Dr. Jonathan Pevsner is a professor and research scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He also holds a primary faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Pevsner received his bachelor's degree in psychology from Haverford College and his doctoral degree in pharmacology and molecular sciences from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He pursued post-doctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and joined the faculty of Kennedy Krieger Institute in 1995.
The Pevsner Lab studies the molecular basis of childhood and adult brain disorders. Studies include the following diseases, applying various tools of bioinformatics genomics.
Dr. Pevsner is author of a textbook, Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics (John Wiley & Sons, 3rd edition, 2015). He teaches courses and workshops in bioinformatics and genomics.