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Scott Williams, Ph.D.

Professor of Genetics


Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Contact Information:

78 College ST
HB 6044
Hanover NH 03755

Office: 603-646-8171
Email: Scott.Williams@Dartmouth.edu

Selected Publications:


Genetics of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) in a Ghanaian Population.
White MJ, Kodaman NM, Harder RH, Asselbergs FW, Vaughan DE, Brown NJ, Moore JH, Williams SM
PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0136379. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136379. Epub 2015 Aug 31.
PMID: 26322636

Two novel genetic variants in the mineralocorticoid receptor gene associated with spontaneous preterm birth.
Christiaens I, Ang QW, Gordon LN, Fang X, Williams SM, Pennell CE, Olson DM
BMC Med Genet. 2015 Aug 11;16:59. doi: 10.1186/s12881-015-0205-y. Epub 2015 Aug 11.
PMID: 26260058

Sex-Specific Parental Effects on Offspring Lipid Levels.
Predazzi IM, Sobota RS, Sanna S, Bush WS, Bartlett J, Lilley JS, Linton MF, Schlessinger D, Cucca F, Fazio S, Williams SM
J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Jun 30;4(7) pii: e001951. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.001951. Epub 2015 Jun 30.
PMID: 26126546

Common variants of the G protein-coupled receptor type 4 are associated with human essential hypertension and predict the blood pressure response to angiotensin receptor blockade.
Sanada H, Yoneda M, Yatabe J, Williams SM, Bartlett J, White MJ, Gordon LN, Felder RA, Eisner GM, Armando I, Jose PA
Pharmacogenomics J. 2015 Mar 3; doi: 10.1038/tpj.2015.6. Epub 2015 Mar 3.
PMID: 25732908

SHBG gene polymorphism (rs1799941) associates with metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents.
White MJ, Eren F, Agirbasli D, Williams SM, Agirbasli M
PLoS One. 2015;10(2):e0116915. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116915. Epub 2015 Feb 3.
PMID: 25647406

Addressing population-specific multiple testing burdens in genetic association studies.
Sobota RS, Shriner D, Kodaman N, Goodloe R, Zheng W, Gao YT, Edwards TL, Amos CI, Williams SM
Ann Hum Genet. 2015 Mar;79(2):136-47. doi: 10.1111/ahg.12095. Epub 2015 Jan 22.
PMID: 25644736

Meta-analysis of correlated traits via summary statistics from GWASs with an application in hypertension.
Zhu X, Feng T, Tayo BO, Liang J, Young JH, Franceschini N, Smith JA, Yanek LR, Sun YV, Edwards TL, Chen W, Nalls M, Fox E, Sale M, Bottinger E, Rotimi C, COGENT BP Consortium, Liu Y, McKnight B, Liu K, Arnett DK, Chakravati A, Cooper RS, Redline S
Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Jan 8;96(1):21-36. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.11.011. Epub 2014 Dec 11.
PMID: 25500260

Admixture mapping identifies a locus at 15q21.2-22.3 associated with keloid formation in African Americans.
Velez Edwards DR, Tsosie KS, Williams SM, Edwards TL, Russell SB
Hum Genet. 2014 Dec;133(12):1513-23. doi: 10.1007/s00439-014-1490-9. Epub 2014 Oct 4.
PMID: 25280642

Disrupted human-pathogen co-evolution: a model for disease.
Kodaman N, Sobota RS, Mera R, Schneider BG, Williams SM
Front Genet. 2014;5:290. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2014.00290. Epub 2014 Aug 25.
PMID: 25202324

Co-infection with HPV types from the same species provides natural cross-protection from progression to cervical cancer.
Sobota RS, Ramogola-Masire D, Williams SM, Zetola NM
Infect Agent Cancer. 2014;9:26. doi: 10.1186/1750-9378-9-26. Epub 2014 Aug 12.
PMID: 25152769