Ken Dewar Ph.D.

Recent Publications

  1. Haudry A, Platts AE, Vello E, Hoen DR, Leclercq M, Williamson RJ, Forczek E, Joly-Lopez Z, Steffen JG, Hazzouri KM, Dewar K, Stinchcombe JR, Schoen DJ, Wang X, Schmutz J, Town CD, Edger PP, Pires JC, Schumaker KS, Jarvis DE, Mandáková T, Lysak MA, van den Bergh E, Schranz ME, Harrison PM, Moses AM, Bureau TE, Wright SI, Blanchette M. An atlas of over 90,000 conserved noncoding sequences provides insight into crucifer regulatory regions. Nat Genet. 2013 Aug;45(8):891-8.
  2. Forgetta V, Leveque G, Dias J, Grove D, Lyons R Jr, Genik S, Wright C, Singh S, Peterson N, Zianni M, Kieleczawa J, Steen R, Perera A, Bintzler D, Adams S, Hintz W, Jacobi V, Bernier L, Levesque R, Dewar K. Sequencing of the Dutch elm disease fungus genome using the Roche/454 GS-FLX Titanium System in a comparison of multiple genomics core facilities. J Biomol Tech. 2013 Apr;24(1):39-49.
  3. Levesque S, Morin C, Guay SP, Villeneuve J, Marquis P, Yik WY, Jiralerspong S, Bouchard L, Steinberg S, Hacia JG, Dewar K, Braverman NE. “A founder mutation in the PEX6 gene is responsible for increased incidence of Zellweger syndrome in a French Canadian population”. BMC Med Genet. 2012 Aug 15;13:72. PMID: 22894767
  4. Welch RL, Sladek R, Dewar K, Reisner WW. “Denaturation mapping of Saccharomyces cerevisiae”. Lab Chip. 2012 Sep 21;12(18):3314-21. PMID: 22820669
  5. Santa-Maria I, Haggiagi A, Liu X, Wasserscheid J, Nelson PT, Dewar K, Clark LN, Crary JF. “The MAPT H1 haplotype is associated with tangle-predominant dementia”. Acta Neuropathol. 2012 Nov;124(5):693-704. PMID: 22802095
  6. Jasinska AJ, Lin MK, Service S, Choi OW, DeYoung J, Grujic O, Kong SY, Jung Y, Jorgensen MJ, Fairbanks LA, Turner T, Cantor RM, Wasserscheid J, Dewar K, Warren W, Wilson RK, Weinstock G, Jentsch JD, Freimer NB. “A non-human primate system for large-scale genetic studies of complex traits”. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Aug 1;21(15):3307-16. PMID: 22556363
  7. Mongin E, Dewar K, Blanchette M. “Mapping association between long-range cis-regulatory regions and their target genes using synteny”. J Comput Biol. 2011 Sep;18(9):1115-30. PMID: 21899419
  8. Raincrow JD, Dewar K, Stocsits C, Prohaska SJ, Amemiya CT, Stadler PF, Chiu CH. “Hox clusters of the bichir (Actinopterygii, Polypterus senegalus) highlight unique patterns of sequence evolution in gnathostome phylogeny”. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2011 Sep 15;316(6):451-64. PMID: 21688387
  9. Mongin E, Auer TO, Bourrat F, Gruhl F, Dewar K, Blanchette M, Wittbrodt J, Ettwiller L. “Combining computational prediction of cis-regulatory elements with a new enhancer assay to efficiently label neuronal structures in the medaka fish”. PLoS One. 2011;6(5):e19747. PMID: 21637758.
  10. Forgetta V, Oughton MT, Marquis P, Brukner I, Blanchette R, Haub K, Magrini V, Mardis ER, Gerding DN, Loo VG, Miller MA, Mulvey MR, Rupnik M, Dascal A, Dewar K. “Fourteen-genome comparison identifies DNA markers for severe-disease-associated strains of Clostridium difficile”. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jun;49(6):2230-8. PMID: 21508155
  11. Forgetta V, Leveque G, Dias J, Grove D, Lyons Jr R, Genik S, Wright C, Singh S, Peterson N, Zianni M, Kieleczawa J, Steen R, Perera A, Bintzler D, Adams S, Hintz W, Jacobi V, Bernier L, Levesque R, Dewar K. Sequencing of the Dutch elm disease fungus genome using the Roche/454 GS-FLX Titanium system in a comparison of multiple genomics core facilities. J Biomol Tech. In press
  12. Forgetta V, Rempel H, Malouin F, Vaillancourt RJ, Topp E, Dewar K, Diarra MS. Pathogenic and multidrug-resistant Escherichia fergusonii from broiler chicken. Poult Sci. 2012 Feb;91(2):512-525. PMID: 22252367.