Systems Biology Laboratory


Present Positions:

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University;

Professor, Department of Oncology, and member, The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, School of Medicine,Johns Hopkins University;

Joint Appointments: Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; Department of Mechanical Engineering, G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University.

Visiting Professor Positions:

The Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, U.K., 2009;

Department of Pathology/Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School (angiogenesis), 2003-2004;

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (computational biology), 2003-2004.


M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanics, Moscow University.

Selected Honors and Awards:

Keynote speaker, The 5th International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB), Leuven, Belgium, 2013.

Keynote overseas speaker, International Symposium of Next-Generation Integrated Simulation of Living Matter (ISLiM)) (on the occasion of inauguration of Japan's 10 petaflop K-supercomputer), Tokyo, Japan, 2012.

The C. Forbes Dewey Distinguished Lectureship in Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011;

Keynote speaker, The Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) European Union Physiome Project, 2010;

The A.C. Suhren Lecture, Tulane University, 2009;

The Robert M. and Mary Haythornthwaite Distinguished Lecturer, Temple University, 2006;

Kawasaki Medical Society Lecturer, Japan, 2004;

The Eugene M. Landis Award, The Microcirculatory Society, 2009;

Inaugural Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2005;

Fellow, American Heart Association, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, 2001;

Fellow, American Physiological Society (Cardiovascular Section), 1995;

Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 1994;

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1992;

Board of Directors, Biomedical Engineering Society (1992-1995);

William H. Huggins Excellence in Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University.

Editorial Boards:

Frontiers in Computational Physiology and Medicine (Editorial Board); American Journal of Cancer Research (Editorial Board); American Journal of Physiology (Heart Circ. Physiol.) 1999-2005, Annals of Biomedical Engineering (Associate Editor); Microcirculation (Associate Editor), Microvascular Research (Editorial Board), Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (Associate Editor), Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine (Associate Editor), Frontiers of Computational Physiology and Medicine (Editorial Board), American Journal of Cancer Research (Editorial Board)


Co-Chairman of the IUPS (International Union of Physiological Sciences) Physiome and Systems Biology Committee;

Chairman of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellows Selection Committee (2001-2004);

Member at Large, U.S. National Committee for the IUPS at the NAS (2001-2006); Member, AIMBE Academic Council;

Program Chair, 2005 BMES Annual Meeting; BMES representative to IUPS U.S. National Committee; 

Chair, BMES Meetings Oversight Committee.BMES representative to the FASEB Summer Research Conference Advisory Committee;

Meritorious Awards Committee, North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO)

IMAG (Interdisciplinary Modeling and Analysis Group), Multiscale Systems Biology Working Group co-lead [Multiscale Systems Biology Working Group]


250 original manuscripts, chapters, and review articles, co-editor of 2 books.