Pavel Pevzner

UC San Diego

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Dr. Pevzner is the Ronald R. Taylor Chair Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Algorithmic and Systems Biology at University of California, San Diego. He holds a Ph.D. (1988) from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia. He is the author of the graduate textbook Computational Molecular Biology: An Algorithmic Approach, 2000 and the undergraduate textbook (with Neil Jones) Introduction to Bioinformatics Algorithms, 2004. He was named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor in 2006. Dr. Pevzner is the director of the Interdisciplinary Bioinformatics Program at UCSD.