Data Loading/Collection

The following modules provide interfaces for collection and/or loading of biological data.

Genotype Loader

Tripal Rating: Gold

A Drush-based loader for VCF files that follows the genotype storage rules outline by ND genotypes. It has been optimized to handle very large files and supports customization of ontology terms used.

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Mainlab Chado Loader

MCL (Mainlab Chado Loader) is a module that enables users to upload their biological data to Chado database schema. Users are required to transfer their biological data into various types of data template files. MCL, then, uploads these data template files into a Chado schema.

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Raw Phenotypes

This module was designed to aid in collection and further analysis of raw phenotypic data. It supports Excel drag-n-drop uploads with immediate validation and researcher feedback. Additionally, it provides summary charts and download functionality.

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Tripal BibTeX

A BibTEX importer for Tripal Publications. Currently this module only provides a Drush function (tripal-import-bibtex-pubs; trpimport-bibtex) for import of BibTEX files.

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Tripal Plant PopGen Submission

Tripal Rating: Silver

The Tripal Plant PopGen Submit (TPPS) Module supports a flexible submission interface for genotype, phenotype, environmental, and metadata for population, association, or landscape genetics studies. The portal walks the user through specific questions and collects georeferenced coordinates on plant accessions and also supports ontology standards, including the Minimal Information About a Plant Phenotyping Experiment (MIAPPE) ( and standard genotyping file formats, such as VCF.

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Migrate Chado

This module is a collection of destination plugins to import biological data to a Chado database using Drupal Migrate. The Migrate module provides a flexible framework for migrating content into Drupal from other sources (e.g., when converting a web site to Drupal). Content is imported and rolled back using a bundled web interface (Migrate UI module) or included Drush commands (strongly recommended).

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