Gateways 2017 Conference

The Gateways 2017 conference took place in October on the campus of the University of Michigan. The conference was attended by 102 people, and participants joined from 20 states and 3 countries, traveling to Ann Arbor from as far away as Australia. The first day of the conference was dedicated entirely to tutorials, while the second and third days offered a packed conference program.

Report from October 2017 Science Gateways Bootcamp [now Gateway Focus Week]

The second Science Gateways Bootcamp of 2017 took place in October in Indianapolis, IN. Eight teams participated in this intensive, week-long workshop to gain the skills needed for developing, operating, and sustaining gateways. As was the case with attendees of the inaugural Bootcamp in April 2017, participants balanced intensive learning and hands-on work with fun evening gatherings and opportunities for networking with their cohort and instructors.

People of SGCI: Juan Martinez

Juan Martinez Java Web Developer Texas Advanced Computing Center    What is your role within SGCI and what do you do? My role is within the Scientific Software Collaborative service area of SGCI as a Java Web Developer. I’m part of the Web and Mobile Applications group (WMA) at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) . My activities include supporting and developing software for a wide array of tools and applications while utilizing good software...

SGCI Client Cosmic^2 and Its Use of Globus

This success story highlights the work that SGCI consultants completed on the COSMIC^2 science gateway, which offers an easy, web-based platform for structural biologists to determine macromolecular structures using cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). Our EDS consultants integrated a federated identity management service called Globus Auth as well as Globus Transfer, which makes terabyte-sized data transfers possible.

2017 SGCI Summer Internship Reports: Joel Gonzalez-Santiago

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2017 intern Joel Gonzalez-Santiago, an undergraduate student at Elizabeth City State University.

2017 SGCI Summer Internship Reports: Hagen Hodgkins

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2017 intern Hagen Hodgkins, an undergraduate student at Elizabeth City State University.

2017 SGCI Summer Internship Reports: Tatyana Matthews

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2017 intern Tatyana Matthews, a recent graduate of Elizabeth City State University.

2017 SGCI Summer Internship Reports: Jacob Harless

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2017 intern Jacob Harless, an undergraduate student at the College of William and Mary.

People of SGCI: Nayiri Mullinix

Nayiri Mullinix Community Engagement & Exchange Coordinator, SGCI University of Michigan What is your role within SGCI and what do you do? I am the Community Engagement and Exchange (CEE) Coordinator for SGCI. I work closely with SGCI Associate Director and CEE service area lead Katherine Lawrence to promote the services offered by SGCI with an ultimate goal of building and fostering the science gateway community. We do this in a variety of ways, including maintaining a broad...

Report from 2017 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure, August 15-17, 2017

By Nancy Wilkins-Diehr This is the 10th year of the NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure  since 2004 and my first time at the Summit. CTSC does an extraordinarily good job of organizing these and including the community in the agenda-setting. The room could not hold another registrant, it was completely packed. They had a record attendance of 120 and a waiting list. I had to miss portions of the meeting for other calls and meetings but was...

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