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Aysu Okbay is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Economics at the Vrije Universiteit.

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Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Erasmus Universiteit

1 Aug 20121 Aug 2016

Economics, Master, Sabanci University, Istanbul

20102012

Economics, Bachelor, Sabanci University, Istanbul

20062010

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Phenotype Medicine & Life Sciences
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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 18 Article
  • 2 Comment / Letter to the editor
  • 1 Meeting Abstract
  • 1 Erratum

Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals

23Andme Research Team, Abdellaoui, A., Peyrot, W. J., Hottenga, J. J., Vinkhuyzen, A. A. E., Willemsen, G., Boomsma, D. I., van Duijn, C. M., Penninx, B., Posthuma, D. & Uitterlinden, A. G., Aug 2018, In : Nature Genetics. 50, 8, p. 1112-1121 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Genome-Wide Association Study
Genetic Association Studies
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Genome
Phenotype

Multi-trait analysis of genome-wide association summary statistics using MTAG

Turley, P., Walters, R. K., Maghzian, O., Okbay, A., Lee, J. J., Fontana, M. A., Nguyen-Viet, T. A., Wedow, R., Zacher, M., Furlotte, N. A., Magnusson, P., Oskarsson, S., Johannesson, M., Visscher, P. M., Laibson, D., Cesarini, D., Neale, B. M., Benjamin, D. J., Agee, M., Alipanahi, B. & 25 othersAuton, A., Bell, R. K., Bryc, K., Elson, S. L., Fontanillas, P., Furlotte, N. A., Hinds, D. A., Hromatka, B. S., Huber, K. E., Kleinman, A., Litterman, N. K., McIntyre, M. H., Mountain, J. L., Northover, C. A. M., Sathirapongsasuti, J. F., Sazonova, O. V., Shelton, J. F., Shringarpure, S., Tian, C., Tung, J. Y., Vacic, V., Wilson, C. H., Pitts, S. J., 23Andme Research Team & Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, 2018, In : Nature Genetics. 50, p. 229–237

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Genome-Wide Association Study
Computational Biology
Analysis of Variance
Genome
Depression

Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment

Okbay, A., Beauchamp, J., Fontana, M. A., Lee, J. J., Pers, T. H., Rietveld, C. A., Turley, P., Chen, G. B., Emilsson, V., Meddens, S. F. W., de Vlaming, R., Abdellaoui, A., Peyrot, W., Vinkhuyzen, A. A. E., Hottenga, J. J., Willemsen, G., Boomsma, D. I., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Laibson, D., Medland, S. E. & 8 othersMeyer, M. N., Yang, J., Johannesson, M., Visscher, P. M., Esko, T., Koellinger, P. D., Cesarini, D. & Benjamin, D. J., 2016, In : Nature. 533, 7604, p. 539-542

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Genome-Wide Association Study
Phenotype
Proxy
Cognition
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses.

Okbay, A., Baselmans, B. M. L., de Neve, J. E., Turley, P., Nivard, M. G., Fontana, M. A., Meddens, S. F. W., Karlsson Linnér, R., Rietveld, C. A., Derringer, J., de Vlaming, R., Minica, C. C., Hottenga, J. J., Vinkhuyzen, A. A. E., Boomsma, D. I., de Geus, E. J. C., Medland, S. E., Meyer, M. N., Pickrell, J. K., Esko, T. & 6 othersKrueger, R. F., Beauchamp, J., Koellinger, P. D., Benjamin, D. J., Bartels, M. & Cesarini, D., 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 6, p. 624-633

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Genome
Depression
Phenotype
Genome-Wide Association Study
Sample Size

Meta-GWAS Accuracy and Power (MetaGAP) Calculator Shows that Hiding Heritability Is Partially Due to Imperfect Genetic Correlations across Studies

de Vlaming, R., Okbay, A., Rietveld, C. A., Johannesson, M., Magnusson, P. K. E., Uitterlinden, A. G., van Rooij, F. J. A., Hofman, A., Groenen, P. J. F., Thurik, A. R. & Koellinger, P. D., 17 Jan 2017, In : PLoS Genetics. 13, 1, e1006495.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Genome-Wide Association Study
heritability
genetic correlation
genome
education

Activities 2014 2018

  • 14 Peer review
  • 3 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Conference
  • 1 Membership

Journal of Economic Psychology (Journal)

Aysu Okbay (Reviewer)
Dec 2018 → …

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

Psychological Medicine (Journal)

Aysu Okbay (Reviewer)
Dec 2018 → …

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

A Repository for Polygenic Scores

Aysu Okbay (Speaker)
30 Nov 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Polygenic Prediction and its Application in Social Science Conference

Aysu Okbay (Participant)
30 Nov 20181 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Quality control of GWAS data

Aysu Okbay (Speaker)
Jul 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Prizes

VENI Grant

Aysu Okbay (Recipient), 13 Jul 2018

PrizeAcademic

Press / Media