PhD, North Carolina State University
Office: 304 Ricks Hall
Email: Dahlia at Statgen
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Research Areas: Computation / Bioinformatics
My research is in statistical genetics. My current research project is to develop techniques for fine-scale genetic mapping in human populations, using population history to help locate genes involved in phenotypes such as hereditary diseases.
Schaff JE, Nielsen DM, Smith CP, Scholl EH, and Bird DMck. (2007). Transcriptome profiling in tomato reveals a role for glycosyltransferase in Mi-mediated nematode resistance. Plant Physiology. 144:1079–1092. PMCID: PMC 1914198.
Cary JW, O'Brian GR, Nielsen DM, Nierman W, Harris-Coward P, Yu J, Bhatnagar D, Cleveland TE, Payne GA, and Calvo AM. (2007). Elucidation of veA-Dependent Genes Associated with Aflatoxin and Sclerotial Production in Aspergillus flavus by Functional Genomics. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 76(5):1107–1118.
Yu J, Pressoir G, Briggs WH, Bi IV, Yamasaki M, Doebley JF, McMullen MD, Gaut BS, Nielsen DM, Holland JB, Kresovich S, and Buckler ES. (2006). A Unified Mixed-Model Method for Association Mapping Accounting for Multiple Levels of Relatedness. Nature Genetics. 38(2):203–208.
Weir BS, Cardon LR, Anderson AD, Nielsen DM, and Hill WG. (2005). Measures of human population structure show heterogeneity among genomic regions. Genome Research. 15:1468–1476. PMCID: PMC 1310634.
Nielsen DM, Ehm MG, Zaykin DV, and Weir BS. (2004). Effect of Two and Three Locus Linkage Disequilibrium on the Power to Detect Marker/Phenotype Associations. Genetics. 168(2):1029–1040. PMCID: PMC 1448814.