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A Grammar-based Toolkit for Scalable and Interactive Genomics Data Visualization for R and Shiny

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

A Grammar-based Toolkit for Scalable and Interactive Genomics Data Visualization. This R package is based on gosling.js. It uses R functions to create gosling plots that could be embedded onto R Shiny apps.

Author: Appsilon [aut, cre], Anirban Shaw [aut] , Federico Rivadeneira [aut]

Maintainer: Appsilon <opensource at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("shiny.gosling")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

1. Introduction to shiny.gosling HTML R Script
2. Using a GRanges object in shiny.gosling HTML R Script
3. Creating a Circos Plot with VCF Data HTML R Script
4. Creating an Interactive Line Chart with shiny.gosling HTML R Script
5. Creating a Multi-Scale Sequence Track HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Genetics, ShinyApps, Software, Visualization
Version 1.0.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.19 (R-4.4) (< 6 months)
License LGPL-3
Imports htmltools, jsonlite, rlang, shiny, shiny.react (== 0.3.0), fs, digest, rjson
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Suggests config, covr, knitr, lintr, mockery (>= 0.4.3), rcmdcheck, rmarkdown, sessioninfo, spelling, testthat (>= 3.0.0), GenomicRanges, VariantAnnotation, StructuralVariantAnnotation, biovizBase, ggbio
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