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Bioinformatics, Aligner


STAR is an alignment tool for RNA-seq, developed by Alexander Dobin et al. STAR is implemented as a standalone C++ code.

Available versions (Euler, old software stack)

Legacy versions Supported versions New versions
2.4.2a, 2.5.3a

Environment modules (Euler, old software stack)

Version Module load command Additional modules loaded automatically
2.4.2a module load gcc/4.8.2 star/2.4.2a
2.5.3a module load gcc/4.8.2 star/2.5.3a

How to submit a job

You can submit a STAR job in batch mode with the following command:
bsub [LSF options] "STAR [STAR options]"
Here you need to replace [STAR options] with STAR command line options (please have a look at the STAR manual for getting a list of all command line options) and [LSF options] with LSF parameters for the resource requirements of the job. Please find a documentation about the parameters of bsub on the wiki page about the batch system.

License information