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Attention: Research Computing Documentation has Moved

Please use the new documentation url https://docs.rc.uab.edu/ for all Research Computing documentation needs.

As a result of this move, we have deprecated use of this wiki for documentation. We are providing read-only access to the content to facilitate migration of bookmarks and to serve as an historical record. All content updates should be made at the new documentation site. The original wiki will not receive further updates.

Thank you,

The Research Computing Team

Fall 2016 Research Computing Day

Date: September 14, 2016

Venue: Hill Student Center Ballroom C & D


8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM Molly Rector, Chief Marketing Officer, DDN
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM The Promise and Limitations of Deep Learning as a Tool for Analyzing Brain Images

Frank Skidmore

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Brain plasticity after loss of central vision: understanding brain networks using high performance computing networks

Kristina Visscher

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM Computational Physics: From gaming computers to large clusters

Ryoichi Kawai

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Molecular insight for protein interactions underlying death receptor-mediated DISC for apoptosis

Yuhua Song

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Lunch

Dell HPC Strategy and Technologies
Brian Marquis, HPC Solutions Architect, Dell

12:45 PM – 1:15 PM Serving the UAB Research and Clinical Communities High Throughput Sequencing Big Data Analyses using UAB’s High Performance Cluster, Cheaha

David Crossman

1:15 PM – 1:45 PM Big data omics at SOPH

Hemant Tiwari

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Wrap-up