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The Charm City Circleator--or Circleator for short--is a Perl-based visualization tool developed at the Institute for Genome Sciences in the University of Maryland's School of Medicine. Circleator produces circular plots of genome-associated data, like this one:

Environment Modules

Run module spider circleator to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_CIRCLEATOR_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_CIRCLEATOR_BIN - executable directory
  • HPC_CIRCLEATOR_DOC - documentation directory
  • HPC_CIRCLEATOR_CONF - config directory


If you publish research that uses circleator you have to cite it as follows:

Crabtree, J., Agrawal, S., Mahurkar, A., Myers, G.S., Rasko, D.A., White, O. (2014) Circleator: flexible circular visualization of genome-associated data with BioPerl and SVG. Bioinformatics, 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu505.