Gateways 2017 Student Blog: Travel Award Recipient Thomas Johnson

Each year, SGCI offers travel support for the annual Gateways Conference series. We are pleased to be able to offer an opportunity for students and future science gateway developers to attend. This year, we offered travel support to 13 students, 2 educators from Minority-Serving Institutions, and an additional 10 attendees. One of the students we funded was Thomas Johnson, a student at Elizabeth City State University. We asked him to share with us his experience of traveling to Ann...

SGCI Client Chem Compute Meets Goals

The Chem Compute science gateway had humble beginnings as a small classroom operation but, after engaging with SGCI, it can now serve many more undergraduate students simultaneously. The work that was completed dramatically reduced queue times (from minutes to seconds), which was important for the gateway's undergraduate audience.

Gateways 2017 Guest Blog: a Presenter from Australia

By Sarah Richmond Hailing all the way from Queensland Australia, I landed in Detroit and jumped in a taxi towards Ann Arbor for the Gateways 2017 conference. I was there to represent the Australian-born Biodiversity and Climate Change Virtual Laboratory (BCCVL) , an initiative of the Nectar Virtual Labs scheme. Nectar Virtual Labs are rich domain-oriented online environments that draw together research data, models, analysis tools and workflows to support collaborative research...

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.

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