Dr Futao Zhang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
futao.zhang@imb.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66414

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Zhejiang University

Publications

  • Xue, Angli, Wu, Yang, Zhu, Zhihong, Zhang, Futao, Kemper, Kathryn E., Zheng, Zhili, Yengo, Loic, Lloyd-Jones, Luke R., Sidorenko, Julia, Wu, Yeda, eQTLGen Consortium, McRae, Allan F., Visscher, Peter M., Zeng, Jian and Yang, Jian (2018) Genome-wide association analyses identify 143 risk variants and putative regulatory mechanisms for type 2 diabetes. Nature Communications, 9 1: 2941. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04951-w

  • Qi, Ting, Wu, Yang, Zeng, Jian, Zhang, Futao, Xue, Angli, Jiang, Longda, Zhu, Zhihong, Kemper, Kathryn, Yengo, Loic, Zheng, Zhili, eQTLGen Consortium, Marioni, Riccardo E., Montgomery, Grant W., Deary, Ian J., Wray, Naomi R., Visscher, Peter M., McRae, Allan F. and Yang, Jian (2018) Identifying gene targets for brain-related traits using transcriptomic and methylomic data from blood. Nature Communications, 9 1: 2282. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04558-1

  • Wray, Naomi R., Ripke, Stephan, Mattheisen, Manuel, Trzaskowski, Maciej, Byrne, Enda M., Abdellaoui, Abdel, Adams, Mark J., Agerbo, Esben, Air, Tracy M., Andlauer, Till M. F., Bacanu, Silviu-Alin, Baekvad-Hansen, Marie, Beekman, Aartjan F. T., Bigdeli, Tim B., Binder, Elisabeth B., Blackwood, Douglas R. H., Bryois, Julien, Buttenschon, Henriette N., Bybjerg-Grauholm, Jonas, Cai, Na, Castelao, Enrique, Christensen, Jane Hvarregaard, Clarke, Toni-Kim, Coleman, Jonathan I. R., Colodro-Conde, Lucia, Couvy-Duchesne, Baptiste, Craddock, Nick, Crawford, Gregory E., Crowley, Cheynna A., Dashti, Hassan S., Davies, Gail, Deary, Ian J., Degenhardt, Franziska, Derks, Eske M., Direk, Nese, Dolan, Conor V., Dunn, Erin C., Eley, Thalia C., Eriksson, Nicholas, Escott-Price, Valentina, Kiadeh, Farnush Hassan Farhadi, Finucane, Hilary K., Forstner, Andreas J., Frank, Josef, Gaspar, Helena A., Gill, Michael, Giusti-Rodriguez, Paola, Goes, Fernando S., Gordon, Scott D., Grove, Jakob, Hall, Lynsey S., Hannon, Eilis, Hansen, Christine Soholm, Hansen, Thomas F., Herms, Stefan, Hickie, Ian B., Hoffmann, Per, Homuth, Georg, Horn, Carsten, Hottenga, Jouke-Jan, Hougaard, David M., Hu, Ming, Hyde, Craig L., Ising, Marcus, Jansen, Rick, Jin, Fulai, Jorgenson, Eric, Knowles, James A., Kohane, Isaac S., Kraft, Julia, Kretzschmar, Warren W., Krogh, Jesper, Kutalik, Zoltan, Lane, Jacqueline M., Li, Yihan, Li, Yun, Lind, Penelope A., Liu, Xiaoxiao, Lu, Leina, MacIntyre, Donald J., MacKinnon, Dean F., Maier, Robert