List of publications

List of publications

Publications in Peer-reviewed journals

  1. Tuiskula-Haavisto, M., Honkatukia, M., Dunn, I.C., Bain, M.M., De Koning, D.J., Preisinger, R., Schmutz, M., Arango, J., Fischer, D., Vilkki, J. (2018): Validated QTL for egg shell quality in experimental and commercial laying hens. Animal Genetics. doi: 10.1111/age.12671. link
  2. Fischer, D. (2017): The R-package GenomicTools for multifactor dimensionality reduction and the analysis of (exploratory) Quantitative Trait Loci. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 151, 171–177. 10.1016/j.cmpb.2017.08.012. link
  3. Tapio,I., Fischer,D., Blasco,L., Tapio,M., Wallace,R.J., Bayat,A.R., Ventto,L., Kahala,M., Negussie,E., Shingfield,K.J., Vilkki,J. (2017): Taxon abundance, diversity, co-occurrence and network analysis of the ruminal microbiota in response to dietary changes in dairy cows. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0180260. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180260. link
  4. Fischer, D., Honkatukia,M., Tuiskula-Haavisto,M., Nordhausen,K., Cavero,D., Preisinger,R., Vilkki,J. (2017): Subgroup Detection in Genotype Data using Invariant Coordinate Selection. BMC Bioinformatics, 18(173), 1–9. doi: 10.1186/s12859-017-1589-9.
  5. Da Ros, M., Lehtiniemi, T., Olotu, O., Fischer, D., Zhang, F.-P., Vihinen, H., Jokitalo, E., Sironen, A., Toppari, J., Kotaja, N. (2017): FYCO1 and autophagy control the integrity of the haploid male germ cell-specific RNP granules. Autophagy, 13(2), 302–321. doi: 10.1080/15548627.2016.1261319.
  6. Spiliopoulos, S., Hergesell, V., Fischer, D., Koerfer, R., Tenderich, G. (2016):Applicability of Cardiogoniometry as a non- invasive Screening Tool for the Detection of Graft Vasculopathy in Heart Transplant Recipients. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivw237.
  7. Nurminen, R., Rantapero, T., Chong, W.S., Fischer, D., Lehtonen, R., Tammela, T.L.J., Nykter, M., Visakorpi, T., Wahlfors, T., Schleutker, J. (2016): Expressional profiling of prostate cancer risk SNPs at 11q13.5 identifies DGAT2 as a new target gene. Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer, 55(8), 661-673. doi:10.1002/gcc.22368.
  8. Tapio,I., Shingfield,K.J., McKain,N., Bonin,A., Bayat,A., Fischer,D., Vilkki,J., Taberlet,P., Snelling,T.J., Wallace, R.J. (2016): Oral Samples as Non-Invasive Proxies for Assessing the Composition of the Rumen Microbial Community. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151220. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151220.
  9. Fischer, D., Nordhausen, K. and Taskinen, S. (2015): Publication and Coauthorship Networks of Hannu Oja. Modern Nonparametric, Robust and Multivariate Methods – Festschrift in Honour of Hannu Oja. pp.7-31. doi 10.1007/978-3-319-22404-6. Springer, Heidelberg.
  10. Bruford, M.W., Ginja, C., Hoffmann, I., Joost, S., Orozco-terWengel, P. et al. (2015): Prospects and Challenges for the Conservation of Farm Animal Genomic Resources, 2015-2025. Frontiers in Genetics 6(314). doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00314
  11. Fischer, D., Laiho, A., Gyenesei, A., Sironen, A. (2015): Identification of reproduction related gene mutations using RNAseq in the Large White pig population. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. July 1, 2015 vol. 5 no. 7 1351-1360. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.018382.
  12. Fischer, D., Oja, H. (2015): Mann-Whitney Type Tests for Microarray Experiments: The R Package gMWT. Journal of Statistical Software, 65(9). doi:10.18637/jss.v065.i09. link
  13. Fischer, D., Wahlfors, T., Mattila, H., Oja, H., Tammela, T.L.J, Schleutker, J. (2015): MiRNA Profiles in Lymphoblastoid Cell Lines of Finnish Prostate Cancer Families. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0127427. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127427.
  14. Laitinen, V.H., Rantapero, T., Fischer, D., Vuorinen, E.M. , Tammela, T.L.J., Wahlfors, T., PRACTICAL Consortium, Schleutker, J. (2014): Fine-mapping the 2q37 and 17q11.2-q22 Loci for Novel Genes and Sequence Variants Associated with a Genetic Predisposition to Prostate Cancer. International Journal of Cancer, 136(10), 2316-2327. doi: 10.1002/ijc.29276.
  15. Sironen, A., Fischer, D., Laiho, A., Gyenesei, A., Vilkki, J. (2014): A recent L1 insertion within SPEF2 gene is associated with changes in PRLR expression in sow reproductive organs. Animal Genetics, 45(4), 500-507. doi: 10.1111/age.12153.
  16. Fischer, D., Oja, H., Schleutker, J., Sen, P.K. and Wahlfors, T. (2014): Generalized Mann-Whitney Type Tests for Microarray Experiments. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 41(3), 672-692. doi: 10.1111/sjos.12055.
  17. Siltanen, S., Fischer, D., Rantapero, T., Laitinen, V., Mpindi, J.P., Kallioniemi, O., Wahlfors, T., Schleutker, J. (2013): ARLTS1 and Prostate Cancer Risk – Analysis of Expression and Regulation. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72040. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072040.
Manuscripts accepted for publication
Submitted Manuscripts

  1. Fischer, D., Berro, A., Nordhausen, K., Ruiz-Gazen, A.: REPPLab: Detecting Groups and Outliers Using Exploratory Projection Pursuit.
  2. Fischer, D., Mosler, K., Nordhausen, K., Möttönen, J., Pokotylo, O., and Vogel, D.: The OjaNP Package: Theoretical Background of the R-Package OjaNP.
  3. Fischer, D., Sironen, A.: Identification of novel transcripts with orthologs across species using the R-package hoardeR.
  4. Fischer, D., Nordhausen, K. and Oja, H.: Linear Dimension Reduction and Bioinformatics Data.
  5. Iso-Touru, T., Pesonen, M., Fischer, D., Huuskonen, A., Sironen, A.: Validation of the effect of CAPN1 and CAST gene variants on meat quality traits in Finnish Aberdeen Angus and Nordic Red Cattle populations.
  6. Dillard, K., Hytönen, M.K., Fischer, D., Tanhuanpää, K., Lehti, M., Sironen, A., Anttila, M.: A Splice site variant in INPP5E causes diffuse cystic renal dysplasia and hepatic fibrosis in dogs.>