William McLaren

William McLaren

Scientific Programmer/Variation Informatics - Flicek team: Vertebrate genomics

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6218-1116

Tel:+ 44 (0) 1223 492 659 / Fax:+ 44 (0) 1223 494 468

Publications

2014

Ensembl 2014.
Flicek P, Amode MR, Barrell D, Beal K, Billis K, Brent S, Carvalho-Silva D, Clapham P, Coates G, Fitzgerald S, Gil L, Girón CG, Gordon L, Hourlier T, Hunt S, Johnson N, Juettemann T, Kähäri AK, Keenan S, Kulesha E, Martin FJ, Maurel T, McLaren WM, Murphy DN, Nag R, Overduin B, Pignatelli M, Pritchard B, Pritchard E, Riat HS, Ruffier M, Sheppard D, Taylor K, Thormann A, Trevanion SJ, Vullo A, Wilder SP, Wilson M, Zadissa A, Aken BL, Birney E, Cunningham F, Harrow J, Herrero J, Hubbard TJ, Kinsella R, Muffato M, Parker A, Spudich G, Yates A, Zerbino DR, Searle SM.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 42 (2014) p.d749-55
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkt1196

2013

Integrative annotation of variants from 1092 humans: application to cancer genomics.
Khurana E, Fu Y, Colonna V, Mu XJ, Kang HM, Lappalainen T, Sboner A, Lochovsky L, Chen J, Harmanci A, Das J, Abyzov A, Balasubramanian S, Beal K, Chakravarty D, Challis D, Chen Y, Clarke D, Clarke L, Cunningham F, Evani US, Flicek P, Fragoza R, Garrison E, Gibbs R, Gümüs ZH, Herrero J, Kitabayashi N, Kong Y, Lage K, Liluashvili V, Lipkin SM, MacArthur DG, Marth G, Muzny D, Pers TH, Ritchie GR, Rosenfeld JA, Sisu C, Wei X, Wilson M, Xue Y, Yu F, 1000 Genomes Project Consortium, Dermitzakis ET, Yu H, Rubin MA, Tyler-Smith C, Gerstein M.
Science Volume 342 (2013) p.1235587
DOI: 10.1126/science.1235587

Ensembl 2013.
Flicek P, Ahmed I, Amode MR, Barrell D, Beal K, Brent S, Carvalho-Silva D, Clapham P, Coates G, Fairley S, Fitzgerald S, Gil L, García-Girón C, Gordon L, Hourlier T, Hunt S, Juettemann T, Kähäri AK, Keenan S, Komorowska M, Kulesha E, Longden I, Maurel T, McLaren WM, Muffato M, Nag R, Overduin B, Pignatelli M, Pritchard B, Pritchard E, Riat HS, Ritchie GR, Ruffier M, Schuster M, Sheppard D, Sobral D, Taylor K, Thormann A, Trevanion S, White S, Wilder SP, Aken BL, Birney E, Cunningham F, Dunham I, Harrow J, Herrero J, Hubbard TJ, Johnson N, Kinsella R, Parker A, Spudich G, Yates A, Zadissa A, Searle SM.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 41 (2013) p.d48-55
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gks1236

2012

Ensembl 2012.
Flicek P, Amode MR, Barrell D, Beal K, Brent S, Carvalho-Silva D, Clapham P, Coates G, Fairley S, Fitzgerald S, Gil L, Gordon L, Hendrix M, Hourlier T, Johnson N, Kähäri AK, Keefe D, Keenan S, Kinsella R, Komorowska M, Koscielny G, Kulesha E, Larsson P, Longden I, McLaren W, Muffato M, Overduin B, Pignatelli M, Pritchard B, Riat HS, Ritchie GR, Ruffier M, Schuster M, Sobral D, Tang YA, Taylor K, Trevanion S, Vandrovcova J, White S, Wilson M, Wilder SP, Aken BL, Birney E, Cunningham F, Dunham I, Durbin R, Fernández-Suarez XM, Harrow J, Herrero J, Hubbard TJ, Parker A, Proctor G, Spudich G, Vogel J, Yates A, Zadissa A, Searle SM.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 40 (2012) p.d84-90
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkr991

