Samadian, Hajar

About this team member

Hajar received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology in 2012 and 2015 respectively. Her field of research in Master was wastewater treatment using a biological method. After graduation, she spent her time working in pharmaceutical research laboratories. She began her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Monash University in 2019.
She is interested in applied pharmaceutical sciences. Thus, she joined the Banaszak Holl group. During her graduate research degree, she will work on folate binding protein (FBP) as a delivery agent for cancer treatment.
She is also expert in photography and spending her spare time doing voluntary work for children as well as bushwalking.

You can learn more about Hajar’s amazing contributions to COVID-19 diagnostic development.


  • Rapid Gel Card Agglutination Assays for Serological Analysis Following SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Humans ACS Sensors 2020 5 2596-2603