Gateways serve scientific communities...

What is a gateway?

Science gateways allow science & engineering communities to access shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to their disciplines.

Are you...

...developing gateways and related software that serve your science discipline?

...a domain-based scientist or engineer who needs a gateway?

...a campus-based IT administrator or staff member lacking manpower or expertise to provide specialized services?

...a student or educator who wants to learn more about gateways?

What we do

The Science Gateways Community Institute serves the science gateway community with NSF-funded, online and in-person resources and services. Our goal is to facilitate the sharing of experiences, technologies, and practices within this community at little or no cost to our community members.

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Explore our services

Our team offers five service areas to support gateways throughout their lifecycle:

SGCI Updates

October 11, 2017

October Webinar: BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing)

SGCI hosts a free webinar series on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific time.

Our next webinar will feature a presentation by David Anderson, Research Scientist at the Space Sciences Laboratory at UC Berkeley, about BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing). Registration will open soon. 

Video and slides from our September gateway showcase webinar featuring I-TASSER and Chem Compute are now posted in our webinar archive.


September 19, 2107

XSEDE Seminar on Cosmic^2 Science Gateway & MPI Code for Simulating Black Holes

Join this month's XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Services (ECSS) Seminar to hear from Mona Wong of SGCI and the San Diego Supercomputer Center and Damon Dougall of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Mona will be talking about her work on the Cosmic^2 Cryo-EM science gateway for PI Michael Cianfrocco from the University of Michigan, and Damon will talk about his work with PI Patrick Fragile from the College of Charleston to have Cosmos++, an MPI code for simulating black holes, run on Stampede2.


Other News + Events

Upcoming: September 18, 2017

International Coalition on Science Gateways — RDA 10th Plenary Collocated Event

This will be a meeting of stakeholders involved in the International Coalition on Science Gateways to discuss the Coalition's short and long-term goals.

The meeting will take place 9 am - 1 pm in Montreal, collocated with the RDA 10th Plenary Meeting which will take place September 19-21, 2017. There is no cost to attend the meeting. Registration is required. 

Summer Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)>More

Upcoming: September 18–19, 2017

FIM4R Workshop — RDA 10th Plenary Collocated Event

The 11th face to face meeting of the Federated Identity Management for Research  (FIM4R) meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada on September 18 and 19, 2017 and is deliberately collocated with the 10th RDA Plenary Meeting. FIM4R is a collection of research communities and infrastructures with a shared interest in enabling Federated Identity Management for their research cyber infrastructures. 


Our Blog

September 7, 2017

Inspiration for Building On-Campus Teams at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 

SGCI's Sandra Gesing recently gave a seminar on building campus gateway groups at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Read her blog post to learn how one university department is working toward developing a campus gateway group to ensure that science gateway projects on campus can be served more effectively, efficiently, reliably, and cost-effectively. 


August 9, 2017

PEARC17 Report from SGCI Staff and Students

Several SGCI staff members and SGCI-sponsored students were in attendance at PEARC17. Read what they have to say about their experiences at the conference, which took place July 9 - 13, 2017 in New Orleans. 


August 15, 2017

People of SGCI: Ann Zimmerman, Evaluator

This month we feature Ann Zimmerman, who works closely with SGCI leadership and staff to design and implement systematic processes to collect and analyze data to help understand where things are working well to meet SGCI’s goals and where they might work better. Ann also serves as a consultant within the Incubator service area. Read more to get to know Ann and find out why she thinks she might benefit by gaining one specific quality shared by Batman and Thor.