BWA

BWA is a software package for mapping low-divergent sequences against a large reference genome, such as the human genome. It consists of three algorithms: BWA-backtrack, BWA-SW and BWA-MEM.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of BWA are available on OSC clusters:

Version Oakley owens

0.7.13

0.7.17

X*

 

X*

X

* Current default version

You can use module spider bwa to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.

Access

BWA is available to all OSC users without restriction.

Usage

Usage on Oakley

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of BWA, run the following command: module load bwa. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular BWA version, use module load bwa/version. For example, use  module load bwa/0.7.13 to load BWA 0.7.13.

Usage on Owens

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of BWA, run the following command: module load bwa. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular BWA version, use module load bwa/version. For example, use module load bwa/0.7.13 to load BWA 0.7.13.

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