Usman W. Roshan

Contact Info

Title: Associate Professor
Office: 4301
Phone: 973-596-2872
Dept: Computer Science

About Me



  • University of Texas at Austin, B.S.C.S., 1998.
  • University of Texas at Austin, M.S.C.S., 2002.
  • University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D., 2004.


Courses Taught

  • BNFO 601: Foundations of Bioinformatics I, Fall 08
  • BNFO 235: Programming in Bioinformatics, Fall 08

Software and Data

  • Identifying distantly related RNAs in genomic sequences
  • eProbalign: web server and source code for probalign multiple sequence alignment program
  • Recursive-Iterative-DCM3: divide-and-conquer booster for large-scale phylogeny reconstruction

Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics: phylogeny reconstruction
  • multiple sequence alignment
  • computational genetic epidemiology
  • Machine learning: discriminative methods