Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during January 27 – February 9, 2019.

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Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Lipid Levels Incorporating Gene-Alcohol Interactions.

de Vries PS, Brown MR, Bentley AR, Sung YJ, Winkler TW, Ntalla I, Schwander K, Kraja AT, Guo X, Franceschini N, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Huffman JE, Musani SK, Li C, Feitosa MF, Richard MA, Noordam R, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Bielak LF, Deng X, Dorajoo R, Lohman KK, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Evangelou E, Graff M, Alver M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Gandin I, Gao C, Goel A, Hagemeijer Y, Harris SE, Hartwig FP, He M, Horimoto ARVR, Hsu FC, Jackson AU, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Laguzzi F, Lee JH, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Matoba N, Nolte IM, Pietzner M, Riaz M, Said MA, Scott RA, Sofer T, Stancáková A, Takeuchi F, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Wang Y, Ware EB, Wen W, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Afaq S, Amin N, Amini M, Arking DE, Aung T, Ballantyne C, Boerwinkle E, Broeckel U, Campbell A, Canouil M, Charumathi S, Chen YI, Connell JM, de Faire U, de Las Fuentes L, de Mutsert R, de Silva HJ, Ding J, Dominiczak AF, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Eppinga RN, Faul JD, Fisher V, Forrester T, Franco OH, Friedlander Y, Ghanbari M, Giulianini F, Grabe HJ, Grove ML, Gu CC, Harris TB, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Hixson JE, Howard BV, Ikram MA; InterAct Consortium, Jacobs DR Jr, Johnson C, Jonas JB, Kammerer CM, Katsuya T, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Koistinen HA, Kolcic I, Kooperberg C, Krieger JE, Kritchevsky SB, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lemaitre RN, Li Y, Liang J, Liu J, Liu K, Loh M, Louie T, Mägi R, Manichaikul AW, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mohlke KL, Mosley TH Jr, Mukamal KJ, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nelson CP, Sotoodehnia N, O’Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pazoki R, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Poulter N, Raffel LJ, Raitakari OT, Reiner AP, Rice TK, Rich SS, Robino A, Robinson JG, Rose LM, Rudan I, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Scott WR, Sever P, Shi Y, Sidney S, Sims M, Smith BH, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Tan N, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Uitterlinden AG, van Heemst D, Vuckovic D, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang Y, Wang Z, Wei WB, Williams C, Wilson G Sr, Wojczynski MK, Yao J, Yu B, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Deary IJ, Esko T, Farrall M, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Horta BL, Kamatani Y, Kato N, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Leander K, Lehtimäki T; Lifelines Cohort, Groningen, The Netherlands (Lifelines Cohort Study), Magnusson PKE, Penninx B, Pereira AC, Rauramaa R, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wang YX, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Zheng W, Elliott P, North KE, Bouchard C, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Liu CT, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, van Dam RM, Kardia SLR, Zhu X, Rotimi CN, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Liu J, Rotter JI, Gauderman WJ, Province MA, Munroe PB, Rice K, Chasman DI, Cupples LA, Rao DC, Morrison AC.

Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Jan 29. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwz005. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30698716

A genome-wide association study of shared risk across psychiatric disorders implicates gene regulation during fetal neurodevelopment.

Schork AJ, Won H, Appadurai V, Nudel R, Gandal M, Delaneau O, Revsbech Christiansen M, Hougaard DM, Bækved-Hansen M, Bybjerg-Grauholm J, Giørtz Pedersen M, Agerbo E, Bøcker Pedersen C, Neale BM, Daly MJ, Wray NR, Nordentoft M, Mors O, Børglum AD, Bo Mortensen P, Buil A, Thompson WK, Geschwind DH, Werge T.

Nat Neurosci. 2019 Jan 28. doi: 10.1038/s41593-018-0320-0. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30692689

Genome-wide meta-analysis of depression identifies 102 independent variants and highlights the importance of the prefrontal brain regions.

