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Toppar, by Dr Thorhildur Juliusdottir, is a database-driven interactive association result browser written in JavaScript and HTML. It uses the Flot library for plotting, zooming and panning and DataTables for listing the data.

Toppar has now been published in Bioinformatics, please find the paper online here: https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btx840

Data integration and visualization help geneticists make sense of large amounts of data. To help facilitate interpretation of genetic association data we developed Toppar, a customizable visualization tool that stores results from association studies and enables browsing over multiple results, by combining features from existing tools and linking to appropriate external databases.

The McCarthy Group deployment of the Toppar web application can be found here.

We have developed ScatterShot, a web application for generating cluster plot images for chip genotyping experiments. This initial deployment has been customised for the UK Biobank dataset.

Our aim has been to produce a centralised web application so that the end user can simply access clusterplot images without the nuisance of accessing, downloading, storing, handling and configuring the underlying data itself; which in the case of UK Biobank is significant!

Find out more about ScatterShot for UK Biobank here

I am a software developer and data analyst for the McCarthy Group at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics and OCDEM.

My personal webpage at Wellcome can be found here