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Science gateways allow science & engineering communities to access shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to their disciplines.

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Our team offers five service areas to support gateways throughout their lifecycle:

SGCI Updates

December 13, 2017

December Webinar: Gateway Showcase

SGCI hosts a free webinar series on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific time.

Details about our December webinar will be posted soon. 

Video and slides from our November webinar on usability and user-centered design are now posted.



SGCI Clients Are Graduating!

SGCI recently concluded work on COSMIC2, which offers an easy, web-based gateway for structural biologists to determine macromolecular structures using cryo-electron microscopy. Our staff helped Michael Cianfrocco and his team integrate Globus Auth and Globus Transfer into their gateway. Read the post to learn more about how we helped COSMIC2 achieve their goals. 


Other News + Events


Globus Toolkit End of Support Announcement

At the end of 2017 Globus will discontinue support for the GridFTP server from source or RPM, GSI-OpenSSH, MyProxy, Globus Toolkit client (includes globus-url-copy), GRAM5, and using X.509 credentials to authenticate users. At the end of 2018, Globus will discontinue maintenance and security patches for these capabilities. There are no changes to their ongoing support for the Globus SaaS cloud services at or for the Globus Connect software.  

Summer Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)>More


New Book: Cloud Computing for Science and Engineering

Ian Foster of Globus, a SGCI partner, and Dennis Gannon, a computer scientist, have released a book called Cloud Computing for Science and Engineering. The book surveys the technology that underpins the cloud, new approaches to technical problems enabled by the cloud, and the concepts required to integrate cloud services into scientific work.


Our Blog


Report from the Second Science Gateways Bootcamp

SGCI's Science Gateways Bootcamp, which is offered twice yearly, held its second week-long session of the year October 2-6, 2017. Read the blog post to find out about the experiences of Bootcamp participants, and why they returned to their gateway development projects with renewed vigor. 




People of SGCI: Juan Martinez, Java Web Developer

This month we feature Juan Martinez, Java Web Developer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center. Read more to get to know Juan, how he came to join our team, and how he'd love to be able to make people transmit massive amounts of information efficiently and quickly.  



SGCI Summer Internship Report: Tatyana Matthews

Did you know that SGCI offers opportunities for students? Read this inspiring blog post from Tatyana Matthews, a recent graduate of Elizabeth City State University, to learn about her SGCI summer internship at the Texas Advanced Computing Center. You'll find posts from three other students who interned at Purdue and the College of William and Mary in our blog.    

Learn more about our student-focused programs