The Wall Lab at Stanford University




Voss, C., Washington, P., Haber, N., Kline, A., Daniels, J., Fazel, A., De, T., McCarthy, B., Feinstein, C., Winograd, T., Wall, D.P. (2016). Superpower Glass: Delivering unobstructive real-time social cues in wearable systems.

Diaz-Beltran, L., F. Esteban, F. &and D.P. Wall, D.P. (2016). A common molecular signature in ASD gene expression: following Root 66 to Autism. Nature Translational Psychiatry. 2016 Jan 9, 6(732). Doi: 10.1038/tp.2015.112. Full Text

Kumar, R.B., Goren, N.D., Stark, D.E., Wall, D.P*., Longhurst, C.A. (2016). Automated integration of continuous glucose monitor data in the electronic health record using consumer technology. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocv206.

Duda, M., Daniels, J., & Wall, D.P. (2016). Clinical evaluation of a novel and mobile autism risk assessment. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-9. Published online 12 February 2016. Abstract

Duda, M., Ma, R., Haber, N., & Wall, D.P. (2016). Use of machine learning for behavioral distinction of autism and ADHD. Translational Psychiatry, 6(732), doi: 10.1038/tp2015.221. Published online 9 February 2016. Full Text

Washington, P., Voss, C., Haber, N., Tanaka, S., Daniels, J.,Feinstein, C., Winograd, T., & Wall, D.P. (2016). A wearable social interaction aid for children with autism. To appear in ACM annual conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) Late-Breaking Work.

Nick Haber, N., Catalin Voss, C., Wall, D.P., Azar Fazel, A., & Terry Winograd, T. (2016). A practical approach to real-time neutral subtraction for facial expression recognition. Accepted to IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision.


Li, J., Ma, Z., Shi, M., Malty, R.H., Aoki, H., Minic, Z., Phanse, S., Jin, K., Wasll, D.P., Zhang, Z., Urban, A.E., Hallmayer, J., Babu, M., & Snyder, M. (2015). Identification of human neuronal protein complexes reveals biochemical activities and convergent mechanisms of action in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Cell Syst. 2015 Nov 25, 1(5), 361-74.

J.A. Kosmicki, V. Sochat, M. Duda, and D.P. Wall. Searching for a minimal set of behaviors for autism detection through feature selection-based machine learning. Translational Psychiatry. February 2015; doi:10.1038/tp.2015.7. Full Text

Duda, M. & D.P. Wall, D.P. (2015). Rising interdisciplinary collaborations refine our understanding of autisms and give hope to more personalized solutions. Personalized Medicine, 12, : 359-69. Full Text

Fulga, T. A., McNeill, E. M., Binari, R., Yelick, J., Blanche, A., Booker, M., Streinkraus, B., Schnall-Levin, M., Zhao, Y., DeLucca, T., Bejarano, F., Han, Z., Lai, E. C., Wall, D. P., Perrimon, N., & Van Vactor, D. ( 2015). Unbiased screening by conditional competitive inhibition reveals novel functions of conserved Drosophila miRNAs during development and adult behavior. Nature Communications, 6(7279). Full Text

Souilmi, Y., Lancaster, A.K., Jung, J., Rizzo, E., Hawkins, J.B., Powles, R., Amzazi, S., Ghazal, H., Tonellato, P.J., & Wall, D.P. (2015). Scalable and Cost-effective NGS Genotyping in the Cloud. BMC Med Genomics. 8(1), 64. Full Text


Duda, M., Kosmicki, J., & Wall, D. P. Testing the accuracy of an observation-based classifier for rapid detection of autism risk. Translational Psychiatry. August 2014; doi:10.1038/tp.2014.65. Full Text

Gafni, E., Luquette L. J., Lancaster, A. K., Hawkins, J. B., Jung, J-Y., Souilmi, Y., Wall, D. P. & Tonellato, P. J. COSMOS: a Python library for massively parallel workflows. Bioinformatics. 2014; doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btu385. Full Text

Fusaro, V. A., Daniels, J., Duda, M., DeLuca, T. F., D’Angelo, O., Tamburello, J., … & Wall, D. P. (2014). The Potential of Accelerating Early Detection of Autism through Content Analysis of YouTube Videos. PloS one, 9(4), e93533. Full Text, html.


Vardarajan BN, Eran A, Jung JY, Kunkel LM, Wall DP. Haplotype structure enables prioritization of common markers and candidate genes in autism spectrum disorder. Nature, Translational Psychiatry e262. Full Text

Jung, J. Y., DeLuca, T. F., Nelson, T. H., & Wall, D. P. (2013). A literature search tool for intelligent extraction of disease-associated genes. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, amiajnl-2012. Full Text, html.

Wall DP, Tonellato PJ. Genomics-informed pathology. The Scientist. 2013. Full Text

Diaz-Beltran L, Cano C, Wall DP, and Esteban, FJ. Systems biology as a comparative approach to understand complex gene expression in neurological diseases. Behavioral Sciences 3: 253-272. Abstract

Issa S A, Kienzler R, El-Kalioby M, Tonellato P J, Wall D, Bruggmann R & Abouelhoda M. Streaming support for data intensive cloud-based sequence analysis. BioMed Research International 2013, 791051, doi:10.1155/2013/791051 (2013). Abstract


Nelson TH, Jung JY, Deluca TF, Hinebaugh BK, St Gabriel KC, Wall DP. Autworks: a cross-disease network biology application for Autism and related disorders. BMC Med Genomics. 2012 Nov 28;5(1):56. Full Text

Marlena Duda, Tristan Nelson and Dennis P Wall. Cross-pollination of research findings, although uncommon, may accelerate discovery of human disease genes. BMC Medical Genetics 2012, 13:114. Abstract

Insik Kim, Jung JY, DeLuca TF, Nelson TH, Wall DP. Cloud Computing for Comparative Genomics with Windows Azure Platform. Evolutionary Bioinformatics. 2012 Aug 30. Full Text

DP Wall, Dally R, Luyster R, Jung JY, DeLuca TF. Use of Artificial Intelligence to Shorten the Behavioral Diagnosis of Autism. PLoS ONE. 2012 Aug 27. Full-text link.

DP Wall, Tonellato PJ. The future of genomics in pathology. F1000 Med Rep. 2012 Jul 2. Full-text link.

DP Wall, Kosmicki J, DeLuca TF, Harstad E, Fusaro VA. Use of machine learning to shorten observation-based screening and diagnosis of autism. Transl Psychiatry. 2012 Apr 10. Full-text link. PDF.

Satoru Suzuki, Takako Takai-Igarashi, Yutaka Fukuoka, DP Wall, Hiroshi Tanaka, Peter J Tonellato. Systems analysis of inflammatory bowel disease based on comprehensive gene information. BMC Med Genet. 2012; 13: 25. Full-text link.

DeLuca TF, Cui J, Jung JY, St. Gabriel KC, Wall DP. Roundup 2.0: Enabling comparative genomics for over 1800 genomes. Bioinformatics. 2012 Jan 13.


Cui J, Deluca TF, Jung JY, Wall DP. Phylogenetically informed logic relationships improve detection of biological network organization. BMC Bioinformatics. 2011 Dec 15;12(1):476. Jung JY, Kohane IS, Wall DP. Identification of autoimmune gene signatures in autism. Transl Psychiatry. 2011 Dec 13. Full-text link

Fusaro VA, Patil P, Gafni E, Wall DP, Tonellato PJ. Biomedical cloud computing with Amazon Web Services. PLoS Comput Biol. 2011 Aug. Cui J, DeLuca TF, Jung JY, Wall DP. Detecting biological network organization and functional gene orthologs. Bioinformatics. 2011 Oct 15;27(20):2919-20.


