Software developed in the Population Genetics Laboratory of the Department of Genetics, Texas Biomed, may be downloaded from this site. These applications have been created as a by-product of our own studies, and we are happy to share our efforts with scientists and other interested parties. They are freely available, but are copyrighted and carry specific terms of license. Our production resources are limited, however, and for this reason we charge modest fees to recover costs for printed material, magnetic media, and postal distribution when electronic distribution is impractical. Contact Dr. Thomas Dyer for further information.
PEDSYS is a full-scale database system developed as a specialized tool for management of genetic, pedigree, and demographic data. Version 2.0 is available presently for Solaris and Red Hat Linux. PLEASE NOTE that the Windows 95/98/NT versions may be downloaded, but are no longer maintained or supported.
SOLAR is a suite of variance component-based algorithms for linkage and quantitative genetic analysis: the Sequential Oligogenic Linkage Analysis Routines. SOLAR is available for Linux/Intel, Solaris/SPARC, Solaris/x86, Digital Unix/Alpha, Silicon Graphics Irix, and Macintosh OS X.
PEDIGREE/DRAW is now available from http://www.pedigree-draw.com