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Dr. Carol Rohl

2017 Speaker

CAROL ROHLis the executive director of scientific information management with Merck & Co., Inc. She joined Merck and Co in 2005 as a member of the Rosetta Inpharmatics informatics group where she was initially responsible for pathway centric informatics analysis capabilities.  Subsequently she became director of the molecular informatics group within the molecular profiling and research informatics department in Merck Research labs, with responsibility for genomic information systems and informatics capabilities in support of profiling, genomics and biomarker efforts. Prior to her current role, she led clinical and health informatics and early stage development IT within MRL IT. Prior to joining Merck, Rohl was an assistant professor of biomolecular engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz where she led a research team focused on the development and application of the Rosetta protein structure prediction algorithm to problems in protein design and protein fold evolution. Rohl earned a PhD in biochemistry from Stanford University in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Baldwin, where her thesis work focused on the peptide model systems for protein folding and stability.  Additionally she did postgraduate work in the laboratories of Dr. Rachel Klevit and Dr. David Baker and the University of Washington in Seattle. @merck