Dr Atefeh Taherian Fard

Research Fellow

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Ding, Qiao, Kesavan, Kaamini, Lee, Kah Meng, Wimberger, Elyse, Robertson, Thomas, Gill, Melinder, Power, Dominique, Chang, Jeryn, Fard, Atefeh T., Mar, Jessica C., Henderson, Robert D., Heggie, Susan, McCombe, Pamela A., Jeffree, Rosalind L., Colditz, Michael J., Hilliard, Massimo A., Ng, Dominic C. H., Steyn, Frederik J., Phillips, William D., Wolvetang, Ernst J., Ngo, Shyuan T. and Noakes, Peter G. (2022). Impaired signaling for neuromuscular synaptic maintenance is a feature of Motor Neuron Disease. Acta Neuropathologica Communications, 10 (1) 61, 61. doi: 10.1186/s40478-022-01360-5

  • Ren, Zuen, Liang, Huizhi, Galbo, Phillip M., Dharmaratne, Malindrie, Kulkarni, Ameya S., Fard, Atefeh Taherian, Aoun, Marie Louise, Martinez-Lopez, Nuria, Suyama, Kimita, Benard, Outhiriaradjou, Zheng, Wei, Liu, Yang, Albanese, Joseph, Zheng, Deyou, Mar, Jessica C., Singh, Rajat, Prystowsky, Michael B., Norton, Larry and Hazan, Rachel B. (2022). Redox signaling by glutathione peroxidase 2 links vascular modulation to metabolic plasticity of breast cancer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119 (8) e2107266119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2107266119

  • Watson, Ebony Rose, Taherian Fard, Atefeh and Mar, Jessica Cara (2022). Computational methods for single-cell imaging and omics data integration. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, 8 768106, 768106. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2021.768106

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Taherian Fard, Atefeh and Ragan, Mark A. (2019). Quantitative modelling of the Waddington epigenetic landscape. Computational stem cell biology: methods and protocols. (pp. 157-171) edited by Patrick Cahan. New York, United States: Humana Press. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9224-9_7

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Ren, Zuen, Dharmaratne, Malindrie, Kulkarni, Ameya, Fard, Atefeh Taherian, Mar, Jessica, Galbo, Phillip M., Liu, Yang, Zheng, Deyou, Liang, Huizhi, Benard, Outhiriaradjou, Suyama, Kimita, Prystowsky, Michael B., Norton, Larry and Hazan, Rachel B. (2020). Redox regulation of tumor cell heterogeneity in the PyMT mammary tumor model revealed by single cell RNA sequencing. AACR Annual Meeting, Online, 22-24 June, 2020. Philadelphia, PA, United States: American Association for Cancer Research. doi: 10.1158/1538-7445.am2020-4426

Other Outputs

  • Ngo, Shyuan, Power, Dominique, Andersen, Stacey, Taherian Fard, Atefeh, Chang, Jeryn and Steyn, Frederik (2022). snrRNA-seq_muscle_dataset. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.48610/0106c8e

  • Taherian Fard, Atefeh (2016). Modelling the landscape of cellular development and disease. PhD Thesis, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland. doi: 10.14264/uql.2016.1009

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision