Daristan Jamal Ghareb was born in Erbil, Iraq.  He received B.Sc. degree in Biology and M.Sc. degree in Microbiology from college of Science -Salahaddin University-Erbil, Iraq, in 1988 and 1994, respectively.

Currently, Mrs. Daristan is a lecturer in the Biology Department, College of Science, Salahaddin University -Erbil, Iraq. Since July 2012 she got Assistant Professor Degree. She published around 6 papers in local journals. Furthermore, She is Editorial and reviewer Board for different Journals. here research and work interests are microbiology and medical bacteriology.