Areas of expertise
- Biostatistics 010402
- Bioinformatics 060102
- Gene Expression (Incl. Microarray And Other Genome Wide Approaches) 060405
- Applied Statistics 010401
- Population, Ecological And Evolutionary Genetics 060411
- Epidemiology 111706
Biography
Susan R Wilson is Emeritus Professor in the Mathematical Sciences Institute, ANU. As well, she is Senior Statistical Consultant in Stats Central (20%) and is associated with the School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW, Sydney. Sue has over 200 refereed publications in applied statistics and bioinformatics.
Sue is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. She has held the prestigious position of President of the International Biometric Society (IBS). In 2011 Sue was awarded the inaugural E. A. (Alf) Cornish Award for her contributions to Biometrics, and in 2012 awarded Honorary Life Membership of IBS ‘for outstanding contributions to the development and promotion of the discipline of Biometry’. In 2017 Sue was made inaugural Senior Fellow of the Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society.
Publications
- Pardy, C, Galbraith, S & Wilson, S 2018, 'Integrative exploration of large high-dimensional datasets', Annals of Applied Statistics, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 178-199.
- Strbenac, D, Zhong, L, Raftery, M et al 2017, 'Quantitative Performance Evaluator for Proteomics (QPEP): Web-based Application for Reproducible Evaluation of Proteomics Preprocessing Methods', Journal of Proteome Research, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 2359-2369pp.
- Donald, M & Wilson, S 2017, 'Comparison and visualisation of agreement for paired lists of rankings', Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 31-45pp.
- Lin, P, Foret, S, Wilson, S et al 2015, 'Estimation of the methylation pattern distribution from deep sequencing data', BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 16, no. 145, pp. 145-145.
- Burden, C, Qureshi, S & Wilson, S 2014, 'Error estimates for the analysis of differential expression from RNA-seq count data', PeerJ, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. e576-e576.
- Wang, P & Wilson, S 2013, 'A new hybrid probability-based method for identifying proteins and protein modifications', 10th Annual IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, CIBCB 2013 - 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2013, IEEE, Singapore, pp. 1-8.
- Wang, P, Yang, J, Raftery, M et al 2013, 'Latin square dataset for evaluating the accuracy of mass spectrometry-based protein identification and quantification', 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, IEEE BIBM 2013, IEEE, Shanghai, pp. 65-67.
- Burden, C, Qureshi, S & Wilson, S 2013, 'Controlling false discovery rates in RNA-sequencing data', ISI World Statistics Conference, International Statistical Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands, pp. 1339-1344pp.
- Donald, M, Unnikrishnan, A, Pimanda, J et al 2013, 'Model Comparisons for RNA-Seq data', The 28th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Istituto Polygrafico Europeo, Palermo, Italy, pp. 563-566.
- Burden, C, Jing, J & Wilson, S 2012, 'Alignment-free Sequence Comparison for Biologically Realistic Sequences of Moderate Length', Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol. 11, no. 1, p. 29.
- Robles, J, Qureshi, S, Stephen, S et al 2012, 'Efficient experimental design and analysis strategies for the detection of differential expression using RNA-Sequencing', BMC Genomics, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 1-14.
- Wilson, S 2012, 'Assessment of model stability for high-dimensional data with applications to complex genomic data', International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM 2012), Charles University Prague, Prague, pp. 381-386.
- Wang, P, Zomaya, A & Wilson, S 2012, 'A new hybrid de novo sequencing method for protein identification', International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BIOCOMP 2012), CSREA Press, USA.
- Song, J & Wilson, S 2011, 'A large-scale genome simulation model incorporating patterns of linkage disequilibrium', ANZIAM Journal, vol. 52, pp. C932-C948.
- Pardy, C, Motyer, A & Wilson, S 2011, 'RESAMPLING PROCEDURES TO IDENTIFY IMPORTANT SNPS USING A CONSENSUS APPROACH', BMC Proceedings, vol. 5 Suppl 9, no. 9, pp. S59-S59.
- Motyer, A, Galbraith, S & Wilson, S 2011, 'Model selection procedures for high dimensional genomic', ANZIAM Journal, vol. 52, pp. C364-C378.
- Pardy, C & Wilson, S 2011, 'A bioinformatic implementation of mutual information as a distance measure for identification of clusters of variables', ANZIAM Journal, vol. 52, pp. C710-C726.
- Motyer, A, McKendry, C, Galbraith, S et al 2011, 'LASSO MODEL SELECTION WITH POST PROCESSING FOR A GENOME WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY DATA SET', BMC Proceedings, vol. 5 Suppl 9, no. 9, pp. S24-S24.
- Jing, J, Wilson, S & Burden, C 2011, 'Weighted k-word matches: a sequence comparison tool for proteins', ANZIAM Journal, vol. 52, pp. C172-C189.
- Jing, J, Burden, C, Foret, S et al 2010, 'Statistical considerations underpinning an alignment-free sequence comparison method', Journal of the Korean statistical society, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 325-335.
- Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2010, 'A novel statistical model for finding patterns in cell-cycle transcription data', Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 31, no. 14, pp. 2126-2132.
- Xue, A, Scarlett, C, Chung, L et al 2010, 'Discovery of serum biomarkers for pancreatic adenocarcinoma using proteomic analysis', British Journal of Cancer, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 391-400.
- Jing, J, Burden, C, Foret, S et al 2010, 'Statistical considerations underpinning an alignment-free sequence comparison method', Journal of the Korean statistical society, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 325-335.
- Burden, C, Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2007, 'Statistical Analysis and Physical Modelling of Oligonucleotide Microarrays', in Andreas Deutsch, Lutz Brusch, Helen Byrne, Gerda de Vries and (ed.), Mathematical modeling of biological systems, Birkhauser Verlag, Boston, US, pp. 323-336.
- Hickman, P, Leong, M, Chang, J et al 2009, 'Plasma free metanephrines are superior to urine and plasma catecholamines and urine catecholamine metabolites for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma', Pathology, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 173-177.
- Foret, S, Wilson, S & Burden, C 2009, 'Characterizing the D2 Statistic: Word Matches in Biological Sequences', Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. Article 43.
- Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2009, 'Simpler Evaluation of Predictions and Signature Stability for Gene Expression Data', Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol. Article ID 587405, p. 5.
- Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2008, 'On finding and interpreting patterns in gene expression data from time course experiments', in M. Chetty, A. Ngom, S. Ahmad (ed.), Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics: proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 276-287.
- Burden, C, Foret, S & Wilson, S 2008, 'k-Word Matches: an Alignment-free Sequence Comparison Method', International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2008), ed. Conference Program Committee, IEEE Computer Society, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 235-238.
- Foret, S, Wilson, S & Burden, C 2008, 'Empirical distribution of k-word matches in biological sequences', Pattern Recognition, vol. 42, pp. 539-548.
- Burden, C, Kantorovitz, M & Wilson, S 2008, 'Approximate word matches between two random sequences', Annals of Applied Probability, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 1-21.
- Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2007, 'Visualisation of "High p, small n" data', Computational Statistics, vol. 22, pp. 533-541.
- Hickman, P, Badrick, T, Wilson, S et al 2007, 'Reporting of cardiac troponin - problems with the 99th population percentile', Clinica Chimica Acta, vol. 381, pp. 182-183.
- Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2007, 'h-Profile plots for the discovery and exploration of patterns in gene expression data with an application to time course data', BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 8, no. 486, pp. 1-15.
- Kantorovitz, M, Booth, H, Burden, C et al 2007, 'Asymptotic Behaviour of k-Word Matches Between Two Uniformly Distributed Sequences', Journal of Applied Probability, vol. 44, pp. 788-805.
- Foret, S, Burden, C & Wilson, S 2007, 'Asymptotic behaviour and optimal word size for exact and approximate word matches between random sequences', International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2007, ed. Conference Program Committee, Wiley Interscience, Weinheim, Germany, pp. 1121801-1121802.
- Grayson, H, Ohms, S, Brackenbury, T et al. 2007, 'Vascular microarray profiling in two models of hypertension identifies Caveolin-1, Rgs2 and Rgs5 as antihypertensive targets', BMC Genomics, vol. 8, no. 404, pp. 1-17.
