Beautiful circos plots in R

Circos plots are popular for displaying huge amounts of data in a relatively small visual space. This is especially relevant for genomic data. This post explores creating Circos-style genomic data plots in R using R package circlize.

Fast LD computation from VCF files using Tomahawk

Fast LD computation from a VCF file using **vcftools**, **bcftools** and **tomahawk**. This avoids the use of PLINK or conversion to PLINK formats.