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Golden Helix SNP and Variation Suite (SVS): Overview

Golden Helix SNP and Variation Suite (SVS)

Main Applications

  • HelixTree: core application for genetic association studies
  • CNAM: processing raw intensity data, identifying and visualizing regions of copy number variation, performing association analysis.
  • Whole Genome Analysis Module: performing GWAS analysis
  • Sequence Analysis Module: advanced functional analysis tools for next-gen sequencing data (VCF files)
  • PBAT: statistical analysis for family-based SNP and CNV association studies
  • Regression Module: advanced linear and logistic regression
  • SVS Viewer: free visualization tool for data sharing

Noteworthy Features

  • Comprehensive suite of advanced analytic tools for managing, analyzing, and visualizing large-scale, complex genomic variation data. 
  • Broad collection of intuitive workflows for SNP, LD, CNV, GWAS, Family-based, Homozygosity and many more genome variation analyses. 
  • Efficient and easy-to-use data management and editing functions
  • Fast and memory efficient algorithms for handling high-dimensional genomic data on a personal computer.
  • Fully-programmatic scripting interface for advanced Python users
  • Supporting direct data import from all major array platforms
  • Supporting Windows, Mac OS and Linux.

Access SVS @ USC

Due to budget issues, USC discontinued the licensing of SVS as of Aug 2014.  If you are interested in using the software, please feel free to contact us and let us know your need.  Future licensing opportunity is possible based on user requests. 

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