Benjamin F Voight

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Confounding from cryptic relatedness in case-control association studies
    Benjamin F Voight
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS Genet 1:e32. 2005
  2. pmc Coverage and characteristics of the Affymetrix GeneChip Human Mapping 100K SNP set
    Dan L Nicolae
    Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS Genet 2:e67. 2006
  3. pmc Interrogating multiple aspects of variation in a full resequencing data set to infer human population size changes
    Benjamin F Voight
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18508-13. 2005
  4. pmc A map of recent positive selection in the human genome
    Benjamin F Voight
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e72. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide association analysis identifies loci for type 2 diabetes and triglyceride levels
    Richa Saxena
    Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Science 316:1331-6. 2007
  6. pmc A common variant of HMGA2 is associated with adult and childhood height in the general population
    Michael N Weedon
    Genetics of Complex Traits, Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Peninsula Medical School, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    Nat Genet 39:1245-50. 2007
  7. pmc Six new loci associated with blood low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or triglycerides in humans
    Sekar Kathiresan
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nat Genet 40:189-97. 2008
  8. pmc Common variants near MC4R are associated with fat mass, weight and risk of obesity
    Ruth J F Loos
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Nat Genet 40:768-75. 2008

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Publications8

  1. pmc Confounding from cryptic relatedness in case-control association studies
    Benjamin F Voight
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS Genet 1:e32. 2005
    ..As an example, we analyze the impact of excess relatedness among cases for six phenotypes measured in the Hutterite population...
  2. pmc Coverage and characteristics of the Affymetrix GeneChip Human Mapping 100K SNP set
    Dan L Nicolae
    Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS Genet 2:e67. 2006
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  3. pmc Interrogating multiple aspects of variation in a full resequencing data set to infer human population size changes
    Benjamin F Voight
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18508-13. 2005
    ....
  4. pmc A map of recent positive selection in the human genome
    Benjamin F Voight
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e72. 2006
    ..For this purpose we have developed a set of SNPs that can be used to tag the strongest approximately 250 signals of recent selection in each population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide association analysis identifies loci for type 2 diabetes and triglyceride levels
    Richa Saxena
    Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Science 316:1331-6. 2007
    ..The discovery of associated variants in unsuspected genes and outside coding regions illustrates the ability of genome-wide association studies to provide potentially important clues to the pathogenesis of common diseases...
  6. pmc A common variant of HMGA2 is associated with adult and childhood height in the general population
    Michael N Weedon
    Genetics of Complex Traits, Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Peninsula Medical School, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    Nat Genet 39:1245-50. 2007
    ..There are few examples of common genetic variants reproducibly associated with human quantitativetraits; these results represent, to our knowledge, the first consistently replicated association with adult and childhood height...
  7. pmc Six new loci associated with blood low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or triglycerides in humans
    Sekar Kathiresan
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nat Genet 40:189-97. 2008
    ..Understanding the molecular, cellular and clinical consequences of the newly identified loci may inform therapy and clinical care...
  8. pmc Common variants near MC4R are associated with fat mass, weight and risk of obesity
    Ruth J F Loos
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Nat Genet 40:768-75. 2008
    ....