Dr.Sajjad Gharaghani Dr.Sajjad Gharaghani

 

                            Sajjad Gharaghani, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Tel: 0098 21 61113451
Fax: (+98)-21-66404680 
E-mail: s.gharaghani@ut.ac.ir 
Website: http://lbd.ut.ac.ir                     

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        

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Education

 
 
Name: Sajjad Gharaghani
Date of Birth:23 Jan 1982              
Place of Birth: Semirom, Iran             
Marital Status: Married, 1 Children
Appointment: Assistant Professor
Office Address: Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Department of Bioinformatics, Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Drug Design (LBD)
University of Tehran P.O.Box 1417614335 Tehran, Iran    
Telephone: 0098 21 61113451   
Fax: 0098 21 66956977           

E-Mail: s.gharaghani@ut.ac.ir
Web Site: http://lbd.ut.ac.ir/
Web Site: ibb.ut.ac.ir/gharaghani
 
 
 
Ph.D:
From:  Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran (2013)
Major: Chemoinformatics
Thesis: Structure-based QSAR by using homology modeling, molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation, and multi-target fragment based drug design for human SSAO and AChE.
M.Sc:
From: University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran (2008)
Major: Analytical Chemistry (Chemometrics)
Thesis: A novel QSAR model for prediction of apoptosis-inducing activity of 4-aryl-4-H-chromenes and prediction of selectivity coefficients of univalent anions for anion-selective electrode using support vector machine.
 

 

 

Research interests and project
•    Bioinformatics
•    Pharmacoinformatics
•    Systems Pharmacology
•    Computational Drug Design (ligand-based, structure-based and fragment-based)
•    Chemogenomics
•    Chemoinformatics
•    Computational Biology and Biological Networks
•    Chemometrics
•    Machine Learning Methods in Drug Discovery
•    Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR)

 

Publications Publications

 

Full International Papers


Publications in ISI Journals:
1-    A Benvidi*, S Abbasi, S Gharaghani, M Dehghan Tezerjani, S Masoum, "Spectrophotometric determination of synthetic colorants using PSO–GA-ANN", Food Chemistry (2017) 220, 377-384.

