The Genome Analysis Toolkit or GATK is a software package developed at the Broad Institute to analyse next-generation resequencing data. The toolkit offers a wide variety of tools, with a primary focus on variant discovery and genotyping as well as strong emphasis on data quality assurance. Its robust architecture, powerful processing engine and high-performance computing features make it capable of taking on projects of any size.

Version: 4.0(MARCONI) 4.2.0 (G100)

Availability: GALILEO100, MARCONI

Target: academic

Official web site:

Related Commands:

To load the application you have to run:

moduleload profile/bioinf
moduleload gatk

Help and Documentation:

You can find documentation on the system, with the command

module load profile/bioinf
module help gatk

The manual is on the web at the original home page (

CINECA consultants can be reached through the address: