Tools for Genome Wide Association Studies

Bioconductor version: Release (2.11)

Classes for storing very large GWAS data sets and annotation, and functions for GWAS data cleaning and analysis.

Author: Stephanie M. Gogarten, Cathy Laurie, Tushar Bhangale, Matthew P. Conomos, Cecelia Laurie, Caitlin McHugh, Ian Painter, Xiuwen Zheng, Jess Shen, Rohit Swarnkar

Maintainer: Stephanie M. Gogarten <sdmorris at>

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PDF R Script Converting VCF data for use in GWASTools
PDF R Script Data formats in GWASTools
PDF R Script GWAS Data Cleaning
PDF R Script Preparing Affymetrix Data
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews GeneticVariability, Microarray, QualityControl, SNP, Software
Version 1.4.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.9 (R-2.14)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends Biobase, ncdf, GWASExactHW, sandwich, gdsfmt
Imports methods, DBI, RSQLite, DNAcopy, survival, lmtest, quantsmooth
Suggests GWASdata, RUnit, SNPRelate, snpStats, VariantAnnotation
System Requirements
Depends On Me GWASdata
Imports Me
Suggests Me

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