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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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New streamlined statistical method provides improved pattern detection and risk prediction for disease

The novel regression algorithm, CALF, outperforms the current gold standard, LASSO, in statistical tests

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Omnibond joins iRODS Consortium

Collaboration enhances synergies for improving end to end data integration CHAPEL HILL, NC – The software company Omnibond has joined the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS). Omnibond is a software technology company with four main product areas including CloudyCluster for cloud high-performance computing […]

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Emagine IT joins iRODS Consortium

Collaboration points to critical role of data management in advancing cybersecurity Emagine IT (EIT) has joined the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS). In becoming the Consortium’s latest member, EIT brings a cybersecurity lens to driving data management solutions in collaboration with the broader […]

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iRODS and Fujifilm partner to provide an archive solution

FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. and the iRODS Consortium today announce a collaboration and integration, creating a joint solution built upon FUJIFILM Object Archive software and the iRODS data management platform. This joint solution leverages the benefits of a tape storage tier for infrequently accessed “cold” data, providing an automated archiving workflow for research, commercial, and governmental organizations that […]

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RENCI named as partner in NSF institute to establish new field of imageomics

Imageomics Institute will advance computational methods for studying Earth’s biodiversity RENCI has been named as a partner on an ambitious new effort to use images of living organisms as the basis for understanding biological processes of life on Earth. The project, to be led by faculty from The Ohio State University’s Translational Data Analytics Institute, […]

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RENCI to join researchers in a collaboration to increase reliability and efficiency of DOE scientific workflows by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning methods

Poseidon will use AI/ML-based techniques to simulate, model, and optimize scientific workflow performance on large, distributed DOE computing infrastructures.

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Data Matters short-course series returns in August 2021

Annual short-course series aims to bridge the data literacy gap Now in its eighth year, Data Matters 2021, a week-long series of one and two-day courses aimed at students and professionals in business, research, and government, will take place August 9 – 13 virtually via Zoom. The short course series is sponsored by the Odum […]

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RENCI joins researchers across the US in supporting NSF Major Facilities with data lifecycle management efforts through new NSF-funded Center of Excellence

When it comes to research, having a strong cyberinfrastructure that supports advanced data acquisition, storage, management, integration, mining, visualization, and computational processing services can be vital. However, building cyberinfrastructures (CI) — especially ones that aim to support multiple varied and complex scientific facilities — is a challenge. In 2018, a team of researchers from institutions […]

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iRODS Consortium announces leadership transitions

The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) – the founding member that administers the iRODS Consortium – announced today that Jason Coposky has officially resigned from his post as iRODS Consortium Executive Director effective June 11, 2021. Coposky has been at RENCI for fifteen years and has served as the Executive Director of the Consortium for the […]

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