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April 2013

RENCI Brown Bag Lecture

April 8, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RENCI's Biltmore Conference Room, 100 Europa Drive, 5th floor, East
Chapel Hill,
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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 best technology or engineering approach, what other factors play significant roles in ensuring success? A business model framework helps to structure the conversation around the…

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NetFPGA: The Flexible Open-Source Networking Platform

April 9, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Biltmore Conference Room, Suite 590, 100 Europa Drivie
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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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 de-facto experimental platform for line-rate implementations of network research and it continues with a new generation platform capable of 4x10Gbps. NetFPGA targets audiences broader than…

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

April 23, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Grummon Auditorium, Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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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 scientific achievement of historic significance. It also signified a critical transition for the field of genomics, as the new foundation of genomic knowledge started to…

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April 2017

TriPython April 2017 Meeting: Kivy – Developing apps for desktop, web & mobile

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
RENCI Biltmore Conference Room, 100 Europa Drivie
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Bob Gailer will present Kivy: • What is Kivy? Where does it run? • Kivy programming in Python plus The Kivy Language • Installing • Layouts • Widgets, Properties, Events, Event Handlers • Buildozer - Creating Android apps • Android Emulators • Kivy Launcher • Garden – user contributed modules • Communicating with the Kivy Team • Documentation caveats • Helpful Links • Contributing Bob Gailer is a programmer, application developer, and adult education teacher with experience in many languages, platforms, application development systems including Python since 1995. Extemporaneous "lightning talks" of…

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May 2017

NCDS DataBytes Lunchtime Webinar Series: Visualization for Data Science

May 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

DataBytes is an NCDS-sponsored lunchtime webinar series that gives our members and the larger data community the chance to discuss the most pressing and interesting issues in data science. Webinars are generally held on the first Wednesday of every month, excluding July. All webinars are easily accessible from the NCDS homepage and from this page. Talks generally last 30 to 45 minutes, followed by Q and A, and conclude no later than 1 p.m. Questions will be taken via chat. Audience…

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Precision Medicine World Conference

May 24, 2017 - May 25, 2017
Duke University Fuqua School of Business, 100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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The Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), formerly known as the Personalized Medicine World Conference, is an independent and established conference series considered to be the preeminent precision medicine conference that attracts recognized leaders, top global researchers and medical professionals, and innovators across healthcare and biotechnology sectors to showcase practical content that helps close the knowledge gap between different sectors, thereby catalyzing cross-functional fertilization and collaboration. Since 2009, recognized as a vital cornerstone for all constituents of the health care and…

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June 2018

Academic and Industry Collaborations: Lessons Learned, Constraints and Opportunities

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Biltmore Conference Room, 100 Europa Drive, Suite 540
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Dr. Rajiv Ramnath, Program Officer for the NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) and Professor of Practice in Computer Science and Engineering at Ohio State University, will be visiting RENCI on Monday, June 25th to provide a discussion-based talk from 9-10am. Abstract After I re-entered academia in 2002 after 11 years in the computing industry, I spent the last 16 years working with local industry in Central Ohio on education, training, project and research initiatives. This talk is intended to…

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Combining machine learning and population genetics to elucidate evolutionary histories

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fishbowl Conference ROom

Invited Speaker Prof. Dan Schrider Description Genome sequence data can be used to answer a host of questions about evolutionary history. To what extent is genetic variation shaped by natural selection and recombination? Has a population experienced substantial changes in size? To what extent has there been gene flow between populations? In recent decades theoretical and methodological advances in population genetics have sought to address each of these questions. In this talk I will describe my efforts adapting supervised machine…

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TriPython June 2018 Meeting: How to Plan to Migrate to Python 3

June 28 @ 7:00 pm
Caktus Group, 108 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Python 2 will no longer be supported past 2020, yet many organizations still haven't made the switch to Python 3. This talk by Philip Semanchuk is for anyone facing a 2-to-3 migration that they'd like to feel more confident about. Attendees will leave with the outline of a migration plan, some suggested focus areas, a knowledge of helpful tools, and links to resources they can use after the talk. Philip Semanchuk is a freelancer with over 25 years of experience,…

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July 2018

TriPython Raleigh Project Night

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Hat Annex, 190 E. Davie St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Raleigh Project Night meets on first Tuesdays. Have a project you want to show off, share, seek help with, or just get some work done surrounded by like-minded Python lovers? Join us for our monthly project night and do just that! Don't have something to work on? Just need some help with Python? Show up and enjoy the energy, sprint on an open source project, find something interesting to contribute to or be inspired by! The setting is informal and…

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