META 1.7

META is a program for the meta analysis of genome-wide association studies. The program is designed to synthesizing the evidence from different association studies. Particularly, the program is able to work seamlessly with the output of SNPTEST. This program was used in the meta analysis of the genome-wide association studies of smoking related traits.

Accessing META 1.7

To load the module for META 1.7 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load META/1.7

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 META website.

Last modified on 30th July 2019