Mitra Hagnia, Dipl. Biol.

Research Associate

Centre of Toxicology


  • M.Sc., Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 2000

Professional Experience

  • Research Associate, Institute of Prevention and Occupational Medicine (IPA), German Social Accident Insurance, Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany, 2007-
  • Research Scientist, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, St. Elisabeth Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 2000-2002

Work Experience

  • Protein Analysis (Protein Purification, Western Blotting, Dot Blotting)
  • Gel Electrophoresis (Agarose Gel, SDS-PAGE)
  • Immunohistochemistry: Immunofluorescence
  • Cell Culture (Transfection of OK Cells)
  • Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Micronucleus-Assay
  • COMET-Assay
  • DNA Isolation from Cell Lines
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR, RT-PCR, nested-PCR, RACE-PCR, real-time PCR)
  • Sequencing and Detection of DNA Fragments (Southern Blot)
  • Cloning of DNA Fragments
  • DNA Microarray Analysis
  • RNA Isolation from Human Tissue and Cell Lines
  • Detection of mRNA (Northern Blot)


German, Englisch, Persian