Christopher Gignoux, PhD
Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics

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Department: Biomedical Informatics

Publications

  • Arehart CH, Daya M, Campbell M, Boorgula MP, Rafaels N, Chavan S, David G, Hanifin J, Slifka MK, Gallo RL, Hata T, Schneider LC, Paller AS, Ong PY, Spergel JM, Guttman-Yassky E, Leung DYM, Beck LA, Gignoux CR, Mathias RA, Barnes KC. Polygenic prediction of atopic dermatitis improves with atopic training and filaggrin factors. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2022 Jan;149(1):145-155. PubMed PMID: 34111454
  • Katz DH, Tahir UA, Bick AG, Pampana A, Ngo D, Benson MD, Yu Z, Robbins JM, Chen ZZ, Cruz DE, Deng S, Farrell L, Sinha S, Schmaier AA, Shen D, Gao Y, Hall ME, Correa A, Tracy RP, Durda P, Taylor KD, Liu Y, Johnson WC, Guo X, Yao J, Ida Chen YD, Manichaikul AW, Jain D, Bouchard C, Sarzynski MA, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Wang TJ, Wilson JG, Natarajan P, Gerszten RE. Whole Genome Sequence Analysis of the Plasma Proteome in Black Adults Provides Novel Insights Into Cardiovascular Disease. Circulation. 2022 Feb;145(5):357-370. PubMed PMID: 34814699
  • 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
  • Konigsberg IR, Barnes B, Campbell M, Davidson E, Zhen Y, Pallisard O, Boorgula MP, Cox C, Nandy D, Seal S, Crooks K, Sticca E, Harrison GF, Hopkinson A, Vest A, Arnold CG, Kahn MG, Kao DP, Peterson BR, Wicks SJ, Ghosh D, Horvath S, Zhou W, Mathias RA, Norman PJ, Porecha R, Yang IV, Gignoux CR, Monte AA, Taye A, Barnes KC. Host methylation predicts SARS-CoV-2 infection and clinical outcome. Commun Med (London). 2021;1(1):42. PubMed PMID: 35072167
  • Belbin GM, Rutledge S, Dodatko T, Cullina S, Turchin MC, Kohli S, Torre D, Yee MC, Gignoux CR, Abul-Husn NS, Houten SM, Kenny EE. Leveraging health systems data to characterize a large effect variant conferring risk for liver disease in Puerto Ricans. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 Nov 4;108(11):2099-2111. PubMed PMID: 34678161
  • Sticca EL, Belbin GM, Gignoux CR. Current Developments in Detection of Identity-by-Descent Methods and Applications. Front Genet. 2021;12:722602. PubMed PMID: 34567074
  • Ioannidis AG, Blanco-Portillo J, Sandoval K, Hagelberg E, Barberena-Jonas C, Hill AVS, Rodríguez-Rodríguez JE, Fox K, Robson K, Haoa-Cardinali S, Quinto-Cortés CD, Miquel-Poblete JF, Auckland K, Parks T, Sofro ASM, Ávila-Arcos MC, Sockell A, Homburger JR, Eng C, Huntsman S, Burchard EG, Gignoux CR, Verdugo RA, Moraga M, Bustamante CD, Mentzer AJ, Moreno-Estrada A. Paths and timings of the peopling of Polynesia inferred from genomic networks. Nature. 2021 Sep;597(7877):522-526. PubMed PMID: 34552258
  • Warshauer EM, Brown A, Fuentes I, Shortt J, Gignoux C, Montinaro F, Metspalu M, Youssefian L, Vahidnezhad H, Jacków J, Christiano AM, Uitto J, Fajardo-Ramírez ÓR, Salas-Alanis JC, McGrath JA, Consuegra L, Rivera C, Maier PA, Runfeldt G, Behar DM, Skorecki K, Sprecher E, Palisson F, Norris DA, Bruckner AL, Kogut I, Bilousova G, Roop DR. Ancestral patterns of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa mutations in Hispanic populations suggest sephardic ancestry. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 Nov;185(11):3390-3400. PubMed PMID: 34435747
  • Arriaga-MacKenzie IS, Matesi G, Chen S, Ronco A, Marker KM, Hall JR, Scherenberg R, Khajeh-Sharafabadi M, Wu Y, Gignoux CR, Null M, Hendricks AE. Summix: A method for detecting and adjusting for population structure in genetic summary data. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 Jul 1;108(7):1270-1282. PubMed PMID: 34157305
  • Shemirani R, Belbin GM, Avery CL, Kenny EE, Gignoux CR, Ambite JL. Rapid detection of identity-by-descent tracts for mega-scale datasets. Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 10;12(1):3546. PubMed PMID: 34112768
  • Lin M, Park DS, Zaitlen NA, Henn BM, Gignoux CR. Admixed Populations Improve Power for Variant Discovery and Portability in Genome-Wide Association Studies. Front Genet. 2021;12:673167. PubMed PMID: 34108994
  • Belbin GM, Cullina S, Wenric S, Soper ER, Glicksberg BS, Torre D, Moscati A, Wojcik GL, Shemirani R, Beckmann ND, Cohain A, Sorokin EP, Park DS, Ambite JL, Ellis S, Auton A, Bottinger EP, Cho JH, Loos RJF, Abul-Husn NS, Zaitlen NA, Gignoux CR, Kenny EE. Toward a fine-scale population health monitoring system. Cell. 2021 Apr 15;184(8):2068-2083.e11. PubMed PMID: 33861964
  • Lazorwitz A, Aquilante CL, Shortt JA, Sheeder J, Teal S, Gignoux CR. Applicability of ancestral genotyping in pharmacogenomic research with hormonal contraception. Clin Transl Sci. 2021 Sep;14(5):1713-1718. PubMed PMID: 33650294
  • Deng Z, Zhen J, Harrison GF, Zhang G, Chen R, Sun G, Yu Q, Nemat-Gorgani N, Guethlein LA, He L, Tang M, Gao X, Cai S, Palmer WH, Shortt JA, Gignoux CR, Carrington M, Zou H, Parham P, Hong W, Norman PJ. Adaptive Admixture of HLA Class I Allotypes Enhanced Genetically Determined Strength of Natural Killer Cells in East Asians. Mol Biol Evol. 2021 May 19;38(6):2582-2596. PubMed PMID: 33616658
  • Luo Y, Kanai M, Choi W, Li X, Sakaue S, Yamamoto K, Ogawa K, Gutierrez-Arcelus M, Gregersen PK, Stuart PE, Elder JT, Forer L, Schönherr S, Fuchsberger C, Smith AV, Fellay J, Carrington M, Haas DW, Guo X, Palmer ND, Chen YI, Rotter JI, Taylor KD, Rich SS, Correa A, Wilson JG, Kathiresan S, Cho MH, Metspalu A, Esko T, Okada Y, Han B, McLaren PJ, Raychaudhuri S. A high-resolution HLA reference panel capturing global population diversity enables multi-ancestry fine-mapping in HIV host response. Nat Genet. 2021 Oct;53(10):1504-1516. PubMed PMID: 34611364
  • Cade BE, Lee J, Sofer T, Wang H, Zhang M, Chen H, Gharib SA, Gottlieb DJ, Guo X, Lane JM, Liang J, Lin X, Mei H, Patel SR, Purcell SM, Saxena R, Shah NA, Evans DS, Hanis CL, Hillman DR, Mukherjee S, Palmer LJ, Stone KL, Tranah GJ, Abecasis GR, Boerwinkle EA, Correa A, Cupples LA, Kaplan RC, Nickerson DA, North KE, Psaty BM, Rotter JI, Rich SS, Tracy RP, Vasan RS, Wilson JG, Zhu X, Redline S. Whole-genome association analyses of sleep-disordered breathing phenotypes in the NHLBI TOPMed program. Genome Med. 2021 Aug 26;13(1):136. PubMed PMID: 34446064
  • Keramati AR, Chen MH, Rodriguez BAT, Yanek LR, Bhan A, Gaynor BJ, Ryan K, Brody JA, Zhong X, Wei Q, Kammers K, Kanchan K, Iyer K, Kowalski MH, Pitsillides AN, Cupples LA, Li B, Schlaeger TM, Shuldiner AR, O'Connell JR, Ruczinski I, Mitchell BD, Faraday N, Taub MA, Becker LC, Lewis JP, Mathias RA, Johnson AD. Genome sequencing unveils a regulatory landscape of platelet reactivity. Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 15;12(1):3626. PubMed PMID: 34131117
  • Sofer T, Zheng X, Laurie CA, Gogarten SM, Brody JA, Conomos MP, Bis JC, Thornton TA, Szpiro A, O'Connell JR, Lange EM, Gao Y, Cupples LA, Psaty BM, Rice KM. Variant-specific inflation factors for assessing population stratification at the phenotypic variance level. Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 9;12(1):3506. PubMed PMID: 34108454
  • Kasela S, Ortega VE, Martorella M, Garudadri S, Nguyen J, Ampleford E, Pasanen A, Nerella S, Buschur KL, Barjaktarevic IZ, Barr RG, Bleecker ER, Bowler RP, Comellas AP, Cooper CB, Couper DJ, Criner GJ, Curtis JL, Han MK, Hansel NN, Hoffman EA, Kaner RJ, Krishnan JA, Martinez FJ, McDonald MN, Meyers DA, Paine R 3rd, Peters SP, Castro M, Denlinger LC, Erzurum SC, Fahy JV, Israel E, Jarjour NN, Levy BD, Li X, Moore WC, Wenzel SE, Zein J, Langelier C, Woodruff PG, Lappalainen T, Christenson SA. Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting the expression of COVID-19-relevant genes in the large airway epithelium. Genome Med. 2021 Apr 21;13(1):66. PubMed PMID: 33883027
  • Natarajan P, Pampana A, Graham SE, Ruotsalainen SE, Perry JA, de Vries PS, Broome JG, Pirruccello JP, Honigberg MC, Aragam K, Wolford B, Brody JA, Antonacci-Fulton L, Arden M, Aslibekyan S, Assimes TL, Ballantyne CM, Bielak LF, Bis JC, Cade BE, Do R, Doddapaneni H, Emery LS, Hung YJ, Irvin MR, Khan AT, Lange L, Lee J, Lemaitre RN, Martin LW, Metcalf G, Montasser ME, Moon JY, Muzny D, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Peralta JM, Peyser PA, Stilp AM, Tsai M, Wang FF, Weeks DE, Yanek LR, Wilson JG, Abecasis G, Arnett DK, Becker LC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Chang YC, Chen YI, Choi WJ, Correa A, Curran JE, Daly MJ, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Fornage M, Freedman BI, Gabriel S, Germer S, Gibbs RA, He J, Hveem K, Jarvik GP, Kaplan RC, Kardia SLR, Kenny E, Kim RW, Kooperberg C, Laurie CC, Lee S, Lloyd-Jones DM, Loos RJF, Lubitz SA, Mathias RA, Martinez KAV, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Nickerson DA, North KE, Palotie A, Park CJ, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Seo D, Seo JS, Smith AV, Tracy RP, Vasan RS, Kathiresan S, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Morrison AC, Rich SS, Ripatti S, Willer C, Peloso GM. Chromosome Xq23 is associated with lower atherogenic lipid concentrations and favorable cardiometabolic indices. Nat Commun. 2021 Apr 12;12(1):2182. PubMed PMID: 33846329
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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