Jasna Markovac, PhD.
Senior Vice President, Global Academic & Customer Relations
Jasna joined Elsevier in 2001, as part of the Harcourt acquisition and is Managing Director of Elsevier San Diego. Prior to the merger with Elsevier, she was Director of Journal Publishing for Academic Press (Harcourt). Jasna joined Academic Press, in San Diego, in 1993 as Editor-in-Chief, Life and Biomedical Sciences. She started her publishing career at Raven Press, in New York, in 1989. Jasna comes to publishing from an academic career in neuroscience and cell biology. She completed her graduate work at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a PhD in Human Genetics, and did her postdoctoral training at UCLA in Molecular Biology. She held faculty positions at University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor) in the departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, and at Mt Sinai School of Medicine (New York) in the department of Medicine/Clinical Oncology. Jasna is originally from Zagreb, Croatia. She and her family reside in Del Mar, California.