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NAM is a tool to study associations in multiple populations. The NAM algorithm treats makers as random effects and uses a sliding-window method to prevent fitting the same markers multiple times. It also accounts for prior population stratification.


Mapping; Population genetics; GWAS study


  • Operation: Linkage analysis
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: R
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU General Public License v3
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.7.3
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: Alencar Xavier alenxav _at_
  • Collection: -


Xavier A, Xu S, Muir WM, Rainey KM "NAM: association studies in multiple populations." Bioinformatics 2015; 31(23):3862-4
PMID: 26243017

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