Alexey Porollo, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Environmental Health

Phone 513-803-5489


Computational biology; bioinformatics

MSc: Mari State University, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, 1995.

PhD: Tver State University, Tver and Mari State University, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, 1999.

Post-doc: Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2006.

Subramanian Vignesh K, Landero Figueroa JA, Porollo A, Caruso JA, Deepe GS Jr. Granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor induced Zn sequestration enhances macrophage superoxide and limits intracellular pathogen survivalImmunity. 2013 Oct 17;39(4):697-710.

Syed K, Porollo A, Miller D, Yadav JS. Rational engineering of the fungal P450 monooxygenase CYP5136A3 to improve its oxidizing activity toward polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2013 Sep;26(9):553-7.

Ma L, Tao Y, Duran A, Llado V, Galvez A, Barger JF, Castilla EA, Chen J, Yajima T, Porollo A, Medvedovic M, Brill LM, Plas DR, Riedl SJ, Leitges M, Diaz-Meco MT, Richardson AD, Moscat J. Control of nutrient stress-induced metabolic reprogramming by PKCζ in tumorigenesis. Cell. 2013 Jan 31;152(3):599-611.

Porollo A, Meller J, Joshi Y, Jaiswal V, Smulian AG, Cushion MT. Analysis of current antifungal agents and their targets within the Pneumocystis carinii genome. Curr Drug Targets. 2012 Nov;13(12):1575-85.

Duran A, Amanchy R, Linares JF, Joshi J, Abu-Baker S, Porollo A, Hansen M, Moscat J, Diaz-Meco MT. p62 is a key regulator of nutrient sensing in the mTORC1 pathway. Mol Cell. 2011 Oct 7;44(1):134-46.

Porollo A, Meller J. Versatile annotation and publication quality visualization of protein complexes using POLYVIEW-3D. BMC Bioinformatics. 2007 Aug 29;8:316.

Cushion MT, Smulian AG, Slaven BE, Sesterhenn T, Arnold J, Staben C, Porollo A, Adamczak R, Meller J. Transcriptome of Pneumocystis carinii during fulminate infection: carbohydrate metabolism and the concept of a compatible parasite. PLoS One. 2007 May 9;2(5):e423.

Porollo A, Meller J. Prediction-based fingerprints of protein-protein interactions. Proteins. 2007 Feb 15;66(3):630-45.

Cao B, Porollo A, Adamczak R, Jarrell M, Meller J. Enhanced recognition of protein transmembrane domains with prediction-based structural profilesBioinformatics. 2006 Feb 1;22(3):303-9.

Adamczak R, Porollo A, Meller J. Accurate prediction of solvent accessibility using neural networks-based regression. Proteins. 2004 Sep 1;56(4):753-67.

Directed Culturing of Pneumocystis Using Metatranscriptomics. Co-Principal Investigator. National Institutes of Health: Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. May 2013-Feb 2018. R01HL119190-01.

GM-CSF-Induced Metal Sequestration and Histoplasma. Co-Investigator. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. May 2013–Apr 2018. 1R01AI106269-01.

Norovirus Capsid: a Novel Drug Target. Co-Investigator. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Aug 2013–July 2015. 1R21AI097936-01.