Jonathan Pevsner PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Telephone Number: 443-923-2686
Fax Number: 443-923-2695

Johns Hopkins University
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Room: KKI, 422 JFK Bldg
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Areas of Research
Cellular + Molecular Neuroscience
Neurobiology of Disease

Graduate Program Affiliations

Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program

Health Sciences Informatics

Human Genetics Program

Neuroscience Training Program

Pathobiology Program

Molecular Basis of Neurological Disorders

We study the molecular basis of childhood neurological disorders including Down syndrome, autism, and chromosomal disorders. The lab is at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a children’s hospital and research center. Our lab combines molecular and cell biology approaches with bioinformatics. The techniques we use include single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) arrays and next-generation sequencing to identify chromosomal abnormalities. To help in the analysis and interpretation of high throughput datasets we develop software programs, including SNPtrio, SNPduo, and pediSNP to identify genetic alterations in pedigrees and in populations.

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