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Journal Articles


Hickey, P.F. (2016) Representation and Manipulation of Genomic Tuples in R. The Journal of Open Source Software doi pdf (46k)

Keniry A., Gearing L.J., Jansz N., Liu J., Holik A.Z., Hickey P.F., Kinkel S.A., Moore D.L., Breslin K., Chen K., Liu R., Phillips C., Pakusch M., Biben C., Sheridan J.M., Kile B.T., Carmichael C., Ritchie M.E., Hilton D.J., Blewitt M.E. (2016) Setdb1-mediated H3K9 methylation is enriched on the inactive X and plays a role in its epigenetic silencing. Epigenetics Chromatin. 9:1 doi PubMed

Phelan, D.G., Anderson, D.J., Howden, S.E., Wong, R.C.B., Hickey, P.F., Pope, K., Wilson, G.R., Pébay, A., Davis, A.M., Petrou, S., et al. (2016) ALPK3-deficient cardiomyocytes generated from patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells and mutant human embryonic stem cells display abnormal calcium handling and establish that ALPK3 deficiency underlies familial cardiomyopathy. European Heart Journal doi PubMed


Oey, H., Isbel, L., Hickey, P.F, Ebaid, B., and Whitelaw, E. (2015) Genetic and epigenetic variation among inbred mouse littermates: identification of inter-individual differentially methylated regions. Epigenetics & Chromatin 8:54 doi PubMed

Lacey, D., Hickey, P.F, Arhatari, B.D., O’Reilly, L.A., Rohrbeck, L., Kiriazis, H., Du, X.-J., and Bouillet, P. (2015) Spontaneous retrotransposon insertion into TNF 3’UTR causes heart valve disease and chronic polyarthritis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 112:9698–9703 doi PubMed


Hickey, P.F., and Bahlo, M. (2011) X chromosome association testing in genome wide association studies. Genetic Epidemiology 35:664–670 doi PubMed XGWAS simulation code


Riley, L.G., Cooper, S., Hickey, P.F., Rudinger-Thirion, J., McKenzie, M., Compton, A., Lim, S.C., Thorburn, D., Ryan, M.T., Giegé, R., et al. (2010) Mutation of the mitochondrial tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase gene, YARS2, causes myopathy, lactic acidosis, and sideroblastic anemia–MLASA syndrome. American Journal of Human Genetits 87:52–59 doi PubMed

Bahlo, M., Stankovich, J., Danoy, P., Hickey, P.F., Taylor, B.V., Browning, S.R., Australian and New Zealand Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (ANZgene), Brown, M.A., and Rubio, J.P. (2010) Saliva-derived DNA performs well in large-scale, high-density single-nucleotide polymorphism microarray studies. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 19:794–798 doi PubMed

Meeting Reports

Hickey, P.F., and Robinson, M.D. (2014). Genomics by the beach. Genome Biology 15:304 pdf (106k)


Hickey, P.F. (2015) The statistical analysis of high-throughput assays for studying DNA methylation. PhD thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne html pdf (75 Mb) PhD thesis source

Hickey, P.F. (2009) X chromosome association testing in genome-wide association studies. Honours thesis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne