People
Remo

Remo Rohs, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator
Office: RRI 413H
Email: rohs AT usc.edu
Tel: 213-740-0552
Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Profile

Professor of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, and Computer Science
Vice Chair of Biological Sciences
Head of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Lab Members

Tsu-Pei Chiu

Ph.D. Student
Computational Biology Program
Office: RRI 413M
Email: tsupeich AT usc.edu

Carol

Ana Carolina Dantas Machado

Ph.D. Student
Molecular Biology Program
Office: RRI 413K
Email: dantasma AT usc.edu

Jinsen Li

Ph.D. Student
Computational Biology Progra
Office: RRI 413L
Email: jinsenli AT usc.edu

Richard Li

Ph.D. Student, joint with Prof. Daniel Lidar
Chemistry Program
Office: RRI 413K
Email: liry AT usc.edu

Satyanarayan Rao

Ph.D. Student
Computational Biology Program
Office: RRI 413M
Email: satyanar AT usc.edu

Jared Sagendorf

Ph.D. Student
Physics Program
Office: RRI 413M
Email: sagendor AT usc.edu

Xiaofei Wang

Ph.D. Student
Computational Biology Program
Office: RRI 413L
Email: xiaofei AT usc.edu

Beibei Xin

Ph.D. Student
Computational Biology Program
Office: RRI 413L
Email: bxin At usc.edu


Associated Lab Member
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Rosa

Helen Berman, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor
Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University
Email: berman AT rcsb.rutgers.edu

Rosa

Rosa Di Felice, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Research)
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
University of Southern California
Email: difelice AT usc.edu

Liana

Liana Engie

Ph.D. Student, co-advised with Prof. Scott E. Fraser
Computational Biology Program
Office: RRI 324A
University of Southern California
Email: engie AT usc.edu


Lab Alumni

Iris Dror

Iris Dror, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Student, joint with Prof. Yael Mandel-Gutfreund
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Current: Postdoc at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Email: dror AT usc.edu

gorka

Gorka Lasso Cabrera, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Researcher
Current: Postdoc at Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Email: gorka.lasso AT gmail.com

YanLu

Yan Lu, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Associate
Current: Assistant Professor, Xidian University, Xi'an, China
Email: Luyan AT xidian.edu.cn

Yang Lin

Lin Yang, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Student
Computational Biology Program
Current: Software Engineer at Google, Venice, CA, USA
Email: yang23 AT usc.edu

Tianyin

Tianyin Zhou, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Student
Computational Biology Program
Current: Software Engineer at Google, Mountain View, CA, USA
Email: tianyinz AT usc.edu



February 6, 2017
Our new Mol. Syst. Biol. paper provides systematic analysis of DNA shape readout for many protein families. Congrats, Lin!

November 30, 2016
Our new Nature paper with the Leibniz Institute on Aging reveals role of Hoxa9 in muscle stem cell aging.

November 8, 2016
Our recent Dror et al. Genome Res. paper received a RECOMB/ISCB Top-10 Paper Award in regulatory and systems genomics in 2015/16.

August 31, 2016
Carolina defended her Ph.D. thesis with flying colors. Congratulations, Carolina!

August 18, 2016
Our new paper proves the impact of DNA shape on in vivo TF binding based on 400 human ChIP-seq datasets.

August 16, 2016
Remo was promoted to Full Professor of Biological Sciences at USC. Fight on!

July 14, 2016
Remo was elected Head of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at USC. Fight on!

June 6, 2016
Lin defended his Ph.D. thesis with flying colors. Congratulations, Lin!

May 4, 2016
Tsu-Pei received a competitive Enhancement Fellowship from the USC Graduate School. Congratulations, Tsu-Pei!

May 3, 2016
Lin received the highest honor for a USC graduate student, the PhD Achievement Award. Congratulations, Lin!

May 3, 2016
Remo was introduced as the incoming Vice Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences and Director of Biological Sciences Studies.

April 20, 2016
Remo presented our recent Zhou et al. PNAS paper as one of the few selected Highlights at the recent RECOMB conference.

April 19, 2016
Carolina received the Harrison M. Kurtz Award and Tsu-Pei the William E. Trusten Award. Congrats, Carolina and Tsu-Pei!.

April 6, 2016
Remo received the USC Mentoring award in the category mentoring of graduate students. Best award ever!

March 16, 2016
Remo received the ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry at the American Chemical Society National Meeting.

January 28. 2016
Remo received Tenure at USC and was promoted to Associate Professor. Fight on!

November 18, 2015
Our recent Abe et al. Cell and Zhou et al. PNAS papers were voted as RECOMB/ISCB Top Papers in regulatory and systems genomics in 2014/15.

Recent news

August 21-25, 2016
Symposium on Modeling Water and Solvation in Biochemistry: Developments and Applications, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

July 5-8, 2016
Meeting on Measuring and Modeling Quantitative Sequence-Function Relationships, Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

April 17-21, 2016
RECOMB 2016 Conference, Santa Monica, CA

March 23, 2016
Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena, Germany

March 15-19, 2016
CSHL Meeting on Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

March 7-10, 2016
Workshop on Regulatory Genomics and Epigenomics, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

February 5-7, 2016
Bridge@USC and Michelson Center for Convergent Biosciences Retreat, Catalina Island, CA

January 31- February 5, 2016
Epigenomics 2016 Meeting, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico

January 19, 2016
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Recent presentations

BISC 321 syllabus
Multidisciplinary Seminar: Science, Technology, and Society

BISC 577a syllabus
Computational Molecular Biology Laboratory