• Ojala DS, Sun S, Santiago-Ortiz JL, Shapiro MG, Romero PA, and Schaffer DV. In Vivo Selection of a Computationally Designed SCHEMA AAV Library Yields a Novel Variant for Infection of Adult Neural Stem Cells in the Subventricular Zone. Molecular Therapy (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2017.09.006

  • Seto J and Romero PA. Shaping it up: Design and engineering of biominerals and crystalline materials from the bottom up. Biomineralization and Biomaterials (2015) Eds. Aparicio C, Ginebra MP (Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge), 3-44.

  • Romero PA, Tran TM, and Abate AR. Dissecting enzyme function with microfluidic-based deep mutational scanning. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (2015) 112, 7159-64. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Romero PA*, Shapiro MG*, Arnold FH, and Jasanoff A. Directed evolution of protein-based neurotransmitter sensors for MRI. Meth. Mol. Biol. (2013) 955, 193-205. [PubMed]

  • Heinzelman P, Romero PA, and Arnold FH. Efficient sampling of SCHEMA chimera families to identify useful sequence elements. Meth. Enzymol. (2013) 523, 351-368. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Smith MA, Romero PA, Wu T, Brustad EM, Arnold FH. Chimeragenesis of distantly-related proteins by non-contiguous recombination. Protein Sci. (2013) 22, 231-238. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Romero PA, Krause A, and Arnold FH. Navigating the protein fitness landscape with Gaussian processes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (2013) 110, E193- E201. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Romero PA and Abate AR. Flow focusing geometry generates droplets through a plug and squeeze mechanism. Lab Chip (2012) 12, 5130-2. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Romero PA and Arnold FH. Random field model reveals structure of the protein recombinational landscape. PLoS Comp. Biol. (2012) 8, e1002713. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Komor R, Romero PA, Xie C, and Arnold FH. Highly thermostable fungal cellobiohydrolase I (Cel7A) engineered using predictive methods. Protein Eng. Des. Sel. (2012) 25, 1-7. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Romero PA*, Stone E*, Lamb C, Chantranupong L, Krause A, Miklos AE, Hughes RA, Fechtel B, Ellington AD, Arnold FH, and Georgiou G. SCHEMA designed variants of human arginase I and II reveal sequence elements important to stability and catalysis. ACS Synth. Biol. (2012) 1, 221-228. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Heinzelman P, Komor RS, Kanaan A, Romero PA, Yu X, Mohler S, Snow CD and Arnold FH. Efficient screening of fungal cellobiohydrolase class I enzymes for thermostabilizing sequence blocks by SCHEMA structure-guided recombination. Protein Eng. Des. Sel. (2010) 23, 871-880. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Shapiro MG*, Westmeyer GG*, Romero PA, Szablowski JO, Kster B, Shah A, Otey CR, Langer R, Arnold FH and Jasanoff A. Directed evolution of a magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent for noninvasive imaging of dopamine. Nat. Biotechnol. (2010) 28, 264-272. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Romero PA and Arnold FH. Exploring protein fitness landscapes by directed evolution. Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. (2009) 10, 866-876. [PubMed] [pdf]

  • Bloom JD, Romero PA, Lu Z, and Arnold FH. Neutral genetic drift can alter promiscuous protein functions, potentially aiding functional evolution. Biol. Direct (2007) 2, 1-19. [PubMed] [pdf]