IGV Team

The IGV Team is now at the Broad Institute and UC San Diego:

Development: Jim Robinson, Helga Thorvaldsdóttir, David Eby

IGV videos: Kate Medetgul Ernar

PIs: Jill Mesirov and Jim Robinson

Past team members: Jacob Silterra, Marc-Danie Nazaire, Judy McLaughlin, Soo Hee Lee.

We thank the following collaborators for their contributions to the IGV source code:

Damon May, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Jussi Paananen, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland.

Fabien Campagne, Campagne laboratory, Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Weill Cornell Medical College.

Benjamin P. Berman, Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine Department, Bioinformatics Division
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.

Aaron Wenger, Pacific Biosciences.

Roman Valls Guimera, Florian Reisinger, & Oliver Hofmann, University of Melbourne Center for Cancer Research (UMCCR), and Andrew Patterson, Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance.



The IGV team uses and recommends the following development tools:

IntelliJ IDEA


Software Acknowledgements

IGV uses the following software libraries.

Jide Common Layer license
Commons (Apache Software Foundation) license
Log4j (Apache Software Foundation) license
Netbeans Swing Components license
Batik SVG Toolkit license
JArgs license
JAMA license
JUnit license
SAM JDK license
Crystal Icons license

Other Acknowledgements

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