Bernie J Devlin, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Pennsylvania State University Botany

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Member, American Society of Human Genetics
Member, Genetics Society of America
Member, International Society for Autism Research

Selected Honors & Awards

MERIT Award, National Institute of Mental Health
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Statistics, Section U

Research Interests

Genetic basis of disease and disorders; Statistical genetics; Genomics, transcriptomics & proteomics
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Breen MS, Dobbyn A, Li Q, Roussos P, Hoffman GE, Stahl E, Chess A, Sklar P, Li JB, Devlin B, Buxbaum JD; Common Mind Consortium. Global landscape and genetic regulation of RNA editing in cortical samples from individuals with schizophrenia. Nature Neuroscience 22:1402-1412, 2019. PMID: 31455887
  2. Yurko R, GSell M, Roeder K, Devlin B. A selective inference approach for FDR control using multi-omics covariates yields insights into disease risk. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117:15028-15035, 2020. PMID: 32522875
  3. Bodea CA, Neale BM, Ripke S; International IBD Genetics Consortium, Daly MJ, Devlin B, Roeder K. A Method to Exploit the Structure of Genetic Ancestry Space to Enhance Case-Control Studies. American Journal of Human Genetics, 98:857-868, 2016. PMID: 27087321
  4. Gaugler T, Klei L, Sanders SJ, Bodea CA, Goldberg AP, Lee AB, Mahajan M, Manaa D, Pawitan Y, Reichert J, Ripke S, Sandin S, Sklar P, Svantesson O, Reichenberg A, Hultman CM, Devlin B, Roeder K, Buxbaum JD. Most genetic risk for autism resides with common variation. Nature Genetics 46:881-885, 2014. PMID: 25038753
  5. Sanders SJ, Murtha MT, Gupta AR, Murdoch JD, Raubeson MJ, Willsey AJ, Ercan-Sencicek AG, DiLullo NM, Parikshak NN, Stein JL, Walker MF, Ober GT, Teran NA, Song Y, El-Fishawy P, Murtha R, Choi M, Overton JD, Bjornson RD, Carrierio NJ, Meyer KA, Bilguvar K, Mane SM, Sestan N, Lifton RP, Gnel M, Roeder K, Geschwind D, Devlin B, State MW. Disruptive de novo point mutations, revealed by whole-exome sequencing, are strongly associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Nature 485:237-241, 2012. PMID: 22495306