Petter Mostad

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Petter Mostad's main focus of interest is Bayesian statistics. He has worked with a number of application areas, such as forensic genetics, forensic statistics, and biostatistics/bioinformatics, and earlier also within geostatistics. A particular area of work is likelihood computations for pedigrees, which are used for example in paternity DNA testing. He has co-published the free software Familias, and also several R packages. Petter Mostad is since July 2012 director of studies for mathematical statistics at Chalmers and at University of Gothenburg.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2012–2015

Improving Bayesian Network computational and modeling methods, with applications in forensics

Petter Mostad Department of Mathematical Sciences, Mathematical Statistics
Ivar Simonsson Department of Mathematical Sciences, Mathematical Statistics
Swedish Research Council (VR)

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Publications

2017

Detection probability models for bacteria, and how to obtain them from heterogeneous spiking data. An application to Bacillus anthracis

R. Hedell, O. Stephansson, Petter Mostad et al
International Journal of Food Microbiology. Vol. 241, p. 78-88
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Exact Inference on Conditional Linear Γ-Gaussian Bayesian Networks.

Ivar Simonsson, Petter Mostad,
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Probabilistic Graphical Models, p. 474-486
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Stationary mutation models

Ivar Simonsson, Petter Mostad,
Forensic Science International-Genetics. Vol. 23, p. 217-225
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Relationship Inference with Familias and R

Egeland Thore, Daniel Kling, Petter Mostad et al
Monograph, book
2015

A general model for likelihood computations of genetic marker data accounting for linkage, linkage disequilibrium, and mutations

D. Kling, A. Tillmar, T. Egeland et al
International Journal of Legal Medicine. Vol. 129 (5), p. 943-954
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Enhanced low-template DNA analysis conditions and investigation of allele dropout patterns

Ronny Hedell, C. Dufva, R. Ansell et al
Forensic Science International-Genetics. Vol. 14, p. 61-75
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Choosing supplementary markers in forensic casework

A. O. Tillmar, Petter Mostad,
Forensic Science International-Genetics. Vol. 13, p. 128-133
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

A phylogenetic comparative method for studying multivariate adaptation

Krzysztof Bartoszek, Jason Pienaar, Petter Mostad et al
Journal of Theoretical Biology. Vol. 314, p. 204-215
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Using Object Oriented Bayesian Networks to Model Linkage, Linkage Disequilibrium and Mutations between STR Markers

Daniel Kling, Thore Egeland, Petter Mostad et al
PloS ONE. Vol. 7 (9), p. artikel nr e43873
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

Using X-chromosomal markers in relationship testing: Calculation of likelihood ratios taking both linkage and linkage disequilibrium into account

Tillmar A.O., T Egeland, B Lindblom et al
Forensic Science International: Genetics. Vol. 5 (5), p. 506-511
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

Response to: DNA identification by pedigree likelihood ratio accommodating population substructure and mutations

Thore Egeland, A Philip Dawid, Julia Mortera et al
Investigative Genetics. Vol. 2 (7)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Some Applications of Bayesian Statistics

Petter Mostad,
New Direkctions in the Mathematical and Computer Sciences (G.O.S. Ekhaguere, C.R. Nwozo, eds.), p. 47-74
Chapter in monograph, book
2008

Empirical Bayes models for multiple probe type microarrays at the probe level

Magnus Åstrand, Petter Mostad, Mats Rudemo et al
BMC Bioinformatics. Vol. 9
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Transcriptome analysis of a respiratory Saccharomycescerevisiae strain suggests the expression of its phenotype is glucose insensitive and predominantly controlled by Hap4, Cat8 and MigI

Nicklas Bonander, Cecilia Ferndahl, Petter Mostad et al
BMC Genomics. Vol. 9, p. 365
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Analysis of linkage and linkage disequilibrium for eight X-STR markers

Andreas O Tillmar, Petter Mostad, Thore Egeland et al
Forensic Science International: Genetics
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Improved Covariance Matrix Estimators for Weighted Analysis of Microarray Data

Magnus Åstrand, Petter Mostad, Mats Rudemo et al
Preprint
2007

Empirical Bayes Models for Multiple Probe Type Arrays at the Probe Level

Magnus Åstrand, Petter Mostad, Mats Rudemo et al
Preprint
2007

Improved Covariance Matrix Estimators for Weighted Analysis of Microarray Data

Magnus Åstrand, Petter Mostad, Mats Rudemo et al
Journal of Computational Biology. Vol. 14 (10), p. 1353-1367
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

HeliCis: a DNA motif discovery tool for colocalized motif pairs with periodic spacing.

