Science Node Article "A data puzzle" Features Gateways 2020 Presentation

High-quality computer infrastructures and resources are being used to help advance Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) research. Rob Quick —  associate director of the  Cyberinfrastructure Integration Research Center (CIRC)  at Indiana University and  presenter at the Gateways 2020  — is featured in this Science Node article discussing the disease, the field’s data distribution challenges, and the resources that are providing new hope for a...

SGCI Community Members Featured in the 10 Most Popular Science Node Articles of 2020

This year, Science Node's 10 most popular Science Node articles of 2020 includes a story about one of our staff members, as well as one about an SGCI community member.  Sandra Gesing, SGCI Staff and associate research professor at the  University of Notre Dame , was featured in Science Node's Paths to HPC series in July 2020.  Read Gesing's Paths to HPC feature here . Matias Carrasco-Kind, senior scientist at NCSA and data release scientist for...

SGCI's Sandra Gesing Featured in the Science Node Paths to HPC Series

Sandra Gesing This computational scientist is passionate about supporting underserved disciplines. The Paths to HPC series, presented in collaboration with  Women in HPC , showcases the women working in high-performance computing. Our hope is that by highlighting these trailblazers—and the sometimes unique paths they followed into the field—other women will feel inspired to envision themselves in similar roles.   Today we talk with Sandra Gesing ,...

Science Node article "From biochemistry to bioinformatics: A doctoral career transformed by an internship" highlights SGCI intern Yuexi Chen

SGCI intern Yuexi Chen worked on the GenApp gateway during the summer of 2018. This Science Node article highlights how the internship shaped the course of her studies and career goals.

Science Node article "Multiplying Science" features the late James Taylor, SGCI Steering Committee member and Gateways 2019 keynote

Multiplying science Tool-sharing platform for genomics analysis becomes so much more James Taylor , professor of biology and computer science at Johns Hopkins University, died on April 2, 2020. Taylor was a trailblazer in computational biology and genomics research and one of the original developers of the Galaxy platform for data analysis. Today, we're sharing our article about Taylor's work on Galaxy, and a portion of our interview with him last autumn at the...

Science Node article "When facts aren't enough" features Gateways 2019 keynote Randy Olson

When facts aren't enough To make research meaningful, scientists need to unleash the power of narrative Scientist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson thinks scientists could use a little help getting their message out to the public. He presented the keynote, "Narrative is Everything,” to the scientists at the Gateways 2019 conference in San Diego, where he argued that effectively communicating scientific results to the public in a way that they care about is part of a scientist’s job. ...

Science Node article "In pursuit of dark energy" features Gateways 2019 attendee who says conference provided a venue for learning and connecting

In pursuit of dark energy Dark Energy Survey leads to new ways to explore the universe Speed read Dark energy makes up 70% of our universe but little is known about it Images of hundreds of millions of galaxies were recorded by Dark Energy Survey (DES) Terabytes of data now released to researchers worldwide via custom infrastructure On a mountaintop high in the Chilean Andes, where the atmosphere is very dry and there is little light from civilization, a...

Science Node article "Can a supercomputer help you learn chemistry?" features the work of SGCI Client Chem Compute

Can a supercomputer help you learn chemistry? Chem Compute gateway delivers equal experiences to all students Speed read Chemistry students may have trouble visualizing the equations they have to learn Supercomputer simulations increase understanding, but aren’t available to all students Chem Compute science gateway improves access to resources and equalizes education It’s not always easy for students to see what a molecule looks like based on an equation. An...

SGCI's Julia Looney Featured in the Science Node Paths to HPC Series

Julia Looney Overcoming imposter syndrome to find the secret to her own 'good enough' Our new series, Paths to HPC, showcases women working in high-performance computing. Our hope is that by highlighting these trailblazers—and the sometimes unique paths they followed into the field—other women will feel inspired to envision themselves in similar roles. Today we talk with Julia Looney , Python Developer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) . What was your...

In Science Node article "Staying ahead of the data tsunami," Joe Yun says Macroscope project wouldn't exist if it weren't for the Focus Week experience

Staying ahead of the data tsunami The Social Media Macroscope helps researchers go with the big data flow Speed read Social media platforms create a lot of data that scientists can use Accessing this information often requires advanced computer science knowledge Social Media Macroscope gateway allows researchers outside of STEM to navigate social media data Scientists spend years studying to become experts in their field—but every once in a while a tidal wave...
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