The Argo Genome Browser is the Broad Institute's production tool for visualizing and manually annotating whole genomes.
Argo is a free, open source, and standalone Java 1.5 application. It provides:
There are two major, coexisting releases of Argo:
See the Documentation and Source Code for more information.
Argo2 development release notes.
Argo2 became an unstaffed project in mid-beta. Updated documentation and the source code are currently unavailable for Argo2.
Three screencasts are available for Argo2, each of which performs a tour of certain features, see below.
In addition, a good amount of the documentation for Argo1 can still be useful when using Argo2:
These short videos help describe certain features and general use of Argo2
Design and implementation: Reinhard Engels and Dennis Jen
Graphical Design of Argo2: Christian Stolte
Current maintenance: Clint Howarth
This project has been funded with Federal funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.
To cite your use of Argo, please reference http://www.broadinstitute.org/annotation/argo
To ask questions regarding Argo, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Updated: February 10, 2011