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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Currently, the manuscript is awaiting peer review, which is done completely in the open at F1000Research, which perfectly fits with the open science/methods/software spirit of the GenABEL project. The paper is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licence, so fee lfree to share it!

Also in the spirit of openness, the data and scripts used in the paper have been uploaded to Zenodo.org (DOI:10.5281/zenodo.51008), where possible.

We encourage everyone who uses a GenABEL suite tool that doesn't have its own paper (e.g. MixABEL and DatABEL) to cite this paper instead. Of course other (relevant) citations of the paper are also welcome!

The paper can be cited as follows:
Karssen LC, van Duijn CM and Aulchenko YS. The GenABEL Project for statistical genomics [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review]. F1000Research 2016, 5:914 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.8733.1)
Please note that the version and referee status can/will change in the future.