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3D Virtual Cell conference

by Nancy Wilkins-Diehr I had the privilege of speaking at the  3D Virtual Cell conference  at UCSD on December 13-14, 2012. With 41 speakers from all over the world, this was a very dynamic event. Led by Phil Bourne (who is also UCSD's new Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Industrial Alliances and the developer of the RCSB Protein Data Bank), the goal of the conference was to look at what the community "can do collectively to move a complex field of multi-scale...

American Geophysical Union

Marlon Pierce, Linda Hayden, and Dan Stanzione attended the American Geophysical Union annual meeting in San Francisco, CA from December 3-7, 2012. They were spreading the word about the Institute among scientists who might be interested in volunteering in our planning process.

Supercomputing 2012

Conference Dates: November 10-16, 2012 Exhibition Dates: November 12-15, 2012   Many of our team attended the spectacle that is SC in November 2012 in Salt Lake City. We talked with other attendees about the Institute.  

eScience12

Nancy Wilkins-Diehr was at eScience '12 in Chicago, IL on Monday, October 8, 2012 attending a kickoff workshop.

HUBbub 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWuhD5MXuWo Nancy Wilkins-Diehr chaired the 1:30-5:30pm session on September 25. The session included an overview of the institute, its year one goals, and a series of lightning talks focusing on different kinds of gateways in use today. Four representatives from ECSU attended, and they posted a  report of their experience .