The mission of the GenABEL project is to provide a free framework for collaborative, robust, transparent, open-source based development of statistical genomics methodology. We aim to streamline methodology discussion, development, implementation, dissemination and maintenance; through the community.

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Overview paper published: The GenABEL Project for statistical genomics

On May 19th, the manuscript The GenABEL Project for statistical genomics was published at F1000Research. We this paper we want to give an overview of the GenABEL project (its history and goals), the tools currently in the GenABEL suite and the way we interact with users and developers.

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ProbABEL v0.5.0 released

Almost one year after the release of v0.4.5, the ProbABEL development team is happy to announce the release of v0.5.0.
This release contains several important improvements and fixes and all users are encouraged to upgrade.

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CollapsABEL: a new member of the GenABEL suite

Several days ago the paper CollapsABEL: an R library for detecting compound heterozygote alleles in genome-wide association studies was published in BMC Bioinformatics. Following this publication the GenABEL team is happy to announce the inclusion of CollapsABEL in the GenABEL suite.
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RepeatABEL included in the GenABEL suite

With pleasure we announce the inclusion of RepeatABEL to the GenABEL suite. RepeatABEL is a tool for genome-wide association study for multiple observations on related individuals and has been developed by Lars Rönnegård.

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Development of ProbABEL and filevector moved to Github

Like OmicABEL before them, the development efforts of ProbABEL and the filevector support library have moved from R-forge to Github. The Github page for ProbABEL can be found here and filevector's Github page is located here.

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Development of OmicABEL moved to Github

As of today the development efforts for OmicABEL have moved to Github. With this move we aim to make the development process smoother and more up-to-date with current standards. Moreover, the use of "social coding" using Git and Github fits well in the open and collaborative strategy of the GenABEL project.

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The GenABEL tutorial receives a DOI

Today we uploaded the current version of the GenABEL tutorial PDF to www.zenodo.org. As a result, the tutorial has been given a DOI (10.5281/zenodo.19738), which is a unique, citable reference to the document. From now on, the tutorial page of this website will point to the DOI.

At the same time we also registered a Zenodo community called "The GenABEL project". Please mention this community if you upload any material related to the GenABEL project to Zenodo.

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ProbABEL v0.4.5 released

The ProbABEL development team is happy to announce the release of ProbABEL v0.4.5. This release is a bugfix update. People using the Cox Proportional Hazards regression module are strongly advised to upgrade.

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DatABEL v.0.9-6 published on CRAN

We are pleased to announce that a minor update to the DatABEL package has been publised on CRAN today. DatABEL v.0.9-6 contains some minor changes and one bug fix.
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ProbABEL v0.4.4 released

The ProbABEL development team is happy to announce the release of ProbABEL v0.4.4. This release is a bugfix update. People using the Cox Proportional Hazards regression module are strongly advised to upgrade.
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