On September 22nd, OSC switched to Slurm for job scheduling and resource management on the Pitzer Cluster, along with the deployment of the new Pitzer hardware. We are in the process of updating the example job scripts for each software. If a Slurm example is not yet available, please consult our general Slurm information page or contact OSC help.


MIRA - Sequence assembler and sequence mapping for whole genome shotgun and EST / RNASeq sequencing data. Can use Sanger, 454, Illumina and IonTorrent data. PacBio: CCS and error corrected data usable, uncorrected not yet.

Availability and Restrictions


The following versions of MIRA are available on OSC clusters:

Version Owens
4.0.2 X*
* Current default version

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


MIRA is available to all OSC users. If you have any questions, please contact OSC Help.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

Bastien Chevreux, Open source


Usage on Owens


To configure your environment for use of MIRA, run the following command: module load mira. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular MIRA version, use module load mira/version. For example, use module load mira/4.0.2 to load MIRA 4.0.2.

Further Reading

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