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Computational Biology and Bioinformatics/Machine Learning Seminar – Adam Siepel (Cornell)

“New methods for the analysis of human population genomic data” Adam Siepel, Cornell University Biological Statistics and Computational Biology http://compgen.bscb.cornell.edu/~acs/...

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Visualization Friday Forum – Miles Crosskey (Duke Mathematics)

“Low-dimensional representations for learning fast molecular dynamics simulationsĀ and new visualizations” Protein folding and other molecular dynamics simulations are a crucial...

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Connecting data visualization and research computing

Here at Duke, I do data visualization. That covers everything from helping people clean up their data to teaching workshops...

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SLURM is coming! MPI threading, Open Source, reprogramming, and Futurama.

SLURM: “It’s highly addictive!” Why are we changing? The current scheduler used by the DSCR, Sun Gridengine (SGE), is past...

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Polanyi’s jigsaw puzzle solvers and research computing

On Thursday evening I had a quick conversation with Terry Oas to close the day. Since so much of his...

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Better hurry! Deadline’s on Sunday, January 19!

Calling all Duke students: There are just a few days left to put together a submission for the 2014 Student...

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Sixteenth century meets twenty-first century (Open Science Grid, Part 1)

It’s rare that you even want to look back at something you’ve written before, especially when that thing is a...

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Mardi Gras and exascale computing, registration open

Mardi Gras Conference 2014 — Application Development for Exascale Computing February 27 – March 1, 2014 Louisiana State University, Baton...

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Research computing as substrate

The term substrate crops up in several places in Duke’s scientific labs, and as I was doing the rounds in...

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Just because code compiles doesn’t mean it’s “done” — PLOS Biology article

Yup: “We believe that software is just another kind of experimental apparatusĀ and should be built, checked, and used as carefully...

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