Dinka Smajlagic

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Phone +47 22845126
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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Complex trait genetics

  • Epigenetic factors

  • Parent-of-origin effects

  • Early life stress

  • Childhood psychopathology

Primary research interests focus on identifying parental and perinatal factors involved in the development of various childhood outcomes. Currently working on examining the link between maternal stress during pregnancy and (epi)genetics of childhood outcomes such as anxiety and depression.


  • Ph.D. degree in Statistical Genetics from the University of Bergen in Norway (2020)

  • M.Sc degree in Mathematical Engineering from the University of L’Aquila in Italy and the University of Hamburg in Germany (2014)

  • B.Sc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2012)

Tags: Developmental psychology, genetics, epigenetics, Psychopathology


  • Smajlagic, Dinka; Lavrichenko, Ksenia; Berland, Siren; Helgeland, Øyvind; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad & Vaudel, Marc [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2020). Population prevalence and inheritance pattern of recurrent CNVs associated with neurodevelopmental disorders in 12,252 newborns and their parents. European Journal of Human Genetics. ISSN 1018-4813. 29, p. 205–215. doi: 10.1038/s41431-020-00707-7.
  • Smajlagic, Dinka; Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Myrum, Craig; Haavik, Jan; Johansson, Stefan & Zayats, Tetyana (2018). Moderating effect of mode of delivery on the genetics of intelligence: Explorative genome-wide analyses in ALSPAC. Brain and Behavior. ISSN 2162-3279. p. 1–12. doi: 10.1002/brb3.1144.

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  • Corfield, Elizabeth; Smajlagic, Dinka; Connoly, Siobhan; Hakonarsen, Hakon; Waldman, Irwin & Elia, Josephine [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2019). Parent-of-origin and maternal effects in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Published May 4, 2021 8:20 AM