​Publications

1: Novakovic B, Ryan J, Pereira N, Boughton B, Craig JM, Saffery R. Postnatal stability, tissue, and time specific effects of AHRR methylation change in response to maternal smoking in pregnancy. Epigenetics. 2014 Mar;9(3):377-86. doi: 10.4161/epi.27248. Epub 2013 Nov 22. PubMed PMID: 24270552; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4053456.

2: Loke YJ, Galati JC, Morley R, Joo EJ, Novakovic B, Li X, Weinrich B, Carson N, Ollikainen M, Ng HK, Andronikos R, Aziz NK, Saffery R, Craig JM. Association of maternal and nutrient supply line factors with DNA methylation at the imprinted IGF2/H19 locus in multiple tissues of newborn twins. Epigenetics. 2013 Oct 1;8(10):1069-79. doi: 10.4161/epi.25908. Epub 2013 Aug 5. PubMed PMID: 23917818; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3891688.

3: Martino D, Loke YJ, Gordon L, Ollikainen M, Cruickshank MN, Saffery R, Craig JM. Longitudinal, genome-scale analysis of DNA methylation in twins from birth to 18 months of age reveals rapid epigenetic change in early life and pair-specific effects of discordance. Genome Biol. 2013 May 22;14(5):R42. doi: 10.1186/gb-2013-14-5-r42. PubMed PMID: 23697701; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4054827.

4: Loke YJ, Novakovic B, Ollikainen M, Wallace EM, Umstad MP, Permezel M, Morley R, Ponsonby AL, Gordon L, Galati JC, Saffery R, Craig JM. The Peri/postnatalEpigenetic Twins Study (PETS). Twin Res Hum Genet. 2013 Feb;16(1):13-20. doi:10.1017/thg.2012.114. Epub 2012 Nov 22. PubMed PMID: 23171547.

5: Joo JE, Novakovic B, Cruickshank M, Doyle LW, Craig JM, Saffery R. Human active X-specific DNA methylation events showing stability across time and tissues. Eur J Hum Genet. 2014 Dec;22(12):1376-81. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2014.34. Epub 2014 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 24713664; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4231404.

6: Gordon L, Joo JE, Powell JE, Ollikainen M, Novakovic B, Li X, Andronikos R, Cruickshank MN, Conneely KN, Smith AK, Alisch RS, Morley R, Visscher PM, Craig JM, Saffery R. Neonatal DNA methylation profile in human twins is specified by a complex interplay between intrauterine environmental and genetic factors, subject to tissue-specific influence. Genome Res. 2012 Aug;22(8):1395-406. doi: 10.1101/gr.136598.111. Epub 2012 Jul 16. PubMed PMID: 22800725; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3409253.

7: Novakovic B, Galati JC, Chen A, Morley R, Craig JM, Saffery R. Maternal vitamin D predominates over genetic factors in determining neonatal circulating vitamin D concentrations. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Jul;96(1):188-95. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.035683. Epub 2012 May 30. PubMed PMID: 22648713.

8: Saffery R, Morley R, Carlin JB, Joo JH, Ollikainen M, Novakovic B, Andronikos R, Li X, Loke YJ, Carson N, Wallace EM, Umstad MP, Permezel M, Galati JC, Craig JM. Cohort profile: The peri/post-natal epigenetic twins study. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Feb;41(1):55-61. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr140. Epub 2011 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 22422448.

9: Gordon L, Joo JH, Andronikos R, Ollikainen M, Wallace EM, Umstad MP, Permezel M, Oshlack A, Morley R, Carlin JB, Saffery R, Smyth GK, Craig JM. Expression discordance of monozygotic twins at birth: effect of intrauterine environment and a possible mechanism for fetal programming. Epigenetics. 2011 May;6(5):579-92. Epub 2011 May 1. PubMed PMID: 21358273.

10: Ollikainen M, Smith KR, Joo EJ, Ng HK, Andronikos R, Novakovic B, Abdul Aziz NK, Carlin JB, Morley R, Saffery R, Craig JM. DNA methylation analysis of multiple tissues from newborn twins reveals both genetic and intrauterine components to variation in the human neonatal epigenome. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Nov 1;19(21):4176-88. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddq336. Epub 2010 Aug 10. PubMed PMID: 20699328.