Students and faculty of the Department of Human Genetics, other departments at Pitt Public Health, and our collaborators from the University, from UPMC, and from across the nation make a big contribution to this year's conference.
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Here's a summary of our work presented:
Exploration of shared genetic susceptibility loci between type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis in the Pakistani population.
MUAAZ ASLAM, P. John, K. Fan, A. Bhatti, E. Feingold, F.Y. Demirci, M.I. Kamboh
Genetic risk factors for recombination-related maternal chromosome 21 nondisjunction.
JON CHERNUS, E. Feingold, S.L. Sherman
Identification of susceptibility loci for reproductive traits in Samoan women.
ZEYNEP ERDOĞAN-YILDIRIM, J.C. Carlson, A. Pomer, N.L. Hawley, H. Cheng, T. Naseri, S.M. Reupena, R. Deka, G. Lambert-Messerlian, S.T. McGarvey, D.E. Weeks, R.L. Minster, TOPMed Reproductive Health Working Group
A novel variant in CETP is associated with higher HDL-cholesterol in people of Polynesian ancestry.
MOHAN KRISHNAN, M. Leask, T.J. Major, J.C. Carlson, J.Z. Zhang, E.M. Russell, R.L. Minster, D.E. Weeks, N.L. Hawley, T. Naseri, M.S. Reupena, R. Deka, H. Cheng, S.T. McGarvey, N. Dalbeth, J. Zoysa, R. Murphy, L. Stamp, J.H. Hindmarsh, T.R. Merriman, J. Moors, TOPMed Lipids Working Group
Extensive allelic, genetic, and phenotypic heterogeneity identified in exome study of primary lymphedema.
ELIZABETH LAWRENCE, E.E. Blue, D.A. Nickerson, M.J. Bamshad, R.E. Ferrell, D.N. Finegold, The University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics
Comparing archaic to modern human-derived sites in the genome reveals the evolution of human facial morphology.
CHENXING LIU, M. Lee, M. Marazita, S. Weinberg, J. Shaffer
Exome-wide low-frequency genetic variants contribute to human craniofacial morphology.
DONGJING LIU, N. Alhazmi, M.K. Lee, J. Li, J.T. Hecht, G.L. Wehby, L.M. Moreno, C.L. Heike, J. Roosenboom, E. Feingold, M.L. Marazita, C. Claes, E.C. Liao, S.M. Weinberg, J.R. Shaffer
Evidence of natural selection in Samoans is associated with BMI and the immune system.
EMILY RUSSELL, D.N. Harris, J.C. Carlson, J.Z. Zhang, N.L. Hawley, H. Cheng, T. Naseri, M. Sefuiva Reupena, I.Y. Chen, D.C. Rao, A.C. Hsiung, L.-M. Chuang, W. Sheu, D. Darbar, R. Deka, T.D. O’Connor, S.T. McGarvey, D.E. Weeks, R.L. Minster, TOPMed Population Genetics Working Group
Assessing age, BMI, and genetic effects on serum IGF-1 in the Long Life Family Study.
REHAB SHERLALA, C. Kammerer, A. Kuipers, M. Wojczynski, S. Ukraintseva, M. Feitosa, J. Mengel-From, J. Zmuda, R. Minster
The utility of combining CREBRF genotype with BMI to screen Samoans for type 2 diabetes.
JESSICA TINER, N.L. Hawley, D.E. Weeks, R.L. Minster, G. Sun, H. Cheng, R. Deka, T. Naseri, S.M. Reupena, A. Pomer, S.T. McGarvey
Genome-wide mapping for palpebral fissure inclination.
TIANYU ZOU, M. Lee, L. Souza, C. Skinner, A. Azevedo, M. Marazita, S. Weinberg, J. Shaffer
Common and low-frequency coding variants at the ERN1 and XBP1 loci are associated with dental caries in the primary dentition.
YUQIAO ZHOU, D. McNeil, G. Wehby, F. Deleyiannis, J. Hecht, R. Weyant, R. Crout, E. Feingold, M. Marazita, J. Shaffer
A large effect, Polynesian-specific, stop-gained variant in BTNL9 is associated with atherogenic lipid profiles.
JENNA CARLSON, E.M. Russell, J.Z. Zhang, N.L. Hawley, J. Moors, H. Cheng, N. Dalbeth, J. de Zoysa, J. Harré Hindmarsh, R. Murphy, T. Naseri, M.S. Reupena, L. Stamp, J. Tuitele, R. Deka, S.T. McGarvey, T.R. Merriman, D.E. Weeks, R.L. Minster, TOPMed Lipids Working Group
Association of common genetic variants in human accelerated regions with craniofacial and subcortical morphology.
ANA DRISCOLL, M.K. Lee, M.L. Marazita, P. Claes, S.M. Weinberg, J.R. Shaffer
Circulating microRNA profiling in systemic lupus erythematosus
CYNTHIA FRANCIS, H.J. Park, S. Manzi, F.Y. Demirci
Investigating genetic links between normal-range facial variation and orofacial clefting.
MYOUNG KEUN LEE, J. Roosenboom, K. Indencleef, J.D. White, J.C. Carlson, E. Feingold, T.H. Beaty, E.J. Leslie, J. Wysocka, M.L. Marazita, S. Walsh, M.D. Shriver, P. Claes, J.R. Shaffer, S.M. Weinberg
GWAS of copy number variations (CNVs) for cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL/P) in a multi-ethnic study sample.
NANDITA MUKHOPADHYAY, M. Lee, E. Feingold, M.L. Marazita
A multivariate Bayesian genetic association analysis of a CREBRF variant and adiposity-related phenotypes.
J.Z. ZHANG, J.C. Carlson, N.L. Hawley, G. Sun, H. Cheng, T. Naseri, M.S. Reupena, R. Deka, S.T. McGarvey, R.L. Minster, D.E. Weeks
(Names in bold indicate co-authors with primary affiliations at the University of Pittsburgh.)