Hilde Kjelgaard Brustad

  • Researcher (Statistician); PhD

Research interests:

  • Statistical modelling of infectious diseases
  • Statistical methods in forensic genetics and relatedness inference
  • Advising in biostatistics.

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Publications 2024

Shubin M, Brustad HK, Midtbø JE, Günther F, Alessandretti L, Ala-Nissila T, Scalia Tomba G, Kivelä M, Chan LYH, Leskelä L (2024)
The influence of cross-border mobility on the COVID-19 epidemic in Nordic countries
PLoS Comput Biol, 20 (6), e1012182 (in press)
DOI 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1012182, PubMed 38865414

Publications 2023

Vinje H, Brustad HK, Heggli A, Sevillano CA, Van Son M, Gangsei LE (2023)
Classification of breed combinations for slaughter pigs based on genotypes-modeling DNA samples of crossbreeds as fuzzy sets from purebred founders
Front Genet, 14, 1289130
DOI 10.3389/fgene.2023.1289130, PubMed 38116292

Publications 2022

Jalali N, Brustad HK, Frigessi A, MacDonald EA, Meijerink H, Feruglio SL, Nygård KM, Rø G, Madslien EH, de Blasio BF (2022)
Increased household transmission and immune escape of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron compared to Delta variants
Nat Commun, 13 (1), 5706
DOI 10.1038/s41467-022-33233-9, PubMed 36175424

Publications 2021

Brustad HK, Colucci M, Jobling MA, Sheehan NA, Egeland T (2021)
Strategies for pairwise searches in forensic kinship analysis
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 54, 102562
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2021.102562, PubMed 34274795

Publications 2020

Brustad HK, Vigeland MD, Egeland T (2020)
Pairwise relatedness testing in the context of inbreeding: expectation and variance of the likelihood ratio
Int J Legal Med, 135 (1), 117-129
DOI 10.1007/s00414-020-02426-6, PubMed 32989564

Publications 2019

Brustad HK, Egeland T (2019)
The impact of ignoring inbreeding in pairwise kinship evaluations
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 7 (1), 462-464
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigss.2019.10.052

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