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Science Node Article: What is dark life?

In this Science Node article, Mark Miller, SGCI Steering Committee member and biochemist at the University of California, San Diego, discusses organisms that are not visible to the human eye and that cannot be cultured. These organisms, referred to as dark life, are now being studied using new techniques in DNA analysis combined with advanced computing power, also known as 'the computational microscope." Unsurprisingly, these new techniques produce a lot of data to analyze, which can present...

The 10th Workshop on Scientific Cloud Computing (ScienceCloud), June 25, 2019 (paper submission deadline: April 2)

The 10th Workshop on Scientific Cloud Computing (ScienceCloud 2019) will be held on June 25, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona, in conjunction with ACM HPDC 2019, which takes place June 24-28, 2019.   ScienceCloud will provide the scientific community a dedicated forum for discussing new research, development, and deployment efforts in running scientific computing workloads on Cloud Computing infrastructures. The ScienceCloud workshop will focus on the use of cloud-based...

Webinar: Open OnDemand project recap and roadmap, April 17, 2019

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is hosting a free webinar entitled "Open OnDemand project recap and roadmap," on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 3:00-4:00 pm (ET).  Presenters: Alan Chalker, Director of Strategic Programs and Dave Hudak, Executive Director at OSC Abstract: Open OnDemand, an open-source software project based on OSC’s proven OnDemand web platform, enables HPC centers to install and deploy advanced web and graphical applications and interfaces for their...

11th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2019) in Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 12-14, 2019

The 11th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2019) will be June 12-14, 2019, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  *UPDATED May 20, 2019* The program is posted and registration is open through May 31, 2019 . Chat with SGCI staff members  Sandra Gesing , Michael Zentner , Nancy Wilkins-Diehr , and Claire Stirm  while you're there! Deadline for paper/abstract submission: March 25, 2019  Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2019  Submission of...

ADMI Symposium April 11-14, 2019 in Memphis, TN., will include seminar by SGCI staff

The Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) is hosting a symposium devoted to computing issues relevant to minority students, education and institutions.  The Symposium on Computing at Minority Institutions  will take place April 11-14, 2019, in Memphis, TN.  SGCI Extended Developer Support and Workforce Development staff will present a seminar entitled "MSIs Working to Enhance Educational Use of Science...

Trusted CI one-on-one engagement applications due April 3, 2019

Trusted CI is accepting applications for one-on-one engagements to be executed in July-Dec, 2019.  Applications are due April 3, 2019 (Slots are limited and in demand, so this is a hard deadline!) To learn more about the process and criteria, and to complete the application form, visit  http://trustedci.org/applicati on During Trusted CI’s first 5 years, they've conducted more than 24 one-on-one engagements with NSF-funded projects, Large Facilities,...

Trusted CI's Open Science Cybersecurity Fellows Program (Applications due Mar. 13th)

Application deadline: Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Trusted CI serves the scientific community as the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, providing leadership in and assistance in cybersecurity in the support of research. In 2019, Trusted CI is establishing an Open Science Cybersecurity Fellows   program. This program will establish and support a network of Fellows with diversity in both geography and scientific disciplines. These fellows will have access to training and other...

Women in HPC blog post about Science Gateways Bootcamp

Women in HPC published a guest blog written by SGCI's Community Engagement and Exchange Coordinator, Nayiri Mullinix. " Science Gateways Bootcamp: Achieving Sustainability for Web-Based Platforms " explains the benefits of participating in the week-long intensive workshop by sharing testimonials from some of the women who have participated. Those interested in applying for the next session of the Bootcamp, happening May 13-17, 2019, should apply by March 22 !

Congratulations to the 2019 SGCI Science Ambassadors!

The Science Ambassadors are here! After careful review of an excellent pool of Science Ambassador applicants, we’ve selected five Ambassadors who, during the course of the year, will be spreading the word about the impact of gateways. Each recipient will receive $1200 in travel support to attend a domain conference, attend or teach a gateway training event, or promote the use of a gateway in education. Meet the 2019 Ambassadors! Samantha Blickhan  (Digital Humanities) ...

PEARC19 Call for Participation and Technical Paper Deadline Extension

You are invited to prepare and submit presentation proposals for the PEARC19 Conference which will be held in Chicago, IL from July 28 to August 1, 2019 , at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The first deadlines are on February 20th for Technical Paper extended abstracts and Workshops and Tutorials . In addition to the regular Technical Program, PEARC19 also offers a dynamic  Student Program ! The PEARC19  CFP can be found here .  Technical...