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, morphology, Systematics, molecular phylogeny and biogeography of angiosperms.

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.

Sotoodeh A., Attar F., Andalo C., Mirtajaldini M. And L. Civeyrel. (accepted 2018). Validation of Verbascum kermanense as a new subspecies of V. carmanicum, and V. gabrieliae as a separate species in the Flora of Iran”. Adansonia.

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, 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

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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