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CCS presents poster at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 12/6-10/16

CCS presents poster at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 12/6-10/16

This Symposium is designed to provide state-of-the-art information on the experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease . . .

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iNeuro: Preparing a workforce for the Big Data Tsunami, Will Grisham TALK 1/6/17

iNeuro: Preparing a workforce for the Big Data Tsunami, Will Grisham TALK 1/6/17

Co-sponsored by the Center for Neuroscience and the Center for Computational Science, this seminar by William Grisham, who developed the iNeuro Project, will be held at the Lois Pope Life Center on the medical campus.

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Notification: Pegasus Upgrades & Maintenance 12/16-19

Notification: Pegasus Upgrades & Maintenance 12/16-19

CCS Advanced Computing storage systems are scheduled for maintenance from Friday, December 16, 2016 through Monday, December 19. Please plan your work accordingly, and thank you for your patience.

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Lunch & Learn on Precision Oncology with Enrico Capobianco, PhD 1/23/17

Lunch & Learn on Precision Oncology with Enrico Capobianco, PhD 1/23/17

Dr. Capobianco will speak on precision research and advances toward deciphering complexity by modern diagnostic-imaging techniques routinely used in clinics, such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography, Computer Tomography, and Ultrasound. Light lunch will be served.

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CCS Member Ge-Cheng Zha receives DARPA Grant for Aviation Transports

CCS Member Ge-Cheng Zha receives DARPA Grant for Aviation Transports

Dr. Ge-Cheng Zha, a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with the UM College of Engineering, and a CCS Member, received a DARPA grant to conduct research that could transform the aviation industry.

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MICROSOFT profiles CCS Visualization Director Alberto Cairo in “Show, don’t tell”

MICROSOFT profiles CCS Visualization Director Alberto Cairo in “Show, don’t tell”

“Journalism is more than just an occupation: It’s a mindset and approach to critical thinking. You spot facts, gather them, double-check, filter, shape and then communicate in the clearest way possible,” he said. People need to challenge themselves to better understand the information they are consuming.”

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CCS Part of NSF-Funded Consortium for Advancing Research Computing Practices

CCS Part of NSF-Funded Consortium for Advancing Research Computing Practices

Dr. Nicholas Tsinoremas, founding director of the CCS, will serve as a co-principal investigator of the NSF $750,000 grant to fund a Research Coordination Network to set up a national forum for the exchange and dissemination of best practices, expertise, and technologies to enable the advancement of campus-based research computing activities.

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CCS Tackled the Next Frontier of Innovation at first Big Data Conference

CCS Tackled the Next Frontier of Innovation at first Big Data Conference

On September 21, 2016, CCS hosted its first BIG DATA Conference, inviting private- and public-sector employees, healthcare providers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, educators and researchers to a panel discussion on the applications of big data in the workplace, and the availability of big data resources in South Florida. Check out the photo gallery . . .

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Research Highlights

"Public Science Insights: Rise of Digital Biomarkers and Role in Precision Medicine

With the rise of digital biomarkers, its role in precision medicine has become an important area of interest . . .

"Smart Cities, Big Data, and Communities: Reasoning from the Viewpoint of . . .

In what sense is a city smart? There are established entities defining this rich area of cross-disciplinary studies, and they refer to social, technical, economic, and . . .

"Infants Time Their Smiles to Make Their Moms Smile

The results of our analysis show that by the time infants reach 4 months of age both mothers and infants time their smiles in a purposeful, goal-oriented manner . . .

"Non-coding RNAs profiling in head and neck cancers

Cancer: The role of 'non-coding' genes Transcriptomic profiling of head and neck tumors suggests a prominent role for non-protein-coding genes in carcinogenesis.

"Launch of Data-Driven Music-Streaming Site: Musikipedia.org

CCS Postdoctoral Researcher Mohamed Sordo has launched Musikipedia.org, a powerful web application for analyzing and streaming music. Musikipedia stands at the forefront of music analysis . . .

"Identification of BRAF 3’UTR Isoforms in Melanoma

BRAF protein kinase is a crucial player in melanoma, as it belongs to the highly oncogenic RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK signaling pathway . . .

"UM Launches ‘MAP’ Digital Tool for Affordable Housing Needs

This project focuses on improving housing opportunities for residents of low- to moderate-income Miami neighborhoods . . .

"A Rule-Based Approach to Extracting Relations from Music Tidbits

Extracted relations are evaluated intrinsically by assessing their linguistic quality, as well as extrinsically by assessing the extent to which they map an existing music knowledge base.

"Mining library and university data to understand library use patterns

Library data are often hard to analyze because these data come from unconnected sources, and the data sets can be very large.

"Essentiality and centrality in protein interaction networks revisited

e-MDSets may provide a new method of evaluating the core proteins of an organism.

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