Bwa-mem2 2016

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Bwa-mem2 is the next version of the bwa-mem algorithm in bwa. It produces alignment identical to bwa and is ~80% faster. ¹

Installed version(s)

This version is installed and currently available on environment hpc-env/6.4:


Please notice, that this is a pre version and therefore it is very likely to be buggy!

Using bwa-mem2

If you want to find out more about bwa-mem2 on the HPC cluster, you can use the command

module spider bwa-mem2

This will show you basic informations e.g. a short description and the currently installed version.

To load the desired version of the module, use the command, e.g.

module load hpc-env 6.4
module load bwa-mem2

Always remember: this command is case sensitive!

With bwa-mem2 --help you can get a technical overview.


The project page can be found here.