Ali Navid

Staff Scientist
Biosciences and Biotechnology Division
Email: navid1@llnl.gov
Phone: +19254243564

Education/Experience

Staff scientist, 2009-present
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Postdoctoral researcher, 2006-2009
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Postdoctoral fellow, 2004- 2006
Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA

Ph.D., Theoretical physical biochemistry, 2004
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

M.S., Inorganic Physical Chemistry, 1998
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

B.S., Chemistry, 1992
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Research Interests

  • Computational modeling of complex biological systems.
  • Systems biology of microbial communities
  • System-level identification of drug targets and analyses of drug metabolism
  • Cancer metabolism
  • Modeling host-pathogen interactions

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Navid, A, Almaas, E., Yersinia pestis Metabolic Network, Yersinia:  Systems Biology and Control, Carniel, E., Hinnebusch, B.J. (eds), Caister Academic Press, ISBN: 978-1-908230-05-8, Ch. 6, 83-108.
  • Navid, A., Development of constraint-based system-level models of microbial metabolism, Microbial Systems Biology, Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 881, Navid, A. (ed.), Springer, ISBN:  9781617798269, Ch. 18, 531-549.
  • Navid, A., Ghim, C-M., Fenley, A., Yoon, S., Lee, S., Almaas, E., Systems Biology of Microbial Communities., Methods in Molecular Biology, Systems Biology, Maly, I.V. (ed.), Humana press, ISBN: 978-1-934115-64-0, Ch. 16. 469-494.

Books Edited

  • Microbial Systems Biology, Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 881, Springer, New York, NY, USA, ISBN:  9781617798269.

For a full list of publications, see my Google Scholar or ResearchGate Profiles