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Issue 67: iSGTW 26 March 2008

 An orange in the emergency room: grids join the race against viral epidemics

What factors could lead a virus to “host-jump” to infect a new species? What makes one virus a killer and the other a mere distraction?

Italian researchers are searching for answers, using grid computing to speed their research by up to a factor of ten.

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Feature - Interoperability

 Our powers combined: gLite, Globus and Unicore play ball
New software from OMII-Europe will allow grid users to bind Europeís major grid middlewares.

The result? Scientists using one grid platform need no longer be isolated from scientists using other platforms.

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Opinion - Education

 New developments in teaching grid computing across North Carolina
Grid computing is now part of the curriculum, thanks to a distributed grid computing course run by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in the U.S.

Clayton Ferner and Barry Wilkinson share their insights and ideas on the new course.

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Link of the week

What’s big, ugly and has a great acronym?

It’s the BURP project, an effort to create a BOINC-powered distributed render farm for generating 3D animations. Artists aim to be able to render in days what would take months using a single CPU.

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Image of the week

Stretching the polar vortex

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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

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February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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