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Issue 79: iSGTW 18 June 2008

 Feature - Tackling HIV via the grid

The United Kingdom’s National Grid Service (NGS) played a key role in helping scientists simulate the efficacy of an HIV drug in blocking a key protein used by the virus. The experiment by Peter Coveney, Ileana Stoica and Kashif Sadiq from the Department of Chemistry at University College London, performed a sequence of simulation steps across the UK’s NGS and America’s TeraGrid.

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Feature - Optical Networking

 OptIputer: the key to next-generation e-research

At the TeraGrid '08 Conference, UC San Diego’s Larry Smarr urged university campuses to remove network bottlenecks to supercomputer users.

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Feature - HealthGrid 2008

 The U.S. embraces HealthGrid 

The University of Chicago hosted HealthGrid 2008 in early June at its downtown Gleacher Center, the first non-European venue for the conference. HealthGrid.US organized the meeting, signaling its readiness to collaborate fully with its European colleagues and begin the process of defining a roadmap.

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Link of the week

/W3C eGovernment forum

W3C launched a new forum for governments, citizens, researchers, and other stakeholders to investigate how best to use Web technology for good governance and citizen participation.

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Image of the week

/Matchmaking on the grid

The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), an Open Science Grid partner, created this visualization to help grid engineers and programmers understand how jobs of varying types and sizes flow into the grid infrastructure of the OSG.

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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


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