2-    Z Kazemi, H Rudbari, M Sahihi*, V Mirkhani, M Moghadam, Sh Tangestaninejad, I Mohammadpoor-Baltork, Gh Azimi, S Gharaghani, A Abbasi Kajani, "Synthesis, characterization and separation of chiral and achiral diastereomers of Schiff base Pd (II) complex: A comparative study of their DNA-and HSA-binding", Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology (2016) 163, 246-260, 
3-    Z Kazemi, H Rudbari, M Sahihi*, V Mirkhani, M Moghadam, Sh Tangestaninejad, I Mohammadpoor-Baltork, S Gharaghani, "Synthesis, characterization and biological application of four novel metal-Schiff base complexes derived from allylamine and their interactions with human serum albumin: Experimental, molecular docking and ONIOM computational study", Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology (2016) 162, 448-462. 
4-    Z Amini, MH Fatemi*, S Gharaghani, "Hybrid docking-QSAR studies of DPP-IV inhibition activities of a series of aminomethyl-piperidones", Computational Biology and Chemistry, (2016) 64, 335–345.
5-    H Moghadam, M Rahgozar, S Gharaghani*, "Scoring multiple features to predict drug disease associations using information fusion and aggregation", SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research (2016) 27 (8), 609-628. 
6-    M Ebrahimi, A Mani-Varnosfaderani*, T Khayamian, S Gharaghani "An in silico approach to design peptide mimetics based on docking and molecular dynamics simulation of EGFR–matuzumab complex". Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, (2016) 13 (10), 1805–1817.
7-    AR Massah*, S Gharaghani, H Ardeshiri Lordejani, N Asakere "New and mild method for the synthesis of alprazolam and diazepam and computational study of their binding mode to GABAA receptor". Medicinal Chemistry Research, (2016) 25 (8), 1538–1550.
8-    M Malekpoor, S Gharaghani, A Sharifzadeh, SN Mirsattari, AR Massah*, "Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of novel xanthone sulfonamides". Journal of Chemical Research (2015)  39 (8), 433-437
9-    Mohammad H Fatemi*, Afsane Heidari, Sajjad Gharaghani "QSAR prediction of HIV-1 protease inhibitory activities using docking derived molecular descriptors" Journal of Theoretical Biology  (2015) Vol. 369, 13–22
10-       Saghi Sepehri, Sajjad Gharaghani, Lotfollah Saghaie, Mohammad R. Aghasadeghi, Afshin Fassihi* "QSAR and docking studies of some 1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidines: evaluation of gp41 as possible target for anti-HIV-1 activity".  Med Chem Res (2014) VOL 24,1707–1724.
11-       Sajjad Gharaghani, Taghi Khayamian*, Malihe Ebrahimi "Multitarget fragment-based design of novel inhibitors for AChE and SSAO/VAP-1 enzymes". Journal of Chemometrics (2013) Vol. 27, No. 10, 297-305.
12-       Sajjad Gharaghani, Taghi Khayamian*, Malihe Ebrahimi, "Molecular dynamics simulation study and molecular docking descriptors in structure-based QSAR on acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors". SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research, (2013) Vol. 24, No. 9, 773–794.
13-       Malihe Ebrahimi, Taghi Khayamian*, Sajjad Gharaghani "Interactions between activin-like kinase 5 (ALK5) receptor and its inhibitors and the construction of a structure-based QSAR model using docking-based descriptors". Journal of Brazilian Chemical Society, (2012) Vol. 23, No. 11, 2043-2053.
14-       Fayezeh Samari, Mojtaba Shamsipur, Bahram Hemmateenejad*, Taghi Khayamian, Sajjad Gharaghani, "Investigation of the Interaction between Amodiaquine and Human Serum Albumin by Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Molecular Modeling". European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (2012) 54:255-263.
15-       Sajjad Gharaghani, Taghi Khayamian*, Fatemeh Keshavarz, "Docking, Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies, and Structure-Based QSAR Model on Cytochrome P450 2A6 Inhibitors". Structural Chemistry (2012) 23:341–350.
16-       Sajjad Gharaghani, Taghi Khayamian*, Fatemeh Keshavarz, "A Structure-based QSAR and Docking Study on Imidazo[1,5-a][1,2,4]-triazolo[1,5-d][1,4,]benzodiazepines as Selective GABAA a5 Inverse Agonists". Chemical Biology and Drug Design (2011) 78: 612–621.
17-       Mohammad Hossein Fatemi∗, Sajjad Gharaghani, Samahe Mohammadkhani, Zeinab Rezaie, "Prediction of selectivity coefficients of univalent anions for anion-selective electrode using support vector machine". Electrochimica Acta (2008) 4276-4283.
18-       Mohammad Hossein Fatemi*, Sajjad Gharaghani, "A novel QSAR model for prediction of apoptosis-inducing activity of 4-aryl-4-H-chromenes based on support vector machine". Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry (2007) 7746-7754. 
 

 

International Proceedings


Sajjad Gharaghani "Bioinformatics in drug discovery" 2nd International & 14th IRANIAN Genetics Congress, University of Shahid Beheshty, 2016, Tehran, Iran. (lecture)
 

 

