Publications

In just the first few years, the data shared by our study participants has been used in a wide range of research studies. Each new contribution helps us to do more and better research.

Articles

1. Brieger, K. et al. Genes for Good: Engaging the Public in Genetics Research via Social Media. The American Journal of Human Genetics (in press) (link)

2. Liu, M. et al. Association studies of up to 1.2 million individuals yield new insights into the genetic etiology of tobacco and alcohol use. Nat Genet (2019). (link)

3. Jiang, Y. et al. Proper conditional analysis in the presence of missing data: Application to large scale meta-analysis of tobacco use phenotypes. PLoS Genet 14, e1007452 (2018). (read for free)

4. Savage, J. E. et al. Genome-wide association meta-analysis in 269,867 individuals identifies new genetic and functional links to intelligence. Nat Genet 50, 912-919 (2018). (link) (read for free)

5. Sanchez-Roige, S. et al. Genome-wide association study of delay discounting in 23,217 adult research participants of European ancestry. Nat Neurosci 21, 16-18 (2018). (link)

6. Liu, M. et al. Validating Online Measures of Cognitive Ability in Genes for Good, a Genetic Study of Health and Behavior. Assessment 107319111774404 (2017). (link) (read for free)

7. Zhan, X. et al. Association Analysis and Meta-Analysis of Multi-allelic Variants for Large Scale Sequence Data. bioRXiv (2017). (read for free)

Conference Posters

1. Genes for Good: Analyzing polygenic risk for mental health conditions and substance use. Presented by Katherine Raguckas at the University of Michigan UROP Symposium on April 24, 2019 in Ann Arbor, MI.

2. Association of Purpose in Life with Substance Use and Polygenic Risk Scores. Presented by Robin Rong at the University of Michigan UROP Symposium on April 24, 2019 in Ann Arbor, MI.

3. Exploring polygenic risk scores for depression in a transgender population. Presented by Anita Pandit at the 68th annual meeting for the American Society of Human Genetics on October 16-20, 2018 in San Diego, CA.

4. Replicating type 2 diabetes GWAS results using self-reported data. Presented by Aubrey C. Annis at the 68th annual meeting for the American Society of Human Genetics on October 16-20, 2018 in San Diego, CA.

5. A study of subthreshold hallucinatory experiences and their relationship to genetic liability for schizophrenia. Presented by Hannah Young at the 67th annual meeting for the American Society of Human Genetics, Oct 17-21, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

6. Exploring genetic associations using self-reported phenotypes in Genes for Good. Presented by Anita Pandit at the 67th annual meeting for the American Society of Human Genetics, Oct 17-21, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

7. Genes for good: Engaging the public in genetics research using social media. Presented by Anita Pandit at the 66th annual meeting for the American Society of Human Genetics, Oct 18-22, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada.