Rohita Sinha

Research Area:

  • Metagenomics: Taxonomic and functional diversity of the gut microbiome.
  • Development of computational methods to analyze metagenomic data.
  • Functional genomics: amino-acid composition and biases in metagenomics environments
  • Structural biology: computational modeling of protein-protein interactions 

Research Productshttp://badpep.unl.edu

Funding: NIH/Nebraska center for the prevention of obesity diseases

Five Selected Publications:

  1. Docking by structural similarity at protein-protein interfaces. Rohita Sinha, Petras J. Kundrotas, Ilya A. Vakser (Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 2010, V78(15), P- 3235-41)
  2. Protein docking by the interface structure similarity: How much structure is needed? Rohita Sinha, Petras J. Kundrotas, Ilya A. Vakser (PLOSone 7(2): e31349. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0031349)
  3. Alignment behavior of short peptides provide a roadmap for functional profiling of metagenomic data. Rohita Sinha, Jennifer Clarke, Andrew K. Benson (BMC Genomics. 2015; 16: 1080.)
  4. When technology meets technology: Retrained ‘Inception V3’ classifier for the NGS based pathogen detection. Rohita Sinha, Jennifer Clarke (2017 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), vol. 00, no. , pp. 1-5, 2017)

  5. Short term dynamics of the lung microbiome in COPD, under review (PLoS ONE), (Rohita Sinha; Lisa A Weissenburger-Moser; Jennifer L Clarke; Lynette M Smith; Art J Heires; Debra J Romberger; Tricia LeVan)


     
Dr. Rohita Sinha
Research Assistant Professor

Education:
B.S. Pharmaceutical Science, CCS Univeristy, India

M.S. Bioinformatics, Indian Insititute of Information Techonology, India

Ph.D. Bioinformatics, Univeristy of Kansas, USA

Contact Information:
257 Food Innovation Center
Lincoln, NE 68588-6205
rohita.sinha@unl.edu