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Cytoscape Explore for Biological Networks Brings Cytoscape to the Cloud

Project Cytoscape

Dexter Pratt (University of California, San Diego)

Funding Cycle 1

Proposal Summary

To build Cytoscape Explore, a web-based biological network viewer and editor that will make key aspects of the widely used Cytoscape application accessible to new audiences as part of its evolution from a desktop application to a cloud ecosystem.



Cytoscape is essential software for network analysis and visualization regularly used by tens of thousands of scientists, with more than one million lifetime downloads.

Key Personnel

Dexter Pratt
Gary Bader
Keiichiro Ono
Sophie Liu
Max Franz