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Causes and Mechanisms of Disease Group

The group investigates how genetic variation contribute to disease using multiple approaches

Causes and mechanisms of disease picture. Effect sizes of SNPs at timepoints.
Photo:
Øyvind Helgeland

Leader Stefan Johansson. Stefan's team investigates how genetic variation contribute to disease using approaches such as GWAS in large cohorts, genome and transcriptome sequencing in rare monogenic disorders, and in depth functional analyses in cell models and zebra fish.

Key competences

  • GWAS
  • Triad
  • RNA-seq
  • Proteomics
  • Pathway analysis
  • Transciptomics
  • Metabolomics
  • Methylation 

Data sources

  • HUSK
  • MoBa
  • MODY-reg.
  • Norwegian childhood diabetes register
  • ROAS-biobank

Recent publications