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Bogdan Pasaniuc, Ph.D.
Bogdan Pasaniuc, Ph.D.

Affiliation(s):

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Member, JCCC Healthy and At-Risk Populations Program Area

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Bogdan Pasaniuc is primarily interested in statistical and computational approaches for understanding the genetic risk factors for various cancers, with a particular focus on disease studies in admixed populations (e.g., African Americans).

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Pasaniuc B, Rohland N, McLaren PJ, Garimella K, Zaitlen N, Li H, Gupta N, Neale BM, Daly MJ, Sklar P, Sullivan PF, Bergen S, Moran JL, Hultman CM, Lichtenstein P, Magnusson P, Purcell SM, Haas DW, Liang L, Sunyaev S, Patterson N, de Bakker PI, Reich D, Price AL. Extremely low-coverage sequencing and imputation increases power for genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet. 2012 May 20;44(6):631-5. doi: 10.1038/ng.2283.

Baran Y, Pasaniuc B, Sankararaman S, Torgerson DG, Gignoux C, Eng C, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Chapela R, Ford JG, Avila PC, Rodriguez-Santana J, Burchard EG, Halperin E. Fast and accurate inference of local ancestry in Latino populations. Bioinformatics. 2012 May 15;28(10):1359-67. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts144. Epub 2012 Apr 11.

Fejerman L, Chen GK, Eng C, Huntsman S, Hu D, Williams A, Pasaniuc B, John EM, Via M, Gignoux C, Ingles S, Monroe KR, Kolonel LN, Torres-Mejía G, Pérez-Stable EJ, Burchard EG, Henderson BE, Haiman CA, Ziv E. Admixture mapping identifies a locus on 6q25 associated with breast cancer risk in US Latinas. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Apr 15;21(8):1907-17. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddr617. Epub 2012 Jan 6.

Seldin MF, Pasaniuc B, Price AL. New approaches to disease mapping in admixed populations. Nat Rev Genet. 2011 Jun 28;12(8):523-8. doi: 10.1038/nrg3002.

Pasaniuc B, Zaitlen N, Lettre G, Chen GK, Tandon A, Kao WH, Ruczinski I, Fornage M, Siscovick DS, Zhu X, Larkin E, Lange LA, Cupples LA, Yang Q, Akylbekova EL, Musani SK, Divers J, Mychaleckyj J, Li M, Papanicolaou GJ, Millikan RC, Ambrosone CB, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante SJ, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Press MF, Chanock SJ, Deming SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Palmer CD, Buxbaum S, Ekunwe L, Hirschhorn JN, Henderson BE, Myers S, Haiman CA, Reich D, Patterson N, Wilson JG, Price AL. Enhanced statistical tests for GWAS in admixed populations: assessment using African Americans from CARe and a Breast Cancer Consortium. PLoS Genet. 2011 Apr;7(4):e1001371. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001371. Epub 2011 Apr 21.