[BiO BB] Announcing Cytoscape Version 2.0

Gary Bader bader at cbio.mskcc.org
Mon Sep 27 21:18:25 EDT 2004


Cytoscape is an open-source bioinformatics software platform for visualizing
molecular interaction networks and integrating these interactions with gene
expression profiles and other state data.


Version 2.0 Features:

For users:
-Load and save networks in SIF and GML formats
-Load and visualize gene expression data
-Visualize and lay out networks
-Display network data in various ways using powerful visual styles
-Network manager: easily organize multiple networks
-Bird's eye view summary of network
-Numerous plugins available for feature expansion and network analysis (more
coming soon)
	E.g. Network filter, Gene expression data, Active Modules, MCODE
	See http://www.cytoscape.org/plugins2.php

For programmers:
-100% open-source
-New open-source graph library (GINY)
-New programmer API to ease plugin development

Cytoscape is jointly developed by the groups of Benno Schwikowski (Pasteur
Institute, Paris), Trey Ideker (University of California San Diego), Chris
Sander (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) and Hamid Bolouri (Institute
of Systems Biology, Seattle).

Best regards,
The Cytoscape Team

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