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  • Sina Mazinani, Biotechnology PhD, Biology and Human biology BSc (Honours)


Dr. Kirill Rosen

Program of Study:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Project Title:

Molecular mechanisms of ErbB2-driven breast cancer

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2020
  • Queen Elizabeth II graduate scholarship, BROCK UNIVERSITY, 2017-2018
  • Queen Elizabeth II graduate scholarship, BROCK UNIVERSITY, 2016-2017

Career Aspirations:

My career goal is to become an influential and independent investigator in the field of cancer research.


Dalhousie University


Mazinani, S.A., Noaman, N., Coorssen, J., Yan, H. “Escherichia coli DE3 growth is slowed by microwave irradiation at constant culture temperature”., RSC Advances, 2019, 9, Pages 11810-11817.

Mazinani, S.A., Stuart, J. A., & Yan H. (2018). “Microwave-assisted delivery of an anticancer drug to cancer cells”, RSC Advances, 2018, 8, Pages 31465-31470.

Mazinani, S.A. *, Bordeleau, E.*, Nguyen, E., Betancourt, F., Yan, H. “Abrasive surface treatment of microtiter plates improves the reproducibility of bacterial biofilm assays – preliminary application in the study of the roles of flavonoids in bacterial biofilm formation”. RSC Advances, 2018, 8, Pages 32434-32439. (*These authors contributed equally to this work).

Mazinani, S.A., Moradi, F., Stuart, J. A., & Yan, H. (2017). "Microwave Irradiation of PC3 Cells at Constant Culture Temperature Alters the Incorporation of BODIPY into Cells and Reduction of MTT". Chemistry Select, Volume 2, Issue 26, 11 September 2017, Pages 7983-7986.

Yalagala, R. S., Mazinani, S.A., Maddalena L.A., Stuart, J.A., Yan, F.Y., & Yan, H. (2016). "Microwave assisted syntheses of BODIPY-sugar conjugates through the Click chemistry and assembly of the conjugate into liposomes". Carbohydrate Research Volume 424, 7 April 2016, Pages 15–20.

Mazinani, S.A., Yan, H. (2016)."Impact of microwave irradiation on enzymatic activity at constant bulk temperature is enzyme-dependent".Tetrahedron Letters Volume 57, Issue 14, 6 April 2016, Pages 1589–1591.

Mazinani, S.A., DeLong, B., Yan, H. (2015). "Microwave radiation accelerates trypsin-catalyzed peptide hydrolysis at constant bulk temperature".Tetrahedron Letters Volume 56, Issue 42, 14 October 2015, Pages 5804–5807.

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