Cover Art

The cover image is adapted from a Circos diagram. Circos is a tool developed by Martin Krzywinski for visualizing genomes and genomic information.

Beyond genomics, Circos has been used to visualize and map data in domains from astrophysics to politics.circos-sample-panel

The specific image was adapted from an article in PLoS One called “Mapping Connectivity Damage in the Case of Phineas Gage.”

For more information about Circos see: Krzywinski, M. et al. Circos: an Information Aesthetic for Comparative Genomics. Genome Research (2009) 19:1639-1645.