Yearly Archives: 2022

The Biomedical Data Translator Consortium Provides Progress Updates in Latest Companion Publications

The Translator Consortium details new features, functionality, and applications of the Translator system and its underlying data model, the Biolink Model The Biomedical Data Translator (Translator) Consortium has announced recent progress in two companion publications–“Progress toward a universal biomedical data translator” and “Biolink Model: A universal schema for knowledge graphs in clinical, biomedical, and translational […]

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What to expect at the iRODS 2022 User Group Meeting

The worldwide iRODS community will gather in Leuven, Belgium, from July 5 – 8  Members of the iRODS user community will meet at KU Leuven in Belgium for the 14th Annual iRODS User Group Meeting to participate in four days of learning, sharing use cases, and discussing new capabilities that have been added to iRODS […]

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RENCI Leadership Assigned to Lead Implementation of the UNC School of Data Science & Society

RENCI Director, Stan Ahalt, and Chief Operating Officer, Jay Aikat, will take on secondary appointments as Inaugural Dean and Senior Associate Dean, respectively.

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InfiniteTactics joins iRODS Consortium

Organizations team up to keep pace with expanding data demands CHAPEL HILL, NC – The iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS), welcomes its newest member, InfiniteTactics. InfiniteTactics is a veteran-owned IT consulting firm that produces high-end technical solutions in large-scale data sciences support, autonomous […]

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New concept poised to accelerate drug discovery through data mining

RENCI scientists and collaborators have developed and defined a concept called Clinical Outcome Pathways (COPs) that could help scientists harness the vast amounts of clinical and biomedical data available today to accelerate drug discovery and drug repurposing.

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TR-22-01: A Framework for Estimating the Bounds of Contingency Tables: Application to an Open Clinical Research Service

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Data Matters short-course series is back for August 2022

Annual data science series returns via Zoom  Now in its ninth year, Data Matters 2022, a week-long series of one and two-day courses aimed at students and professionals in business, research, and government, will take place August 8 – 12 virtually via Zoom. The short course series is sponsored by the Odum Institute for Research […]

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RENCI and RTI International expand strategic partnership

RTI International (RTI), a nonprofit research institute, has recently established a strategic partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill’s Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) to build upon the success of existing collaborations and jointly seek out new research opportunities in areas such as data modernization, data science, and team science solutions.

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RENCI’s Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Support Team introduces updated research resources

The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Support (ACIS) team at RENCI works to provide efficient, available resources for our researchers. Over the last several months, the team has introduced several new capabilities and tools that support researchers in successfully producing results from their computing research.

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Use cases show Translator’s potential to expedite clinical research

RENCI investigators are contributing to the development of a platform called Biomedical Data Translator that will allow researchers to easily access and interrelate large amounts of data relevant to advancing biomedical research.

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