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 without restriction.

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.

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