Contact us

For all lab-related business or other inquiries, please contact Dr. Joseph D. Romano via email at:

joseph.romano (at)

Our mailing address is:

Joseph D. Romano
403 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Open positions

Postdoctoral Researchers

We are recruiting for multiple postdoctoral researcher positions in computational toxicology, machine learning, and pharmacoinformatics. Interested applicants should email Dr. Romano with a 1-2 page research statement, current CV, and the names / contact information of 3 professional references familiar with the applicant's research. Qualified candidates will have a PhD (or equivalent doctoral degree) in biomedical informatics, computer science, biomedical engineering, or a similar field, a strong academic publishing record, and experience in one or more programming languages.

Graduate Research Assistants

Prospective PhD students should apply to either the Graduate Group in Genomics and Computational Biology (GCB) or the Graduate Group in Pharmacology (PGG) at the University of Pennsylvania, and have interests in one or more of the following fields:

  • Translational bioinformatics
  • Computational toxicology
  • Biomedical ontologies
  • Graph machine learning
  • Cheminformatics
  • Clinical informatics
  • Natural product drug discovery
Current or incoming GCB/PGG students are encouraged to set up a time to discuss rotation projects with Dr. Romano.