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High Throughput Parallel Molecular Dynamics

Title: High Throughput Parallel Molecular Dynamics Speaker: Steven Cox, RENCI Cyberinfrastructure Engagement Lead Abstract: High Throughput Computing (HTC) is a mature capability often accompanied by highly scalable workflow management infrastructure. Recent developments in the Open Science Grid (OSG) community extend the HTC paradigm with the ability to run small parallel jobs based on the Message […]

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3.16.11 – Diagnosing cancer using mechanical biology

Speaker: Ricky Spero, vice president of product development, Rheomics, Inc. Abstract: For the past decade, UNC Professor Richard Superfine (physics and astronomy and computer science) has studied the role physics plays in a wide range of diseases, from cancer to blood clotting disorders. His lab’s discoveries led to exciting new technology that Rheomics Inc, a […]

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3.4.11 – Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering

Speaker: Alan Blatecky, Acting Director NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure and RENCI Chief Scientist for R&D Initiatives. Abstract Every discipline of science and engineering is being transformed by the widespread use and deployment of cyberinfrastructure.  Data volumes, computing power, software and network capacities are all on exponential growth paths, and research collaborations are expanding dramatically.  All […]

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2.16.11 – Developing a Secure Medical Research Workspace

Speaker: Michael Shoffner, senior research software engineer; Phil Owen, IT developer; Xiaoshu Wang, senior biomedical researcher. Abstract: Working with sensitive medical data is risky – and securing it is a difficult problem. The Secure Medical Research Workspace (SMRW) project is a collaborative R&D effort involving RENCI, the NC TraCS Institute, the School of Information and Library Sciences […]

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