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SLiM is an evolutionary simulation framework that combines a powerful engine for population genetic simulations with the capability of modelling arbitrarily complex evolutionary scenarios.

SLiM is available as a module on Apocrita.


To run the default version of SLiM, simply load the slim module:

$ module load slim
$ slim -v
SLiM version 3.3, built Sep  3 2019 13:29:18

Core Usage

SLiM does not support multiple threads and can only use one core. Always use #$ -pe smp 1 when using SLiM.

Example job

Serial job

Here is an example job running on 1 core and 1GB of memory:

#$ -cwd
#$ -j y
#$ -pe smp 1
#$ -l h_rt=1:0:0
#$ -l h_vmem=1G

module load slim

slim eidos_input_file.slim