Christopher Gignoux, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Bioinformatics

Publications

  • Reiner AP, Raffield LM, Franceschini N, Auer PL, Lange EM, Nickerson DA, Zakai NA, Correa A, Olson N. Effect of Sickle Cell Trait and APOL1 Genotype on the Association of Soluble uPAR with Kidney Function Measures in Black Americans. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Feb 8;16(2):287-289. PubMed PMID: 33268503
  • Taliun D, Harris DN, Kessler MD, Carlson J, Szpiech ZA, Torres R, Taliun SAG, Corvelo A, Gogarten SM, Kang HM, Pitsillides AN, LeFaive J, Lee SB, Tian X, Browning BL, Das S, Emde AK, Clarke WE, Loesch DP, Shetty AC, Blackwell TW, Smith AV, Wong Q, Liu X, Conomos MP, Bobo DM, Aguet F, Albert C, Alonso A, Ardlie KG, Arking DE, Aslibekyan S, Auer PL, Barnard J, Barr RG, Barwick L, Becker LC, Beer RL, Benjamin EJ, Bielak LF, Blangero J, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Brody JA, Burchard EG, Cade BE, Casella JF, Chalazan B, Chasman DI, Chen YI, Cho MH, Choi SH, Chung MK, Clish CB, Correa A, Curran JE, Custer B, Darbar D, Daya M, de Andrade M, DeMeo DL, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Emery LS, Eng C, Fatkin D, Fingerlin T, Forer L, Fornage M, Franceschini N, Fuchsberger C, Fullerton SM, Germer S, Gladwin MT, Gottlieb DJ, Guo X, Hall ME, He J, Heard-Costa NL, Heckbert SR, Irvin MR, Johnsen JM, Johnson AD, Kaplan R, Kardia SLR, Kelly T, Kelly S, Kenny EE, Kiel DP, Klemmer R, Konkle BA, Kooperberg C, Köttgen A, Lange LA, Lasky-Su J, Levy D, Lin X, Lin KH, Liu C, Loos RJF, Garman L, Gerszten R, Lubitz SA, Lunetta KL, Mak ACY, Manichaikul A, Manning AK, Mathias RA, McManus DD, McGarvey ST, Meigs JB, Meyers DA, Mikulla JL, Minear MA, Mitchell BD, Mohanty S, Montasser ME, Montgomery C, Morrison AC, Murabito JM, Natale A, Natarajan P, Nelson SC, North KE, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pankratz N, Peloso GM, Peyser PA, Pleiness J, Post WS, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Roden D, Rotter JI, Ruczinski I, Sarnowski C, Schoenherr S, Schwartz DA, Seo JS, Seshadri S, Sheehan VA, Sheu WH, Shoemaker MB, Smith NL, Smith JA, Sotoodehnia N, Stilp AM, Tang W, Taylor KD, Telen M, Thornton TA, Tracy RP, Van Den Berg DJ, Vasan RS, Viaud-Martinez KA, Vrieze S, Weeks DE, Weir BS, Weiss ST, Weng LC, Willer CJ, Zhang Y, Zhao X, Arnett DK, Ashley-Koch AE, Barnes KC, Boerwinkle E, Gabriel S, Gibbs R, Rice KM, Rich SS, Silverman EK, Qasba P, Gan W, Papanicolaou GJ, Nickerson DA, Browning SR, Zody MC, Zöllner S... Sequencing of 53,831 diverse genomes from the NHLBI TOPMed Program. Nature. 2021 Feb;590(7845):290-299. PubMed PMID: 33568819
  • Martin AR, Gignoux CR, Walters RK, Wojcik GL, Neale BM, Gravel S, Daly MJ, Bustamante CD, Kenny EE. Human Demographic History Impacts Genetic Risk Prediction across Diverse Populations. Am J Hum Genet. 2020 Oct 1;107(4):788-789. PubMed PMID: 33007199
