FASTQC is a bioinformatics quality control program which is designed for use with high-throughput sequencer data. It's main purpose is to provide tools to give the user an idea of the quality of raw data coming out of a sequencer or sequence pipeline.
Using FASTQC on RCC Resources
FASTQC requires the piping of X in order to run its GUI. Log in to Spear using
ssh -Y instead of simply
ssh. Alternatively, one can use XPRA (explained here). After connecting, load the module
fastqc using the command
module load fastqc
and run the program with the command
fastqc. Further details on running the program can be found in this tutorial video.