Scott M. Williams, PhD

Professor

smw154@case.edu | 216.368.5659 | Wood Bldg. WG-82A

Education

Ph.D. Washington University, St. Louis, 1981

Honors

2012 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Professional Service

Section Editor, Natural Variation, PLoS Genetics, 2011-present
Section Editor, Genomics, Current Genetic Medicine Reports, 2012-present
Member Executive Committee, African Society of Human Genetics, 2013-present
Program Committee, Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing: Precision Medicine 2016

Recent Publications

  1. Marrs, C, Chesmore, K, Menon, R, Williams, S. Maternal human telomerase reverse transcriptase variants are associated with preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes. PLoS ONE 2018; 13 (5): e0195963. PubMed PMID:29771920 .
  2. Jazzar, U, Yong, S, Klaassen, Z, Huo, J, Hughes, BD, Esparza, E, Mehta, HB, Kim, SP, Tyler, DS, Freedland, SJ, Kamat, AM, Wolf, DV, Williams, SB. Impact of psychiatric illness on decreased survival in elderly patients with bladder cancer in the United States. Cancer 2018; : . PubMed PMID:29660813 .
  3. Hellwege, JN, Russell, SB, Williams, SM, Edwards, TL, Velez Edwards, DR. Gene-based evaluation of low-frequency variation and genetically-predicted gene expression impacting risk of keloid formation. Ann. Hum. Genet. 2018; : . PubMed PMID:29484647 .
  4. Shiga, Y, Akiyama, M, Nishiguchi, KM, Sato, K, Shimozawa, N, Takahashi, A, Momozawa, Y, Hirata, M, Matsuda, K, Yamaji, T, Iwasaki, M, Tsugane, S, Oze, I, Mikami, H, Naito, M, Wakai, K, Yoshikawa, M, Miyake, M, Yamashiro, K, Japan Glaucoma Society Omics Group (JGS-OG), Kashiwagi, K, Iwata, T, Mabuchi, F, Takamoto, M, Ozaki, M, Kawase, K, Aihara, M, Araie, M, Yamamoto, T, Kiuchi, Y, Nakamura, M, Ikeda, Y, Sonoda, KH, Ishibashi, T, Nitta, K, Iwase, A, Shirato, S, Oka, Y, Satoh, M, Sasaki, M, Fuse, N, Suzuki, Y, Cheng, CY, Khor, CC, Baskaran, M, Perera, S, Aung, T, Vithana, EN, Cooke Bailey, JN, Kang, JH, Pasquale, LR, Haines, JL, NEIGHBORHOOD Consortium, Wiggs, JL, Burdon, KP, Gharahkhani, P, Hewitt, AW, Mackey, DA, MacGregor, S, Craig, JE, Allingham, RR, Hauser, M, Ashaye, A, Budenz, DL, Akafo, S, Williams, SEI, Kamatani, Y, Nakazawa, T, Kubo, M. Genome-wide association study identifies seven novel susceptibility loci for primary open-angle glaucoma. Hum. Mol. Genet. 2018; 27 (8): 1486-1496. PubMed PMID:29452408 .
  5. Chesmore, K, Bartlett, J, Williams, SM. The ubiquity of pleiotropy in human disease. Hum. Genet. 2018; 137 (1): 39-44. PubMed PMID:29164333 .
  6. Li, X, Redline, S, Zhang, X, Williams, S, Zhu, X. Height associated variants demonstrate assortative mating in human populations. Sci Rep 2017; 7 (1): 15689. PubMed PMID:29146993 PubMed Central PMC5691191.
  7. Gyamfi-Bannerman, C, Menon, R, Bonney, EA, Dolan, SM, Johnson, M, Lamont, RF, Mesiano, S, Murtha, AP, Myatt, L, Mysorekar, I, Williams, SM, Zhong, N, Helmer, H. Novel thoughts on preterm birth research proceedings of the 13th annual preterm birth international collaborative (PREBIC) meeting. Semin. Perinatol. 2017; 41 (7): 438-441. PubMed PMID:29074002 .
  8. Chen, A, Liu, Y, Williams, SM, Morris, N, Buchner, DA. Widespread epistasis regulates glucose homeostasis and gene expression. PLoS Genet. 2017; 13 (9): e1007025. PubMed PMID:28961251 PubMed Central PMC5636166.
  9. Mechanic, LE, Lindström, S, Daily, KM, Sieberts, SK, Amos, CI, Chen, HS, Cox, NJ, Dathe, M, Feuer, EJ, Guertin, MJ, Hoffman, J, Liu, Y, Moore, JH, Myers, CL, Ritchie, MD, Schildkraut, J, Schumacher, F, Witte, JS, Wang, W, Williams, SM, U4C Challenge Participants, U4C Challenge Data Contributors, Gillanders, EM. Up For A Challenge (U4C): Stimulating innovation in breast cancer genetic epidemiology. PLoS Genet. 2017; 13 (9): e1006945. PubMed PMID:28957327 PubMed Central PMC5619686.
  10. Graham, BE, Darabos, C, Huang, M, Muglia, LJ, Moore, JH, Williams, SM. Evolutionarily derived networks to inform disease pathways. Genet. Epidemiol. 2017; 41 (8): 866-875. PubMed PMID:28944497 PubMed Central PMC5696086.
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