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Issue 41: iSGTW 12 September 2007

 Feature - ViroLab: a grid-based decision support system for HIV infections

The human immunodeficiency virus has killed more than 25 million people since it was identified in 1981.
Image courtesy of ViroLab

Human immunodeficiency virus is a highly mutable virus with more than 1.2 million recorded mutations and over 40,000 phenotypes.

Taking anti-HIV drugs in combination can reduce the chance of developing drug-resistant HIV strains. But which combination works best, and for whom?

ViroLab is stepping up to provide grid-based decision support for physicians answering these questions, in the form of a collaborative virtual laboratory.

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Feature - Grids pick up the pace

 Six petabytes: Fermilab hits new record
U.S. national accelerator laboratory Fermilab recently reached a record six petabytes—six million gigabytes—of data permanently recorded on tape.

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Feature - Environmental science

 Grids point to pollution solutions
eMinerals scientists deliver new dirt on soil pollution this week at the 7th UK e-Science All Hands Meeting in Nottingham.

Researchers are using grids to tackle arsenic contamination of water and dioxin pollution of soils.

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Link of the week

/What is a grid?
iSGTW has devoted an entire newsletter to science grids, but you’re not even sure what one is?

What is a grid? What can grids do? Get the basics in five minutes.

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Image of the week

CERN’s PC grid goes TOP500

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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