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A tutorial on Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) in Tassel (GUI)

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Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) increase their popularity among medical, biological, and social sciences to identify the association between single nucleotide polymorphisms and phenotypic traits. This tutorial aims to provide a guidelines for conducing genome wide analysis in Tassel.

A tutorial on investigate genetic admixture using STRUCTURE software

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Structure Software is a freely available software package that one may use for rigorous investigation of admixed individuals; identification of point of hybridization and migrants; and estimate over all structure of a population using a commonly used genetic markers such as SNPs and SSRs. This software was developed by Pritchard Lab at Stanford University and can downloaded at this link.

Plot Genetic Linkage Maps using MapChart software

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MapChart is a free software to plot publishing quality genetic linkage maps as well as QTLs. This software was developed at Wageningen University by Roeland E. Voorrips and can be downloaded at this link .

Adding Content to an Academic Website

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One thing I haven’t covered in my previous posts on creating and customizing an academic website is how to actually add content to your site. You know, the stuff that’s the reason why people go to your website in the first place? If you’ve followed those guides, your website should be professional looking and already feeling a little bit different from the stock template. However, adding new pages or tweaking the existing pages can be a little intimidating, and I realized I should probably walk through how to do so. Luckily Jekyll’s use of Markdown makes it really easy to add new content!