A/Prof Stephen LESLIE

Associate Professor

School of Mathematics and Statistics

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

Research Interests

  • Statistical genetics
  • Systems Biology

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • FC Garton, PJ Houweling, D. Vukcevic, LR Meehan, FXZ Lee, M Lek, KN Roeszler, MW Hogarth, CF Tiong, D. Zannino, N Yang, S. Leslie, P Gregorevic, SI Head, JT Seto, KN North. The Effect of ACTN3 Gene Doping on Skeletal Muscle Performance. American Journal of Human Genetics, 845-857, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.03.009.

  • DJ Pappas, A Lizee, V Paunic, KR Beutner, A. Motyer, D. Vukcevic, S. Leslie, J Biesiada, J Meller, KD Taylor, X Zheng, LP Zhao, P-A Gourraud, JA Hollenbach, SJ Mack, M Maiers. Significant variation between SNP-based HLA imputations in diverse populations: the last mile is the hardest. PHARMACOGENOMICS JOURNAL, 18, 367-376, 2018. doi: 10.1038/tpj.2O17.7.

  • 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.

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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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