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Siamak A. Kamranvar


Ph.D. in Biomedicine, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011

Current position

Postdoc at Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology (IMBIM), Biomedical Center (BMC), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden


  1. Chen, X., Kamranvar, S. A. and Masucci, M. G. (2014). Tumor viruses and replicative immortality--avoiding the telomere hurdle. Semin Cancer Biol 26: 43-51.   
  2. Kamranvar, S. A., Chen, X. and Masucci, M. G. (2013). Telomere dysfunction and activation of alternative lengthening of telomeres in B-lymphocytes infected by Epstein-Barr virus. Oncogene 32(49): 5522-5530.
  3. Kamranvar, S. A. and Masucci, M. G. (2011). The Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen-1 promotes telomere dysfunction via induction of oxidative stress. Leukemia 25(6): 1017-1025.
  4. Sompallae, R., Callegari, S., Kamranvar, S. A. and Masucci, M. G. (2010). Transcription profiling of Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen (EBNA)-1 expressing cells suggests targeting of chromatin remodeling complexes. PLoS One 5(8): e12052.
  5. Gruhne, B., Sompallae, R., Marescotti, D., Kamranvar, S. A., Gastaldello, S. and Masucci, M. G. (2009). The Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen-1 promotes genomic instability via induction of reactive oxygen species. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(7): 2313-2318.
  6. Gruhne, B., Kamranvar, S. A., Masucci, M. G. and Sompallae, R. (2009). EBV and genomic instability--a new look at the role of the virus in the pathogenesis of Burkitt's lymphoma. Semin Cancer Biol 19(6): 394-400.
  7. Kamranvar, S. A., Gruhne, B., Szeles, A. and Masucci, M. G. (2007). Epstein-Barr virus promotes genomic instability in Burkitt's lymphoma. Oncogene 26(35): 5115-5123.

Protocols by Siamak A. Kamranvar
  1. Detection of ALT Associated Promyelocytic Leukemia Nuclear Bodies (APBs) by Immunofluorescence-FISH (IF-FISH)