MACS (Model-based analysis for ChIP-Seq) is a Python package for identifying transcription factor binding sites.


  • MACS home
  • Citation: Zhang et al. Model-based Analysis of ChIP-Seq (MACS). Genome Biol (2008) vol. 9 (9) pp. R137.



To see what versions of MACS are available type

module avail macs

To see what other modules are needed, what commands are available and how to get additional help type

module help macs

To use MACS, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the MACS module:

module load macs


Be sure you also load any other modules needed, as listed by the module help macs command.