The Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV) is a high-performance visualization tool for interactive exploration of large, integrated genomic datasets. It supports a wide variety of data types, including array-based and next-generation sequence data, and genomic annotations.

Citing IGV

To cite your use of IGV in your publication:

James T. Robinson, Helga Thorvaldsdóttir, Wendy Winckler, Mitchell Guttman, Eric S. Lander, Gad Getz, Jill P. Mesirov. Integrative Genomics Viewer. Nature Biotechnology 29, 24–26 (2011)

Helga Thorvaldsdóttir, James T. Robinson, Jill P. MesirovIntegrative Genomics Viewer (IGV): high-performance genomics data visualization and exploration.  Briefings in Bioinformatics 14, 178-192 (2013).



Download the IGV desktop application and igvtools. 



Development of IGV is made possible by funding from the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, and the Starr Cancer Consortium.

IGV participates in the GenomeSpace initiative, which is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute.