Richard W Francis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic and functional evidence for a locus controlling otitis media at chromosome 10q26.3
    Marie S Rye
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Med Genet 15:18. 2014
  2. pmc FusionFinder: a software tool to identify expressed gene fusion candidates from RNA-Seq data
    Richard W Francis
    Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e39987. 2012
  3. pmc First genome-wide association study in an Australian aboriginal population provides insights into genetic risk factors for body mass index and type 2 diabetes
    Denise Anderson
    Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australia, 6008, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0119333. 2015
  4. pmc Validation of a mouse xenograft model system for gene expression analysis of human acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Amy L Samuels
    Division of Children s Leukaemia and Cancer Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Western Australia
    BMC Genomics 11:256. 2010

Collaborators

  • Ursula R Kees
  • Heather J Cordell
  • Kim W Carter
  • Richard B Lock
  • Denise Anderson
  • Elizabeth S H Scaman
  • Jenefer M Blackwell
  • Sarra E Jamieson
  • Marie S Rye
  • Amy L Samuels
  • Toby McLeay
  • Elizabeth Davis
  • Simon J Miles
  • Michaela Fakiola
  • Genevieve Syn
  • Craig E Pennell
  • Harvey L Coates
  • Ruth B Thornton
  • Shyan Vijayasekaran
  • Marin J Firth
  • Rachael A Papa
  • Violet K Peeva
  • Alex H Beesley

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Genetic and functional evidence for a locus controlling otitis media at chromosome 10q26.3
    Marie S Rye
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Med Genet 15:18. 2014
    ..Linkage studies provide evidence for multiple putative OM susceptibility loci. This study attempts to replicate these linkages in a Western Australian (WA) population, and to identify the etiological gene(s) in a replicated region...
  2. pmc FusionFinder: a software tool to identify expressed gene fusion candidates from RNA-Seq data
    Richard W Francis
    Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e39987. 2012
    ..FusionFinder is made freely available for non-commercial use and can be downloaded from the project website (http://bioinformatics.childhealthresearch.org.au/software/fusionfinder/)...
  3. pmc First genome-wide association study in an Australian aboriginal population provides insights into genetic risk factors for body mass index and type 2 diabetes
    Denise Anderson
    Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australia, 6008, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0119333. 2015
    ..49x10-4) for BMI and IGF2BP2 Pimputed_1000G = 2.55x10-6) for T2D. Our results may provide novel functional leads in understanding disease pathogenesis in this Australian Aboriginal population. ..
  4. pmc Validation of a mouse xenograft model system for gene expression analysis of human acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Amy L Samuels
    Division of Children s Leukaemia and Cancer Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Western Australia
    BMC Genomics 11:256. 2010
    ..However, for this model to be effective for studying engraftment and therapy responses at the whole genome level, careful molecular characterisation is essential...