Christopher Carlson

Appointments and Affiliations

 
 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division
Cancer Prevention
Associate Member
University of Washington
School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Epidemiology
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Appointed: 2006
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Mailing Address

1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Mail Stop M4-B402
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667-7034
Fax: (206) 667-7850
ccarlson@fhcrc.org

Degrees

Ph.D., Stanford University, Genetics, 2000.
B.A., Pomona College, Molecular Biology, 1992.

Research Interests

  1. Identification and functional dissection of polymorphisms that correlate with common diseases and quantitative traits
  2. Assessing the functional impact of candidate SNPs on a variety of regulatory mechanisms, including promoter function and MrNA structure
  3. High throughput sequencing of the rearranged TCR and BCR repertoire for adaptive immune system profiling in autoimmune disease, infectious disease, and cancer
  4. Exome sequencing and analysis for common complex traits

Additional Experience

Computational Expertise: C++, R statistical language, relational database design, STRUCTURE, PHASE, Polyphred, MEGA2, Arlequin

 

Recent Publications

2009
Reding KW, Weiss NS, Chen C, Li CI, Carlson CS, Wilkerson H-W, Farin FM, Thummel KE, Daling JR, Malone KE.  2009.  Genetic polymorphisms in the catechol estrogen metabolism pathway and breast cancer risk.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 18(5):1461-7. Abstract
2008
Salinas CA, Kwon E, Carlson CS, Koopmeiners JS, Feng Z, Karyadi DM, Ostrander EA, Stanford JL.  2008.  Multiple independent genetic variants in the 8q24 region are associated with prostate cancer risk.. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 17(5):1203-13. Abstract
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