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Convert bams to vcf files
I have bam files downloaded from the 1000 Genomes Project and I need to have fasta files as the reference files (for -R option) in order to turn my bams into vcf files. Can you please tell me where to find fasta files from for my data? I tried using samtools and picard, but I don't really know where to get files to convert them to fasta..