From the MEGA web site: MEGA is sophisticated and user-friendly software suite for analyzing DNA and protein sequence data from species and populations.


  • 7.0.26-1

Authorized Users

  • CIRCE account holders
  • SC account holders


  • CIRCE cluster
  • SC cluster


MEGA requires the following module file to run:

  • apps/mega/7.0.26-1

Running MEGA on CIRCE/SC

The MEGA user guide is essential to understanding the application and making the most of it. The guide and this page should help you to get started with your simulations. Please refer to the Documentation section for a link to the guide.

  • Note on CIRCE: Make sure to run your jobs from your $WORK directory!
  • Note: Scripts are provided as examples only. Your SLURM executables, tools, and options may vary from the example below. For help on submitting jobs to the queue, see our SLURM User’s Guide.

Using MEGA on the command line

Once connected to CIRCE/SC, you can open MEGA (either megacc or megaproto) using the steps below:

[user@login0 ~]$ module add apps/mega/7.0.26-1
[user@login0 ~]$ megacc 
[user@login0 ~]$ megaproto


Home Page, User Guides, and Manuals

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs with MEGA to the IT Help Desk: