treeWAS specifications

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Unique identifier OMICS_18525
Name treeWAS
Software type Package/Module, Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages R
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes

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Maintainer


  • person_outline Xavier Didelot <>

Publication for treeWAS

treeWAS institution(s)
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, UK
treeWAS funding source(s)
Supported by BBSRC grant BB/L023458/1 and NIHR grant 458 HPRU-2012-10080.

treeWAS review

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Arup Ghosh

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treeWAS is a novel and innovative approach to overcome the bias previous generation phylogenetic tree construction algorithms had. The algorithm accounts for two major confounding factors, population structure, and recombination that most of the tools don't account for.