Erik Larsson, Per Lindahl, Petter Mostad et al
BMC Bioinformatics. Vol. 8 (1), p. 418
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

DNA-testing for immigration cases: the risk of erroneous conclusions

AO Karlsson, G Holmlund, T Egeland et al
Forensic science international. Vol. 172 (2-3), p. 144-9
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Glomerulus-specific mRNA transcripts and proteins identified through kidney expressed sequence tag database analysis

L He, Y Sun, Jaakko Patrakka et al
Kidney International. Vol. 71 (9), p. 889-900
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Large-scale identification of genes implicated in kidney glomerulus development and function.

Minoru Takemoto, Liqun He, Jenny Norlin et al
The EMBO journal. Vol. 25 (5), p. 1160-74
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

The Quest for a Donor: Probability Based Methods Offer Help.

Petter Mostad, Thore Egeland, Robert G. Cowell et al
Preprint
2005

Predictive screening for regulators of conserved functional gene modules (gene batteries) in mammals

Sven Nelander, Erik Larsson, Erik Kristiansson et al
BMC genomics. Vol. 6 (1), p. 68
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Design of improved membrane protein production experiments: Quantitation of the host response

Nicklas Bonander, Kristina Hedfalk, Christer Larsson et al
Protein Science. Vol. 14, p. 1729-1740
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

Stochastic Structural Modeling

Lars Holden, Petter Mostad, Björn Fredrik Nielsen et al
Mathematical Geology. Vol. 35 (8), p. 899-914
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

Estimating the number of contributors to a DNA profile

Thore Egeland, Ingvild Dalen, Petter Mostad et al
International Journal of Legal Medicine. Vol. 117 (5), p. 271-275
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

Quantitative real-time PCR method for detection of B-lymphocyte monoclonality by comparison of κ and λ immunoglobulin light chain expression

Anders Ståhlberg, Pierre Åman, Börje Ridell et al
Clinical Chemistry. Vol. 49 (1), p. 51-59
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

A clustering algorithm using DNA marker information for sub-pedigree reconstruction

Robert G. Cowell, Petter Mostad,
Journal of Forensic Sciences. Vol. 48 (6), p. 1239-48
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

Prediction of cell type-specific gene modules: identification and initial characterization of a core set of smooth muscle-specific genes.

Sven Nelander, Petter Mostad, Per Lindahl et al
Genome research. Vol. 13 (8), p. 1838-54
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2002

Havana — a fault modeling tool

Hollund Knut, Petter Mostad, Björn Fredrik Nielsen et al
Norwegian Petroleum Society Special Publications. Vol. 11, p. 157-171
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2002

Statistical Genetics and Genetical Statistics: a Forensic Perspective

Thore Egeland, Petter Mostad,
Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. Vol. 29 (2), p. 297-307
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2002

DNA microarray analysis of transforming growth factor-β and related transcripts in nasal biopsies from patients with allergic rhinitis

Mikael Benson, Björn Carlsson, Lena M S Carlsson et al
Cytokine. Vol. 18 (1), p. 20-25
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2002

Variance models for microarray data

Mats Rudemo, Tatsiana Lobovkina, Petter Mostad et al
Preprint
2000

Estimation of Gross Rock Volume of Filled Geological Structures With Uncertainty Measures

Petter Abrahamsen, Ragnar Hauge, Knut Heggland et al
SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering. Vol. 3 (4)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2000

Beyond traditional paternity and identification cases: Selecting the most probable pedigree

Thore Egeland, Petter Mostad, Bente Mevåg et al
Forensic Science International. Vol. 110 (1), p. 47-59
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
1999

An overview of different techniques to quantify uncertainties on global statistics for geostatistical modelling

P. Y. Biver, Petter Mostad, A. Guillou et al
Geostatistics Wollongong 96 - Proceedings of the Fifth International Geostatistics Congress, Wollongong, Australia, September 1996
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1999

Variogram estimation in a Bayesian framework

Petter Mostad, Thore Egeland, Nils Lid Hjort et al
Geostatistics Wollongong 96 - Proceedings of the Fifth International Geostatistics Congress, Wollongong, Australia, September 1996
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1998

Uncertain cap rock geometry, spill point, and gross rock volume

Petter Abrahamsen, Ragnar Hauge, Knut Heggland et al
Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Vol. Omega, p. 723-729
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1998

Tallfesting av beviskraften i DNA

Thore Egeland, Bente Mevåg, Margurethe Stenersen et al
Nordisk Rettsmedisin. Vol. 4, p. 87-91
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
1997

A computerized method for calculating the probability of pedigrees from genetic data

Thore Egeland, Petter Mostad, Björnar Olaisen et al
Science & Justice. Vol. 37, p. 269-274
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed