The ShARC HPC cluster was decommissioned on the 30th of November 2023 at 17:00. It is no longer possible for users to access that cluster.


FastQC aims to provide a simple way to do some quality control checks on raw sequence data coming from high throughput sequencing pipelines. It provides a modular set of analyses which you can use to give a quick impression of whether your data has any problems of which you should be aware before doing any further analysis.


FastQC version can be activated using the module file:

module load apps/FastQC/0.11.7/binary

Then run using the command fastqc.

Installation notes

FastQC was installed using the script, the module file is 0.11.7.