VCFtools

VCFtools is a program package designed for working with VCF files, such as those generated by the 1000 Genomes Project. The aim of VCFtools is to provide easily accessible methods for working with complex genetic variation data in the form of VCF files.

Availability and Restrictions

The following versions of VCFtools are available on OSC clusters:

Version Oakley Owens
0.1.14 X* X*
*: Current default version

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

Access

VCFtools is available to all OSC users without restriction.

Usage on Oakley

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of VCFtools, run the following command:   module load vcftools. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular VCFtools version, use   module load vcftools/version . For example, use  module load vcftools/0.1.14 to load VCFtools 0.1.14.

Usage on Owens

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of VCFtools, run the following command:   module load vcftools. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular VCFtools version, use   module load vcftools/version . For example, use  module load vcftools/0.1.14 to load VCFtools 0.1.14.

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