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Christopher Hakkaart

Christopher HakkaartPostdoctoral Fellow

BSc(Hons), PhD(Otago)

Email christopher.hakkaart@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 364 0557

Research interests

Dr Chris Hakkaart is investigating the functional impact of DNA copy number variants that modify the risk of cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

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Publications

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Whitehead, M., Khan, S., Siddique, S., Ahmed, R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). CDH1 gene mutation in early-onset, colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. Pathology - Research & Practice, 216, 152912. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

Norero, E., Alarcon, M. A., Hakkaart, C., de Mayo, T., Mellado, T., Garrido, M., … Guilford, P., & Corvalan, A. H. (2019). Identification of c.1531C>T pathogenic variant in the CDH1 gene as a novel germline mutation of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20, 4980. doi: 10.3390/ijms20204980

Hakkaart, C., Ellison-Loschmann, L., Day, R., Sporle, A., Koea, J., Harawira, P., … Guilford, P. (2019). Germline CDH1 mutations are a significant contributor to the high frequency of early-onset diffuse gastric cancer cases in New Zealand Māori. Familial Cancer, 18(1), 83-90. doi: 10.1007/s10689-018-0080-8

Walker, L. C., Lattimore, V. L., Kvist, A., Kleiblova, P., Zemankova, P., de Jong, L., Wiggins, G. A. R., Hakkaart, C., Cree, S. L., … Kennedy, M. A., … de la Hoya, M. (2019). Comprehensive assessment of BARD1 messenger ribonucleic acid splicing with implications for variant classification. Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 1139. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01139

Bougen-Zhukov, N., Nouri, Y., Godwin, T., Taylor, M., Hakkaart, C., Single, A., Brew, T., Permina, E., Chen, A., Black, M. A., & Guilford, P. (2019). Allosteric AKT inhibitors target synthetic lethal vulnerabilities in E-cadherin-deficient cells. Cancers, 11(9), 1359. doi: 10.3390/cancers11091359

Journal - Research Article

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Whitehead, M., Khan, S., Siddique, S., Ahmed, R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). CDH1 gene mutation in early-onset, colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. Pathology - Research & Practice, 216, 152912. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

Norero, E., Alarcon, M. A., Hakkaart, C., de Mayo, T., Mellado, T., Garrido, M., … Guilford, P., & Corvalan, A. H. (2019). Identification of c.1531C>T pathogenic variant in the CDH1 gene as a novel germline mutation of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20, 4980. doi: 10.3390/ijms20204980

Bougen-Zhukov, N., Nouri, Y., Godwin, T., Taylor, M., Hakkaart, C., Single, A., Brew, T., Permina, E., Chen, A., Black, M. A., & Guilford, P. (2019). Allosteric AKT inhibitors target synthetic lethal vulnerabilities in E-cadherin-deficient cells. Cancers, 11(9), 1359. doi: 10.3390/cancers11091359

Walker, L. C., Lattimore, V. L., Kvist, A., Kleiblova, P., Zemankova, P., de Jong, L., Wiggins, G. A. R., Hakkaart, C., Cree, S. L., … Kennedy, M. A., … de la Hoya, M. (2019). Comprehensive assessment of BARD1 messenger ribonucleic acid splicing with implications for variant classification. Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 1139. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01139

Hakkaart, C., Ellison-Loschmann, L., Day, R., Sporle, A., Koea, J., Harawira, P., … Guilford, P. (2019). Germline CDH1 mutations are a significant contributor to the high frequency of early-onset diffuse gastric cancer cases in New Zealand Māori. Familial Cancer, 18(1), 83-90. doi: 10.1007/s10689-018-0080-8

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Kahn, S., Whitehead, M., Frizelle, F., & Keenan, J. (2018). E-cadherin in early-onset colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society for Oncology (NZSO) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nzsoncology.org.nz/

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Hakkaart, C., & Guilford, P. (2015, October). Screening for predisposition for gastric cancer in Māori. Poster session presented at the Otago Spotlight Series: Cancer Research, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Guilford, P., Chen, A., Single, A., Beetham, H., Telford, B., Hakkaart, C., & Godwin, T. (2016, August-September). Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: Battling the curse. Verbal presentation at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Nelson, New Zealand.

Hakkaart, C., Day, R., Ellison-Loschmann, E., & Guilford, P. (2015, August-September). Screening for predisposition for gastric cancer in Māori. Verbal presentation at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Queenstown, New Zealand.

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