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Open Targets Genetics App

This repo contains the web application code for Open Targets Genetics.

It is one component of several and the overarching project is described here, which is also where issues can be raised.


Before developing or building for production, you will need to follow these steps:

Clone the repo.

git clone

Enter the directory.

cd genetics-app

Install the dependencies.

yarn install


Start the dev server.

yarn start


Build for production (generates a static build directory).

yarn build


We deploy the public version of this site on Netlify. See the netlify.toml for more detail.


Read our contributing guidelines.

Special Thanks

BrowserStack has allowed us to do cross-browser testing of the genetics app at no cost. BrowserStack


Copyright 2014-2018 Biogen, Celgene Corporation, EMBL - European Bioinformatics Institute, GlaxoSmithKline, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Wellcome Sanger Institute

This software was developed as part of the Open Targets project. For more information please see:

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.