Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Molly Hall

Molly Hall

Assistant Professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis

Research Interests

  • Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
  • Genes
  • Genome-Wide Association Study
  • Genomics
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Precision Medicine
  • Cataract
  • Phenotype
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Datasets
  • Gene-Environment Interaction
  • Health

Recent Publications


Li, JC, Hall, MA, Shalev, I, Schreier, HMC, Zarzar, TG, Marcovici, I, Putnam, FW & Noll, JG 2021, 'Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis attenuation and obesity risk in sexually abused females', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 129, 105254.
Hall, MA, Wallace, J, Lucas, AM, Bradford, Y, Verma, SS, Müller-Myhsok, B, Passero, K, Zhou, J, McGuigan, J, Jiang, B, Pendergrass, SA, Zhang, Y, Peissig, P, Brilliant, M, Sleiman, P, Hakonarson, H, Harley, JB, Kiryluk, K, van Steen, K, Moore, JH & Ritchie, MD 2021, 'Novel EDGE encoding method enhances ability to identify genetic interactions', PLoS genetics, vol. 17, no. 6, e1009534.
Aguilar, MA, McGuigan, J & Hall, MA 2021, 'Semi-automated NMR Pipeline for Environmental Exposures: New Insights on the Metabolomics of Smokers versus Non-smokers', Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, vol. 26, pp. 316-327.


Zhou, J, Passero, K, Palmiero, NE, Müller-Myhsok, B, Kleber, ME, Maerz, W & Hall, MA 2020, 'Investigation of gene-gene interactions in cardiac traits and serum fatty acid levels in the LURIC Health Study', PloS one, vol. 15, no. 9 September, e0238304.
Passero, K, He, X, Zhou, J, Mueller-Myhsok, B, Kleber, ME, Maerz, W & Hall, MA 2020, 'Phenome-wide association studies on cardiovascular health and fatty acids considering phenotype quality control practices for epidemiological data', Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, vol. 25, no. 2020, pp. 659-670.


Lucas, AM, Palmiero, NE, McGuigan, J, Passero, K, Zhou, J, Orie, D, Ritchie, MD & Hall, MA 2019, 'CLARITE Facilitates the Quality Control and Analysis Process for EWAS of Metabolic-Related Traits', Frontiers in Genetics, vol. 10, 1240.


Hall, MA, Cole, BS & Moore, JH 2018, Gene-gene interactions: An essential component to modeling complexity for precision medicine. in Encyclopedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology: ABC of Bioinformatics. vol. 1-3, Elsevier, pp. 171-177.
Manduchi, E, Chesi, A, Hall, MA, Grant, SFA & Moore, JH 2018, 'Leveraging putative enhancer-promoter interactions to investigate two-way epistasis in Type 2 Diabetes GWAS', Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, vol. 0, no. 212669, pp. 548-558.


Cole, BS, Hall, MA, Urbanowicz, RJ, Gilbert-Diamond, D & Moore, JH 2017, 'Analysis of Gene-Gene Interactions', Current protocols in human genetics, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 1.14.1-1.14.10.
Holzinger, ER, Verma, SS, Moore, CB, Hall, M, De, R, Gilbert-Diamond, D, Lanktree, MB, Pankratz, N, Amuzu, A, Burt, A, Dale, C, Dudek, S, Furlong, CE, Gaunt, TR, Kim, DS, Riess, H, Sivapalaratnam, S, Tragante, V, Van Iperen, EPA, Brautbar, A, Carrell, DS, Crosslin, DR, Jarvik, GP, Kuivaniemi, H, Kullo, IJ, Larson, EB, Rasmussen-Torvik, LJ, Tromp, G, Baumert, J, Cruickshanks, KJ, Farrall, M, Hingorani, AD, Hovingh, GK, Kleber, ME, Klein, BE, Klein, R, Koenig, W, Lange, LA, MOrz, W, North, KE, Charlotte Onland-Moret, N, Reiner, AP, Talmud, PJ, Van Der Schouw, YT, Wilson, JG, Kivimaki, M, Kumari, M, Moore, JH, Drenos, F, Asselbergs, FW, Keating, BJ & Ritchie, MD 2017, 'Discovery and replication of SNP-SNP interactions for quantitative lipid traits in over 60,000 individuals', BioData Mining, vol. 10, no. 1, 25.
Manrai, AK, Cui, Y, Bushel, PR, Hall, M, Karakitsios, S, Mattingly, CJ, Ritchie, M, Schmitt, C, Sarigiannis, DA, Thomas, DC, Wishart, D, Balshaw, DM & Patel, CJ 2017, 'Informatics and Data Analytics to Support Exposome-Based Discovery for Public Health', Annual Review of Public Health, vol. 38, pp. 279-294.
Hall, MA, Wallace, J, Lucas, A, Kim, D, Basile, AO, Verma, SS, McCarty, CA, Brilliant, MH, Peissig, PL, Kitchner, TE, Verma, A, Pendergrass, SA, Dudek, SM, Moore, JH & Ritchie, MD 2017, 'PLATO software provides analytic framework for investigating complexity beyond genome-wide association studies', Nature communications, vol. 8, no. 1, 1167.
Kim, D, Volk, H, Girirajan, S, Pendergrass, S, Hall, MA, Verma, SS, Schmidt, RJ, Hansen, RL, Ghosh, D, Ludena-Rodriguez, Y, Kim, K, Ritchie, MD, Hertz-Picciotto, I & Selleck, SB 2017, 'The joint effect of air pollution exposure and copy number variation on risk for autism', Autism Research, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 1470-1480.

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