2011 Research Computing Day Agenda

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Thank you,

The Research Computing Team

AGENDA for UAB 2011 Research Computing Day

September 15, 2011

UAB Hill University Center Auditorium

  • 8:30 - 9:00 Registration
  • 9:00 - 9:05 Welcome and Overview (pdf), David Shealy, PhD
  • 10:25 - 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 11:45 - 1:15 Poster Session and Lunch - size and location to be determine
  • 1:15 - 2:30 Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Applications Session
    • 1:15 - 1:40pm: Genotype calling for next-gen sequencing data, Degui Zhi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham. E-mail: dzhi@ms.soph.uab.edu .
    • 1:40 - 2:05: Preferred Odorant Binding Sites and Olfactory Receptor Function (pdf), Chiquito J. Crasto, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Research, Department of Genetics, Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham. Tele: 205-996-7083; E-mail: chiquito@uab.edu .
    • 2:05 - 2:35: Challenges in data acquisition, storage and processing for NIH funded studies (pdf), Stephen Barnes, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Tele: 205-934-7117; FAX: 205-934-6944; E-mail: sbarnes@uab.edu.
    • 2:35 - 3:05pm: The Web of Linked Data and Informatics for the One Computer, Jonas S Almeida,PhD, Professor, Director of Div. Informatics, Dept Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Tel: (205) 975-3286, email: jalmeida@uab.edu, cv: http://jonasalmeida.info
  • 3:05 - 3:20 Coffee Break
  • 3:20 - 4:20 Science and Engineering Applications Session
    • 3:20 - 3:40: TAH - Update on UAB MATLAB campus license (pdf), David L Shealy, PhD, Professor and Chair, Dept Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Tele: (205)934-8068; FAX (205)934-8042; E-Mail: dls@uab.edu.
    • 3:40 - 4:00: Computing in network modeling, Xujing Wang, Associate Professor, Dept Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham. E-mail: xujingw@uab.edu
    • 4:00 - 4:20: Improving Application Performance, John-Paul Robinson, System Architect Research Computing, IT Research Computing, LHL 164, zip 0013; Office telephone number: (205) 975-0124; Facsimile telephone number: (205) 975-2855; E-mail: jpr@uab.edu and Thomas Anthony, IT Intern and Graduate Student in Computer Engineering; E-Mail: tanthony@uab.edu ; Tele: (205) 410-8698.
  • 4:30pm -- closing remarks/discussions of issues that need to be resolved.