National Proceedings


1-    Sajjad Gharaghani "Bioinformatics in drug discovery" 2nd International & 14th IRANIAN Genetics Congress, University of Shahid Beheshty, 2016, Tehran, Iran. (lecture)
2-    Sajjad Gharaghani "Computational Chemogenomics: an emerging strategy for rapid target and drug discovery" 5th Iranian Biennial Chemometrics Seminar, University of Tehran, 2015, Tehran, Iran. (lecture)
3-    Elmira Nazarshodeha and Sajjad Gharaghani, "Pharmacophore-based virtual screening and toxicity risk analysis for identifying novel MPS1 inhibitors" 5th Iranian Biennial Chemometrics Seminar, University of Tehran, 2015, Tehran, Iran. (poster)
4-    Afsane Heidari, Mohammad H. Fatemi and Sajjad Gharaghani "Hybrid docking-QSAR methodology in prediction of HIV-1 protease inhibitory activities of some drug candidates" 5th Iranian Conference on Bioinformatics, University of Tehran, 2014, Tehran, Iran. (lecture)
5-    S. Gharaghani, T. Khayamian, "A target-based QSAR study on quinolizidinone carboxylic acids as muscarinic acetylcholine positive allosteric modulators using docking, molecular dynamics simulation and least squares-support vector regression" 18th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Zahedan university, 2011 (lecture)
6-    Z. Hassanzadeh, S. Gharaghani, M. Saraji,T. Khayamian, "A novel QSPR model for prediction of ionization efficiency (IE) of organic compounds using least squares support vector regression" 17th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Kashan university, 2010 (poster)
7-      S. Gharaghani, T. Khayamian, "A target-based QSAR study on 4-[(diethylamino)methyl]-phenol derivatives as cholinesterase inhibitors using docking, molecular dynamic simulation and least squares-support vector machine" 16th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Kashan university, 2010 (lecture)
8-    S. Gharaghani, T. Khayamian, F. Keshavarz, "QSAR studies on benzodiazepine classes as a selective GABAA α5 inverse agonist using Homology Modeling, Molecular Dynamic Simulation and Molecular Docking" 2th Iranian seminar of Chemometrics, Urmia university, 2009 (lecture)
9-    T. Khayamian , S. Gharaghani, F. Keshavarz "Bioinformatics"16th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Hamedan university, 2009 (lecture)
10-    S. Gharaghani, F. Keshavarz, T. Khayamian "QSAR for Predicting Inhibitors of Cytochrome P450 2A6 Using Molecular Docking and Molecular Dynamic Simulation",16th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Hamedan university, 2009 (lecture)
11-    M.H.Fatemi, S.Gharaghani, "Prediction of selectivity coefficients of univalent anions for liquid ion-exchange membrane electrodes using support vector machine", Urmia university, 7th Iranian seminar of electrochemistry, 2008 (lecture)
12-    M. H. Fatemi, M. Ghorbanzadeh, S. Gharaghani, E. Baher,  "Support vector regression based QSPR modeling of retention factor in micellar electric chromatography", 15th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Shiraz university, Feb. 2007 (poster)
13-    E. Baher, M. H. Fatemi, S. Gharaghani, M. Ghorbanzadeh, " Support vector regression modeling of degradability rate constant of alkenes by OH radical in atmosphere", 15th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Shiraz university, Feb. 2007 (poster)
14-    M.H.Fatemi, S.Gharaghani, M.Ghahramani, E.Baher, M.Ghorbanzade " QSAR Modeling of Blood-Brain Barrier Penetration Coefficients by Using Support Vector Machine", 15th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Shiraz university, Feb. 2007 (poster)
15-    M.H.Fatemi, S.Gharaghani, E.Baher , M.Ghorbanzade, "Prediction of Gas-Phase Degradation Rate Constant of Alkenes by NO3 Using Support Vector Regression ", 15th Iranian seminar of analytical chemistry, Shiraz university, Feb. 2007 (lecture)

 

 

Activity in Scientific Journals

Reviewer for International Journals  
1-Chemical Biology and Drug Design
2-Computers in Biology and Medicine
3-Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics
4-Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
5-Journal of Iranian Chemical Society (JICS)
6-Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
7-Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (IJCCE)
8-International Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology


Activity in Scientific Societies
1)   Member Iranian Bioinformatics Society (IBIS)
2)   Member of Iranian Chemistry Society (ICS).
3)   Member of American Chemistry Society (ACS).

 

Member of Conference Organizing Committee

1- Executive secretary of 6th Iranian Conference on Bioinformatics, University of Tehran, 2016, Tehran, Iran. 
2- 5th Iranian Biennial Chemometrics Seminar, University of Tehran, 2015, Tehran, Iran.
3- 5th Iranian Conference on Bioinformatics, University of Tehran, 2014, Tehran, Iran.
 
Coordinating Workshop /Training Course  
Computational Drug Design, 2014, University of Tehran, 22 May 2014,  Tehran, Iran
 
 
 
 

 

 

Research Postgraduate Students Supervised

 

A) M.Sc Students:
1) Mr. Abdolhossein Habibzadeh Ardabili (Computer Engineering, 2015)
University of Tehran, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
An Approach to finding Motif in Weighted Networks

2) Ms. Farhaneh Moradi (Artificial Intelligence, 2015)
Alzahra University, Faculty of Engineering,
Discovering Compounds with Activity Cliff Property in QSAR Approach Using Machine Learning Algorithms

3) Ms. Hakime Moghadam( Computer Engineering, 2016)
University of Tehran, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
A novel approach to drug repositioning based on the heterogeneous data fusion

4) Ms. Sedigheh Sadat Jafarypour (Biophysics, current) University of Tehran, IBB


B)Ph.D Students
1) Ms. Soheila Shabani (Bioinformatics, current) University of Tehran, IBB
2) Mr. Farshid Shirafkan (Bioinformatics, current) University of Tehran, IBB

C)Visiting Fellows
1) Ms. Razieh Sheikhpour (Ph.D Student in Computer Engineering, Software, current) Yazd University

 

 

Course titles

•    Computational Drug Design (Ph.D. Course)
•    Chemoinformatics (Ph.D. Course)
•    Seminar in Bioinformatics (Ph.D. Course)
•    Special Topics in Computational Drug Design (Ph.D. Course)