- Liston, A, Hardy, K, Pittelkow, Y et al 2007, 'Impairment of organ-specific T cell negative selection by diabetes susceptibility genes: genomic analysis by mRNA profiling', Genome Biology, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. R12.
- Burden, C, Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2006, 'Adsorption models of hybridization and post-hybridization behaviour on oligonucleotide microarrays', Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 18, pp. 5545-5565.
- Walker, E, Riddell, J, Rodgers, H et al 2006, 'IL1RN genotype as a risk factor for joint pain in hereditary haemochromatosis?', Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol. 65, pp. 271-272.
- Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2006, 'Modeling Microarray Data: Interpreting and communicating the biological results', Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, vol. 3, no. 2, p. 29.
- Scarlett, C, Smith, R, Saxby, A et al 2006, 'Proteomic classification of pancreatic adenocarcinoma tissue using protein chip technology', Gastroenterology, vol. 130, no. 6, pp. 1670-1678.
- Ho, J, Adams, C, Lew, J et al 2006, 'SeqVis: visualization of compositional heterogeneity in large alignments of nucleotides', Bioinformatics, vol. 22, no. 17, pp. 2162-3.
- Booth, H, Burden, C, Maindonald, J et al 2005, 'Discussion of "A Bayesian approach to DNA sequence segmentation"', Biometrics, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 635-639.
- Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2005, 'Use of principal component analysis and the $GE$-biplot for the graphical exploration of gene expression data.', Biometrics, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 630-634.
- Badrick, T, Hawkins, R, Wilson, S et al 2005, 'Uncertainty of measurement: What it is and what it should be', Clinical Biochemist Reviews, vol. 26, pp. 155-158.
- Shannon, M, McKenzie, K, Edgley, A et al. 2005, 'Optimizing microarray in experimental hypertension', Kidney International, vol. 67, pp. 364-370.
- Burden, C, Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2005, 'Oligonucleotide Microarrays and Langmuir Adsorption Theory', National Congress Australian Institute of Physics 2005, ed. Max Colla, Australian Institute of Physics, Canberra, p. 4.
- Pittelkow, Y, Rosche, E & Wilson, S 2005, 'Interpreting Models in Gene Expression Data', International Workshop on Statistical Modelling 2005, ed. A.R. Francis, K.M. Matawie and G.K. Smyth, University of Western Sydney, Western Syndey, Australia, pp. 381-291.
- Badrick, T, Wilson, S, Dimeski, G et al 2004, 'Objective determination of appropriate reporting intervals', Annals Of Clinical Biochemistry, vol. 41, pp. 385-390.
- Liston, A, Lesage, S, Gray, D et al 2004, 'Generalized resistance to thymic deletion in the NOD mouse: A polygenic trait characterized by defective induction of Bim', Immunity, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 817-830.
- Booth, H, MacNamara, S, Nielsen, O et al 2004, 'An iterative approach to determining the length of the longest common subsequence of two strings', Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 401-421.
- Burden, C, Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2004, 'Statistical analysis of adsorption models for oligonucleotide microarrays', Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol. 3, no. 1-27, p. 29.
- Booth, H, Maindonald, J, Wilson, S et al 2004, 'An efficient Z-score algorithm for assessing sequence alignments.', Journal of Computational Biology, vol. 11, pp. 616/625.
- Wilson, S 2003, 'Discussion of Stephens & Donnelly', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics, pp. 423-426.
- Cavanaugh, J, Adams, K, Quak, E et al 2003, 'CARD15/NOD2 Risk alleles in the development of Crohn's disease in the Australian population', Annals of Human Genetics, vol. 67, pp. 35-41.
- Maindonald, J, Pittelkow, Y & Wilson, S 2003, 'Some considerations for the design of microarray experiments', in Darlene R. Goldstein (ed.), Statistics and Science: A Festschrift for Terry Speed, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, USA, pp. 367-390.
- Wilson, S 2003, 'Epistasis', in Michael Krawczak et al (ed.), Nature Encyclopedia of the Human Genome, Macmillan Publishers Ltd, USA.
