Archive for February, 2010

Genome Wide Association (GWAS) QuickStart guide using R and GenABEL

Note: This article is a quickstart guide, there is A LOT more to know about GWAS, but this provides a good starting point.
Introduction to GWAS
Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) are essentially a means by which to figure out which genetic variants (usually single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs)) are associated with a variable of interest. It allows [...]