An integrated map of genetic variation from 1,092 human genomes.
1000 Genomes Project Consortium, Abecasis GR, Auton A, Brooks LD, DePristo MA, Durbin RM, Handsaker RE, Kang HM, Marth GT, McVean GA.
Nature Volume 491 (2012) p.56-65
DOI: 10.1038/nature11632

The 1000 Genomes Project: data management and community access.
Clarke L, Zheng-Bradley X, Smith R, Kulesha E, Xiao C, Toneva I, Vaughan B, Preuss D, Leinonen R, Shumway M, Sherry S, Flicek P, 1000 Genomes Project Consortium.
Nat Methods Volume 9 (2012) p.459-462
DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.1974

Rare and functional SIAE variants are not associated with autoimmune disease risk in up to 66,924 individuals of European ancestry.
Hunt KA, Smyth DJ, Balschun T, Ban M, Mistry V, Ahmad T, Anand V, Barrett JC, Bhaw-Rosun L, Bockett NA, Brand OJ, Brouwer E, Concannon P, Cooper JD, Dias KR, van Diemen CC, Dubois PC, Edkins S, Fölster-Holst R, Fransen K, Glass DN, Heap GA, Hofmann S, Huizinga TW, Hunt S, Langford C, Lee J, Mansfield J, Marrosu MG, Mathew CG, Mein CA, Müller-Quernheim J, Nutland S, Onengut-Gumuscu S, Ouwehand W, Pearce K, Prescott NJ, Posthumus MD, Potter S, Rosati G, Sambrook J, Satsangi J, Schreiber S, Shtir C, Simmonds MJ, Sudman M, Thompson SD, Toes R, Trynka G, Vyse TJ, Walker NM, Weidinger S, Zhernakova A, Zoledziewska M, Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium, UK Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Genetics Consortium, Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Weersma RK, Gough SC, Sawcer S, Wijmenga C, Parkes M, Cucca F, Franke A, Deloukas P, Rich SS, Todd JA, van Heel DA.
Nat Genet Volume 44 (2012) p.3-5
DOI: 10.1038/ng.1037

2011

Modernizing reference genome assemblies.
Church DM, Schneider VA, Graves T, Auger K, Cunningham F, Bouk N, Chen HC, Agarwala R, McLaren WM, Ritchie GR, Albracht D, Kremitzki M, Rock S, Kotkiewicz H, Kremitzki C, Wollam A, Trani L, Fulton L, Fulton R, Matthews L, Whitehead S, Chow W, Torrance J, Dunn M, Harden G, Threadgold G, Wood J, Collins J, Heath P, Griffiths G, Pelan S, Grafham D, Eichler EE, Weinstock G, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Howe K, Flicek P, Hubbard T.
PLoS Biol Volume 9 (2011) p.e1001091
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001091

Variation in genome-wide mutation rates within and between human families.
Conrad DF, Keebler JE, DePristo MA, Lindsay SJ, Zhang Y, Casals F, Idaghdour Y, Hartl CL, Torroja C, Garimella KV, Zilversmit M, Cartwright R, Rouleau GA, Daly M, Stone EA, Hurles ME, Awadalla P, 1000 Genomes Project.
Nat Genet Volume 43 (2011) p.712-714
DOI: 10.1038/ng.862

Demographic history and rare allele sharing among human populations.
Gravel S, Henn BM, Gutenkunst RN, Indap AR, Marth GT, Clark AG, Yu F, Gibbs RA, 1000 Genomes Project, Bustamante CD.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A Volume 108 (2011) p.11983-11988
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1019276108

The functional spectrum of low-frequency coding variation.
Marth GT, Yu F, Indap AR, Garimella K, Gravel S, Leong WF, Tyler-Smith C, Bainbridge M, Blackwell T, Zheng-Bradley X, Chen Y, Challis D, Clarke L, Ball EV, Cibulskis K, Cooper DN, Fulton B, Hartl C, Koboldt D, Muzny D, Smith R, Sougnez C, Stewart C, Ward A, Yu J, Xue Y, Altshuler D, Bustamante CD, Clark AG, Daly M, DePristo M, Flicek P, Gabriel S, Mardis E, Palotie A, Gibbs R, 1000 Genomes Project.
Genome Biol Volume 12 (2011) p.r84
DOI: 10.1186/gb-2011-12-9-r84

