Journal article

Imputation of KIR Types from SNP Variation Data

Damjan Vukcevic, James A Traherne, Sigrid Naess, Eva Ellinghaus, Yoichiro Kamatani, Alexander Dilthey, Mark Lathrop, Tom H Karlsen, Andre Franke, Miriam Moffatt, William Cookson, John Trowsdale, Gil McVean, Stephen Sawcer, Stephen Leslie

The American Journal of Human Genetics | CELL PRESS | Published : 2015

Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) on its Peak Computing Facility at the University of Melbourne, an initiative of the Victorian Government of Australia


Awarded by UK Multiple Sclerosis Society


Awarded by Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We wish to thank Chris Johnson, Wei Jiang, and Jyothi Jayaraman for their contributions to developing the lab-based KIR typing process and data generation, Sandra Maksimovic for assisting with the web-based implementation, Bente Woldseth for technical assistance, and Johannes Hov for helpful discussions. This work was supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellowship ID 1053756 (S.L.), Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) grant VR0240 on its Peak Computing Facility at the University of Melbourne, an initiative of the Victorian Government of Australia (S.L.), UK Multiple Sclerosis Society grant 894/08 (S.S.), the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) program e:Med sysINFLAME (A.F.), the Peter Hans Hofschneider Professorship of the "Stiftung Experimentelle Biomedizin" in Zurich (A.F.), and the Wellcome Trust and Medical Research Council (MRC) with partial funding from the National Institute of Health Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (J.T. and J.A.T.). Research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute was supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program, and further infrastructure support was provided by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Cluster of Excellence "Inflammation at Interfaces." S.L., G.M., and A.D. are founders and partners in Peptide Groove LLP.