M., Maier, Wolfgang, Marchini, Jonathan, Mbarek, Hamdi, McGrath, Patrick, McGuffin, Peter, Medland, Sarah E., Mehta, Divya, Middeldorp, Christel M., Mihailov, Evelin, Milaneschi, Yuri, Milani, Lili, Mill, Jonathan, Mondimore, Francis M., Montgomery, Grant W., Mostafavi, Sara, Mullins, Niamh, Nauck, Matthias, Ng, Bernard, Nivard, Michel G., Nyholt, Dale R., O'Reilly, Paul F., Oskarsson, Hogni, Owen, Michael J., Painter, Jodie N., Pedersen, Carsten Bocker, Pedersen, Marianne Giortz, Peterson, Roseann E., Pettersson, Erik, Peyrot, Wouter J., Pistis, Giorgio, Posthuma, Danielle, Purcell, Shaun M., Quiroz, Jorge A., Qvist, Per, Rice, John P., Riley, Brien P., Rivera, Margarita, Mirza, Saira Saeed, Saxena, Richa, Schoevers, Robert, Schulte, Eva C., Shen, Ling, Shi, Jianxin, Shyn, Stanley I., Sigurdsson, Engilbert, Sinnamon, Grant B. C., Smit, Johannes H., Smith, Daniel J., Stefansson, Hreinn, Steinberg, Stacy, Stockmeier, Craig A., Streit, Fabian, Strohmaier, Jana, Tansey, Katherine E., Teismann, Henning, Teumer, Alexander, Thompson, Wesley, Thomson, Pippa A., Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir E., Tian, Chao, Traylor, Matthew, Treutlein, Jens, Trubetskoy, Vassily, Uitterlinden, Andre G., Umbricht, Daniel, Van der Auwera, Sandra, van Hemert, Albert M., Viktorin, Alexander, Visscher, Peter M., Wang, Yunpeng, Webb, Bradley T., Weinsheimer, Shantel Marie, Wellmann, Juegen, Willemsen, Gonneke, Witt, Stephanie H., Wu, Yang, Xi, Hualin S., Yang, Jian, Zhang, Futao, Arolt, Volker, Baune, Bernhard T., Berger, Klaus, Boomsma, Dorret I., Cichon, Sven, Dannlowski, Udo, de Geus, E. C. J., DePaulo, J. Raymond, Domenici, Enrico, Domschke, Katharina, Esko, Tonu, Grabe, Hans J., Hamilton, Steven P., Hayward, Caroline, Heath, Andrew C., Hinds, David A., Kendler, Kenneth S., Kloiber, Stefan, Lewis, Glyn, Li, Qingqin S., Lucae, Susanne, Madden, Pamela F. A., Magnusson, Patrik K., Martin, Nicholas G., McIntosh, Andrew M., Metspalu, Andres, Mors, Ole, Mortensen, Preben Bo, Mueller-Myhsok, Bertram, Nordentoft, Merete, Noethen, Markus M., O'Donovan, Michael C., Paciga, Sara A., Pedersen, Nancy L., Penninx, Brenda W. J. H., Perlis, Roy H., Porteous, David J., Potash, James B., Preisig, Martin, Rietschel, Marcella, Schaefer, Catherine, Schulze, Thomas G., Smoller, Jordan W., Stefansson, Kari, Tiemeier, Henning, Uher, Rudolf, Voelzke, Henry, Weissman, Myrna M., Werge, Thomas, Winslow, Ashley R., Lewis, Cathryn M., Levinson, Douglas F., Breen, Gerome, Borglum, Anders D. and Sullivan, Patrick F. (2018) Genome-wide association analyses identify 44 risk variants and refine the genetic architecture of major depression. Nature Genetics, 50 5: 668-+. doi:10.1038/s41588-018-0090-3