Ensembl 2011.
Flicek P, Amode MR, Barrell D, Beal K, Brent S, Chen Y, Clapham P, Coates G, Fairley S, Fitzgerald S, Gordon L, Hendrix M, Hourlier T, Johnson N, Kähäri A, Keefe D, Keenan S, Kinsella R, Kokocinski F, Kulesha E, Larsson P, Longden I, McLaren W, Overduin B, Pritchard B, Riat HS, Rios D, Ritchie GR, Ruffier M, Schuster M, Sobral D, Spudich G, Tang YA, Trevanion S, Vandrovcova J, Vilella AJ, White S, Wilder SP, Zadissa A, Zamora J, Aken BL, Birney E, Cunningham F, Dunham I, Durbin R, Fernández-Suarez XM, Herrero J, Hubbard TJ, Parker A, Proctor G, Vogel J, Searle SM.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 39 (2011) p.d800-6
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkq1064

Mapping copy number variation by population-scale genome sequencing.
Mills RE, Walter K, Stewart C, Handsaker RE, Chen K, Alkan C, Abyzov A, Yoon SC, Ye K, Cheetham RK, Chinwalla A, Conrad DF, Fu Y, Grubert F, Hajirasouliha I, Hormozdiari F, Iakoucheva LM, Iqbal Z, Kang S, Kidd JM, Konkel MK, Korn J, Khurana E, Kural D, Lam HY, Leng J, Li R, Li Y, Lin CY, Luo R, Mu XJ, Nemesh J, Peckham HE, Rausch T, Scally A, Shi X, Stromberg MP, Stütz AM, Urban AE, Walker JA, Wu J, Zhang Y, Zhang ZD, Batzer MA, Ding L, Marth GT, McVean G, Sebat J, Snyder M, Wang J, Ye K, Eichler EE, Gerstein MB, Hurles ME, Lee C, McCarroll SA, Korbel JO, 1000 Genomes Project.
Nature Volume 470 (2011) p.59-65
DOI: 10.1038/nature09708

2010

The genome of a songbird.
Warren WC, Clayton DF, Ellegren H, Arnold AP, Hillier LW, Künstner A, Searle S, White S, Vilella AJ, Fairley S, Heger A, Kong L, Ponting CP, Jarvis ED, Mello CV, Minx P, Lovell P, Velho TA, Ferris M, Balakrishnan CN, Sinha S, Blatti C, London SE, Li Y, Lin YC, George J, Sweedler J, Southey B, Gunaratne P, Watson M, Nam K, Backström N, Smeds L, Nabholz B, Itoh Y, Whitney O, Pfenning AR, Howard J, Völker M, Skinner BM, Griffin DK, Ye L, McLaren WM, Flicek P, Quesada V, Velasco G, Lopez-Otin C, Puente XS, Olender T, Lancet D, Smit AF, Hubley R, Konkel MK, Walker JA, Batzer MA, Gu W, Pollock DD, Chen L, Cheng Z, Eichler EE, Stapley J, Slate J, Ekblom R, Birkhead T, Burke T, Burt D, Scharff C, Adam I, Richard H, Sultan M, Soldatov A, Lehrach H, Edwards SV, Yang SP, Li X, Graves T, Fulton L, Nelson J, Chinwalla A, Hou S, Mardis ER, Wilson RK.
Nature Volume 464 (2010) p.757-762
DOI: 10.1038/nature08819

Locus Reference Genomic sequences: an improved basis for describing human DNA variants.
Dalgleish R, Flicek P, Cunningham F, Astashyn A, Tully RE, Proctor G, Chen Y, McLaren WM, Larsson P, Vaughan BW, Béroud C, Dobson G, Lehväslaiho H, Taschner PE, den Dunnen JT, Devereau A, Birney E, Brookes AJ, Maglott DR.
Genome Med Volume 2 (2010) p.24
DOI: 10.1186/gm145

