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Biosafety Expert
Record information and status
Record ID
115503
Status
Published
Date of creation
2020-04-13 04:42 UTC (s.kahak@yahoo.com)
Date of publication
2020-04-15 14:24 UTC (anastasia.beliaeva@cbd.int)

General information
Nominating Government
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Profile of the Expert
Samira Kahak has more than 6 years of experience in research, education and administration in the field of  Biosafety. In addition she is in the position of head secretariat of Biosafety working group of department of Environment of Islamic Republic of Iran since 2017. Also, she is secretary of Iran CPB NFP and BCH NAU from 2014 until now. She has experience in detection and identification of LMOs. She is a member of board directors of Biosafety Society of Iran since 2015. She was attended in BS/COP-MOP 8 that was held in Cancun, Mexico from 4 to 17 December 2016.
Personal Information
Coordinates
Samira Kahak
Karaj, Alborz
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone:+98 26 32701132
Fax:+98 26 32701132
Email:s.kahak@yahoo.com
Gender
  • Female
Nationalities
  • Iranian
Date of birth
1986
Place of birth
Islamic Republic of Iran
Current employment
Employer / Organization
Iran CPB NFP and Department of Environment of Iran
Type of organization
  • Government agency
Department / Division / Unit
Iran CPB NFP office and Biosafety Working Group office of DOE
Start date
2014
Main responsibilities
As Secretary of Iran CPB NFP, her responsibilities are related to preparing national reports, responding to notifications, managing Iran's profile in BCH and so on.
As Head secretariat of Biosafety working group of Department of Environment of Islamic Republic of Iran, her responsibilities are related to revision of Environmental Risk assessment and Risk Management of LMOs, decision making and so on. 
Previous employment
Employer / Organization
Biosafety society of Iran
Start date
2011
Ending date
2014
Type of organization
  • Academic or research institute
Formal education
First Degree or other academic distinction and subject
Example: B.Sc. in Microbiology
B.Sc. in Plants Breeding
Name of academic institution
Zanjan University
Start date
2004
Ending date
2008
Formal education
Second Degree or other academic distinction and the subject
Example: M.Sc. in Microbiology
M.Sc. in Plants Breeding
Name of academic institution
Zanjan University
Start date
2008
Ending date
2011
Formal education
Third Degree or other academic distinction and the subject
Example: Ph.D. in Microbiology
Ph.D. in Plants Breeding (student)
Name of academic institution
Guilan University
Start date
2014
Ending date
2020
Areas of Expertise
Main areas of expertise
  • Biosafety policy and legal expertise
  • Information and knowledge management expertise
  • Scientific and technical expertise
Publications
List most important publications related to the expert main field of expertise.
Motahareh Mohsenpour, Samira Kahak, Behzad Ghareyazie Genetic Engineering and Food Security. Strategic Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources 3(2): 196-208, 2018.
Samira Kahak, Ali Mohammad Shakib, Jalal Saba, Siamak Asadi and Mana Ahmadraji; Study of overexpression of the BnFUL gene in transgenic oilseed rape. Genetic Engineering and Biosafety Journal, Vol. 1, Number 2, fall 2012 and winter 2013.
Samira Kahak, Behzad Ghareyazie, Habibollah Samizadeh, Motahhareh Mohsenpour Decision Making and Approval System for Importation of Transgenic Agricultural Commodities in Iran, 3 rd International & 11th National Biotechnology Congress of Islamic Republic of Iran, 1- 3, September, 2019.
Language proficiency
"A" = Excellent, "B" = Good, "C" = Fair
Mother Tongue
  • Persian
Speaking / Level (A B C)
  • English
/B
  • French
/C
Reading / Level (A B C)
  • English
/B
Writing / Level (A B C)
  • English
/B
References
References
Prof. Behzad Ghareyazie
Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran ((ABRII))
Shaid Fahmideh Blv.,
Karaj, Alborz
Iran (Islamic Republic of), 31535-1897
Phone:98(263)2701042
Fax:982632704539
Email:ghareyazie@yahoo.com
Url:http://www.abrii.ac.ir