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PhD Students

1.      Dr. Rasoul Ghorbani, Enrichment of A. urmiana nauplii with Oxolenic acid and evaluation of its effect on prevention and treatment of bacterial contamination with Aeromonas hydrophila in Acipenser persicus larvae, University of Gorgan, Gorgan, Iran (Defended in 2005).

 

2.      Dr. Mehran Javaheri, Effects of Enrichment of A. urmiana with HUFA and Vitamin C on survival and growth parameters of Salmo trutta caspius. Univiersity of Science and Research, Tehran, Iran (Defended in 2006).

 

3.      Dr. Mahmoud Hafezieh, Fatty acids and Vitamin C enrichment of Artemia urmiana as food for Acipenser persicus larvae, University of Putra Malaysia (Defended in 2009).

 

4.      Dr. Reza Asgari, Ontogeny of Huso huso fish from hatching until day 50 of growth. University of Tehran (Defended in 2012).

 

5.      Mr. Behrooz Atashbar, Characterization of Large Branchiopoda (Anostraca) from Iran. Faculty of Science, University of Gent, Belgium (Defended in 2014).

 

6.      Mr. Akbar Heshmaty, Structural and Functional Study of Hemoglobin Nanofibrils of Artemia urmina. University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (Defended 2015).

 

7.      Mr. Vahid Morshedi, Effects of different levels of dietary lactoferrin, probiotic and prebiotic on growth performance, feed utilization, body composition, digestive enzymes activity, blood parameters, some immune responses and intestine bacterial flora of sobaity (Sparidentex hasta), Urmia University, Urmia, Iran (Defended 2016).

 

8.      Mr. Reza Jalili, Ecological studies of Astacus in Lake Aras, West Azerbaijan Province. Urmia University, Urmia, Iran (Ongoing thesis).

 

9.      Mr. Maleki Moghadam, Investigating the effect of different levels of dietary phospholipids and dietary alpha-tocopherol on physiological and nutritional performance of Siberian Sturgeon (Acipenser baerii), Urmia University, Urmia, Iran (Ongoing thesis).

 

10.  Miss. Fatemeh Jafari, Effect of different levels of dietary phospholipids on physiological and nutritional performance of Iranian Sturgeon (Acipenser persicus), Urmia University, Urmia, Iran (Ongoing thesis).

 

11.  Mr. Navid Pormehr, High density production of fairy shrimp Branchinecta orientalis and its use as live food for Siberian Sturgen Acipenser baerii. Ghent University, Belgium (Ongoing thesis).

 

 

MSc and DVM STUDENTS

1. Determination of Nutritional quality of Artemia urmiana emphasizing on its fatty acid profile. Faculty of Veterinary, Azad University, Urmia, Iran (Defended in 1998).

2. Effect of salinity on chorion thickness of Artemia urmiana cysts. Faculty of Natural Resources & Marine Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran (Defended in 1998).

3. Determination of protein content in adult Artemia urmiana biomass harvested from lake Urmia during a period of 6 months. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 1998).

4. Determination of protein content in nauplii of Artemia urmiana hatched from the harvested cysts from Lake Urmia during a period of 6 months. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 1998).

5. Determination of Lipid content and fatty acid profile in nauplii of Artemia urmiana hatched from harvested cysts from lake Urmia during a period of 6 months. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 1998).

6. Determination of Lipid content and fatty acid profile in adult Artemia urmiana harvested from lake Urmia during a period of 6 months. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 1999).

7. Intensive culture of Artemia urmiana in polyethylene tankers using automatic feeding system. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 1999).

8. Effect of different feeds on the growth and nutritional value of reared Artemia urmiana. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 1999).

9. Identification of fungal contaminations of Artemia urmiana cysts. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 1999).

10. Microbial flora of Artemia urmiana cysts. Faculty of Science, Azad University of Lahijan, Iran (Defended in 2000).

11. Effects of different salinities on growth, survival and reproductive characteristics of 3 Artemia populations from Iran. Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2000).

12. Effects of different anti-fungal agents on hatching of Artemia urmiana cysts. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2000).

13. Effects of wide spectrum antibiotics on hatching of Artemia urmiana cysts. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2000).

14. Investigation on toxicity of organophosphoric pesticides on Artemia urmiana. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2000).

15. Investigation on disinfection methods of Artemia urmiana cysts. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2000).

16. Enrichment of Artemia urmiana nauplii with fatty acid emulsions and metabolism of HUFA’s. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2000).

17. Determination of nutritional value of different Artemia products for use in Aquaculture. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2001).

