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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:


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

Kodaman N, Sobota RS, Mera R, Schneider BG, Williams SM
Disrupted human-pathogen co-evolution: a model for disease.
Front Genet 2014; 5:290
PMID: 25202324

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

Ciesielski TH, Pendergrass SA, White MJ, Kodaman N, Sobota RS, Huang M, Bartlett J, Li J, Pan Q, Gui J, Selleck SB, Amos CI, Ritchie MD, Moore JH, Williams SM
Diverse convergent evidence in the genetic analysis of complex disease: coordinating omic, informatic, and experimental evidence to better identify and validate risk factors.
BioData Min 2014; 7:10
PMID: 25071867

White MJ, Tacconelli A, Chen JS, Wejse C, Hill PC, Gomes VF, Velez-Edwards DR, Ƙstergaard LJ, Hu T, Moore JH, Novelli G, Scott WK, Williams SM, Sirugo G
Epiregulin (EREG) and human V-ATPase (TCIRG1): genetic variation, ethnicity and pulmonary tuberculosis susceptibility in Guinea-Bissau and The Gambia.
Genes Immun 2014 Sep; 15(6):370-7
PMID: 24898387

Giglia JL, White MJ, Hart AJ, Toro JJ, Freytes CO, Holt CC, Cai Y, Williams SM, Brandt SJ
A single nucleotide polymorphism in SLC7A5 is associated with gastrointestinal toxicity after high-dose melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma.
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Jul; 20(7):1014-20
PMID: 24704384

Sirugo G, Predazzi IM, Bartlett J, Tacconelli A, Walther M, Williams SM
G6PD A- deficiency and severe malaria in The Gambia: heterozygote advantage and possible homozygote disadvantage.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 May; 90(5):856-9
PMID: 24615128

Kodaman N, Pazos A, Schneider BG, Piazuelo MB, Mera R, Sobota RS, Sicinschi LA, Shaffer CL, Romero-Gallo J, de Sablet T, Harder RH, Bravo LE, Peek RM Jr, Wilson KT, Cover TL, Williams SM, Correa P
Human and Helicobacter pylori coevolution shapes the risk of gastric disease.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Jan 28; 111(4):1455-60
PMID: 24474772

Villegas R, Williams SM, Gao YT, Long J, Shi J, Cai H, Li H, Chen CC, Tai ES, Hu F, Cai Q, Zheng W, Shu XO
Genetic variation in the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma co-activator 1 (PGC1) gene families and type 2 diabetes.
Ann Hum Genet 2014 Jan; 78(1):23-32
PMID: 24359475

Samuels DC, Li C, Li B, Song Z, Torstenson E, Boyd Clay H, Rokas A, Thornton-Wells TA, Moore JH, Hughes TM, Hoffman RD, Haines JL, Murdock DG, Mortlock DP, Williams SM
Recurrent tissue-specific mtDNA mutations are common in humans.
PLoS Genet 2013 Nov; 9(11):e1003929
PMID: 24244193