Howard DM, Adams MJ, Clarke TK, Hafferty JD, Gibson J, Shirali M, Coleman JRI, Hagenaars SP, Ward J, Wigmore EM, Alloza C, Shen X, Barbu MC, Xu EY, Whalley HC, Marioni RE, Porteous DJ, Davies G, Deary IJ, Hemani G, Berger K, Teismann H, Rawal R, Arolt V, Baune BT, Dannlowski U, Domschke K, Tian C, Hinds DA; 23andMe Research Team; Major Depressive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Trzaskowski M, Byrne EM, Ripke S, Smith DJ, Sullivan PF, Wray NR, Breen G, Lewis CM, McIntosh AM.

Nat Neurosci. 2019 Feb 4. doi: 10.1038/s41593-018-0326-7. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30718901

The genomics of major psychiatric disorders in a large pedigree from Northern Sweden.

Szatkiewicz J, Crowley JJ, Adolfsson AN, Åberg KA, Alaerts M, Genovese G, McCarroll S, Del-Favero J, Adolfsson R, Sullivan PF.

Transl Psychiatry. 2019 Feb 4;9(1):60. doi: 10.1038/s41398-019-0414-9.

PMID: 30718465

Genetic loci for alcohol-related life events and substance-induced affective symptoms: indexing the “dark side” of addiction.

Peng Q, Bizon C, Gizer IR, Wilhelmsen KC, Ehlers CL.

Transl Psychiatry. 2019 Feb 4;9(1):71. doi: 10.1038/s41398-019-0397-6.

PMID: 30718457

Cell-of-Origin Patterns Dominate the Molecular Classification of 10,000 Tumors from 33 Types of Cancer.

Hoadley KA, Yau C, Hinoue T, Wolf DM, Lazar AJ, Drill E, Shen R, Taylor AM, Cherniack AD, Thorsson V, Akbani R, Bowlby R, Wong CK, Wiznerowicz M, Sanchez-Vega F, Robertson AG, Schneider BG, Lawrence MS, Noushmehr H, Malta TM; Cancer Genome Atlas Network, Stuart JM, Benz CC, Laird PW.

Cell. 2018 Apr 5;173(2):291-304.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.022.

PMID: 29625048

Cells exhibiting strong <i>p16</i> <sup><i>INK4a</i></sup> promoter activation in vivo display features of senescence.

Liu JY, Souroullas GP, Diekman BO, Krishnamurthy J, Hall BM, Sorrentino JA, Parker JS, Sessions GA, Gudkov AV, Sharpless NE.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jan 25. pii: 201818313. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1818313116. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30683717

Evaluating the Clinical Validity of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Genes.

Ingles J, Goldstein J, Thaxton C, Caleshu C, Corty EW, Crowley SB, Dougherty K, Harrison SM, McGlaughon J, Milko LV, Morales A, Seifert BA, Strande N, Thomson K, van Tintelen JP, Wallace K, Walsh R, Wells Q, Whiffin N, Witkowski L, Semsarian C, Ware JS, Hershberger RE, Funke B.

Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 Jan 25. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGEN.119.002460. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30681346

Single-cell transcriptomic analysis of mouse neocortical development.

Loo L, Simon JM, Xing L, McCoy ES, Niehaus JK, Guo J, Anton ES, Zylka MJ.

Nat Commun. 2019 Jan 11;10(1):134. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-08079-9.

PMID: 30635555

H3K9 Promotes Under-Replication of Pericentromeric Heterochromatin in Drosophila Salivary Gland Polytene Chromosomes.

Armstrong RL, Penke TJR, Chao SK, Gentile GM, Strahl BD, Matera AG, McKay DJ, Duronio RJ.

Genes (Basel). 2019 Jan 29;10(2). pii: E93. doi: 10.3390/genes10020093.

PMID: 30700014

Lysine 27 of replication-independent histone H3.3 is required for Polycomb target gene silencing but not for gene activation.

Leatham-Jensen M, Uyehara CM, Strahl BD, Matera AG, Duronio RJ, McKay DJ.

PLoS Genet. 2019 Jan 30;15(1):e1007932. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007932. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30699116