Julia package for plotting results from GWAS
Author OpenMendel
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Started In
December 2018


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MendelPlots.jl is a Julia package for generating common plots from results of genome-wide association studies (GWAS). It can currently create Manhattan Plots and QQ Plots.

MendelPlots is a plotting and data visualization system written in Julia. It uses Gadfly as the backend, which is influenced by Grammar of Graphics Style programming and Hadley Wickham's ggplot2

MendelPlots.jl is not registered yet. To install the package, enter the package REPL by hitting the ] key and run:

pkg> add


If you use OpenMendel analysis packages in your research, please cite the following reference in the resulting publications:

OPENMENDEL: a cooperative programming project for statistical genetics. Zhou H, Sinsheimer JS, Bates DM, Chu BB, German CA, Ji SS, Keys KL, Kim J, Ko S, Mosher GD, Papp JC, Sobel EM, Zhai J, Zhou JJ, Lange K. Hum Genet. 2019 Mar 26. doi: 10.1007/s00439-019-02001-z. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30915546

Package features

  • Creates publication quality plots in PNG format

Contributing and Request Plots

The software is relatively new. File an issue to report a bug or request a feature.