Personal identification

Full name
Maryam Ghasemzadeh Hasankolaei

Citation names

  • Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
Google Scholar ID


Knowledge fields

  • Medical and Health Sciences - Medical Biotechnology - Biomaterials
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Medical Biotechnology - Technologies Involving the Manipulation of Cells, Tissues, Organs or the Whole Organism


Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2)
Persian (Mother tongue)
Portuguese Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Degree Classification
2019/10/01 - 2021/10/01
Biotecnologia (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2011/09/23 - 2014/09/21
Biology (Master)
Major in Histology and Embryology
Damghan Univarsity, Iran
"Effect of organic and inorganic zinc on the expression of specific features of in vitro derived male germ cells by retinoic acid treatment of ram bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2007/09/23 - 2011/09/17
Biology (Bachelor)
Major in Animal Biology
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
"A review of biotherapy papers and study of experimental methods to develop basic research" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)


Host institution
2017/12/04 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2023/02/01 - 2023/09/05 Visiting Researcher (Research) University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
2012/06/22 - 2014/12/25 Research Trainee (Research) Royan Institute, Iran


Designation Funders
2022/10/03 - Current REBORN - Full human-based multi-scale constructs with jammed regenerative pockets for bone engineering
Research Fellow
2023/01/01 - 2027/10/31 PRISM-LT - PRInted Symbiotic Materials as a dynamic platform for Living Tissues production
Research Fellow
University of Aveiro, Portugal

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
European Innovation Council
2019/12/01 - 2024/01/31 Individual Doctoral FCT Grant
PhD Student Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017/12/04 - 2021/10/31 Bioengineered autonomous cell-biomaterials devices for generating humanised micro-tissues for regenerative medicine
Research Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
European Commission


Conference poster
  1. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam; Tiago R. Correia; João F. Mano. "Generating a heterogeneous and biomimetic microenvironment with an innovative bioink". Paper presented in Jornadas CICECO, 2023.
  2. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam; Carlos A. Pinto; Sónia G. Patrício; Jorge A. Saraiva; João F. Mano. "High hydrostatic pressure (HHP) for bone differentiation". Paper presented in GLORI meeting, University of Glasgow, 2023.
  3. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam; Clara R. Correia; João F. Mano. "Controlling the size of liquefied compartments for cell encapsulation using electrohydrodynamic atomization". Paper presented in Jornadas CICECO, 2019.
  4. Hasankolaei, Maryam. "Effects of organic and inorganic zinc ions on the viability of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells". Paper presented in The 2nd National Festival and International Congress on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, 2017.
  5. M. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei. "Mesenchymal stem cells as a suitable source for cell therapy of male infertility: what are our findings and how far is the goal?". Paper presented in BioTech 2017 and 7th Czech-Swiss Symposium with Exhibition, 2017.
  6. Hasankolaei, Maryam. "New germ cell formation during three different periods of time after autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells transplantation into the testes of infertile male rats". Paper presented in 13th ISSCR Annual Meeting, 2015.
Journal article
  1. Maryam Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei; Carlos A. Pinto; Diana Jesus; Jorge A. Saraiva; João F. Mano. "Effect of high cyclic hydrostatic pressure on osteogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells cultured in liquefied micro-compartments". Materials Today Bio (2023): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtbio.2023.100861.
  2. Maryam Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei; João M. Miranda; Clara R. Correia; João F. Mano. "Viscous Microcapsules as Microbioreactors to Study Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells Osteolineage Commitment". Small Methods (2023): https://doi.org/10.1002/smtd.202201503.
  3. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam. "Organic and inorganic zinc show similar regulatory effects on the expression of some germ cell specific markers induced in bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells after treatment with retinoic acid". Biologia (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s11756-019-00306-y.
  4. Correia, Clara R.; Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam; Mano, João F.. "Cell encapsulation in liquified compartments: Protocol optimization and challenges". PLOS ONE 14 6 (2019): e0218045. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218045.
  5. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei M; Eslaminejad MB; Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam. "Functional Germ Cells From Non-Testicular Adult Stem Cells: A Dream or Reality?". Current stem cell research & therapy (2018): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/29110621.
  6. Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, M.; Eslaminejad, M.B.; Batavani, R.; Ghasemzadeh-Hasankolaei, Maryam. "Male and female rat bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells are different in terms of the expression of germ cell specific genes". Anatomical Science International 90 3 (2015): 187-196. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84929708732&partnerID=MN8TOARS.

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2022 Development of a novel hybrid bioink containing living microfactories 32nd Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB 2022)
(Bordeaux, France)
2022 High hydrostatic pressure (HHP) for osteogenic differentiation Research Summit 2022
University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)
2021 Hybrid bioinks containing liquefied biofactories 6th world congress of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS 2021)
2021 Liquefied microcapsules as dynamic microbioreactors for bone regeneration Research Summit 2021
University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)
2020 Liquefied microcapsules as dynamic microbioreactors to study stem cells commitment 11th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC 2020)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2023 - 2023 Poster presentation
Jornadas CICECO 2023
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2023 - 2023 Poster presentation
GLORI meeting
University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
2019 - 2019 Poster presentation
Jornadas CICECO 2019
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2013 - 2013 Principles of working with laboratory Animals in Research
Principles of working with laboratory Animals in Research
Royan Institute, Iran
2010/07/12 - 2010/07/15 1st International summer school: Developmental Biology and Stem Cells
1st Royan Institute International Summer School on Developmental Biology and Stem Cells
Royan Institute, Iran
2008 - 2008 Isolation Cells with Cell Dissociation Technique
Isolation Cells with Cell Dissociation Technique
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2019/10/15 - 2020/02/29 Advanced biomaterials and biomimetic Course Catarina Passos, Diana Salvador, João Afecto, Margarida Faria, Susana Soares (Master students)
2019/09/03 - 2019/09/27 Summer internship Maria Luise da Costa Zemsch (Master Student in Integrated Life Sciences)