Amin Momin, Ph.D.

Research Bioanalyst


  • Ph.D. in Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • M.S. in Bioinformatics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Areas of Interest

  • Next generation sequence analysis for ABI SOliD

  • Small RNA-seq, whole transcriptome, whole exome, whole genome

  • Pathway analysis and data integration

  • Metabolomics


Zhou W, Bolden-Tiller OU, Shao SH, Weng CC, Shetty G, Abuelhija M, Pakarinen P, Huhtaniemi I, Momin AA, Wang J, Stivers DN, Liu Z, Meistrich ML. Estrogen-regulated genes in rat testes and their relationship to recovery of spermatogenesis after irradiation. Biol Reprod 2011; 85(4):823-33.

Momin AA, Park H, Portz BJ, Haynes CA, Shaner RL, Kelly SL, Jordan IK, Merrill AH Jr. A method for visualization of "omic" datasets for sphingolipid metabolism to predict potentially interesting differences. J Lipid Res 2011; 52(6):1073-83.

Sims K, Haynes CA, Kelly S, Allegood J, Wang E, Momin A, Leipelt M, Reichart D, Glass CK, Sullards MC, Merrill AH Jr. Kdo2-Lipid A, a TLR4 specific agonist, induces de novo sphingolipid biosynthesis, which is essential for the induction of autophagy in RAW264.7 macrophages J Biol Chem 2010; 285(49):38568-79.

Liu Y, Chen Y, Momin A, Shaner R, Wang E, Bowen NJ, Matyunina LV, Walker LD, McDonald JF, Sullards MC, Merrill AH Jr. Elevation of sulfatides in ovarian cancer: An integrated transcriptomic and lipidomic analysis including tissue-imaging mass spectrometry. Mol Cancer 2010; 9:186.

Momin AA, Park H, Allegood JC, Leipelt M, Kelly SL, Merrill AH Jr, Hanada K. Characterization of mutant serine palmitoyltransferase 1 in LY-B cells and its partial stabilization by chemical chaperones. Lipids 2009; 44(8):725-32.

Wei J, Yerokun T, Leipelt M, Haynes CA, Radhakrishna H, Momin A, Kelly S, Park H, Wang E, Carton JM, Uhlinger DJ, Merrill AH Jr. Serine palmitoyltransferase subunit 1 is present in the endoplasmic reticulum, nucleus and focal adhesions, and functions in cell morphology. Biochim Biophys Acta 2009; 1791(8):746-56.

Merrill AH Jr, Stokes TH, Momin A, Park H, Portz BJ, Kelly S, Wang E, Sullards MC, Wang MD. Sphingolipidomics: a valuable tool for understanding the roles of sphingolipids in biology and disease. J Lipid Res 2009; 50 Suppl:S97-102.

Zheng W, Kollmeyer J, Symolon H, Momin A, Munter E, Wang E, Kelly S, Allegood JC, Liu Y, Peng Q, Ramaraju H, Sullards MC, Cabot M, Merrill AH Jr. Ceramides and other bioactive sphingolipid backbones in health and disease: lipidomic analysis, metabolism and roles in membrane structure, dynamics, signaling and autophagy. Biochim Biophys Acta 2006; 1758(12):1864-84.


Updated March 8, 2013