III, France

2000–2010   Administrator and IT manager, in different public & private organizations, Iran.

1999–2000   Laboratory Assistant in Cytogenetic Lab. Institute of Biophysics & Biochemistry, Tehran University.

Teaching experiences
2013–2015    Enseignant vacataire, UPS FSI Département Biologie & Géoscience: Floristic course, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France.

2005–2010   TOEFL, English Conversation, and ICDL courses

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