  • Keys KL, Mak ACY, White MJ, Eckalbar WL, Dahl AW, Mefford J, Mikhaylova AV, Contreras MG, Elhawary JR, Eng C, Hu D, Huntsman S, Oh SS, Salazar S, Lenoir MA, Ye JC, Thornton TA, Zaitlen N, Burchard EG, Gignoux CR. On the cross-population generalizability of gene expression prediction models. PLoS Genet. 2020 Aug;16(8):e1008927. PubMed PMID: 32797036
  • Ioannidis AG, Blanco-Portillo J, Sandoval K, Hagelberg E, Miquel-Poblete JF, Moreno-Mayar JV, Rodríguez-Rodríguez JE, Quinto-Cortés CD, Auckland K, Parks T, Robson K, Hill AVS, Avila-Arcos MC, Sockell A, Homburger JR, Wojcik GL, Barnes KC, Herrera L, Berríos S, Acuña M, Llop E, Eng C, Huntsman S, Burchard EG, Gignoux CR, Cifuentes L, Verdugo RA, Moraga M, Mentzer AJ, Bustamante CD, Moreno-Estrada A. Native American gene flow into Polynesia predating Easter Island settlement. Nature. 2020 Jul;583(7817):572-577. PubMed PMID: 32641827
  • Verdugo RA, Di Genova A, Herrera L, Moraga M, Acuña M, Berríos S, Llop E, Valenzuela CY, Bustamante ML, Digman D, Symon A, Asenjo S, López P, Blanco A, Suazo J, Barozet E, Caba F, Villalón M, Alvarado S, Cáceres D, Salgado K, Portales P, Moreno-Estrada A, Gignoux CR, Sandoval K, Bustamante CD, Eng C, Huntsman S, Burchard EG, Loira N, Maass A, Cifuentes L. Development of a small panel of SNPs to infer ancestry in Chileans that distinguishes Aymara and Mapuche components. Biol Res. 2020 Apr 16;53(1):15. PubMed PMID: 32299502
  • Walker RW, Belbin GM, Sorokin EP, Van Vleck T, Wojcik GL, Moscati A, Gignoux CR, Cho J, Abul-Husn NS, Nadkarni G, Kenny EE, Loos RJF. A common variant in PNPLA3 is associated with age at diagnosis of NAFLD in patients from a multi-ethnic biobank. J Hepatol. 2020 Jun;72(6):1070-1081. PubMed PMID: 32145261
  • Ávila-Arcos MC, McManus KF, Sandoval K, Rodríguez-Rodríguez JE, Villa-Islas V, Martin AR, Luisi P, Peñaloza-Espinosa RI, Eng C, Huntsman S, Burchard EG, Gignoux CR, Bustamante CD, Moreno-Estrada A. Population History and Gene Divergence in Native Mexicans Inferred from 76 Human Exomes. Mol Biol Evol. 2020 Apr 1;37(4):994-1006. PubMed PMID: 31848607
  • Bick AG, Weinstock JS, Nandakumar SK, Fulco CP, Bao EL, Zekavat SM, Szeto MD, Liao X, Leventhal MJ, Nasser J, Chang K, Laurie C, Burugula BB, Gibson CJ, Lin AE, Taub MA, Aguet F, Ardlie K, Mitchell BD, Barnes KC, Moscati A, Fornage M, Redline S, Psaty BM, Silverman EK, Weiss ST, Palmer ND, Vasan RS, Burchard EG, Kardia SLR, He J, Kaplan RC, Smith NL, Arnett DK, Schwartz DA, Correa A, de Andrade M, Guo X, Konkle BA, Custer B, Peralta JM, Gui H, Meyers DA, McGarvey ST, Chen IY, Shoemaker MB, Peyser PA, Broome JG, Gogarten SM, Wang FF, Wong Q, Montasser ME, Daya M, Kenny EE, North KE, Launer LJ, Cade BE, Bis JC, Cho MH, Lasky-Su J, Bowden DW, Cupples LA, Mak ACY, Becker LC, Smith JA, Kelly TN, Aslibekyan S, Heckbert SR, Tiwari HK, Yang IV, Heit JA, Lubitz SA, Johnsen JM, Curran JE, Wenzel SE, Weeks DE, Rao DC, Darbar D, Moon JY, Tracy RP, Buth EJ, Rafaels N, Loos RJF, Durda P, Liu Y, Hou L, Lee J, Kachroo P, Freedman BI, Levy D, Bielak LF, Hixson JE, Floyd JS, Whitsel EA, Ellinor PT, Irvin MR, Fingerlin TE, Raffield LM, Armasu