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Majid Malboubi

Current Position              Postdoctoral researcher

 

Supervisor                       Professor Antoine Jerusalem

 

Contact Information         Department of Engineering Science
                                        University of Oxford
                                        Parks Road
                                        Oxford
                                        OX1 3PJ
 
                                        Tel: +44 1865 617748
                                        E-mail majid.malboubi@eng.ox.ac.uk

 

Research Interests

Microfluidics, Cell mechanics and Nanobiotechnology

 

Background

Education

PhD, MSc, BSc

 

Work Experience

2014-Present     Research Associate

2011-2014            Research Associate, London centre for nanotechnology

2007 – 2011         Teaching assistant University of Birmingham

2004 – 2007         Lecturer Mohajer Technical University of Esfahan (Iran)

2003 - 2007          Mechanical Design Engineer, Iran

 

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Malboubi, M., Jayo, A., Parsons, M., Charras, G., 2015. An open access microfluidic device for the study of the physical limits of cancer cell deformation during migration in confined environments, Microelectronic Engineering, 144, 42-45.
  2. Malboubi, M., Behroozi, M., Bowen, J., Chizari, M., Charras, G., Jiang, K., 2013. The effect of aperture size on gigaseal formation. Biophysical Journal, 104(2), 673a.
  3. Malboubi, M., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2011. Surface properties of glass micropipettes and their effect on biological studies. Nanoscale research letters, 6(401), 1-10.
  4. Malboubi, M., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2011. Characterization of surface properties of glass micropipettes using SEM stereoscopic technique. Microelectronic Engineering, 88, 2666–2670.
  5. Mohammadkhani, A., Malboubi, M., Anthony, C., Jiang, K., 2011. Characterization of surface properties of ordered nanostructures using SEM stereoscopic technique. Microelectronic Engineering, 88: 2687–2690.
  6. Malboubi, M., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2009. Experimental and simulation study of the effect of pipette roughness on gigaseal formation in patch clamping. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 778-781.
  7. Malboubi, M., Ostadi, H., Wang, S., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2009. Effects of the surface morphology of pipette tip on gigaseal formation. Engineering Letters, 17 (4), 281-285.
  8. Ostadi, H., Malboubi, M., Prewett, P. D., Jiang, K., 2008. 3D reconstruction of a micropipette tip. Microelectronic Engineering, 86, 868-870.

 

Book

Malboubi, M. and Jiang, K., 2013. Gigaseal formation in patch clamping with applications of nanotechnology. 1st ed. Heidelberg: Springer.

 

Book Chapters

Malboubi, M., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2010. Study of the tip surface morphology of glass micropipettes and its effects on gigaseal formation. In: Electronic Engineering and Computing Technology. London: Springer, 609-619.

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. Malboubi, M., Jerusalem, A., Experimental Multiphysics Measurements of Neuronal Responses under Trauma, accepted for presentation in the Biophysical Society 60th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles 27 February -2 March 2016.
  2. Malboubi, M., Jayo, A., Parsons, M., Charras, M., 2014, An Open Access Microfluidic Device for the Study of Cancer Cell Deformation During Migration. 40th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering, 22 – 26 September 2014, Lausanne.
  3. Bove, A., Malboubi, M., Lowe, A., Charras, G., 2014, A Microfluidic Device for Studying Cancer Cells Competition Under Controlled Conditions. 40th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering, 22 – 26 September 2014, Lausanne.
  4. Davies, J., Malboubi, M., Ivetic, A., Charras, G., 2014, A Microfluidic Chip to Model Leukocyte Inflammatory Responses. 40th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering, 22-26 September 2014, Lausanne. 
  5. Malboubi, M., Behroozi, M., Bowen, J., Chizari, M., Charras, G., Jiang, K., 2013. The effect of aperture size on gigaseal formation. The 57th annual meeting of Biophysical Society, 2-6 February 2013 Philadelphia.
  6. Malboubi, M., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2010. Surface property characterization of glass micropipettes using SEM stereoscopic technique. 36th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering, 19-22 September 2010 Genoa.
  7. Mohammadkhani, M., Malboubi, M., Anthony, C., Jiang, K., 2010. 3D-reconstruction of nanostructures made by nanosphere lithography using SEM stereoscopic technique. 36th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering, 19-22 September 2010 Genoa.
  8. Malboubi, M., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2009. Investigation of pipette roughness effects on seal formation in patch clamping. 35th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering, 28 September - 01 October Ghent.
  9. Malboubi, M., Ostadi, H., Wang, S., Gu, Y., Jiang, K., 2009. The effect of pipette tip roughness on gigaseal formation. The 2009 International Conference of Systems Biology and Bioengineering, World Congress on Engineering. 1-3 July 2009 London. 1849-1852.
  10. Ostadi, H., Malboubi, M., Jiang, K., Prewett, P., 2008. FIB/SEM Nano-Tomography of a micropipette. 34th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering, 15-18 September 2008 Athens.
  11. Malboubi, M., Shakeri, M., Bakhshi, M., 2006. Design and fabrication of a prototype two-component strain gauge based grinding dynamometer. International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 30 July - 01 August 2006 Las Vegas.
  12. Malboubi, M. and Shakeri, M., 2005. Machine tools with parallel structure and their calibration methods. The 13th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, 17-19 May 2005 Esfahan.

 

Conference Presentations

  • Oral presentations: World Congress on Engineering (London 2009), Biomedical and Micro-engineering Seminar (Birmingham, 2009), The 13th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (Esfahan 2005).
  • Poster presentations: 57th Biophysical society meeting (Philadelphia 2013), 35th and 36th International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering (Ghent 2009, Genoa 2010).

 

Funding

  • EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards. “Electrophysiological-mechanical coupled pulses in neural membranes: a new paradigm for clinical therapy of SCI and TBI (NeuroPulse)”, £1 million, 2015.

 

Collaborators

Professor Cathy Ye

Professor Mark Thompson

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