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Publications

Journal Article

  • Xue, Angli, Wu, Yang, Zhu, Zhihong, Zhang, Futao, Kemper, Kathryn E., Zheng, Zhili, Yengo, Loic, Lloyd-Jones, Luke R., Sidorenko, Julia, Wu, Yeda, eQTLGen Consortium, McRae, Allan F., Visscher, Peter M., Zeng, Jian and Yang, Jian (2018) Genome-wide association analyses identify 143 risk variants and putative regulatory mechanisms for type 2 diabetes. Nature Communications, 9 1: 2941. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04951-w

  • Qi, Ting, Wu, Yang, Zeng, Jian, Zhang, Futao, Xue, Angli, Jiang, Longda, Zhu, Zhihong, Kemper, Kathryn, Yengo, Loic, Zheng, Zhili, eQTLGen Consortium, Marioni, Riccardo E., Montgomery, Grant W., Deary, Ian J., Wray, Naomi R., Visscher, Peter M., McRae, Allan F. and Yang, Jian (2018) Identifying gene targets for brain-related traits using transcriptomic and methylomic data from blood. Nature Communications, 9 1: 2282. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04558-1

  • Wray, Naomi R., Ripke, Stephan, Mattheisen, Manuel, Trzaskowski, Maciej, Byrne, Enda M., Abdellaoui, Abdel, Adams, Mark J., Agerbo, Esben, Air, Tracy M., Andlauer, Till M. F., Bacanu, Silviu-Alin, Baekvad-Hansen, Marie, Beekman, Aartjan F. T., Bigdeli, Tim B., Binder, Elisabeth B., Blackwood, Douglas R. H., Bryois, Julien, Buttenschon, Henriette N., Bybjerg-Grauholm, Jonas, Cai, Na, Castelao, Enrique, Christensen, Jane Hvarregaard, Clarke, Toni-Kim, Coleman, Jonathan I. R., Colodro-Conde, Lucia, Couvy-Duchesne, Baptiste, Craddock, Nick, Crawford, Gregory E., Crowley, Cheynna A., Dashti, Hassan S., Davies, Gail, Deary, Ian J., Degenhardt, Franziska, Derks, Eske M., Direk, Nese, Dolan, Conor V., Dunn, Erin C., Eley, Thalia C., Eriksson, Nicholas, Escott-Price, Valentina, Kiadeh, Farnush Hassan Farhadi, Finucane, Hilary K., Forstner, Andreas J., Frank, Josef, Gaspar, Helena A., Gill, Michael, Giusti-Rodriguez, Paola, Goes, Fernando S., Gordon, Scott D., Grove, Jakob, Hall, Lynsey S., Hannon, Eilis, Hansen, Christine Soholm, Hansen, Thomas F., Herms, Stefan, Hickie, Ian B., Hoffmann, Per, Homuth, Georg, Horn, Carsten, Hottenga, Jouke-Jan, Hougaard, David M., Hu, Ming, Hyde, Craig L., Ising, Marcus, Jansen, Rick, Jin, Fulai, Jorgenson, Eric, Knowles, James A., Kohane, Isaac S., Kraft, Julia, Kretzschmar, Warren W., Krogh, Jesper, Kutalik, Zoltan, Lane, Jacqueline M., Li, Yihan, Li, Yun, Lind, Penelope A., Liu, Xiaoxiao, Lu, Leina, MacIntyre, Donald J., MacKinnon, Dean F., Maier, Robert M., Maier, Wolfgang, Marchini, Jonathan, Mbarek, Hamdi, McGrath, Patrick, McGuffin, Peter, Medland, Sarah E., Mehta, Divya, Middeldorp, Christel M., Mihailov, Evelin, Milaneschi, Yuri, Milani, Lili, Mill, Jonathan, Mondimore, Francis M., Montgomery, Grant W., Mostafavi, Sara, Mullins, Niamh, Nauck, Matthias, Ng, Bernard, Nivard, Michel G., Nyholt, Dale R., O'Reilly, Paul F., Oskarsson, Hogni, Owen, Michael J., Painter, Jodie N., Pedersen, Carsten Bocker, Pedersen, Marianne Giortz, Peterson, Roseann E., Pettersson, Erik, Peyrot, Wouter J., Pistis, Giorgio, Posthuma, Danielle, Purcell, Shaun M., Quiroz, Jorge A., Qvist, Per, Rice, John P., Riley, Brien P., Rivera, Margarita, Mirza, Saira Saeed, Saxena, Richa, Schoevers, Robert, Schulte, Eva C., Shen, Ling, Shi, Jianxin, Shyn, Stanley I., Sigurdsson, Engilbert, Sinnamon, Grant B. C., Smit, Johannes H., Smith, Daniel J., Stefansson, Hreinn, Steinberg, Stacy, Stockmeier, Craig A., Streit, Fabian, Strohmaier, Jana, Tansey, Katherine E., Teismann, Henning, Teumer, Alexander, Thompson, Wesley, Thomson, Pippa A., Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir E., Tian, Chao, Traylor, Matthew, Treutlein, Jens, Trubetskoy, Vassily, Uitterlinden, Andre G., Umbricht, Daniel, Van der Auwera, Sandra, van Hemert, Albert M., Viktorin, Alexander, Visscher, Peter M., Wang, Yunpeng, Webb, Bradley T., Weinsheimer, Shantel Marie, Wellmann, Juegen, Willemsen, Gonneke, Witt, Stephanie H., Wu, Yang, Xi, Hualin S., Yang, Jian, Zhang, Futao, Arolt, Volker, Baune, Bernhard T., Berger, Klaus, Boomsma, Dorret I., Cichon, Sven, Dannlowski, Udo, de Geus, E. C. J., DePaulo, J. Raymond, Domenici, Enrico, Domschke, Katharina, Esko, Tonu, Grabe, Hans J., Hamilton, Steven P., Hayward, Caroline, Heath, Andrew C., Hinds, David A., Kendler, Kenneth S., Kloiber, Stefan, Lewis, Glyn, Li, Qingqin S., Lucae, Susanne, Madden, Pamela F. A., Magnusson, Patrik K., Martin, Nicholas G., McIntosh, Andrew M., Metspalu, Andres, Mors, Ole, Mortensen, Preben Bo, Mueller-Myhsok, Bertram, Nordentoft, Merete, Noethen, Markus M., O'Donovan, Michael C., Paciga, Sara A., Pedersen, Nancy L., Penninx, Brenda W. J. H., Perlis, Roy H., Porteous, David J., Potash, James B., Preisig, Martin, Rietschel, Marcella, Schaefer, Catherine, Schulze, Thomas G., Smoller, Jordan W., Stefansson, Kari, Tiemeier, Henning, Uher, Rudolf, Voelzke, Henry, Weissman, Myrna M., Werge, Thomas, Winslow, Ashley R., Lewis, Cathryn M., Levinson, Douglas F., Breen, Gerome, Borglum, Anders D. and Sullivan, Patrick F. (2018) Genome-wide association analyses identify 44 risk variants and refine the genetic architecture of major depression. Nature Genetics, 50 5: 668-+. doi:10.1038/s41588-018-0090-3

  • Wu, Yang, Zeng, Jian, Zhang, Futao, Zhu, Zhihong, Qi, Ting, Zheng, Zhili, Lloyd-Jones, Luke R., Marioni, Riccardo E., Martin, Nicholas G., Montgomery, Grant W., Deary, Ian J., Wray, Naomi R., Visscher, Peter M., McRae, Allan F. and Yang, Jian (2018) Integrative analysis of omics summary data reveals putative mechanisms underlying complex traits. Nature Communications, 9 918: . doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03371-0

  • Zhu, Zhihong, Zheng, Zhili, Zhang, Futao, Wu, Yang, Trzaskowski, Maciej, Maier, Robert, Robinson, Matthew R., McGrath, John J, Visscher, Peter M, Wray, Naomi R and Yang, Jian (2018) Causal associations between risk factors and common diseases inferred from GWAS summary data. Nature Communications, 9 1: . doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02317-2

  • Chen, Gang, Zhang, Futao, Xue, Wenda, Wu, Ruyan, Xu, Haiming, Wang, Kesheng and Zhu, Jun (2017) An association study revealed substantial effects of dominance, epistasis and substance dependence co-morbidity on alcohol dependence symptom count. Addiction Biology, 22 6: 1475-1485. doi:10.1111/adb.12402

  • Sapkota, Yadav, Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur, Morris, Andrew P., Fassbender, Amelie, Rahmioglu, Nilufer, De Vivo, Immaculata, Buring, Julie E., Zhang, Futao, Edwards, Todd L., Jones, Sarah, Dorien, O., Peterse, Danielle, Rexrode, Kathryn M., Ridker, Paul M., Schork, Andrew J., MacGregor, Stuart, Martin, Nicholas G., Becker, Christian M., Adachi, Sosuke, Yoshihara, Kosuke, Enomoto, Takayuki, Takahashi, Atsushi, Kamatani, Yoichiro, Matsuda, Koichi, Kubo, Michiaki, Thorleifsson, Gudmar, Geirsson, Reynir T., Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur, Wallace, Leanne M., Yang, Jian, Edwards, Digna R. Velez, Nyegaard, Mette, Low, Siew-Kee, Zondervan, Krina T., Missmer, Stacey A., D'Hooghe, Thomas, Montgomery, Grant W., Chasman, Daniel I., Stefansson, Kari, Tung, Joyce Y. and Nyholt, Dale R. (2017) Meta-analysis identifies five novel loci associated with endometriosis highlighting key genes involved in hormone metabolism. Nature Communications, 8 15539. doi:10.1038/ncomms15539

  • Zhu, Zhihong, Zhang, Futao, Hu, Han, Bakshi, Andrew, Robinson, Matthew R., Powell, Joseph E., Montgomery,Grant W., Goddard, Michael E., Wray, Naomi R., Visscher, Peter M. and Yang, Jian (2016) Integration of summary data from GWAS and eQTL studies predicts complex trait gene targets. Nature Genetics, 48 5: 481-487. doi:10.1038/ng.3538

  • Zhang, Futao, Xie, Dan, Liang, Meimei and Xiong, Momiao (2016) Functional Regression Models for Epistasis Analysis of Multiple Quantitative Traits. Plos Genetics, 12 4: 1-26. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005965

  • Zhang, Fu-Tao, Zhu, Zhi-Hong, Tong, Xiao-Ran, Zhu, Zhi-Xiang, Qi, Ting and Zhu, Jun (2015) Mixed linear model approaches of association mapping for complex traits based on omics variants. Scientific Reports, 5 . doi:10.1038/srep10298

  • Liang, Meimei, Zhang, Futao, Jin, Gulei and Zhu, Jun (2015) FastGCN: a GPU accelerated tool for fast gene co-expression networks. PLoS One, 10 1: . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116776

  • Zhang, Futao, Boerwinkle, Eric and Xiong, Momiao (2014) Epistasis analysis for quantitative traits by functional regression model. Genome Research, 24 6: 989-998. doi:10.1101/gr.161760.113

  • Chen, GuoBo, Zhu, ZhiXiang, Zhang, FuTao and Zhu, Jun (2012) Quantitative genetic analysis station for the genetic analysis of complex traits. Chinese Science Bulletin, 57 21: 2721-2726. doi:10.1007/s11434-012-5108-0