SM, Wheeler MM, Sabino EC, Blangero J, Williams LK, Levy BD, Sheu WH, Roden DM, Boerwinkle E, Manson JE, Mathias RA, Desai P, Taylor KD, Johnson AD, Auer PL, Kooperberg C, Laurie CC, Blackwell TW, Smith AV, Zhao H, Lange E, Lange L, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Wilson JG, Scheet P, Kitzman JO, Lander ES, Engreitz JM, Ebert BL, Reiner AP, Jaiswal S, Abecasis G, Sankaran VG, Kathiresan S, Natarajan P. Inherited causes of clonal haematopoiesis in 97,691 whole genomes. Nature. 2020 Oct;586(7831):763-768. PubMed PMID: 33057201
  • Li X, Li Z, Zhou H, Gaynor SM, Liu Y, Chen H, Sun R, Dey R, Arnett DK, Aslibekyan S, Ballantyne CM, Bielak LF, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Broome JG, Conomos MP, Correa A, Cupples LA, Curran JE, Freedman BI, Guo X, Hindy G, Irvin MR, Kardia SLR, Kathiresan S, Khan AT, Kooperberg CL, Laurie CC, Liu XS, Mahaney MC, Manichaikul AW, Martin LW, Mathias RA, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Montasser ME, Moore JE, Morrison AC, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pampana A, Peralta JM, Peyser PA, Psaty BM, Redline S, Rice KM, Rich SS, Smith JA, Tiwari HK, Tsai MY, Vasan RS, Wang FF, Weeks DE, Weng Z, Wilson JG, Yanek LR, Neale BM, Sunyaev SR, Abecasis GR, Rotter JI, Willer CJ, Peloso GM, Natarajan P, Lin X. Dynamic incorporation of multiple in silico functional annotations empowers rare variant association analysis of large whole-genome sequencing studies at scale. Nat Genet. 2020 Sep;52(9):969-983. PubMed PMID: 32839606
  • Zekavat SM, Ruotsalainen S, Handsaker RE, Alver M, Bloom J, Poterba T, Seed C, Ernst J, Chaffin M, Engreitz J, Peloso GM, Manichaikul A, Yang C, Ryan KA, Fu M, Johnson WC, Tsai M, Budoff M, Vasan RS, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Rich SS, Post W, Mitchell BD, Correa A, Metspalu A, Wilson JG, Salomaa V, Kellis M, Daly MJ, Neale BM, McCarroll S, Surakka I, Esko T, Ganna A, Ripatti S, Kathiresan S, Natarajan P. Publisher Correction: Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestries. Nat Commun. 2020 Apr 1;11(1):1715. PubMed PMID: 32238811
  • Ávila-Arcos MC, McManus KF, Sandoval K, Rodríguez-Rodríguez JE, Villa-Islas V, Martin AR, Luisi P, Peñaloza-Espinosa RI, Eng C, Huntsman S, Burchard EG, Gignoux CR, Bustamante CD, Moreno-Estrada A. Population history and gene divergence in Native Mexicans inferred from 76 human exomes. Mol Biol Evol. 2019 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31848607
  • Daya M, Rafaels N, Brunetti TM, Chavan S, Levin AM, Shetty A, Gignoux CR, Boorgula MP, Wojcik G, Campbell M, Vergara C, Torgerson DG, Ortega VE, Doumatey A, Johnston HR, Acevedo N, Araujo MI, Avila PC, Belbin G, Bleecker E, Bustamante C, Caraballo L, Cruz A, Dunston GM, Eng C, Faruque MU, Ferguson TS, Figueiredo C, Ford JG, Gan W, Gourraud PA, Hansel NN, Hernandez RD, Herrera-Paz EF, Jiménez S, Kenny EE, Knight-Madden J, Kumar R, Lange LA, Lange EM, Lizee A, Maul P, Maul T, Mayorga A, Meyers D, Nicolae DL, O'Connor TD, Oliveira RR, Olopade CO, Olopade O, Qin ZS, Rotimi C, Vince N, Watson H, Wilks RJ, Wilson JG, Salzberg S, Ober C, Burchard EG, Williams LK, Beaty TH, Taub MA, Ruczinski I, Mathias RA, Barnes KC. Author Correction: Association study in African-admixed populations across the Americas recapitulates asthma risk loci in non-African populations. Nat Commun. 2019 Sep 4;10(1):4082. PubMed PMID: 31484942
