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GBOOST is a tool to detect gene-gene interactions in genome-wide case-control studies (GWAS). The GBOOST tool runs in GPU (CUDA/Nvidia) and does Boolean based screening and testing. CUDA Driver : 2.3.


DNA polymorphism, Sequence analysis, GWAS study


  • Operation: Visualisation; Analysis, Sequence analysis, Genetic variation analysis
  • Software interface: Graphical user interface
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 2.0
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
  • Contact: YUNG Ling Sing timyung _at_ | eeyu _at_
  • Collection: -


Yung LS, Yang C, Wan X, Yu W "GBOOST: a GPU-based tool for detecting gene-gene interactions in genome-wide case control studies." Bioinformatics. 2011 May 1;27(9):1309-10. Epub 2011 Mar 3.
PMID: 21372087
PMCID: PMC3105448

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