Popular Software Packages

Last updated July 05, 2023

CARC offers support for several life sciences computing software packages that are useful for genomics proteomics and sequence bioinformatics.

0.0.1 Samtools

A suite of programs for interacting with high-throughput sequencing data.

0.0.2 BamTools

A project that provides both a programmer’s API and an end-user’s toolkit for handling BAM files.

0.0.3 VCFtools

A suite of functions for use in the analysis of VCF (Variant Call Format) data.

0.0.4 BCFtools

A program for variant calling and manipulating files in the Variant Call Format (VCF) and its binary counterpart BCF.

0.0.5 FastQC

A popular tool for quality control of high-throughput sequence data.

0.0.6 Picard

A set of Java command-line tools for manipulating high-throughput sequencing (HTS) data and formats.

0.0.7 Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK)

0.0.8 BLAST+

An algorithm and program for comparing primary biological sequence information.