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Manika Govil



  • Higher Ed: Science 



Statistical genetics (methods development and parallel computational techniques for linkage analysis approaches), genetic mapping, craniofacial birth defects (primarily cleft lip and palate), genetics of complex human traits. 


1) Swartz MD, Thomas DC, Daw EW, Albers K, Charlesworth JC, Dyer TC, Fridley BL, Govil M, Kraft P, Kwon S, Logue MW, Oh C, Pique-Regi R, Saba L, Schumacher FR, Uh HW. Model selection and Bayesian methods in statistical genetics: summary of group 11 contributions to Genetic Analysis Workshop 15. Genetic Epidemiology 31 (Suppl 1):S96-102, 2007.
2) Govil M, Segre AM, Vieland VJ. MLIP: A Multiprocessor Linkage Analysis System. Proceedings of the Second International Multi-Symposiums on Computer and Computational Sciences (IMSCCS 2007); IEEE Computer Society Press, pp.17-24, 2007.
3) Govil M, Segre AM, Vieland VJ. MLIP: Using multiple processors to compute the Posterior Probability of Linkage. BMC Bioinformatics 9(Suppl 6):S2, 2008.
4) Govil M, Vieland VJ. Practical Considerations for Dividing Data into Subsets Prior to PPL Analysis. Human Heredity 66(4):223-237, 2008.
5) Rahimov F, Marazita ML, Visel A, Cooper ME, Hitchler MJ, Rubini M, Domann FE, Govil M, Christensen K, Bille C, Melbye M, Jugessur A, Lie RT, Wilcox AJ, Fitzpatrick DR, Green ED, Mossey PA, Little J, Steegers-Theunissen RP, Pennacchio LA, Schutte BC, Murray JC. Disruption of an AP-2alpha binding site in an IRF6 enhancer is associated with cleft lip. Nat Genet. 40(11):1341-7, 2008.