Dr. Jon Seidman, PhD
Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School
Department of Genetics
New Research Building, Room 256
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 432-7871
Fax: (617) 432-7832

Dr. Simon Body
Dr. Ronen Durst
Dr. Mahyar Heydarpour
Dr. Robert Levine
Dr. Christine Seidman
Dr. Jon Seidman
Dr. Stan Shernan
Dr. Susan Slaugenhaupt
Dr. Kujtim Bodinaku
Ms. Svetlana Gorbatov
Mr. James Gosnell
Ms. Adrienne Kicza
Ms. Barbara McDonough
Ms. Leah Rastiello
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Jonathan Seidman, PhD, is the Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Foundation Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University (’72) and his Ph.D. degree form the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His postdoctoral studies were carried out in Dr. Philip Leder’s laboratory at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. He has been a member of the Genetics Department, Harvard Medical School since 1981. He is a member of the National Academy of Science (2007) and the Institute of Medicine (2007).

Education / Training
Bachelor's Degree: B.S. from Harvard University
Doctoral Degree: Ph.D from University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research focus: Molecular causes of left ventricular hypertrophy

Representative Publications: Greenway SC, Pereira AC, Lin JC, DePalma SR, Israel SJ, Mesquita SM, Ergul E, Conta JH, Korn JM, McCarroll SA, Gorham JM, Gabriel S, Altshuler DM, Quintanilla-Dieck Mde L, Artunduaga MA, Eavey RD, Plenge RM, Shadick NA, Weinblatt ME, De Jager PL, Hafler DA, Breitbart RE, Seidman JG, Seidman CE. De novo copy number variants identify new genes and loci in isolated sporadic tetralogy of Fallot. Nat Genet. 2009 Aug;41(8):931-5. PubMed PMID: 19597493.

Herman DS, Hovingh GK, Iartchouk O, Rehm HL, Kucherlapati R, Seidman JG, Seidman CE. Filter-based hybridization capture of subgenomes enables resequencing and copy-number detection. Nat Methods. 2009 Jul;6(7):507-10. PubMed PMID: 19543287.

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