Salmon is a tool for quantifying the expression of transcripts using RNA-seq data.

Availability and Restrictions


Salmon is available on the Owens Cluster. The versions currently available at OSC are:

Version Owens Pitzer
0.8.2 X*  
1.0.0 X  
1.2.1 X X*
1.4.0   X
1.10.0   X
* Current default version

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


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

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

Patro, R. et al., Freeware


Usage on Owens


To configure your enviorment for use of Salmon, use command module load salmon. This will load the default version.

Further Reading