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STAR aligns RNA-seq reads to a reference genome using uncompressed suffix arrays.

For details, please see the paper:

A. Dobin et al, Bioinformatics 2012; doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts635 "STAR: ultrafast universal RNA-seq aligner"

Environment Modules

Run module spider star to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_STAR_DIR - installation directory

Additional Information

Make sure to set a directory for temporary files within your /blue working directory with the '--outTempDir argument to avoid job crashes and filling up diskless compute nodes. See Temporary Directories for more information.