VAMPS:

Visualization and Analysis of Microbial Population Structures

An integrated collection of tools for researchers to visualize and analyze data for microbial population structures and distributions.

There are two essential elements to VAMPS:

  • Visualization and Analysis - Community Visualization including heat maps and comparative pie charts, as well as diversity estimates, rarefaction curves and spreadsheet-style output provide researchers with analytical tools for assessing individual microbial populations, based on either taxonomic assignments or independently-derived operational taxonomic units (OTUs).
  • Data Ramp - Researchers who want to use the VAMPS tools with their own data can enter their sequence or taxonomy data to the VAMPS website and merge it with the existing shared datasets for individual or comparative analyses. Researchers will be given a user name and password, and their data will be visible only to registered users of their choice. If your data is on our original vamps web application (https://vamps.mbl.edu) and you would like it to be available on this new platform please contact us with your request: vamps@mbl.edu


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The VAMPS project was made possible by grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the NASA Astrobiology Institute to
Mitchell Sogin, David Mark Welch, and Susan Huse.
VAMPS is currently supported by NSF ABI 1262592 to David Mark Welch. Unless otherwise stated, all material ©2014 Bay Paul Center, MBL. Contact Us