About this Book

This book is part of a series of books for the Genomic Data Science Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-space (AnVIL) of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). Here, we present opinionated step-by-step guides for setting up accounts focused on three personas: PIs, Analysts, and Consortia.

Icons representing PIs, Analysts, and Consortia personas.

Skills Level

Please choose the closest matching persona from the lefthand menu.


Novice: no genetics knowledge needed

Programming skills

Novice: no programming experience needed

AnVIL Collection

Additional guides are provided to help you with Workspaces, launch interactive tools, and start working with data. Learn more about AnVIL by visiting https://anvilproject.org or reading the article in Cell Genomics.

Please check out our full collection of AnVIL and related resources: https://hutchdatascience.org/AnVIL_Collection/