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This page contains links to software that has resulted from our research.

Correcting for bias in post-hoc analysis of gene-based rare variant tests of association (PRELIMINARY VERSION FALL 2017)

R version Preliminary code release    

Reference: Grinde et al. “Illustrating, Quantifying and Correcting for Bias in Post-hoc Analysis of Gene-Based Rare Variant Tests of Association” Frontiers in Genetics.


Bayesian approach to inferring gene activity states (PRELIMINARY VERSION Fall 2016)

R version Preliminary code release    Code to create Figures 2-4

Disselkoen et al. "A Bayesian framework for the inference of microbial gene activity states." Frontiers in Microbiology.


Combining rare-variant tests of association

R version combotests.R    tests.R

Reference: Greco B, Hainline A, Arbet J, Grinde K, Benitez A and Tintle NL (2015) "A general approach for combining diverse rare variant association tests provides improved robustness across a wider range of genetic architecture" European journal of human genetics. To appear.


Testing for differences in metabotypes

R version software.R    otherfunctions.R    D9D_C16.csv

Reference: Tintle NL, Newman J, Shearer G (2015) "A novel approach to identify optimal metabotypes of elongase and desaturase activities in prevention of acute coronary syndrome" Metabolomics. To appear.


Impact of genotype errors on rare variant tests of association

R version Software

Reference: Cook K*, Benitez A*, Fu C*, Tintle NL (2014) "Evaluating the impact of genotype errors on rare variant tests of association" In revision.


Testing genotype-phenotype association with duplicate genotype data

General test of independence

R version Software and Instructions

SAS version Software and Instructions

Reference: Tintle NL, Gordon D, McMahon F, and Finch SJ (2007) "Using duplicate genotyped data in genetic analyses: Testing association and estimating error rates." Statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology. 6:4. Full text.

Linear trend test Estimation Software and Design Software

Reference: Borchers B, Brown M, McLellan B, Bekmetjev A, and Tintle NL (2009) "Incorporating duplicate genotype data into linear trend tests of genetic association: Methods and cost-effectiveness." Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology. 8:24. Full text.


Cost-effectiveness of duplicate genotyping

General test of independence Design Software

Reference: Tintle NL, Gordon D, Van Bruggen D, and Finch SJ (2009) "The cost effectiveness of duplicate genotyping for testing genetic association." Annals of Human Genetics. 73, 370-378.


Cost-effectiveness of reclassification sampling

Estimation Software and Instructions

Reference: Bekmetjev A , VanBruggen D , McLellan B , DeWinkle B , Lunderberg E , et al. 2012 The Cost-Effectiveness of Reclassification Sampling for Prevalence Estimation. PLoS ONE 7(2): e32058. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032058


Single Nucleotide Variant (polymorphism) set testing software (SNVset)

R package (PRELIMINARY VERSION: 2015-03-16)

User guide

Reference: Peterson, A., Spratt, J., and Tintle, N. "Incorporating prior knowledge in GWAS" in Genome-Wide Association Studies, ed. Cedric Gondro, Julius van der Werf, and Ben Hayes. Humana Press. To appear.