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Harnessing Big Data to Power Genomics: A conversation with RENCI

A Bio-IT World webinar sponsored by EMC, Intel and RENCI Summary: Big Data management and analysis have become dominant features of biomedical research and healthcare delivery. This relatively recent change has forced a dramatic rethinking and re-architecting of supporting IT infrastructures. To a large extent, advanced NGS technologies and genomics broadly are driving the trend. […]

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RENCI Brown Bag Lecture

Title: Understanding business models and their role in innovations solutions Speaker: Kevin Wright, Executive Consultant and Program Director, Enterprise Process Transformation, IBM Abstract: Successful ventures require the thoughtful considerations of several elements to best enable the probabilities for the venture’s success. Often, the best technology does not win the day, even in highly technical focus areas. Besides having the […]

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NetFPGA: The Flexible Open-Source Networking Platform

Presenter: Adam Covington, Research Associate, Computer Systems Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University When: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 RENCI, 100 Europa Drive, Chapel Hill Biltmore Conference Room, Suite 590 3 – 5 pm Abstract: The NetFPGA is an open platform enabling researchers and instructors to build high speed, hardware-accelerated networking systems. The NetFPGA is the […]

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Public Lecture: The Human Genomics Landscape a Decade after the Human Genome Project

Presenter: Eric D. Green, MD, PhD Director, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, and Acting NIH Associate Director for Data Science —Free and open to the public— A reception with coffee and pastries begins at 9:15 a.m. Abstract: The Human Genome Project’s generation of a reference human genome sequence was a landmark […]

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Last Call at the Oasis

Last Call at the Oasis is a powerful documentary that shatters myths behind our most precious resource. Developed, financed and executive produced by Participant Media, the company responsible for An Inconvenient Truth, Food, Inc. and Waiting for “Superman,” Last Call at the Oasis illuminates the vital role water plays in our lives, exposing the defects […]

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2nd Bi-annual UNC Health IT Fair

This event, sponsored by the UNC School of Information and Library Science and the Carolina Health Informatics Program, will feature vendor booths, research displays and a panel discussion beginning at 3:30 p.m. For more information, see http://chip.unc.edu/upcoming-conferences.aspx

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UNC Health Informatics Workshop

Learning, Sharing, Networking Public Health Informatics A public health informatics workshop that will provide numerous opportunities to network, foster new collaborations, and to view demonstrations on systems developed and/or used in North Carolina in public health, hospital and academic settings. Dr. David Ross, Director of the Public Health Informatics Institute, will deliver the keynote address […]

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RENCI Brown Bag Lecture Series

Title: Tools for Efficient Acoustics Simulation and Audio Content Creation Presenter: Anish Chandak, CEO/CTO, Impulsonic, Inc., and Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, UNC Chapel Hill Abstract: The state of the art in computer graphics in movies and video games has improved tremendously in the past few decades. However, sound simulation and audio related technologies […]

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Emerging Company Showcase 2012

Carolina KickStart of the NC TraCS Institute, the Office of Technology Development, RENCI, Innovate@Carolina, The Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network and Kenan-Flagler Business School present the 2012 Emerging Company Showcase. The Emerging Company Showcase highlights early-stage companies spinning out of UNC. This year we are featuring two concurrent tracks, Scientific and Tech, which will include IT/Gaming, life […]

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