  • Wojcik GL, Graff M, Nishimura KK, Tao R, Haessler J, Gignoux CR, Highland HM, Patel YM, Sorokin EP, Avery CL, Belbin GM, Bien SA, Cheng I, Cullina S, Hodonsky CJ, Hu Y, Huckins LM, Jeff J, Justice AE, Kocarnik JM, Lim U, Lin BM, Lu Y, Nelson SC, Park SL, Poisner H, Preuss MH, Richard MA, Schurmann C, Setiawan VW, Sockell A, Vahi K, Verbanck M, Vishnu A, Walker RW, Young KL, Zubair N, Acuña-Alonso V, Ambite JL, Barnes KC, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Bustamante CD, Caberto C, Canizales-Quinteros S, Conomos MP, Deelman E, Do R, Doheny K, Fernández-Rhodes L, Fornage M, Hailu B, Heiss G, Henn BM, Hindorff LA, Jackson RD, Laurie CA, Laurie CC, Li Y, Lin DY, Moreno-Estrada A, Nadkarni G, Norman PJ, Pooler LC, Reiner AP, Romm J, Sabatti C, Sandoval K, Sheng X, Stahl EA, Stram DO, Thornton TA, Wassel CL, Wilkens LR, Winkler CA, Yoneyama S, Buyske S, Haiman CA, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Loos RJF, Matise TC, North KE, Peters U, Kenny EE, Carlson CS. Genetic analyses of diverse populations improves discovery for complex traits. Nature. 2019 Jun;570(7762):514-518. PubMed PMID: 31217584
  • Vishnu A, Belbin GM, Wojcik GL, Bottinger EP, Gignoux CR, Kenny EE, Loos RJF. The role of country of birth, and genetic and self-identified ancestry, in obesity susceptibility among African and Hispanic Americans. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 Jul 1;110(1):16-23. PubMed PMID: 31161206
  • Bien SA, Wojcik GL, Hodonsky CJ, Gignoux CR, Cheng I, Matise TC, Peters U, Kenny EE, North KE. The Future of Genomic Studies Must Be Globally Representative: Perspectives from PAGE. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2019 Aug 31;20:181-200. PubMed PMID: 30978304
  • Daya M, Rafaels N, Brunetti TM, Chavan S, Levin AM, Shetty A, Gignoux CR, Boorgula MP, Wojcik G, Campbell M, Vergara C, Torgerson DG, Ortega VE, Doumatey A, Johnston HR, Acevedo N, Araujo MI, Avila PC, Belbin G, Bleecker E, Bustamante C, Caraballo L, Cruz A, Dunston GM, Eng C, Faruque MU, Ferguson TS, Figueiredo C, Ford JG, Gan W, Gourraud PA, Hansel NN, Hernandez RD, Herrera-Paz EF, Jiménez S, Kenny EE, Knight-Madden J, Kumar R, Lange LA, Lange EM, Lizee A, Maul P, Maul T, Mayorga A, Meyers D, Nicolae DL, O'Connor TD, Oliveira RR, Olopade CO, Olopade O, Qin ZS, Rotimi C, Vince N, Watson H, Wilks RJ, Wilson JG, Salzberg S, Ober C, Burchard EG, Williams LK, Beaty TH, Taub MA, Ruczinski I, Mathias RA, Barnes KC. Association study in African-admixed populations across the Americas recapitulates asthma risk loci in non-African populations. Nat Commun. 2019 Feb 20;10(1):880. PubMed PMID: 30787307
  • Leaton LA, Shortt J, Kichula KM, Tao S, Nemat-Gorgani N, Mentzer AJ, Oppenheimer SJ, Deng Z, Hollenbach JA, Gignoux CR, Guethlein LA, Parham P, Carrington M, Norman PJ. Conservation, Extensive Heterozygosity, and Convergence of Signaling Potential All Indicate a Critical Role for KIR3DL3 in Higher Primates. Front Immunol. 2019;10:24. PubMed PMID: 30745901
  • Huddart R, Fohner AE, Whirl-Carrillo M, Wojcik GL, Gignoux CR, Popejoy AB, Bustamante CD, Altman RB, Klein TE. Standardized Biogeographic Grouping System for Annotating Populations in Pharmacogenetic Research. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2019 May;105(5):1256-1262. PubMed PMID: 30506572
  • Gignoux CR, Torgerson DG, Pino-Yanes M, Uricchio LH, Galanter J, Roth LA, Eng C, Hu D, Nguyen EA, Huntsman S, Mathias RA, Kumar R, Rodriguez-Santana J, Thakur N, Oh SS, McGarry M, Moreno-Estrada A, Sandoval K, Winkler CA, Seibold MA, Padhukasahasram B, Conti DV, Farber HJ, Avila P, Brigino-Buenaventura E, Lenoir M, Meade K, Serebrisky D, Borrell LN, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Thyne S, Joubert BR, Romieu I, Levin AM, Sienra-Monge JJ, Del Rio-Navarro BE, Gan W, Raby BA, Weiss ST, Bleecker E, Meyers DA, Martinez FJ, Gauderman WJ, Gilliland F, London SJ, Bustamante CD, Nicolae DL, Ober C, Sen S, Barnes K, Williams LK, Hernandez RD, Burchard EG. An admixture mapping meta-analysis implicates genetic variation at 18q21 with asthma susceptibility in Latinos. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Mar;143(3):957-969. PubMed PMID: 30201514
  • Park DS, Eskin I, Kang EY, Gamazon ER, Eng C, Gignoux CR, Galanter JM, Burchard E, Ye CJ, Aschard H, Eskin E, Halperin E, Zaitlen N. An ancestry-based approach for detecting interactions. Genet Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;42(1):49-63. PubMed PMID: 29114909
  • Rappoport N, Toung J, Hadley D, Wong RJ, Fujioka K, Reuter J, Abbott CW, Oh S, Hu D, Eng C, Huntsman S, Bodian DL, Niederhuber JE, Hong X, Zhang G, Sikora-Wohfeld W, Gignoux CR, Wang H, Oehlert J, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Gould JB, Darmstadt GL, Wang X, Bustamante CD, Snyder MP, Ziv E, Patsopoulos NA, Muglia LJ, Burchard E, Shaw GM, O'Brodovich HM, Stevenson DK, Butte AJ, Sirota M. A genome-wide association study identifies only two ancestry specific variants associated with spontaneous preterm birth. Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 9;8(1):226. PubMed PMID: 29317701
  • Nadkarni GN, Gignoux CR, Sorokin EP, Daya M, Rahman R, Barnes KC, Wassel CL, Kenny EE. Worldwide Frequencies of APOL1 Renal Risk Variants. N Engl J Med. 2018 Dec 27;379(26):2571-2572. PubMed PMID: 30586505
  • Lin M, Siford RL, Martin AR, Nakagome S, Möller M, Hoal EG, Bustamante CD, Gignoux CR, Henn BM. Rapid evolution of a skin-lightening allele in southern African KhoeSan. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Dec 26;115(52):13324-13329. PubMed PMID: 30530665
  • Huddart R, Fohner AE, Whirl-Carrillo M, Wojcik GL, Gignoux CR, Popejoy AB, Bustamante CD, Altman RB, Klein TE. Standardized Biogeographic Grouping System for Annotating Populations in Pharmacogenetic Research. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30506572
  • Bai H, Guo X, Narisu N, Lan T, Wu Q, Xing Y, Zhang Y, Bond SR, Pei Z, Zhang Y, Zhang D, Jirimutu J, Zhang D, Yang X, Morigenbatu M, Zhang L, Ding B, Guan B, Cao J, Lu H, Liu Y, Li W, Dang N, Jiang M, Wang S, Xu H, Wang D, Liu C, Luo X, Gao Y, Li X, Wu Z, Yang L, Meng F, Ning X, Hashenqimuge H, Wu K, Wang B, Suyalatu S, Liu Y, Ye C, Wu H, Leppälä K, Li L, Fang L, Chen Y, Xu W, Li T, Liu X, Xu X, Gignoux CR, Yang H, Brody LC, Wang J, Kristiansen K, Burenbatu B, Zhou H, Yin Y. Whole-genome sequencing of 175 Mongolians uncovers population-specific genetic architecture and gene flow throughout North and East Asia. Nat Genet. 2018 Dec;50(12):1696-1704. PubMed PMID: 30397334
  • Popejoy AB, Ritter DI, Crooks K, Currey E, Fullerton SM, Hindorff LA, Koenig B, Ramos EM, Sorokin EP, Wand H, Wright MW, Zou J, Gignoux CR, Bonham VL, Plon SE, Bustamante CD. The clinical imperative for inclusivity: Race, ethnicity, and ancestry (REA) in genomics. Hum Mutat. 2018 Nov;39(11):1713-1720. PubMed PMID: 30311373
  • Wojcik GL, Fuchsberger C, Taliun D, Welch R, Martin AR, Shringarpure S, Carlson CS, Abecasis G, Kang HM, Boehnke M, Bustamante CD, Gignoux CR, Kenny EE. Imputation-Aware Tag SNP Selection To Improve Power for Large-Scale, Multi-ethnic Association Studies. G3 (Bethesda). 2018 Oct 3;8(10):3255-3267. PubMed PMID: 30131328
  • Belbin GM, Nieves-Colón MA, Kenny EE, Moreno-Estrada A, Gignoux CR. Genetic diversity in populations across Latin America: implications for population and medical genetic studies. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2018 Dec;53:98-104. PubMed PMID: 30125792
  • Nemat-Gorgani N, Hilton HG, Henn BM, Lin M, Gignoux CR, Myrick JW, Werely CJ, Granka JM, Möller M, Hoal EG, Yawata M, Yawata N, Boelen L, Asquith B, Parham P, Norman PJ. Different Selected Mechanisms Attenuated the Inhibitory Interaction of KIR2DL1 with C2( ) HLA-C in Two Indigenous Human Populations in Southern Africa. J Immunol. 2018 Apr 15;200(8):2640-2655. PubMed PMID: 29549179
  • Rappoport N, Toung J, Hadley D, Wong RJ, Fujioka K, Reuter J, Abbott CW, Oh S, Hu D, Eng C, Huntsman S, Bodian DL, Niederhuber JE, Hong X, Zhang G, Sikora-Wohfeld W, Gignoux CR, Wang H, Oehlert J, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Gould JB, Darmstadt GL, Wang X, Bustamante CD, Snyder MP, Ziv E, Patsopoulos NA, Muglia LJ, Burchard E, Shaw GM, O'Brodovich HM, Stevenson DK, Butte AJ, Sirota M. A genome-wide association study identifies only two ancestry specific variants associated with spontaneous preterm birth. Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 9;8(1):226. PubMed PMID: 29317701
  • Park DS, Eskin I, Kang EY, Gamazon ER, Eng C, Gignoux CR, Galanter JM, Burchard E, Ye CJ, Aschard H, Eskin E, Halperin E, Zaitlen N. An ancestry-based approach for detecting interactions. Genet Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;42(1):49-63. PubMed PMID: 29114909