- Wilson, S & Pittelkow, Y 2003, 'The GE-biplot for microarray data', Virtual Conference on Genomics and Bioinformatics 2003, ed. Willy Valdivia-Granda, Conference Organising Committee, USA, pp. 8-11.
- Wilson, S & Pittelkow, Y 2003, 'Visualisation of gene expression data - the GE-biplot, the chip-plot and the gene-plot', Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 19 total.
- Booth, H, Maindonald, J, Nielsen, O et al 2003, 'Standardization of sequence alignment scores', APAC Conference and Exhibition on Advanced Computing, Grid Applications and eResearch, ed. Joseph Young and Rajesh Chhabra, Australian Partnership for Advanced Computing, Australia, p. 8.
- Cavanaugh, J, Wilson, S & Bassett, M 2002, 'Genetic testing for HFE hemochomatosis in Australia: The value of testing relatives of simple heterozygotes', Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 17, pp. 800-803.
- Wilson, S & Huttley, G 2002, 'Non-replicability of disease gene results: A modelling perspective', International Conference on Statistics, Combinatorics and Related Areas / International Conference of the Forum for the Interdisciplinary Mathematics 2001, ed. Gulati C, Lin Y-X, Mishra S, Rayner J, World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore, pp. 374-382.
- Wilson, S 2002, 'Hypothesis testing for data from different family study designs', Human Heredity, vol. 53, pp. 55-58.
- Wilson, S 2002, 'Modern Biometry', in Matsuura, K (ed.), Knowledge for Sustainable Development - An Insight into the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, EOLSS Publishers, Paris, France, pp. 355-373.
- Wilson, S 2002, 'Assortative Mating', in Elston C, Olson J M, Palmer L (ed.), Biostatistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology, John Wiley & Sons Inc, Chichester, UK, pp. 34-36.
- Murtagh, L, Whiley, M, Wilson, S et al 2002, 'Unsaturated Iron Binding capacity and Transferrin saturation are equally reliable in detection of HFE hemochromatosis', American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 97, no. 8, pp. 2093-2099.
- Bassett, M, Wilson, S, Cavanaugh, J et al 2002, 'Penetrance of HFE-related hemochromatosis in perspective', Hepatology, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 500-503.
- Fang, Y & Wilson, S 2001, 'On Cloning and Clone Libraries for Finite and Infinite Length Genomes', Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 933-950.
- Solomon, P & Wilson, S 2001, 'Statistical modelling and prediction associated with the HIV/AIDS epidemic', The Mathematical Scientist, vol. 26, pp. 87-102.
- Wilson, S 2001, 'Epistasis and its possible effects on transmission disequilibrium tests', Annals of Human Genetics, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 565-575.
- Wicks, J & Wilson, S 2000, 'Evaluating linkage and linkage disequilibrium: use of excess sharing and transmission disequilibrium methods in affected sib pairs', Annals of Human Genetics, vol. 64, no. 5, pp. 419 - 432.
- Huttley, G, Jakobsen, I, Wilson, S et al. 2000, 'How important is DNA replication for mutagenesis?', Molecular Biology and Evolution, vol. 17, pp. 929 - 937.
- Huttley, G & Wilson, S 2000, 'Testing for concordant equilibria between population samples', Genetics (Print) ceased Dec 2009 - don't use, vol. 156, pp. 2127 - 2135.
- Bammer, G, Battisson, L, Ward, J et al 2000, 'The impact on retention of expansion of an Australian public methadone program', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 58, pp. 173-180.
- Wicks, J & Wilson, S 1999, 'Modelling linkage and association, with evaluation of common sampling schemes', Genetic Epidemiology, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. S755-S760.
- Wilson, S 1999, 'Evolution and biometry', Biometrics, vol. 55, pp. 333-337.
- Wilson, S 1999, 'Genes or environment? The difficulties of disentangling these effects in human genetic data analysis', Environmetrics, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 685-693.
- Wilson, S 1999, 'Presidents Corner (International Biometric Society)', Biometrics, vol. 16, no. 1, 2, 3 and 4, pp. 1-2.
Projects and Grants
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- Novel techniques for statistical and mathematical analyses of sequence data (Secondary Investigator)