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N.O.T. Lands 1st Place in the 2019 Smart City Solutions Competition

N.O.T. Lands 1st Place in the 2019 Smart City Solutions Competition

The final presentations of the inaugural Design Your Coral Gables: Smart City Solutions Competition were held at eMerge Americas on Monday, April 29, 2019.

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Joseph Brancato to keynote Smart Cities MIAMI 2020

Joseph Brancato to keynote Smart Cities MIAMI 2020

CCS and the School of Architecture are pleased to announce the Smart Cities MIAMI 2020 Keynote Speaker will be Joseph Brancato, FAIA, NCARB, Vice Chairman, Gensler.

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CCS Fellows’ Final Presentations Demonstrate Tech Skills and Remarkable Initiative

CCS Fellows’ Final Presentations Demonstrate Tech Skills and Remarkable Initiative

The 2018-2019 CCS Fellows and their mentors gathered at the Newman Alumni Center to make the final presentations on their chosen projects.

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Snapshots of Data Science in Action

Snapshots of Data Science in Action

Faculty and students at the University of Miami are involved with numerous novel projects that benefit from the use of big data.

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The Future of Data + New Supercomputer and New Data Science Degree

The Future of Data + New Supercomputer and New Data Science Degree

Soon, CCS will be upgrading UM’s Pegasus supercomputer to further advance UM’s data science potential.

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The U’s Next-Generation Supercomputer will Accelerate Data & Research

The U’s Next-Generation Supercomputer will Accelerate Data & Research

Custom-made for the University by IBM, the new supercompter should arrive at UM’s downtown facility at the NAP by late April.

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CCS + CCE Collaborate to Solve Affordable Housing Shortage with LAND

CCS + CCE Collaborate to Solve Affordable Housing Shortage with LAND

A new tool developed by the University of Miami with support from Citi Community Development has identified thousands of vacant parcels of public land that could be used for affordable housing.

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Browse the Smart Cities MIAMI 2019 Conference Photo Gallery

Browse the Smart Cities MIAMI 2019 Conference Photo Gallery

Smart Cities MIAMI 2019 focused on the smart city phenomenon on the street, in applications, and in partnership with government and industry.

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Research Highlights

"The Krüppel-Like Factor Gene Target Dusp14 Regulates Axon Growth and Regeneration

Results link intrinsic and extrinsic regulators of axon growth and suggest modulation of the KLF9-Dusp14 pathway as a potential approach to . . .

"17th IEEE Int’l Conference on Machine Learning and Applications

Mitsu Ogihara and Gang Ren presented a paper the IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications

"DrugCentral 2018: An Update

DrugCentral is a drug information resource open to the public since 2016 and previously described in the 2017 Nucleic Acids Research Database issue.

"Structural Interactions of Resveratrol With Its Bandwagon of Targets

An overview of the varied patterns and profiles of resveratrol target proteins and the structural aspects of resveratrol binding with its multiple targets as available in the PDB . . .

"The Effect of Jun Dimerization on Neurite Outgrowth and Motif Binding

Past CCS Fellow (2015-2016) Matt Danzi and Dr. Vance Lemon work together on Axon Regeneration and spinal cord injury recovery.

"Sustainable Data and Metadata Management at the BD2K-LINCS DCIC

Here we describe the end-to-end data processing and management at the DCIC to generate a high-quality and persistent product.

"Simulated Microgravity Impairs Cardiac Autonomic Neurogenesis from Neural Crest Cells

We hypothesized that microgravity can impair NC-derived cardiac structures . . .

"CARM1 Is Essential for Myeloid Leukemogenesis but Dispensable for Normal Hematopoiesis

Here, we investigated the role of CARM1 in normal and malignant hematopoiesis.

"The South Pacific Meridional Mode as a Thermally Drive Source of ENSO Amplitude Modulation and Uncertainty

This study seeks to identify thermally driven sources of ENSO amplitude and uncertainty, as they are relatively unexplored compared to wind-driven sources.

"An Early Behavioral Index of ASD From Automated Microanalysis of Movement Dynamics

In this study, we employed microanalytic, automated measurement to examine head movement coordination between infants and parents.

"Breaking Away: The Role of Homeostatic Drive in Perpetuating Depression

We propose that the complexity of regulatory interactions modulating brain neurochemistry and behavior is such that multiple stable responses may be supported . . .

"Unexplored Therapeutic Opportunities in the Human Genome

In this article, we discuss the systematic collection and processing of a wide array of genomic, proteomic, chemical and disease-related resource data.

"CEDAR: Semantic Web Technology to Support Open Science

CEDAR technology includes Web-based methods for creating and managing libraries of templates for representing metadata.

"Can Chromatin Accessibility be Exploited for Axon Regeneration?

In this article, we assess the direct evidence in the literature for this hypothesis and re-examine other axon regeneration-promoting manipulations to see if they provide additional support.

"Drug Repositioning in Glioblastoma: A Pathway Perspective

We review here psychiatric and non-psychiatric compounds that may be effective in GBM, as well as potential drugs targeting cell death pathways.

"Historic American Buildings Survey and the Integration of New Technology

Architecture Professors Ricardo Lopez and Li Yi, and Chris Mader and Amin Sarafraz of CCS Software Engineering developed documentation guidelines for the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) set forth by the US National Park Service.

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