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SDSC/UCSD Team Uncovers Signaling Links to Glioblastoma Factor

Glioblastoma is a highly aggressive form of brain cancer with a survival rate generally less than 16 months. With no effective treatments available, a team including researchers from the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego and John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center sought to uncover several underlying molecular networks that may yield...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of November 16, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Toni Collis’, a HPC Reasearcher at EPCC, Work with Women in HPC Access’ Elizabeth Murray spoke with Toni Collis, applications consultant in HPC Research and Industry at Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh, about her work with Women in HPC, a network dedicated to women in the field. My role involves working with academics and...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of November 9, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   New NAG Service Helps Supercomputer Buyers Make Smarter Decisions Today the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) announced plans to launch an impartial HPC technology intelligence and analysis subscription service at SC15. Developed in partnership with Red Oak Consulting, the NAG HPC Technology Intelligence Service will deliver technology...
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SDSC Names Ilkay Altintas Chief Data Science Officer

Altintas to Lead Cyberinfrastructure Research, Education, and Development Ilkay Altintas has been appointed Chief Data Science Officer of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, effective immediately. Altintas, who joined SDSC in 2001, will lead the strategic coordination of all computational data science activities at SDSC while overseeing...
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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 October 12, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Supercomputing Coral's Race to Beat Heat Corals can genetically adapt to warmer waters from climate change, scientists say in a study that relied on bioinformatic analysis with supercomputers. Reef-building corals can withstand a small degree of warming. This study with polyps of staghorn coral Acropora millepora across the Great...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 5, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

  HPC in the News            SDSC's Comet System Offering Virtual Clusters in Current Research Allocation Submission Period September 15 - October 15, 2015 This is a reminder to those who are submitting a research allocation request in the current submission period. SDSC's Comet system is offering a new...
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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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UC San Diego Security Researchers Hack a Car and Apply the Brakes Via Text

A serious weak point in vehicle security enables hackers to remotely control a vehicle, according to researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The team demonstrated the vulnerability on a Corvette by turning on the windshield wipers, applying the brakes, or even disable them at low speed. The flaw involves the small black dongles that are connected to the onboard...
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SDSC Researcher Awarded $1.4 Million NIH Structural Bioinformatics Grant

A bioinformatics researcher at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded a three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant worth almost $1.4 million to make biological structures more widely available to scientists, educators, and students. The NIH award, as part of the agency’s Targeted Software Development Awards and its Big...
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