Bioinformatics & Biology

VarScan

VarScan is a platform-independent software tool developed at the Genome Institute at Washington University to detect variants in NGS data.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of VarScan are available on OSC clusters:

MuTect

MuTect is a method developed at the Broad Institute for the reliable and accurate identification of somatic point mutations in next generation sequencing data of cancer genomes.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of MuTect are available on OSC clusters:

Picard

Picard is a set of command line tools for manipulating high-throughput sequencing (HTS) data and formats such as SAM/BAM/CRAM and VCF.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of Picard are available on OSC clusters:

SAMtools

SAM format is a generic format for storing large nucleotide sequence alignments. SAMtools provide various utilities for manipulating alignments in the SAM format, including sorting, merging, indexing and generating alignments in a per-position format.

Availability and Restrictions

The following versions of SAMtools are available on OSC clusters:

GATK

GATK is a software package for analysis of high-throughput sequencing data. The toolkit offers a wide variety of tools, with a primary focus on variant discovery and genotyping as well as strong emphasis on data quality assurance.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of GATK are available on OSC clusters:

BWA

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

Versions

The following versions of BWA are available on OSC clusters:

Bowtie1

Bowtie1 is an ultrafast, memory-efficient short read aligner. It aligns short DNA sequences (reads) to the human genome at a rate of over 25 million 35-bp reads per hour. Bowtie indexes the genome with a Burrows-Wheeler index to keep its memory footprint small: typically about 2.2 GB for the human genome (2.9 GB for paired-end).

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of Bowtie1 are available on OSC clusters:

bedtools

Collectively, the bedtools utilities are a swiss-army knife of tools for a wide-range of genomics analysis tasks. The most widely-used tools enable genome arithmetic: that is, set theory on the genome. While each individual tool is designed to do a relatively simple task, quite sophisticated analyses can be conducted by combining multiple bedtools operations on the UNIX command line.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of bedtools are available on OSC clusters:

Schrodinger

The Schrodinger molecular modeling software suite includes a number of popular programs focused on drug design and materials science but of general applicability, for example Glide, Jaguar, and MacroModel.  Maestro is the graphical user interface for the suite.  It allows the user to construct and graphically manipulate both simple and complex chemical structures, to apply molecular mechanics and dynamics techniques to evaluate the energies and geometries of molecules in vacuo or in solution, and to display and examine graphically the results of the modeling calculations.

Updates to Oakley Application Software - September 2015

OSC is refreshing the software stack on Oakley on September 15, 2015 (during the scheduled downtime); something we have not done since Oakley entered service in 2012. During the software refresh, some default versions are updated to be more up-to-date and some older versions are removed. Information about the old and new default versions, as well as all available versions of each software package will be included on the corresponding OSC software webpage. See https://www.osc.edu/supercomputing/software-list.

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