Annerose Berndt, PhD, DVM

Associate Director, Genomic Services

Annerose Berndt, PhD, DVM, is the Director of the UPMC Genome Center. Dr Berndt received her D.V.M. from the University of Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany, in 2003 and her Ph.D. in Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, in 2007.   After completing her graduate studies, she became a postdoctoral fellow and — in 2008 — an associate research scientist under Beverly Paigen at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine.  Dr. Berndt was recruited to join the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in March 2010. Dr. Berndt’s research interests focus on the identification of causative genomic variations for chronic pulmonary diseases.