Bowtie 1.2.2-foss-2018b

Deprecated: Use of this version of Bowtie is deprecated. More information on our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

There is a newer version of Bowtie

Bowtie is an ultrafast, memory-efficient short read aligner. It aligns short DNA sequences (reads) to the human genome.

Accessing Bowtie 1.2.2-foss-2018b

To load the module for Bowtie 1.2.2-foss-2018b please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load Bowtie/1.2.2-foss-2018b

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.

  • BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
  • BEAR and CaStLeS Cloud VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.

More Information

For more information visit the Bowtie website.


This version of Bowtie has a direct dependency on: foss/2018b tbb/2018_U5-GCCcore-7.3.0 zlib/1.2.11-GCCcore-7.3.0

Required By

This version of Bowtie is a direct dependent of: Trinity/2.8.4-foss-2018b

Other Versions

These versions of Bowtie are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Version BEAR Apps Version
1.2.3-GCC-8.3.0 2019b

Last modified on 3rd June 2019