Faculty

Bruce Weir

Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Biostatistics
Adjunct Professor, Genome Sciences

206-221-7947
bsweir@uw.edu

Education

BSc Mathematics, University of Canterbury (New Zealand), 1965
PhD Genetics, Statistics, North Carolina State University, 1968

Contact

206-221-7947
bsweir@uw.edu

Box 359461
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Research Areas

Research Interests

Statistical methodology for genetic data with an emphasis on allelic dependencies, population structure, disease associations and relationships; use of genetic data for human identification

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Sequencing of 53,831 diverse genomes from the NHLBI TOPMed Program.
(2021 Feb)
Nature 590(7845): 290-299
Taliun D, Harris DN, Kessler MD, Carlson J, Szpiech ZA, Torres R, Taliun SAG, Corvelo A, Gogarten SM, Kang HM, Pitsillides AN, LeFaive J, Lee SB, Tian X, Browning BL, Das S, Emde AK, Clarke WE, Loesch DP, Shetty AC, Blackwell TW, Smith AV, Wong Q, Liu X, Conomos MP, Bobo DM, Aguet F, Albert C, Alonso A, Ardlie KG, Arking DE, Aslibekyan S, Auer PL, Barnard J, Barr RG, Barwick L, Becker LC, Beer RL, Benjamin EJ, Bielak LF, Blangero J, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Brody JA, Burchard EG, Cade BE, Casella JF, Chalazan B, Chasman DI, Chen YI, Cho MH, Choi SH, Chung MK, Clish CB, Correa A, Curran JE, Custer B, Darbar D, Daya M, de Andrade M, DeMeo DL, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Emery LS, Eng C, Fatkin D, Fingerlin T, Forer L, Fornage M, Franceschini N, Fuchsberger C, Fullerton SM, Germer S, Gladwin MT, Gottlieb DJ, Guo X, Hall ME, He J, Heard-Costa NL, Heckbert SR, Irvin MR, Johnsen JM, Johnson AD, Kaplan R, Kardia SLR, Kelly T, Kelly S, Kenny EE, Kiel DP, Klemmer R, Konkle BA, Kooperberg C, Köttgen A, Lange LA, Lasky-Su J, Levy D, Lin X, Lin KH, Liu C, Loos RJF, Garman L, Gerszten R, Lubitz SA, Lunetta KL, Mak ACY, Manichaikul A, Manning AK, Mathias RA, McManus DD, McGarvey ST, Meigs JB, Meyers DA, Mikulla JL, Minear MA, Mitchell BD, Mohanty S, Montasser ME, Montgomery C, Morrison AC, Murabito JM, Natale A, Natarajan P, Nelson SC, North KE, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pankratz N, Peloso GM, Peyser PA, Pleiness J, Post WS, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Roden D, Rotter JI, Ruczinski I, Sarnowski C, Schoenherr S, Schwartz DA, Seo JS, Seshadri S, Sheehan VA, Sheu WH, Shoemaker MB, Smith NL, Smith JA, Sotoodehnia N, Stilp AM, Tang W, Taylor KD, Telen M, Thornton TA, Tracy RP, Van Den Berg DJ, Vasan RS, Viaud-Martinez KA, Vrieze S, Weeks DE, Weir BS, Weiss ST, Weng LC, Willer CJ, Zhang Y, Zhao X, Arnett DK, Ashley-Koch AE, Barnes KC, Boerwinkle E, Gabriel S, Gibbs R, Rice KM, Rich SS, Silverman EK, Qasba P, Gan W, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium., Papanicolaou GJ, Nickerson DA, Browning SR, Zody MC, Zöllner S, Wilson JG, Cupples LA, Laurie CC, Jaquish CE, Hernandez RD, O'Connor TD, Abecasis GR

How Ancestry Influences the Chances of Finding Unrelated Donors: An Investigation in Admixed Brazilians.
(2020)
Front Immunol 11(): 584950
Nunes K, Aguiar VRC, Silva M, Sena AC, de Oliveira DCM, Dinardo CL, Kehdy FSG, Tarazona-Santos E, Rocha VG, Carneiro-Proietti ABF, Loureiro P, Flor-Park MV, Maximo C, Kelly S, Custer B, Weir BS, Sabino EC, Porto LC, Meyer D

Analyzing population structure for forensic STR markers in next generation sequencing data.
(2020 Nov)
Forensic Sci Int Genet 49(): 102364
Aalbers SE, Hipp MJ, Kennedy SR, Weir BS

The Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics.
(2019 Aug)
Genetics 212(4): 955-957
Weir BS

Stationary distribution of the linkage disequilibrium coefficient r2.
(2019 Aug)
Theor Popul Biol 128(): 19-26
Zhang W, Liu J, Goodman J, Weir BS, Fewster RM

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