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Fall 2016 Research Computing Day

Date: September 14, 2016

Venue: Hill Student Center Ballroom C & D

Open to all UAB faculty, staff, and students. Registration is free but seating is limited, so please register here to attend.

Agenda

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

Dr. Frank Skidmore, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

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

Dr. Kristina Visscher, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
Co-Director, Civitan International Neuroimaging Laboratory

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

Dr. Ryoichi Kawai, Professor, Department of Physics

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

Dr. Yuhua Song, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

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

Dr. David Crossman, Bioinformatics Director, Heflin Center for Genomic Science

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

Dr. Hemant Tiwari, William “Student” Sealy Gosset Professor, Department of Biostatistics

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Wrap-up
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