Integrating common and rare genetic variation in diverse human populations.
International HapMap 3 Consortium, Altshuler DM, Gibbs RA, Peltonen L, Altshuler DM, Gibbs RA, Peltonen L, Dermitzakis E, Schaffner SF, Yu F, Peltonen L, Dermitzakis E, Bonnen PE, Altshuler DM, Gibbs RA, de Bakker PI, Deloukas P, Gabriel SB, Gwilliam R, Hunt S, Inouye M, Jia X, Palotie A, Parkin M, Whittaker P, Yu F, Chang K, Hawes A, Lewis LR, Ren Y, Wheeler D, Gibbs RA, Muzny DM, Barnes C, Darvishi K, Hurles M, Korn JM, Kristiansson K, Lee C, McCarrol SA, Nemesh J, Dermitzakis E, Keinan A, Montgomery SB, Pollack S, Price AL, Soranzo N, Bonnen PE, Gibbs RA, Gonzaga-Jauregui C, Keinan A, Price AL, Yu F, Anttila V, Brodeur W, Daly MJ, Leslie S, McVean G, Moutsianas L, Nguyen H, Schaffner SF, Zhang Q, Ghori MJ, McGinnis R, McLaren W, Pollack S, Price AL, Schaffner SF, Takeuchi F, Grossman SR, Shlyakhter I, Hostetter EB, Sabeti PC, Adebamowo CA, Foster MW, Gordon DR, Licinio J, Manca MC, Marshall PA, Matsuda I, Ngare D, Wang VO, Reddy D, Rotimi CN, Royal CD, Sharp RR, Zeng C, Brooks LD, McEwen JE.
Nature Volume 467 (2010) p.52-58
DOI: 10.1038/nature09298

Ensembl variation resources.
Chen Y, Cunningham F, Rios D, McLaren WM, Smith J, Pritchard B, Spudich GM, Brent S, Kulesha E, Marin-Garcia P, Smedley D, Birney E, Flicek P.
BMC Genomics Volume 11 (2010) p.293
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-11-293

Diversity of human copy number variation and multicopy genes.
Sudmant PH, Kitzman JO, Antonacci F, Alkan C, Malig M, Tsalenko A, Sampas N, Bruhn L, Shendure J, 1000 Genomes Project, Eichler EE.
Science Volume 330 (2010) p.641-646
DOI: 10.1126/science.1197005

Designing and implementing sample and data collection for an international genetics study: the Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium (T1DGC).
Hilner JE, Perdue LH, Sides EG, Pierce JJ, Wägner AM, Aldrich A, Loth A, Albret L, Wagenknecht LE, Nierras C, Akolkar B, T1DGC.
Clin Trials Volume 7 (2010) p.s5-s32
DOI: 10.1177/1740774510373497

The genome sequence of the spontaneously hypertensive rat: Analysis and functional significance.
Atanur SS, Birol I, Guryev V, Hirst M, Hummel O, Morrissey C, Behmoaras J, Fernandez-Suarez XM, Johnson MD, McLaren WM, Patone G, Petretto E, Plessy C, Rockland KS, Rockland C, Saar K, Zhao Y, Carninci P, Flicek P, Kurtz T, Cuppen E, Pravenec M, Hubner N, Jones SJ, Birney E, Aitman TJ.
Genome Res Volume 20 (2010) p.791-803
DOI: 10.1101/gr.103499.109

A map of human genome variation from population-scale sequencing.
1000 Genomes Project Consortium, Abecasis GR, Altshuler D, Auton A, Brooks LD, Durbin RM, Gibbs RA, Hurles ME, McVean GA.
Nature Volume 467 (2010) p.1061-1073
DOI: 10.1038/nature09534

Visualizing chromosome mosaicism and detecting ethnic outliers by the method of "rare" heterozygotes and homozygotes (RHH).
McGinnis RE, Deloukas P, McLaren WM, Inouye M.
Hum Mol Genet Volume 19 (2010) p.2539-2553
DOI: 10.1093/hmg/ddq102

A database and API for variation, dense genotyping and resequencing data.
Rios D, McLaren WM, Chen Y, Birney E, Stabenau A, Flicek P, Cunningham F.
BMC Bioinformatics Volume 11 (2010) p.238
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-11-238

Deriving the consequences of genomic variants with the Ensembl API and SNP Effect Predictor.
McLaren W, Pritchard B, Rios D, Chen Y, Flicek P, Cunningham F.
Bioinformatics Volume 26 (2010) p.2069-2070
DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq330

