Sorin Istrail

Sorin Istrail

Julie Nguyen Brown Professor of Computational and Mathematical Sciences and Professor of Computer Science

Contact Information

Box 1910
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Email: sorin at
Personal home page:

Research Areas

Computational Biology
Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Theory of Computation
Statistical Mechanics

Courses Taught

CSCI2950-L   Medical Bioinformatics: Disease Associations, Protein Folding and Immunogenomics
CSCI1950-L   Algorithmic Foundations of Computational Biology

Research Interests

Professor Sorin Istrail’s research focuses on computational molecular biology, medical informatics, statistical physics and complex systems, combinatorial algorithms, and computational complexity. The main projects in his Brown Lab are: