Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published ten papers during Nov. 4-17, 2018.

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Genetics of response to cognitive behavior therapy in adults with major depression: a preliminary report.

Andersson E, Crowley JJ, Lindefors N, Ljótsson B, Hedman-Lagerlöf E, Boberg J, El Alaoui S, Karlsson R, Lu Y, Mattheisen M, Kähler AK, Svanborg C, Mataix-Cols D, Mattsson S, Forsell E, Kaldo V, Schalling M, Lavebratt C,Sullivan PF, Rück C.

Mol Psychiatry. 2018 Nov 8. doi: 10.1038/s41380-018-0289-9. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 30410065

FUT2 Variants Confer Susceptibility to Familial Otitis Media.

Santos-Cortez RLP, Chiong CM, Frank DN, Ryan AF, Giese APJ, Bootpetch Roberts T, Daly KA, Steritz MJ, Szeremeta W, Pedro M, Pine H, Yarza TKL, Scholes MA, Llanes EGDV, Yousaf S, Friedman N, Tantoco MLC, Wine TM, Labra PJ, Benoit J, Ruiz AG, de la Cruz RAR, Greenlee C, Yousaf A, Cardwell J, Nonato RMA, Ray D, Ong KMC, So E, Robertson CE, Dinwiddie J, Lagrana-Villagracia SM; University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics (UWCMG), Gubbels SP, Shaikh RS, Cass SP, Einarsdottir E, Lee NR, Schwartz DA, Gloria-Cruz TLI, Bamshad MJ, Yang IV, Kere J, Abes GT, Prager JD, Riazuddin S, Chan AL, Yoon PJ, Nickerson DA, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Streubel SO, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Jenkins HA, Mattila P, Chan KH, Mohlke KL, Leal SM, Hafrén L, Chonmaitree T, Sale MM, Ahmed ZM.

Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Nov 1;103(5):679-690. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.09.010. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

PMID: 30401457

Genome Analyses of >200,000 Individuals Identify 58 Loci for Chronic Inflammation and Highlight Pathways that Link Inflammation and Complex Disorders.

Ligthart S, Vaez A, Võsa U, Stathopoulou MG, de Vries PS, Prins BP, Van der Most PJ, Tanaka T, Naderi E, Rose LM,Wu Y, Karlsson R, Barbalic M, Lin H, Pool R, Zhu G, Macé A, Sidore C, Trompet S, Mangino M, Sabater-Lleal M, Kemp JP, Abbasi A, Kacprowski T, Verweij N, Smith AV, Huang T, Marzi C, Feitosa MF, Lohman KK, Kleber ME, Milaneschi Y, Mueller C, Huq M, Vlachopoulou E, Lyytikäinen LP, Oldmeadow C, Deelen J, Perola M, Zhao JH, Feenstra B; LifeLines Cohort Study, Amini M; CHARGE Inflammation Working Group, Lahti J, Schraut KE, Fornage M, Suktitipat B, Chen WM, Li X, Nutile T, Malerba G, Luan J, Bak T, Schork N, Del Greco M F, Thiering E, Mahajan A, Marioni RE, Mihailov E, Eriksson J, Ozel AB, Zhang W, Nethander M, Cheng YC, Aslibekyan S, Ang W, Gandin I, Yengo L, Portas L, Kooperberg C, Hofer E, Rajan KB, Schurmann C, den Hollander W, Ahluwalia TS, Zhao J, Draisma HHM, Ford I, Timpson N, Teumer A, Huang H, Wahl S, Liu Y, Huang J, Uh HW, Geller F, Joshi PK, Yanek LR, Trabetti E, Lehne B, Vozzi D, Verbanck M, Biino G, Saba Y, Meulenbelt I, O’Connell JR, Laakso M, Giulianini F, Magnusson PKE, Ballantyne CM, Hottenga JJ, Montgomery GW, Rivadineira F, Rueedi R, Steri M, Herzig KH, Stott DJ, Menni C, Frånberg M, St Pourcain B, Felix SB, Pers TH, Bakker SJL, Kraft P, Peters A, Vaidya D, Delgado G, Smit JH, Großmann V, Sinisalo J, Seppälä I, Williams SR, Holliday EG, Moed M, Langenberg C, Räikkönen K, Ding J, Campbell H, Sale MM, Chen YI, James AL, Ruggiero D, Soranzo N, Hartman CA, Smith EN, Berenson GS, Fuchsberger C, Hernandez D, Tiesler CMT, Giedraitis V, Liewald D, Fischer K, Mellström D, Larsson A, Wang Y, Scott WR, Lorentzon M, Beilby J, Ryan KA, Pennell CE, Vuckovic D, Balkau B, Concas MP, Schmidt R, Mendes de Leon CF, Bottinger EP, Kloppenburg M, Paternoster L, Boehnke M, Musk AW, Willemsen G, Evans DM, Madden PAF, Kähönen M, Kutalik Z, Zoledziewska M, Karhunen V, Kritchevsky SB, Sattar N, Lachance G, Clarke R, Harris TB, Raitakari OT, Attia JR, van Heemst D, Kajantie E, Sorice R, Gambaro G, Scott RA, Hicks AA, Ferrucci L, Standl M, Lindgren CM, Starr JM, Karlsson M, Lind L, Li JZ, Chambers JC, Mori TA, de Geus EJCN, Heath AC, Martin NG, Auvinen J, Buckley BM, de Craen AJM, Waldenberger M, Strauch K, Meitinger T, Scott RJ, McEvoy M, Beekman M, Bombieri C, Ridker PM, Mohlke KL, Pedersen NL, Morrison AC, Boomsma DI, Whitfield JB, Strachan DP, Hofman A, Vollenweider P, Cucca F, Jarvelin MR, Jukema JW, Spector TD, Hamsten A, Zeller T, Uitterlinden AG, Nauck M, Gudnason V, Qi L, Grallert H, Borecki IB, Rotter JI, März W, Wild PS, Lokki ML, Boyle M, Salomaa V, Melbye M, Eriksson JG, Wilson JF, Penninx BWJH, Becker DM, Worrall BB, Gibson G, Krauss RM, Ciullo M, Zaza G, Wareham NJ, Oldehinkel AJ, Palmer LJ, Murray SS, Pramstaller PP, Bandinelli S, Heinrich J, Ingelsson E, Deary IJ, Mägi R, Vandenput L, van der Harst P, Desch KC, Kooner JS, Ohlsson C, Hayward C, Lehtimäki T, Shuldiner AR, Arnett DK, Beilin LJ, Robino A, Froguel P, Pirastu M, Jess T, Koenig W, Loos RJF, Evans DA, Schmidt H, Smith GD, Slagboom PE, Eiriksdottir G, Morris AP, Psaty BM, Tracy RP, Nolte IM, Boerwinkle E, Visvikis-Siest S, Reiner AP, Gross M, Bis JC, Franke L, Franco OH, Benjamin EJ, Chasman DI, Dupuis J, Snieder H, Dehghan A, Alizadeh BZ.

Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Nov 1;103(5):691-706. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.09.009.

PMID: 30388399

Deciphering the Emerging Complexities of Molecular Mechanisms at GWAS Loci.

Cannon ME, Mohlke KL.

Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Nov 1;103(5):637-653. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.10.001. Review.

PMID: 30388398

A nanoparticle-incorporated STING activator enhances antitumor immunity in PD-L1-insensitive models of triple-negative breast cancer.

Cheng N, Watkins-Schulz R, Junkins RD, David CN, Johnson BM, Montgomery SA, Peine KJ, Darr DB, Yuan H, McKinnon KP, Liu Q, Miao L, Huang L, Bachelder EM, Ainslie KM, Ting JP.

JCI Insight. 2018 Nov 15;3(22). pii: 120638. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.120638. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30429378

A Powerful Test for SNP Effects on Multivariate Binary Outcomes using Kernel Machine Regression.

Davenport CA, Maity A, Sullivan PF, Tzeng JY.

Stat Biosci. 2018 Apr;10(1):117-138. doi: 10.1007/s12561-017-9189-9. Epub 2017 Mar 24.

PMID: 30420901

Tumor mutational burden is a determinant of immune-mediated survival in breast cancer.

Thomas A, Routh ED, Pullikuth A, Jin G, Su J, Chou JW, Hoadley KA, Print C, Knowlton N, Black MA, Demaria S, Wang E, Bedognetti D, Jones WD, Mehta GA, Gatza ML, Perou CM, Page DB, Triozzi P, Miller LD.

Oncoimmunology. 2018 Jul 30;7(10):e1490854. doi: 10.1080/2162402X.2018.1490854. eCollection 2018.

PMID: 30386679

FMLRC: Hybrid long read error correction using an FM-index.

Wang JR, Holt J, McMillan L, Jones CD.

BMC Bioinformatics. 2018 Feb 9;19(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s12859-018-2051-3.

PMID: 29426289

Heavy-tailed prior distributions for sequence count data: removing the noise and preserving large differences.

Zhu A, Ibrahim JG, Love MI.

Bioinformatics. 2018 Nov 3. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bty895. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30395178

Using Formaldehyde-Assisted Isolation of Regulatory Elements (FAIRE) to Identify Functional Regulatory DNA in Insect Genomes.

McKay DJ.

Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1858:89-97. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8775-7_8.

PMID: 30414113