List of

Publications

2018

Kukla-Bartoszek M, Pośpiech E, Spólnicka M, Karlowska-Pik J, Strapagiel D, Zadzińska E, Rosset I, Sobalska M, Słomka M, Walsh S, Kayser M, Sitek A, Branicki W. Investigating the impact of age-depended hair colour darkening during childhood on DNA-based hair colour prediction with the HIrisPlex system. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. 2018

Chaitanya L, Breslin K, Zuñiga S, Wirken L, Pospiech E, Kukla-Bartoszek M, Sijen T, de Knijff P, Liu F, Branicki W, Kayser M, Walsh S. The HIrisPlex-S system for eye, hair and skin colour prediction from DNA: Introduction and forensic developmental validation. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. 2018

Liu F, Chen Y, Zhu G, Hysi P.G, Wu S, Adhikari K, Breslin K, Pospiech E, Hamer M.A, Peng F, Muralidharan C, Acuna-Alonzo V, Canizales-Quinteros S, Bedoya G, Gallo C, Poletti G, Rothhammer F, Bortolini M.C, Gonzalez-Jose R, Zeng C, Xu S, Jin L, Uitterlinden A.G, Ikram M.A, van Duijn C.M, Nijsten T, Walsh S , Branicki W, Wang S, Ruiz-Linares A, Spector T.D, Martin N.G, Medland S.E, Kayser M. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies 8 novel loci involved in shape variation of human head hair. Human Molecular Genetics 2018

2017

Walsh S , Chaitanya L, Breslin K, Muralidharan C, Bronikowska A, Pospiech E, Koller J, Kovatsi L, Wollstein A, Branicki W, Liu F, Kayser M. Global skin colour prediction from DNA. Human Genetics. 2017

Caliebe A, Walsh S , Liu F, Kayser M, Krawczak M. Likelihood ratio and posterior odds in forensic genetics: Two sides of the same coin. Forensic Science International: Genetics. 2017.

Wollstein A, Walsh S , Liu F, Chakravarthy U, Rahu M, Seland JH, Soubrane G, Tomazzoli L, Topouzis F, Vingerling JR, Vioque J Böhringer S, Fletcher AE, Kayser M. Novel quantitative pigmentation phenotyping enhances genetic association, epistasis, and prediction of human eye colour. Scientific Reports. 2017 Feb 27;7:43359.

2016

Haeusler M, Haas C, Seiler R, Lösch S, Moghaddam N, Walsh S, Kayser M, Rühli F, Janosa M, Papageorgopoulou C. Multidisciplinary identification of the controversial freedom fighter Jörg Jenatsch, assassinated 1639 in Chur, Switzerland. Plos One. 2016.

Chaitanya L, Pajnic IZ, Walsh S, Balažic J, Zupanc T, Kayser M. Bringing colour back after 70 years: Predicting eye and hair colour from skeletal remains of World War II victims using the HIrisPlex system. Forensic Sci. Int. Genetics 2016.

Walsh S , Pospiech E, Branicki W. Commentary: Hot on the Trail of Genes that Shape Our Fingerprints. Invest. Dermat. 2016.

2015

Liu F, Visser M, Duffy D.L, Hysi P.G, Jacobs L.C, Lao O, Zhong K, Walsh S , Chaitanya L et al. Genetics of skin color variation in Europeans: genome-wide association studies with functional follow-up. Human Genetics 2015.

2014

King T.E, Fortes G.G, Balaresque P, Thomas M.G, Balding D, Delser P.M, Neumann R, Parson W, Knapp M, Walsh S, Tonasso L, Holt J, Kayser M, Appleby J, Forster P, Ekserdjian D, Hofreiter M, Schu¨rer K. Identification of the remains of King Richard III. Nat Commun. 2014.

Chaitanya L*, Walsh S*, et al. Collaborative EDNAP exercise on the IrisPlex system for DNA-based prediction of human eye colour. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. 2014.

Pospiech E, Wojas-Pelc A, Walsh S, Liu F, Maeda H, Ishikawa T, Skowron M, Kayser M, Branicki W. The common occurrence of epistasis in the determination of human pigmentation and its impact on DNA-based pigmentation phenotype prediction. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. 2014.

Walsh S, Chaitanya L, Clarisse L, Wirken L, Draus-Barini J, Kovatsi L, Maeda H, Ishikawa T, Sijen T, de Knijff P, Branicki W, Liu F, Kayser M. Developmental Validation of the HIrisPlex system: DNA-based eye and hair colour prediction for forensic and anthropological usage. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. 2014.

2013

Liu F, Walsh S, Kayser M. Of sex and IrisPlex eye colour prediction: A reply to Martinez-Cadenas et al. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. 2013.

Keating B, Bansal A.T, Walsh S, Millman J, Newman J, Kidd K, Budowle B, Eisenberg A, Donfack J, Gasparini P, Budimlija Z, Henders A.K, Chandrupatla H, Duffy D.L, Gordon S.D, Hysi P, Liu F, Medland S.E, Rubin L, Martin N.G, Spector T.D, Kayser M, on behalf of the International Visible Trait Genetics (VisiGen) Consortium. First All-in-One Tool for DNA Forensics: Parallel Genome-wide Inference of Bio-Geographic Ancestry, Appearance, Relatedness and Gender With Identitas Forensic Chip Int. J. Legal Med. 2013.

Draus-Barini J, Walsh S, Pośpiech E, Kupiec T, Głąb H, Branicki W, Kayser M. Bona fide colour: DNA prediction of human eye and hair colour from ancient and contemporary skeletal remains Investigative Genetics 2013.

2012

Walsh S, Liu F, Wollstein A, Kovatsi L, Ralf A, Kosiniak-Kamysz A, Branicki W, Kayser M. The HIrisPlex system for simultaneous prediction of hair and eye colour from DNA Forensic Sci. Int. Genet 2012.

2011

Walsh S, Wollstein A, Liu F, Chakravarthy U, RahuM, Seland J.H., Soubrane G, Tomazzoli L, Topouzis F, Vingerling J.R., Vioque J, Fletcher A.E., Ballantyne K.N., Kayser M DNA-based eye colour prediction across Europe with the IrisPlex system. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet 2011.

Branicki W, Liu F, van Duijn K, Draus-Barini J, Pospiech E, Walsh S, Kupiec T, Wojas-Pelc A, Kayser M Model-based prediction of human hair color using DNA variants. Hum. Genet. 2011.

2010

Walsh S, Lindenbergh A, Zuniga S.B, Sijen T, de Knijff P, Kayser M, Ballantyne K.N. Developmental validation of the IrisPlex system: Determination of blue and brown iris colour for forensic intelligence. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet 2010.

Liu F, Wollstein A, Hysi P.G, Ankra-Badu G.A, Spector T.D, Park D, Zhu G, Larsson M, Duffy D.L, Montgomery G.W, Mackey D.A, Walsh S, Lao O, Hofman A, Rivadeneira F, Vingerling J.R, Uitterlinden A.G, Martin N.G, Hammond C.J, Kayser M. Digital quantification of human eye color highlights genetic association of three new loci. PLoS Genet. 2010.

Walsh S, Liu F, Ballantyne K.N, van Oven M, Lao O, Kayser M. IrisPlex: A sensitive DNA tool for accurate prediction of blue and brown eye colour in the absence of ancestry information. Forensic Sci. Int. Genet 2010.