Available for download for non-clinical research purposes only using the R package direclty. If you are planning on embedding the software into your own tool (for either research or clinical activities) or if you are pursuing commercial software development that incorporates our software please contact Giovanni Parmigiani or Danielle Braun for information on licensing.
First time R users:
If R is not installed on your computer, you need to install it before you can use BayesMendel. R is free and open source and available at the CRAN website. Once you get there, if you use Windows, click on "Windows (95 and later)" then click on "base" then click on "rw1091.exe" this will start the download. Once you have the exe file, click on it and it will install. Once installed, click to start. If you use Linux or a Mac, you probably know what to do once you get to CRAN.
At this point the best thing to do is to spend a day or two familiarizing yourself with R. In addition to the extensive materials provided at CRAN, a couple of very good places to get a quick start are the Statistical Computing Class at JHSPH or the R course by Bates and Lumley. Among the things you will learn is how to install a package (it's an easy thing to do). BayesMendel installs like any other package.
Mac OS X users for BayesMendel_2.0-81 and above:
If you are installing the R package on a Mac OS X, you will need to have a working copy of g++ installed on your system. To see if you have g++ installed or not, open the Terminal application and type "whereis g++". If it is installed, the directory where it is located will be returned, and you can proceed with installing the R package as usual. If it is not installed, then nothing will be returned. The easiest way to install g++ is to go to https://developer.apple.com/xcode and download the Xcode package (free, but requires an Apple ID). Once installed, within Xcode go to Preferences --> Download and install the Command Line Tools. You should now be able to install BayesMendel. Additionally, "whereis g++" in Terminal should now return a directory.