iQBS Welcomes Dr. Chris Amos

iQBS is pleased to welcome Chris Amos, Ph.D. to Dartmouth. Dr. Amos joined the faculty on September 1st, 2012 as a Professor of Community and Family Medicine. He was jointly recruited by the Norris-Cotton Cancer Center and iQBS. Dr. Amos is a biostatistician with expertise in genetic epidemiology, genomics, human genetics and cancer research. He serves as Asscociate Director of Population Sciences for the Norris-Cotton Cancer Center and founding Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine. He is a member of iQBS and the QBS Graduate Program. [READ MORE]

Recent Publications:

Ma J, Xiao F, Xiong M, Andrew AS, Brenner H, Duell EJ, Haugen A, Hoggart C, Hung RJ, Lazarus P, Liu C, Matsuo K, Mayordomo JI, Schwartz AG, Staratschek-Jox A, Wichmann E, Yang P, Amos CI. Natural and Orthogonal Interaction Framework for Modeling Gene-Environment Interactions with Application to Lung Cancer. Hum Hered. 2012 Aug 9;73(4):185-194.

Ma J, Amos CI. Investigation of inversion polymorphisms in the human genome using principal components analysis. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e40224.

Ma J, Amos CI. Principal components analysis of population admixture. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e40115.

Spitz MR, Gorlov IP, Dong Q, Wu X, Chen W, Chang DW, Etzel CJ, Caporaso NE, Zhao Y, Christiani DC, Brennan P, Albanes D, Shi J, Thun M, Landi MT, Amos CI. Multistage analysis of variants in the inflammation pathway and lung cancer risk in smokers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jul;21(7):1213-21.

Wei C, Han Y, Spitz MR, Wu X, Chancoco H, Akiva P, Rechavi G, Brand H, Wun I, Frazier ML, Amos CI. A case-control study of a sex-specific association between a 15q25 variant and lung cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Dec;20(12):2603-9.

Chris Amos