BEAST2 on CyVerse UK

BEAST2 on CyVerse UK

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This is BEAST version 2.4.3 on the CyVerse UK hardware (12 cpus, 256 GB per job). It is software for Bayesian analysis of molecular sequences using MCMC. See for more info.

Quick Start

  • This is a fairly simple app in terms of inputs and outputs, all it needs is a BEAST batch XML file which contains a sequence alignment and all options necessary for the program. See the example file in the example data. Also see the detailed guides on this file format here:

Test Data


Test data for this app appears directly in the Discovery Environment in the Data window under Community Data -> iplantcollaborative -> example_data -> BEAST2_uk

Input File(s)

Only one file is necessary, the alignment and option xml file.

Output Files

  • beast.err, beast.log, beast.out - standard error, out and log
  • filename.log - log file of this run
  • filename.ops - cpu operations log of this run
  • filename.trees - all trees produced during the run

Other files may appear depending on your model, partitions, options etc...

Tool Source for App