Wall DP, Pivovarov R, Tong M, Jung JY, Fusaro VA, DeLuca TF, Tonellato PJ. Genotator: a disease-agnostic tool for genetic annotation of disease. BMC Med Genomics. 2010 pdf

Wall D, Kudtarkar P, Fusaro V, Pivovarov R, Patil P, Tonellato P. Cloud computing for comparative genomics. BMC Bioinformatics 2010;11:259. pdf


Esteban FJ and Wall DP. Using game theory to detect genes involved in Autism Spectrum Disorder. TOP. 2009. pdf

Abu-Elneel K, Liu T, Gazzaniga FS, Nishimura Y, Wall DP, Geschwind DH, Lao K, Kosik KS. Reply to the “Letter to the Editors” by Steven Buyske. Neurogenetics. 2009 Feb 24. pdf

Cano C, Monaghan T, Blanco A, Wall DP, Peshkin L. Collaborative text-annotation resource for disease-centered relation extraction from biomedical text. J Biomed Inform. 2009 Feb 14. pdf

Wall DP, Esteban FJ, Deluca TF, Huyck M, Monaghan T, Velez de Mendizabal N, Goñí J, Kohane IS. Comparative analysis of neurological disorders focuses genome-wide search for autism genes. Genomics. 2009 Feb;93(2):120-9. pdf


Abu-Elneel K, Liu T, Gazzaniga FS, Nishimura Y, Wall DP, Geschwind DH, Lao K, Kosik KS. Heterogeneous dysregulation of microRNAs across the autism spectrum. Neurogenetics. 2008 Jul;9(3):153-61. pdf

Singh S, Wall DP. Testing the accuracy of eukaryotic phylogenetic profiles for prediction of biological function. Evol Bioinform Online. 2008;4:217-23. pdf


Wall DP, Deluca T. Ortholog detection using the reciprocal smallest distance algorithm. Methods Mol Biol. 2007;396:95-110. pdf


Deluca TF, Wu IH, Pu J, Monaghan T, Peshkin L, Singh S, Wall DP. Roundup: a multi-genome repository of orthologs and evolutionary distances. Bioinformatics. 2006 Aug 15;22(16):2044-6. pdf

Van Vactor D, Wall DP, Johnson KG. Heparan sulfate proteoglycans and the emergence of neuronal connectivity. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2006 Feb;16(1):40-51. pdf

Kivisild T, Shen P, Wall DP, Do B, Sung R, Davis K, Passarino G, Underhill PA, Scharfe C, Torroni A, Scozzari R, Modiano D, Coppa A, de Knijff P, Feldman M, Cavalli-Sforza LL, Oefner PJ. The role of selection in the evolution of human mitochondrial genomes. Genetics. 2006 Jan;172(1):373-87. pdf


Herbeck JT, Wall DP. Converging on a general model of protein evolution. Trends Biotechnol. 2005 Oct;23(10):485-7. pdf

Wall DP. Origin and rapid diversification of a tropical moss. Evolution. 2005 Jul;59(7):1413-24. pdf

Sivakumaran TA, Shen P, Wall DP, Do BH, Kucheria K, Oefner PJ. Conservation of the RB1 gene in human and primates. Hum Mutat. 2005 Apr;25(4):396-409. pdf

Wall DP, Hirsh AE, Fraser HB, Kumm J, Giaever G, Eisen MB, Feldman MW. Functional genomic analysis of the rates of protein evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Apr 12;102(15):5483-8. pdf

Hirsh AE, Fraser HB, Wall DP. Adjusting for selection on synonymous sites in estimates of evolutionary distance. Mol Biol Evol. 2005 Jan;22(1):174-7. pdf


Fraser HB, Hirsh AE, Wall DP, Eisen MB. Coevolution of gene expression among interacting proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Jun 15;101(24):9033-8. pdf


Herbeck JT, Wall DP, Wernegreen JJ. Gene expression level influences amino acid usage, but not codon usage, in the tsetse fly endosymbiont Wigglesworthia. Microbiology. 2003 Sep;149(Pt 9):2585-96. pdf

Wall DP, Fraser HB, Hirsh AE. Detecting putative orthologs. Bioinformatics. 2003 Sep 1;19(13):1710-1. pdf

Wall DP, Herbeck JT. Evolutionary patterns of codon usage in the chloroplast gene rbcL. J Mol Evol. 2003 Jun;56(6):673-88; discussion 689-90. pdf

Fraser HB, Wall DP, Hirsh AE. A simple dependence between protein evolution rate and the number of protein-protein interactions. BMC Evol Biol. 2003 May 23;3:11. pdf


Wall DP. Use of the nuclear gene glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase for phylogeny reconstruction of recently diverged lineages in Mitthyridium (Musci: Calymperaceae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2002 Oct;25(1):10-26. pdf