JBrowseR is an R package that provides a simple and clean interface to JBrowse 2 for R users. Using JBrowseR, you can:

  • Embed the JBrowse 2 genome browser in R Markdown documents and Shiny applications
  • Deploy a genome browser directly from the R console to view your data
  • Customize your genome browser to display your own data

With this functionality, you can deploy a first-class genome browser with your data in just a few lines of R code!


You can install the released version of JBrowseR from CRAN with:


And the development version from GitHub with:

# install.packages("devtools")


This line of code can be used to launch a genome browser from your R console:

         location = "10:29,838,737..29,838,819")

Getting started

In order to get started with JBrowseR, please refer to the vignette that best suits your needs: