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Amanda Vinson Ph.D.

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    • Research Assistant Professor Oregon National Primate Research Center
    • Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology School of Medicine
    • Assistant Professor OHSU Knight Cancer Institute School of Medicine
    • Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program School of Medicine
    • Molecular and Medical Genetics Graduate Program School of Medicine
    • Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences School of Medicine

Areas of interest

  • Genetic regulation of dyslipidemias in primates
  • Genetic regulation of obesity in primates
  • Atherosclerosis

Publications

Selected publications

  • Bimber BN, Raboin MJ, Letaw J, Nevonen K, Spindel JE, McCouch SR, Cervera-Juanes R, Spindel E, Carbone L, Ferguson B, Vinson A. 2016. Whole-genome characterization in pedigreed non-human primates using Genotyping-By-Sequencing (GBS) and imputation. BMC Genomics 17:676.

  • Vinson A, Mitchell AD, Silver J, Toffey D, Raboin MJ. 2013. Sex-specific heritability of spontaneous lipid levels in an extended pedigree of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). PLoS ONE 8(8):e72241.

  • Vinson A, Prongay K, Ferguson B. 2013. The value of extended pedigrees for next-generation analysis of complex disease in the rhesus macaque. Invited review,  ILAR Journal 54:91-105.

  • Vinson A, Curran JE, Johnson MP, Dyer TD, Moses EK, Blangero J, Cox LA, Rogers J, VandeBerg JL, Havill L, Mahaney MC. 2011. Genetical genomics of Th1 and Th2 immune response in a baboon model of atherosclerosis.  Atherosclerosis 217:387-394.

  • Vinson A, Mahaney MC, Diego V, Cox LA, Rogers J, VandeBerg JL, and Rainwater DL. 2008.  Genotype-by-diet effects on co-variation in Lp-PLA2 activity and LDL cholesterol concentration in baboons fed an atherogenic diet. Journal of Lipid Research 49(6):1295-1302.

  • Vinson A, Mahaney MC, Cox LA, Rogers J, VandeBerg JL, and Rainwater DL. 2008.  A pleiotropic QTL on 2p influences serum Lp-PLA2 activity and LDL cholesterol concentration in a baboon model for the genetics of atherosclerosis risk factors. Atherosclerosis 196:667-673.

  • Rogers J, Garcia R Jr, Shelledy W, Kaplan J, Arya A, Johnson Z, Bergstrom M, Novakowski L, Nair P, Vinson A, Newman D, Heckman G and Cameron J.  2006. An initial genetic linkage map of the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) genome using human microsatellite loci.  Genomics 87:30-38.

Publications

  • "Whole-genome characterization in pedigreed non-human primates using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) and imputation." BMC Genomics  In: , Vol. 17, No. 1, 676, 2016.
  • "A Practical approach for designing breeding groups to maximize genetic diversity in a large colony of captive rhesus macaques (macaca mulatta)." Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science In: , Vol. 54, No. 6, 01.11.2015, p. 700-707.
  • "Correction : Sex-specific heritability of spontaneous lipid levels in an extended pedigree of Indian-origin Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) (PLoS ONE)." PLoS One In: , Vol. 9, No. 1, 09.01.2014.
  • "An empirical comparison of short tandem repeats (STRs) and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) for relatedness estimation in Chinese rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)." American Journal of Primatology  In: , Vol. 76, No. 4, 2014, p. 313-324.
  • "The value of extended pedigrees for next-generation analysis of complex disease in the rhesus macaque." ILAR Journal  In: , Vol. 54, No. 2, ilt041, 11.2013, p. 91-105.
  • "Sex-Specific Heritability of Spontaneous Lipid Levels in an Extended Pedigree of Indian-Origin Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)." PLoS One In: , Vol. 8, No. 8, e72241, 08.08.2013.
  • "Genetical genomics of Th1 and Th2 immune response in a baboon model of atherosclerosis risk factors." Atherosclerosis In: , Vol. 217, No. 2, 08.2011, p. 387-394.
  • "Genotype-by-diet effects on co-variation in Lp-PLA activity and LDL-cholesterol concentration in baboons fed an atherogenic diet." Journal of Lipid Research In: , Vol. 49, No. 6, 01.06.2008, p. 1295-1302.
  • "A pleiotropic QTL on 2p influences serum Lp-PLA2 activity and LDL cholesterol concentration in a baboon model for the genetics of atherosclerosis risk factors." Atherosclerosis In: , Vol. 196, No. 2, 02.2008, p. 667-673.
  • "An initial genetic linkage map of the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) genome using human microsatellite loci." Genomics  In: , Vol. 87, No. 1, 01.2006, p. 30-38.
  • "A panel of 20 highly variable microsatellite polymorphisms in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) selected for pedigree or population genetic analysis." American Journal of Primatology  In: , Vol. 67, No. 3, 11.2005, p. 377-383.

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