Diptasri Mandal, PhD, Biosketch
Professor of Genetics
533 Bolivar Street
533 Bolivar Street
BSc Zoology - 1984
MSc Zoology with specialization in Entomology - 1986
MS Biology - 1991
PhD Human Genetics, Biometry minor - 1996
Dr. Diptasri M. Mandal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. She received her PhD. in Human Genetics from the Department of Biometry and Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center in 1996. She joined the Department of Medicine in 1997, and in June 2000 moved to the Department of Genetics.
Genetic studies of complex traits/diseases such as prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, and endometriosis
Statistical genetic analysis methods through computer simulation
Course Director: Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics (Genet 236)
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2002-present. Chair, Graduate Admission Committee
2009-2013. Chair, Promotion & Tenure Committee
2015. Chair. Promotion & Tenure Committee
2009-present. Chair. Graduate Student Oversight Committee
2010-present. Chair. Curriculum Committee
School of Medicine Committees
2001-present. Member, Graduate Advisory Council
2003-present, Member, Council of Professional Conduct
2006-present. Chair, Curriculum Committee, Graduate School
2014-present. Senator, School of Graduate Studies
2014-present. Member, Graduate Advisory Council Research Committee
Professional Society Committee
2003-present. Ethical Legal Social Issues (ELSI) Committee, International Genetic Epidemiologic Society
2000-present. Graduate Student Coordinator, Department of Genetics
D.M. Mandal, A.F.Wilson, R.C. Elston, K. Weissbecker, B. J. Keats, J. E. Bailey-Wilson. Effect of misspecification of allele frequencies on the Type I error of model-free linkage analysis. Human Heredity. 2000. 50:126-132.
D. M. Mandal, A. F. Wilson and J. E. Bailey-Wilson. Effects of Misspecification of Allele Frequencies on the Power of Haseman-Elston Sib-pair Linkage Method for Quantitative Traits. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 2001.103:308-313.
J. E. Bailey-Wilson, C. I. Amos, S. Pinney, G. M. Petersen, M. de Andrade, J. S. Wiest, P. Fain, A. G. Schwartz, M. You, W. Franklin, C. Klein, A. Gazdar, H. Rothschild, D. M. Mandal, T. Coons, J. Slusser, J. Lee, C. Gaba, E. Kupert, A. Perez, X. Zhou, D. Zeng, Q. Liu, D. Seminara, J. Minna, M. Anderson. A major lung cancer susceptibility locus maps to chromosome 6q23-25. American Journal of Human Genetics. 2004. 75:460-484.
M. Wang, H. Vikis, Y. Wang, D. Jia, D. Wang, L. J. Bierut, J. E. Bailey-Wilson, C. I. Amos, S. M. Pinney, G. P. Peterson, M. de Andrade, P. Yang, J. S. Wiest, P. R. Fain, A. G. Schwartz, A. Gazdar, J. Minna, C. Gaba, H. Rothschild, D. M. Mandal, E. Kupert, D. Seminara, Y. Liu, J. Clark, M. Watson, A. Viswanathan, R. Govindan, M. W. Anderson, M. You. Identification of a novel tumor suppressor gene p34 on human chromosome 6q25.1. Cancer Research. 2007. 67:93-99.
D. M. Mandal, O. Sartor, S.L. Halton, D.E. Mercante, J.E. Bailey-Wilson, W. Rayford. Identification of Prostate Cancer Cases in Louisiana and a Comparison of Prostate Cancer Specific Clinical Data on African-American and Caucasian Males with and without Family History. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases. 2008. 11:274-279.
P. Liu, H.G. Vikis, D. Wang, Y. Lu, Y. Wang, A.G. Schwartz, S.M. Pinney, P. Yang, M. de Andrade, G.M. Petersen, J.S. Wiest, P.R. Fain, A. Gazdar, C. Gaba, H. Rothschild, D.M. Mandal, T. Coons, J. Lee, E. Kupert, D. Seminara, J. Minna, J.E. Bailey-Wilson, M.R. Spitz, T. Eisen, R.S. Houlston, C.I. Amos, M.W. Anderson, M. You. Familial aggregation of common sequence variants on 15q24-25.1 in lung cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008. 100:1326-30.
M. You, D. Wang, P. Liu, H. Vikis, M. James, Y. Lu, Y. Wang, M. Wang, D. Jia, Y. Liu, L.J. Bierut, P. Yang, Z. Sun, Y. Wu, W. Zheng, X. Shu, J. Long, Y. Gao, Y. Xiang, W. Chow, N. Rothman, S.M. Pinney, G.M. Petersen, M. de Andrade, J.S. Wiest, P.R. Fain, A.G. Schwartz, A. Gazdar, C. Gaba, H. Rothschild, D. M. Mandal , J. Lee, E. Kupert, D. Seminara, J. Minna, J.E. Bailey-Wilson, C. I. Amos, and M.W. Anderson. RGS17 is a candidate for the lung cancer susceptibility locus on chromosome 6q23-25. Clinical Cancer Research.2009. 15:2666-74.
C.I. Amos, S.M. Pinney, Y. Li, E. Kupert, J. Lee, M.A. de Andrade, P. Yang, A.G. Schwartz, P.R. Fain, A. Gazdar, J. Minna, J.S. Wiest, D. Zeng, H. Rothschild, D. M. Mandal, M. You, T. Coons, C. Gaba, J.E. Bailey-Wilson, M.W. Anderson. A susceptibility locus on chromosome 6q greatly increases lung cancer risk among light and never smokers. Cancer Research. 2010. 70:2359-67.
E.M. Ledet, O. Sartor, W. Rayford, J.E. Bailey-Wilson, D.M. Mandal. Suggestive evidence of linkage identified at chromosomes 12q24 and 2p16 in African American prostate cancer families from Louisiana. Prostate. 2012. 72:938-47.
E.M. Ledet, X. Hu, O. Sartor, W. Rayford, M. Li, D. M. Mandal. Characterization of germline copy number variation in high-risk African American families with prostate cancer. Prostate. 2013. 73:614-23.
C. L. Simpson, A. J. Goldenberg, R. Culverhouse, D. Daley, R. P. Igo, Jr., G. P. Jarvik, D. M. Mandal, D. Mascalzoni, C. G. Montgomery, B. Pierce, R. Plaetke, S. Shete, K. A. B. Goddard and C. M. Stein. Practical Barriers and Ethical Challenges in Genetic Data Sharing. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 2014. 11: 8383-8398.