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PhD Commenced: 2018

Supervisors: Professor PJ Wormald and Dr Clare Cooksley

Thesis Title: Investigating the relation between biofilm exoprotein production and inflammation in chronic rhinosinusitis

Scholarship: The Hospital Research Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship

Gohar received her Master of Science in Cell Biotechnology from the University of Malaya in Malaysia in 2016. During her MSc she worked on “Mechanism of apoptosis induction in head and neck squamous carcinoma cell lines in response to active compounds in natural products. Gohar obtained her BSc in Cell & Molecular Biology from Tehran University in Iran. She has worked as a research assistant for more than four years in the field of cancer research and has published six papers in peer-reviewed journals. Her research interest is in cancer cell biology and cancer immunology.

2013 – 2016: Master of Dental Science-Cell Biotechnology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2004 – 2008: Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


2018 – 2021: The Hospital Research Foundation Postgraduate Research Scholarship

2013 – 2014: The University of Malaya Research Grant (UMRG)