JONATHAN HAINES, PHD

Director

Jonathan Haines, PhD, is a genetic epi­demi­ol­o­gist, Mary W. Shel­don M.D. Pro­fes­sor of Genomic Sci­ences, Chair of Depart­ment of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, and Direc­tor of the Insti­tute for Com­pu­ta­tional Biol­ogy. Dr. Haines has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in all aspects of genetic epi­demi­ol­ogy with a par­tic­u­lar focus on data ana­lyt­ics. He has applied his exper­tise to numer­ous neu­ro­log­i­cal and oph­thal­mo­log­i­cal dis­or­ders hav­ing located and iden­ti­fied over 20 causal and 200 asso­ci­ated loci. His inter­ests are in adapt­ing and apply­ing sta­tis­ti­cal com­pu­ta­tional meth­ods to bio­med­ical big data.

Affiliations

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Recent Publications

  1. Reiman, EM, Arboleda-Velasquez, JF, Quiroz, YT, Huentelman, MJ, Beach, TG, Caselli, RJ, Chen, Y, Su, Y, Myers, AJ, Hardy, J et al.. Exceptionally low likelihood of Alzheimer's dementia in APOE2 homozygotes from a 5,000-person neuropathological study. Nat Commun 2020; 11 (1): 667. PubMed PMID:32015339 PubMed Central PMC6997393.
  2. Craig, JE, Han, X, Qassim, A, Hassall, M, Cooke Bailey, JN, Kinzy, TG, Khawaja, AP, An, J, Marshall, H, Gharahkhani, P et al.. Multitrait analysis of glaucoma identifies new risk loci and enables polygenic prediction of disease susceptibility and progression. Nat. Genet. 2020; 52 (2): 160-166. PubMed PMID:31959993 .
  3. Wheeler, NR, Benchek, P, Kunkle, BW, Hamilton-Nelson, KL, Warfe, M, Fondran, JR, Haines, JL, Bush, WS. Hadoop and PySpark for reproducibility and scalability of genomic sequencing studies. Pac Symp Biocomput 2020; 25 : 523-534. PubMed PMID:31797624 PubMed Central PMC6956992.
  4. Genetics of Glaucoma in People of African Descent (GGLAD) Consortium, Hauser, MA, Allingham, RR, Aung, T, Van Der Heide, CJ, Taylor, KD, Rotter, JI, Wang, SJ, Bonnemaijer, PWM, Williams, SE et al.. Association of Genetic Variants With Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Among Individuals With African Ancestry. JAMA 2019; 322 (17): 1682-1691. PubMed PMID:31688885 PubMed Central PMC6865235.
  5. Bis, JC, Jian, X, Kunkle, BW, Chen, Y, Hamilton-Nelson, KL, Bush, WS, Salerno, WJ, Lancour, D, Ma, Y, Renton, AE et al.. Correction: Whole exome sequencing study identifies novel rare and common Alzheimer's-Associated variants involved in immune response and transcriptional regulation. Mol. Psychiatry 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31636380 .
  6. Waksmunski, AR, Grunin, M, Kinzy, TG, Igo, RP Jr, Haines, JL, Cooke Bailey, JN, International Age-Related Macular Degeneration Genomics Consortium. Pathway Analysis Integrating Genome-Wide and Functional Data Identifies PLCG2 as a Candidate Gene for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2019; 60 (12): 4041-4051. PubMed PMID:31560769 PubMed Central PMC6779289.
  7. Dumitrescu, L, Barnes, LL, Thambisetty, M, Beecham, G, Kunkle, B, Bush, WS, Gifford, KA, Chibnik, LB, Mukherjee, S, De Jager, PL et al.. Sex differences in the genetic predictors of Alzheimer's pathology. Brain 2019; 142 (9): 2581-2589. PubMed PMID:31497858 PubMed Central PMC6736148.
  8. Fan, BJ, Bailey, JC, Igo, RP Jr, Kang, JH, Boumenna, T, Brilliant, MH, Budenz, DL, Fingert, JH, Gaasterland, T, Gaasterland, D et al.. Association of a Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Genetic Risk Score With Earlier Age at Diagnosis. JAMA Ophthalmol 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31436842 PubMed Central PMC6707005.
  9. Choi, KY, Lee, JJ, Gunasekaran, TI, Kang, S, Lee, W, Jeong, J, Lim, HJ, Zhang, X, Zhu, C, Won, SY et al.. APOE Promoter Polymorphism-219T/G is an Effect Modifier of the Influence of APOE ε4 on Alzheimer's Disease Risk in a Multiracial Sample. J Clin Med 2019; 8 (8): . PubMed PMID:31426376 PubMed Central PMC6723529.
  10. Kunkle, BW, Grenier-Boley, B, Sims, R, Bis, JC, Damotte, V, Naj, AC, Boland, A, Vronskaya, M, van der Lee, SJ, Amlie-Wolf, A et al.. Author Correction: Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer's disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing. Nat. Genet. 2019; 51 (9): 1423-1424. PubMed PMID:31417202 .
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