18. Enrichment of decapsulated and non-decapsulated cysts of Artemia urmiana for improving their nutritional quality. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2000).

19. Effects on salinity on post-larval development of Artemia urmiana. Faculty of Science, Shahid Beheshty University, Tehran, Iran (Defended in 2000).

20. Effects of anti-fungal and anti-bacterial agents on growth and survival of Artemia urmiana. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2001).

21. A survey on toxicity of Parathyroid pesticides on mortality rate of Artemia urmiana. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2000).

22. Comparison of Morphology, biometry and reproductive characteristics of three Artemia populations from Iran. Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2000).

23. Artificial culture of Artemia in polyethylene tanks using open through system and Dunalliela tertiolecta as food source. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2002).

24. Comparative study of post-larval development of two parthenogenetic populations of Artemia from Iran. Faculty of Science, University of Teacher Education (Tarbiat Moellem), Tehran, Iran (Defended in 2002).

25. Effects of UV irradiation on H%, HE and reproductive characteristics of Artemia urmiana. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2002).

26. Feeding P. indicus with n-3HUFA enriched Artemia urmiana nauplii and their tolerance against salinity stresses. Faculty of Natural Resources, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2002).

27. Effects of Helium-Neon Laser irradiation on H%, HE and reproductive characteristics of Artemia urmiana. Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2002).

28. Enrichment of Artemia urmiana nauplii with fatty acid emulsions and Dunalliela tertiolecta and study their metabolism under cold incubation conditions. Faculty of Natural Resources & Marine Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran (Defended in 2002).

29. Superintensive tank culture of Artemia with semi-flow through system. Faculty of Fisheries, University of Hormozgan, Iran (Defended in 2003).

30. Optimization of enrichiment method of Artemia urmiana with fish oil. Faculty of Fisheries, University of Hormozgan, Iran (Defended in 2003).

31. Effects of feeding common carp larvae with commercial feed, decapsulated cyst of Artemia and newly hatched nauplii of growth, survival and fatty acid profile. Faculty of Fisheries, University of Hormozgan, Iran (Defended in 2003).

32. Effects of hatching temperature and hatching time of hatching efficiency and nutritional value of Artemia urmiana nauplii. Faculty of Fisheries, University of Hormozgan, Iran (Defended in 2003).

33. Effects of feeding rain bow trout with Artemia nauplii enriched with fish oil and vitamin C on inducing resistance against elevated levels of ammonia and nitrite. Faculty of Fisheries, University of Hormozgan, Iran (Defended in 2004).

34. Systematics of Artemia urmiana in Lake Urmia based on morphologic characteristics. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Razi University, Iran (Defended in 2005).

35. Salinity effects on growth, survival, reproductive and life span characteristics of Artemia from Maharlu Lake. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Shiraz University, Iran (Defended in 2005).

36. Inter and intra-population comparison of Artemia populations from Fars Province. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Shiraz University, Iran (Defended in 2006).

37. Antibiotic effects of Chitosan extracted from Cysts of Artemia on Shigella dysenteria and Pseudomonas auroginosa bacteria. Faculty of Vet. Med. Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2006).

38. Effects of eye stalk ablation on reproductive characteristics of Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica. Faculty of Vet. Med. Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2006).

39. Anti-fungal effects of synthetic Chitosan and Chitosan extracted from cysts of Artemia urmiana in laboratory conditions. Faculty of Vet. Med. Azad University of Urmia, Iran (Defended in 2006).

40. Electron microscopic study of early growth stages of Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

41. Identification and gene expression with DM region in two Artemia populations from Iran: Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

42. Identification of Rotifera populations from wetlands around Tehran Province. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

43. A survey on reproductive characteristics and cross-breeding of Artemia urmiana, Artemia parthenogenetica and Artemia sinica. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

44. A survey of protein profile of Artemia urmiana, Artemia parthenogenetica. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

45. Effects of pH and temperature changes in culture medium on reproductive characteristics Artemia from Maharlu Lake. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Shiraz University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

46. Use of Artemia urmiana nauplii enriched with fish oil on growth and survival of an aquarium fish M.auratus. Faculty of Natural Sciences and Fisheries, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

47. Effects of salinity and light intensity on high density production of unicellular algae Chlorella. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2007).

48. Effects of Cadmium, copper and vitamin C concentrations on survival, catalyse enzyme content and their bioaccumulation in Artemia urmiana nauplii. Faculty of Natural Sciences and Fisheries, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2008).

49. Miss. Khalili: Effects of cyclic hydration and dehydration of Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica cysts on diapause termination and hatching characteristics. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Piam Noor University, Iran (Defended in 2009).

