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Papers by Dr. Taras K. Oleksyk

1:  Oleksyk TK, Shrestha S, Truelove AL, Goedert JJ, Donfield SM, Phair J, Mehta S, O'Brien SJ, Smith MW.   Extended IL10 haplotypes and their association with HIV progression to AIDS.  Genes Immun. 2009 Jun;10(4):309-22. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

2: Volfovsky N, Oleksyk TK, Cruz KC, Truelove AL, Stephens RM, Smith MW. Genome and gene alterations by insertions and deletions in the evolution of human and chimpanzee chromosome 22.  BMC Genomics. 2009 Jan 26;10:51.

3: Kopp JB, Smith MW, Nelson GW, Johnson RC, Freedman BI, Bowden DW, Oleksyk T.K., McKenzie LM, Kajiyama H, Ahuja TS, Berns JS, Briggs W, Cho ME, Dart RA, Kimmel PL, Korbet SM, Michel DM, Mokrzycki MH, Schelling JR, Simon E, Trachtman H, Vlahov D, Winkler CA.  MYH9 is a major-effect risk gene for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.  Nat Genet. 2008 Oct;40(10):1175-84. Epub 2008 Sep 14.

4: Truelove AL, Oleksyk TK, Shrestha S, Thio CL, Goedert JJ, Donfield SM, Kirk GD, Thomas DL, O'Brien SJ, Smith MW.  Evaluation of IL10, IL19 and IL20 gene polymorphisms and chronic hepatitis B infection outcome.  Int J Immunogenet. 2008 Jun;35(3):255-64.

5: Oleksyk TK, Zhao K, De La Vega FM, Gilbert DA, O'Brien SJ, Smith MW.  Identifying selected regions from heterozygosity and divergence using a light-coverage genomic dataset from two human populations. PLoS One. 2008 Mar 5;3(3):e1712.

6: Tsyusko OV, Smith MH, Oleksyk TK, Goryanaya J, Glenn TC.  Genetics of cattails in radioactively contaminated areas around Chornobyl.  Mol Ecol. 2006 Aug;15(9):2611-25.

7: Purdue JR, Oleksyk TK, Smith MH.  Independent occurrences of multiple repeats in the control region of mitochondrial DNA of white-tailed deer.  J Hered. 2006 May-Jun;97(3):235-43. Epub 2006 Apr 13.

8: Shrestha S, Strathdee SA, Galai N, Oleksyk T, Fallin MD, Mehta S, Schaid D, Vlahov D, O'Brien SJ, Smith MW.  Behavioral risk exposure and host genetics of susceptibility to HIV-1 infection.  J Infect Dis. 2006 Jan 1;193(1):16-26. Epub 2005 Nov 22.

9: Oleksyk TK, Thio CL, Truelove AL, Goedert JJ, Donfield SM, Kirk GD, Thomas DL, O'Brien SJ, Smith MW.  Single nucleotide polymorphisms and haplotypes in the IL10 region associated with HCV clearance.  Genes Immun. 2005 Jun;6(4):347-57.

10: Oleksyk TK, Goldfarb LG, Sivtseva T, Danilova AP, Osakovsky VL, Shrestha S, O'Brien SJ, Smith MW.   Evaluating association and transmission of eight inflammatory genes with Viliuisk encephalomyelitis susceptibility.  Eur J Immunogenet. 2004 Jun;31(3):121-8.

11: Oleksyk TK, Novak JM, Purdue JR, Gashchak SP, Smith MH. High levels of fluctuating asymmetry in populations of Apodemus flavicollis from the most contaminated areas in Chornobyl.  J Environ Radioact. 2004;73(1):1-20.

12: Oleksyk TK, Gashchak SP, Glenn TC, Jagoe CH, Peles JD, Purdue JR, Tsyusk OV, Zalissky OO, Smith MH.  Frequency distributions of 137Cs in fish and mammal populations.  J Environ Radioact. 2002;61(1):55-74.