Bioinformaticians in Plotly

Bioinfo-what?! At Plotly, we’re proud of our diverse and talented user base. In this post, we show off the work of our bioinformaticians.

In case you didn’t know: 
Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that develops methods and software tools for understanding biological data. As an interdisciplinary field of science, bioinformatics combines computer science, statistics, mathematics, and engineering to analyze and interpret biological data.

Source: UCONN

Plotly happens to serve a large bioinformatics and biostats research community. These users leverage the uniquely interactive features of Plotly charts for dendrograms, heatmaps, volcano plots, and other visualizations common in this field.

In this post, we show off 7 resources in Python and R created by Plotly bioinformatics and biostats researchers by way of a Spectacle Editor presentation. You can make a similar presentation with your Plotly graphs.


1. Jupyter notebook: Visualizing bioinformatics data with plotly and python

See the interactive plot

2. Zoom & hover in volcano plots

See the interactive plot

3. Interactive dendrograms in R & Python

See the interactive plot

4. Toggle lines and distributions with the legend

See the interactive plot

5. Take it to the 3rd dimension

See the interactive plot

6. Interactive Manhattan Plots

See the interactive plot

7. Gene Expression Heatmaps

See the interactive plot

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