50. Mrs. Leila Rostami: Effects of cyclic hydration and dehydration of Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica cysts on fatty acid profile and energy level. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Piam Noor University, Iran (Defended in 2009).

51. Miss. Fakhrinejad: Effects of simultaneous changes in salinity and temperature on morphologic and morphometric changes in Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2009).

52. Mrs. M. Gharebaghi: A survey of possibilities of Artemia culture in sewage of a lime producing factory near Tabriz-Iran. Department of Chemistry, Free University (Science and Research Branch), Tehran, Iran (Defended in 2009).

53. Mr. Samad Rahimnejad: Effects of Lactoferrin on growth and immune responses in rain bow trout. Faculty of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, Tarbiat Modarres University, Noor, Iran, (Defended in 2009).

54. Miss. Mahdie Bakhtiarian: A survey on biochemical adaptations of Dunaliella salina to high salinity and ultraviolet irradiation. Faculty of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran (Defended in 2009).

55. Miss. Sanaz Khosravi: Effects of salinity and ultraviolet irradiation on accumulation of mycosporin like amino acids in Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica. Faculty of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran (Defended in 2009).

56 Mr. Hamed Aalamifar: A comprative study on effect of different salinities on survival, growth, reproduction and morphometric changes in Artemia population from Gavkhoni (Isfahan) and Lagoon in Urmia. Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2010).

57. Mr. Esmaeil Kazemi: Effects of feeding Rainbow trout larvae with Artemia nauplii enriched with different sources of lipids on growth, survival and stress resistance. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2010).

58. Mr. Habibollah Mohammadi: Effects of using combination of Lactobacillus rhamnosus probiotic and Nigella sativa (black seed) on growth, survival, resistance to salinity stress and excretion of digestive enzymes in  Rain bow trout. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2010).

59. Mr. Mohammad Noori: The evaluation of salinity effects on competition between sexual Artemia urmiana and parthenogenetic Artemia population in vitro. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Zabol, Iran (Defended in 2011).

60. Mr. Majid Kargar: Effects of salinity on population dynamics, fecundity and biochemical composition (total protein, total lipid and fatty acids) of cultivated Caspian Sea Calanoid Copepod, Acartia clause. Faculty of Fisheries, Mazandaran University, Iran (Defended in 2011).

61. Miss Mahkame Lashkarizade: Estimation of the nutritional requirements of Artemia urmiana until adult stage. Department of Fisheries and Environment, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2010).

62. Mr. Ebrahim Onagh: Use of different Agricultural wastes as food for Artemia and their effects on growth, survival, nutritional value and high density culture. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2011).                                                    

63. Mr. Ali Rahmani: Optimization of the method for replacement of commercial feed with live Artemia biomass in feeding Litopeneus vannamei. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2011).

64. Mr. Bahador Larty: Effect of different salinities on structure of chorion layers of Artemia franciscana and parthenogenetic Artemia cysts.           Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2012).

65. Mr. Mohammard reza Gharibi: The effects of different temperatures on survival, growth, reproductive and life span characteristics of Phallocryptus spinosa (Crustacea: Anostraca). Department of Fisheries and Environment, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Tehran University, Iran (Defended in 2012).   

66. Mr. Reza Jalili: Replacement of Fish Meal/Oil with vegetable sources in rainbow trout diet on growth parameters, digestibility, digestive enzyme activity and immune responces. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2012).     

67. Mr. Islam Ahmadian: Effects of different levels of dietary lactoferrin on immune responses of rainbow trout broodstocks and egg quality. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in December 2012).  

68. Miss Serwe Ghaderpour: Optimization of enrichment of Artemia franciscana and Artemia urmiana with Canola oil emphasizing on growth, survival and fatty acid profile of nauplii. Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Urmia University, Iran (Defended in 2012).

69. Mr. Behzad Khafaji Rad. Effect of Prebiotic Xylo Oligosaccharide on survival, growth and nutritional value of Artemia franciscana, Free University, Science and Technology Unit, Ahvaz, Iran (Defended in 2012).

70. Mrs. Khadijeh Najafi. Effect of Prebiotic Xylo Oligosaccharide on survival, growth and nutritional value of Artemia franciscana, Free University, Science and Technology Unit, Ahvaz, Iran (Defended in 2012).                           

71. Mr. Masoud Bahram Beigi: Effects of Lactobacillus plantarum probiotic and xylo oligosaccharide prebiotic on growth indices, digestive enzymes activity, immune responses and environmental shocks in rain bow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). (Defended in 2013).