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Apply Today: The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Summer School for Computational Genomics

June 13-24, 2016  - New York, New York The program is designed for graduate students and professionals who have a strong interest in the intersection of computer science, genetics, and medicine. There will be sessions on the human genome, genetic variation, and genome technologies, and there will be introductory sessions on Unix, Python, Galaxy Toolkit, and scripting. This...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 26, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Nominations Closing Soon for NVIDIA Global Impact Award Nomination Deadline – October 30, 2015 Researchers worldwide are invited to submit their innovations for the 2016 NVIDIA Global Impact Award – an annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world’s most important social and humanitarian problems. The award will go to an institution...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of September 28, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News        \   Blue Waters Seeking Partner Institutions to Offer Course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme Scale Systems The Blue Waters project and the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana are offering an online course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme Scale Systems for...
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Recap of Grace’s Coding Club Lunch Events at SDSC

July 22, 2915 – San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD Twenty middle school students attended our recent luncheon to encourage girls’ interest in computer science. Each group of 3-4 girls were paired with a female computer scientist working at SDSC. The theme of the event was “Follow Your Dreams”, which became even more meaningful to the girls when they saw that all seven...
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PRACE Invites Students to Participate in Summer of HPC 2015

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) invites students to participate in the summer programme Summer of HPC 2015. The programme enables students to go to 10 PRACE member centres around Europe, where they will work on various projects with the help of the most advanced supercomputer systems. Applications are open until 8 March 2015.Summer of HPC is a PRACE programme...
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National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Full Proposal Deadline – May 3, 2015 The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that ensure that graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs develop the skills,...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of June 24, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News XSEDE14 Hotel and Registration Rates Extended Extended Deadline – June 27, 2014 XSEDE14 kicks off in Atlanta on July 13 and will include high-quality presentations in four technical tracks, tutorials, a visualization showcase, birds-of-a-feather talks, posters, lightning talks, various sponsor activities, a day-long workshop on reproducibility, a job fair and a...
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For Fun: Coming Winter 2014 - Lego to Release Female Scientist Figures

Two and a half years ago, the LEGO Corporation made a move that set into motion a chain of events that has led, circuitously but unambiguously, to the following exciting announc ement, released yesterday via YouTube: In late summer or early fall of 2014, the company will release to the public an official set of female scientist minifigures – a paleontologist, an astronomer and a chemist....
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of February 3, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC Happenings   BioQUEST Study Regarding Undergraduate STEM Reform Initiatives For the past 20 years, countless reports have called for innovation and reform of undergraduate education to improve student learning and success.  Networking efforts have emerged as critical to creating innovation in higher education. Yet, we know very little about networks beyond that...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of January 6, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC Happenings   XSEDE Distributes New Tools to Help Researchers and Campus Cluster Administrator Sharing national cyberinfrastructure and managing local campus resources just got easier. The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) announced today that it is releasing a new set of software resources. These tools are designed to allow campus system...
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