HISAT2 2016

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HISAT2 is a fast and sensitive alignment program for mapping next-generation sequencing reads (both DNA and RNA) to a population of human genomes (as well as to a single reference genome). HISAT2 is the successor of HISAT and [TopHat 2016 | TopHat2].

Installed version

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


Using HISAT2

If you want to find out more about HISAT2 on the HPC Cluster, you can use the command

module spider HISAT2

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 HISAT2

Always remember: this command is case sensitive!

To get familiar with the commands and options available for HISAT2, you can use the help function:

hisat2 --help


The program's website can be found here.