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Science Ambassador Blog: Investigation of ALS Neurodegenerative Disease Using Neuroscience Gateway

One of our five Science Ambassadors , Mohamed Mousa, attended the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Meeting in October 2019. Mohamed, who is a Ph.D. candidate and graduate research assistant at Wright State University, presented a poster on his current work with small conductance potassium channels (SK) that play an important role in the pathogenesis of ALS disease. He has been using the Neuroscience Gateway for his research.  Now, with the problem of running computationally...

Science Ambassador Blog: Neuroscience Gateway as a Tool for Big Data Analysis

One of our five Science Ambassadors , James Trevathan, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, attended  OptoDBS2019  in June 2019 as well as the Neuroscience Gateways workshop on Large Scale Simulations and Data Processing in October 2019. James presented “Calcium imaging via a miniature microscope for studying deep brain stimulation in a freely moving animal model of disease.” By James Trevathan Thanks to the support of the SGCI Science Ambassadors,...

Science Ambassador Blog: Gateways as Tools for Democratizing Research—Crowdsourcing with the Zooniverse at DHOxSS 2019

One of our five Science Ambassadors , Samantha Blickhan, Zooniverse Digital Humanities Research Lead, taught a weeklong course called Crowdsourced Research in the Humanities at the Oxford Digital Humanities Summer School in July. Attendees learned how to use the Zooniverse Project Builder , further distributing a methodology that encourages researchers from a multitude of academic disciplines to make use of science gateways. By Dr. Samantha Blickhan Thanks to the...

Science Ambassador Blog: Promoting Aquavit Science Gateway and Preparing for Implementation of a Water Quality Portal Interface

One of five 2019 SGCI Science Ambassadors , Jack Smith, a research scientist at Marshall University in Huntington, WV, and Cyberinfrastructure Coordinator for West Virginia Science and Research, attended the 11th National Monitoring Conference in Denver, CO, March 25-29, 2019, to promote the Aquavit science gateway. He also spent time with the EPA Water Quality Portal team as he prepares to implement a Water Quality Portal interface into Aquavit in collaboration with the GeoEDF project,...

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