Associate Professor Stephen LESLIE

Associate Professor

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: BioSciences 21
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville Campus

Research Interests

  • Statistical genetics
  • Systems Biology

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • Adrian Cortes, Calliope A Dendrou, Allan Motyer, Luke Jostins, D. Vukcevic, Alexander Dilthey, Peter Donnelly, S. Leslie, Lars Fugger, Gil McVean. Bayesian analysis of genetic association across tree-structured routine healthcare data in the UK Biobank. Nature Genetics, 49, 1311-+, 2017. doi: 10.1038/ng.3926.

  • DJ Martino, S Ashley, J Koplin, J Ellis, R Saffery, SC Dharmage, L Gurrin, MC Matheson, B Kalb, I Marenholz, K Beyer, Y-A Lee, X Hong, X Wang, D. Vukcevic, A Motyer, S. Leslie, KJ Allen, MAR Ferreira. Genomewide association study of peanut allergy reproduces association with amino acid polymorphisms in HLA-DRB1. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 47, 217-223, 2017. doi: 10.1111/cea.12863.

  • N Elwood, K Abberton, R Holdsworth, M Diviney, K Tiedemann, J Youngson, S. Leslie. Establishment of an Australian cord blood-derived IPSC haplobank for clinical use. Cytotherapy, 19, S53 (1pp), 2017.

  • A MOTYER, D. Vukcevic, A Dilthey, P Donnelly, G McVean, S. Leslie. Practical Use of Methods for Imputation of HLA Alleles from SNP Genotype Data. BioRxiv, 2016. doi: 10.1101/091009.

  • D. Vukcevic, James A Traherne, Sigrid Naess, Eva Ellinghaus, Yoichiro Kamatani, Alexander Dilthey, Mark Lathrop, Tom H Karlsen, Andre Franke, Miriam Moffatt, William Cookson, John Trowsdale, Gil McVean, Stephen Sawcer, S. Leslie, S Næss. Imputation of KIR Types from SNP Variation Data. American Journal of Human Genetics, 97, 593-607, 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.09.005.

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Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2016 - 2020 NIH NIH MHC and KIR Region Genomics in Psoriasis


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