Wright DE et al., (2017). A transient search using combined human and machine classifications. MNRAS. 472(2): 1315-1323.

Trouille L, Lintott CJ, Miller G, Spiers H (2017). DIY Zooniverse Citizen Science Project: Engaging The Public With Your Museum’s Collections And Data. MW17: MW 2o17.

Spiers H, Hannon E, Schalkwyk LC, Bray NJ, Mill J (2017). 5-hydroxymethylcytosine is highly dynamic across human fetal brain development. BMC Genomics. 18(1):738.

Viana J, Hannon E, Dempster E, Pidsley R, Macdonald R, Knox O, Spiers H, Troakes C, Al-Saraj S, Turecki G, Schalkwyk LC, Mill J (2017). Schizophrenia-associated methylomic variation: molecular signatures of disease and polygenic risk burden across multiple brain regions. Human Mol Genet. 26(1):210-225.

Mifsud KR, Saunderson EA, Spiers H, Carter SD, Trollope AF, Mill J, Reul JM (2017). Rapid Down-Regulation of Glucocorticoid Receptor Gene Expression in the Dentate Gyrus after Acute Stress in vivo: Role of DNA Methylation and MicroRNA Activity. Neuroendocrinology. 104(2):157-169.

Janecka M, Mill J, Basson MA, Goriely A, Spiers H, Reichenberg A, Schalkwyk L, Fernandes C (2017). Advanced paternal age effects in neurodevelopmental disorders—review of potential underlying mechanisms. Trans Psychiatry. 7(1): e1019.

Spiers H, Swanson A, Fortson L, Simmons BD, Trouille L, Blickhan S, Lintott C (In sub). Patterns of volunteer behaviour across online citizen science. 

Swanson A, Simmons BD, Spiers H, Fortson L, Cheeseman T, Lintott CJ (In sub). Keeping it simple: An experiment in online classification design.



Saunderson EA, Spiers H, Mifsud KR, Gutierrez-Mecinas M, Trollope AF, Shaikh A, Mill J, Reul JM (2016). Stress-induced gene expression and behavior are controlled by DNA methylation and methyl donor availability in the dentate gyrus. Proc Natl Acad SCI USA. 113(17): 4830-5. 

Spiers H, Hannon E, Wells S, Williams B, Fernandes C, Mill J (2016). Age-associated changes in DNA methylation across multiple tissues in an inbred mouse model. Mech Ageing Dev. 6; 154: 20-23.

Hannon E, Spiers H, Viana J, Pidsley R, Burrage J, Murphy TM, Troakes C, Turecki G, O’Donovan MC, Schalkwyk LC, Bray NJ, Mill J (2016). Methylation QTLs in the developing brain and their enrichment in schizophrenia risk loci. Nat Neurosci. 19(1): 48-54.


Spiers H, Hannon E, Schalkwyk LC, Smith R, Wong CC, O’Donovan MC, Bray NJ, Mill J (2015). Methylomic trajectories across human fetal brain development. Genome Res.  25(3): 338-52.

Pidsley R, Viana J, Hannon E, Spiers H, Toakes C, Al-Saraj S, Mechawar N, Turecki G, Schalkwyk L, Bray N, Mill J (2014). Methylomic profiling of human brain tissue supports a neurodevelopmental origin for schizophrenia. Genome Biology. 15:483.


Viana J, Pidsley R, Troakes C, Spiers H, Wong CC, Al-Sarraj S, Craig I, Schalkwyk L, Mill J (2014). Epigenomic and transcriptomic signatures of a Klinefelter syndrome (47,XXY) karyotype in the brain. Epigenetics. 29;9(4).


Anderson-Schmidt H, Beltcheva O, Brandon MD, Byrne EM, Diehl EJ, Duncan L, Gonzalez SD, Hannon E, Kantojärvi K, Karagiannidis I, Kos MZ, Kotyuk E, Laufer BI, Mantha K, McGregor NW, Meier S, Nieratschker V, Spiers H, Squassina A, Thakur GA, Tiwari Y, Viswanath B, Way MJ, Wong CC, O’Shea A, DeLisi LE (2013). Selected rapporteur summaries from the XX World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Hamburg, Germany, October 14-18, 2012. Am J Med Genet Neuropsychiatr Genet. 162B(2): 96-121.