School of Health and Life Sciences

Fahima Ahmady

Position:Technical Officer
Phone: +61 3 5327 6145
Room: Y107 and Y245


  • Master of Biological Science
  • Bachelor of Biological Science
  • Diploma of Applied Science (Biological Science Laboratory) (Peninsula Institute - Melbourne)
  • Certificate in Introductory Microbiology
  • Certificate of Recombinant DNA Monash University

Professional associations

  • Member of the Histology Group Discussion of Victoria; (2013 – Present)

Examples of projects

  • Controlled pollination and breeding in Zea mays
  • Determination of different genetic types of Drosophila melanogaster
  • Indicator microorganism in drinking water (Melbourne Water)
  • Investigating the mechanical properties of cross linked Colognes after cyclic loading

Work experience

  • Research Assistant (Academy of Science Kabul)
  • Research Assistant (CSIRO Division of Molecular Science) Melbourne Parkville VIC
  • Bonlac Food (Microbiology Lab) Melbourne
  • Agriquality LTD (Microbiology & Biochemistry Lab) Melbourne


Charchar FJ., Kaiser M., Bingham AJ., Fotinatos N., Ahmady F., Tomaszewski M., Samani, N. J. Whole genome survey of copy number variation in the spontaneously hypertensive rat: relationship to quantitative trait loci, gene expression, and blood pressure. Hypertension. 2010 May; 55 (5): 1231-8. E pub 2010 March 15.