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Biology educator

Esmail Hosseini Shokraii, Iranian biology educator. Recipient Fulbright fellowship, 1962-1965, British Council fellowship, 1962, fellowship Timeriazev Institute, Moscow, 1961, National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowship, 1966, United Nations Educational fellowship, 1967, 74, Ford Foundation fellowship, 1972, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science Council fellowship, 1972.


Shokraii, Esmail Hosseini was born on May 1, 1938 in Tehran, Iran. Son of Ali Akbar Hosseini and Ozra (Tavakoli) Shokraii.


Bachelor of Science in Biology, University Tehran. Bachelor of Science in Science Education, University Tehran, 1959. Master of Science in Botany, University Tehran, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Biochemistry, University Florida, 1965.


Assistant professor department biology University Tehran, 1966-1969, head radiation biology division Nuclear Center, 1968-1969, associate professor department biology, 1969-1976, vice dean academy affairs faculty of science, 1975-1979, professor plant physiology department biology, 1977-1983. Visiting professor department biology Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, since 1983.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Plant Metabolism, 1970, review second edition, 1976, Plant Physiology, Volume 1-Mineral Nutrition of Plants, 1976. Executive editor Quarterly Bulletin of Faculty of Science, 1969-1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Plant Physiologists.


Married Faribandeh Jalayer, July 21, 1966. Children: Nina, Cyrus.

Ali Akbar Hosseini Shokraii

Ozra (Tavakoli) Shokraii

Faribandeh Jalayer

Nina Shokraii

Cyrus Shokraii