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
The following versions of BWA are available on OSC clusters:
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.
0.7.17-r1198 is the latest version at the time of the installation on July 2019.
BWA is available to all OSC users without restriction.
Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type
Li H. and Durbin R., Open source
Usage on Owens
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/0.7.13to load BWA 0.7.13.
Usage on Pitzer
module load bwa. The default version will be loaded.