  • Schurz H, Kinnear CJ, Gignoux C, Wojcik G, van Helden PD, Tromp G, Henn B, Hoal EG, Möller M. A Sex-Stratified Genome-Wide Association Study of Tuberculosis Using a Multi-Ethnic Genotyping Array. Front Genet. 2018;9:678. PubMed PMID: 30713548
  • Martin AR, Lin M, Granka JM, Myrick JW, Liu X, Sockell A, Atkinson EG, Werely CJ, Möller M, Sandhu MS, Kingsley DM, Hoal EG, Liu X, Daly MJ, Feldman MW, Gignoux CR, Bustamante CD, Henn BM. An Unexpectedly Complex Architecture for Skin Pigmentation in Africans. Cell. 2017 Nov 30;171(6):1340-1353.e14. PubMed PMID: 29195075
  • Belbin GM, Odgis J, Sorokin EP, Yee MC, Kohli S, Glicksberg BS, Gignoux CR, Wojcik GL, Van Vleck T, Jeff JM, Linderman M, Schurmann C, Ruderfer D, Cai X, Merkelson A, Justice AE, Young KL, Graff M, North KE, Peters U, James R, Hindorff L, Kornreich R, Edelmann L, Gottesman O, Stahl EE, Cho JH, Loos RJ, Bottinger EP, Nadkarni GN, Abul-Husn NS, Kenny EE. Genetic identification of a common collagen disease in puerto ricans via identity-by-descent mapping in a health system. Elife. 2017 Sep 12;6. PubMed PMID: 28895531
  • Johnston HR, Hu YJ, Gao J, O'Connor TD, Abecasis GR, Wojcik GL, Gignoux CR, Gourraud PA, Lizee A, Hansen M, Genuario R, Bullis D, Lawley C, Kenny EE, Bustamante C, Beaty TH, Mathias RA, Barnes KC, Qin ZS. Identifying tagging SNPs for African specific genetic variation from the African Diaspora Genome. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 21;7:46398. PubMed PMID: 28429804
  • Martin AR, Gignoux CR, Walters RK, Wojcik GL, Neale BM, Gravel S, Daly MJ, Bustamante CD, Kenny EE. Human Demographic History Impacts Genetic Risk Prediction across Diverse Populations. Am J Hum Genet. 2017 Apr 6;100(4):635-649. PubMed PMID: 28366442
  • Parra EJ, Mazurek A, Gignoux CR, Sockell A, Agostino M, Morris AP, Petty LE, Hanis CL, Cox NJ, Valladares-Salgado A, Below JE, Cruz M. Admixture mapping in two Mexican samples identifies significant associations of locus ancestry with triglyceride levels in the BUD13/ZNF259/APOA5 region and fine mapping points to rs964184 as the main driver of the association signal. PLoS One. 2017;12(2):e0172880. PubMed PMID: 28245265
  • Galanter JM, Gignoux CR, Oh SS, Torgerson D, Pino-Yanes M, Thakur N, Eng C, Hu D, Huntsman S, Farber HJ, Avila PC, Brigino-Buenaventura E, LeNoir MA, Meade K, Serebrisky D, Rodríguez-Cintrón W, Kumar R, Rodríguez-Santana JR, Seibold MA, Borrell LN, Burchard EG, Zaitlen N. Differential methylation between ethnic sub-groups reflects the effect of genetic ancestry and environmental exposures. Elife. 2017 Jan 3;6. PubMed PMID: 28044981
  • Shemirani R, Belbin GM, Avery CL, Kenny EE, Gignoux CR*, Ambite JL*. Rapid detection of identity-by-descent tracts for mega-scale datasets. Nat Comm (in press).
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Department: Medicine-Bioinformatics
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