To the Editor:
Advances in next-generation sequencing have reshaped the landscape of genomic and epigenomic research. Large consortia such as the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements, the Roadmap Epigenomics Mapping Consortium and The Cancer Genome Atlas have generated tens of thousands of sequencing-based genome-wide datasets, creating a reference and resource for the scientific community. Small groups of researchers now can rapidly obtain huge volumes of genomic data, which need to be placed in the context of the consortium data for comparison. These data are often accompanied by rich metadata describing the sample and experiment, which is critical for their interpretation. Visualizing, navigating and interpreting such data in a meaningful way is a daunting challenge1.
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