Srikar Chamala, PhD

Director, Center for Pathology Informatics and Data Science
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Srikar Chamala is Director of the Center for Pathology Informatics and Data Science at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He major areas of research interest include clinical genome informatics, cancer disparity informatics, pathology informatics and data analytics, and translational bioinformatics.


Graduate School

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Master of Science in Bioinformatics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois



Association for Molecular Pathology
Health Level Seven International
The American Medical Informatics Association
Association of Pathology Informatics

Medical Awards

Honors Academic Merit Award (Berkley City College)
Integrative Biology Research Travel Award
Honors Thesis Research Award (Brigham Young University)
Grinter Fellowship (Univeristy of Florida)
Travel Award for Celera Assembler User Group Meeting
Symposium for New Methods for Phylogenomics and Metagenomics Travel Award
Best Graduate Student Paper Award (Honorable Mention)
Travel Award for 7th International African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium Conference
Travel Award for 12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Undeserved
College of Medicine Exemplary Teaching Award


Research Summary
  • Clinical Genome Informatics
  • Cancer Disparity Informatics
  • Pathology Informatics and Data Analytics
  • Translational Bioinformatics