Ensembl's 10th year.
Flicek P, Aken BL, Ballester B, Beal K, Bragin E, Brent S, Chen Y, Clapham P, Coates G, Fairley S, Fitzgerald S, Fernandez-Banet J, Gordon L, Gräf S, Haider S, Hammond M, Howe K, Jenkinson A, Johnson N, Kähäri A, Keefe D, Keenan S, Kinsella R, Kokocinski F, Koscielny G, Kulesha E, Lawson D, Longden I, Massingham T, McLaren W, Megy K, Overduin B, Pritchard B, Rios D, Ruffier M, Schuster M, Slater G, Smedley D, Spudich G, Tang YA, Trevanion S, Vilella A, Vogel J, White S, Wilder SP, Zadissa A, Birney E, Cunningham F, Dunham I, Durbin R, Fernández-Suarez XM, Herrero J, Hubbard TJ, Parker A, Proctor G, Smith J, Searle SM.
Nucleic Acids Res Volume 38 (2010) p.d557-62
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkp972

2009

A genome-wide association study confirms VKORC1, CYP2C9, and CYP4F2 as principal genetic determinants of warfarin dose.
Takeuchi F, McGinnis R, Bourgeois S, Barnes C, Eriksson N, Soranzo N, Whittaker P, Ranganath V, Kumanduri V, McLaren W, Holm L, Lindh J, Rane A, Wadelius M, Deloukas P.
PLoS Genet Volume 5 (2009) p.e1000433
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000433

Large scale association analysis of novel genetic loci for coronary artery disease.
Coronary Artery Disease Consortium, Samani NJ, Deloukas P, Erdmann J, Hengstenberg C, Kuulasmaa K, McGinnis R, Schunkert H, Soranzo N, Thompson J, Tiret L, Ziegler A.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol Volume 29 (2009) p.774-780
DOI: 10.1161/atvbaha.108.181388

Genome-wide association study and meta-analysis find that over 40 loci affect risk of type 1 diabetes.
Barrett JC, Clayton DG, Concannon P, Akolkar B, Cooper JD, Erlich HA, Julier C, Morahan G, Nerup J, Nierras C, Plagnol V, Pociot F, Schuilenburg H, Smyth DJ, Stevens H, Todd JA, Walker NM, Rich SS, Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium.
Nat Genet Volume 41 (2009) p.703-707
DOI: 10.1038/ng.381

2008

Gene (mRNA) expression in canine atopic dermatitis: microarray analysis.
Merryman-Simpson AE, Wood SH, Fretwell N, Jones PG, McLaren WM, McEwan NA, Clements DN, Carter SD, Ollier WE, Nuttall T.
Vet Dermatol Volume 19 (2008) p.59-66
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3164.2008.00653.x

Newly identified genetic risk variants for celiac disease related to the immune response.
Hunt KA, Zhernakova A, Turner G, Heap GA, Franke L, Bruinenberg M, Romanos J, Dinesen LC, Ryan AW, Panesar D, Gwilliam R, Takeuchi F, McLaren WM, Holmes GK, Howdle PD, Walters JR, Sanders DS, Playford RJ, Trynka G, Mulder CJ, Mearin ML, Verbeek WH, Trimble V, Stevens FM, O'Morain C, Kennedy NP, Kelleher D, Pennington DJ, Strachan DP, McArdle WL, Mein CA, Wapenaar MC, Deloukas P, McGinnis R, McManus R, Wijmenga C, van Heel DA.
Nat Genet Volume 40 (2008) p.395-402
DOI: 10.1038/ng.102

2007

A genome-wide association study for celiac disease identifies risk variants in the region harboring IL2 and IL21.
van Heel DA, Franke L, Hunt KA, Gwilliam R, Zhernakova A, Inouye M, Wapenaar MC, Barnardo MC, Bethel G, Holmes GK, Feighery C, Jewell D, Kelleher D, Kumar P, Travis S, Walters JR, Sanders DS, Howdle P, Swift J, Playford RJ, McLaren WM, Mearin ML, Mulder CJ, McManus R, McGinnis R, Cardon LR, Deloukas P, Wijmenga C.
Nat Genet Volume 39 (2007) p.827-829
DOI: 10.1038/ng2058

2006

The Hofmeister series and protein-salt interactions.
Shimizu S, McLaren WM, Matubayasi N.
J Chem Phys Volume 124 (2006) p.234905
DOI: 10.1063/1.2206174

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