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This is the development version of BiocHail; for the stable release version, see BiocHail.

basilisk and hail

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Use hail via basilisk when appropriate, or via reticulate. This package can be used in to interact with UK Biobank resources processed by

Author: Vincent Carey [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Vincent Carey <stvjc at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("BiocHail")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

01 BiocHail -- GWAS tutorial HTML R Script
02 Working with larger VCF: T2T by chromosome HTML R Script
03 Working with UK Biobank summary statistics HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.5.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.17 (R-4.3) (1 year)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.3.0), graphics, stats, utils
Imports reticulate, basilisk, BiocFileCache, methods, dplyr, BiocGenerics
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