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The 3rd Annual Big Data Conference Provided a Forum for Big Data Challenges

The 3rd Annual Big Data Conference Provided a Forum for Big Data Challenges

Big data poses many challenges, and the Big Data Conference provides a forum for conversation between academia and local industry.

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PyData Conference Miami at CIC 1/9-11/2019

PyData Conference Miami at CIC 1/9-11/2019

An accessible, community-driven conference with talks and tutorials for all skill levels: students, practitioners, and researchers, PyData focuses on open-source computational tools.

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VizUM 2018 Recap and Visualization Competition results

VizUM 2018 Recap and Visualization Competition results

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On November 15th, 2018, the University of Miami hosted its fifth annual VizUM Symposium.  This year’s event was coupled with its first ever Visualization Competition.

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Smart Cities Miami Conference 2019 Theme: Transportation, Social AI, Privacy

Smart Cities Miami Conference 2019 Theme: Transportation, Social AI, Privacy

This year’s Conference theme is transportation, social artificial intelligence, and privacy. The Conference will also feature the launch of the inaugural Smart Cities Miami Competition: Design Your Coral Gables.

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Ben Kirtman Named American Meterological Society Fellow

Ben Kirtman Named American Meterological Society Fellow

Ben Kirtman is named 2019 fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for his outstanding contributions to weather, water, and climate.

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UM CCS Accelerates Life Sciences: A DDN Storage Success Story

UM CCS Accelerates Life Sciences: A DDN Storage Success Story

The speed at which scientific disciplines advance, depends in large part on how effectively researchers collaborate with one another and with experts in the areas of workflow management, data management, data mining, decision support, visualization, and cloud computing.

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Smart Cities MIAMI 2019 Conference + Competition 1/25/2019

Smart Cities MIAMI 2019 Conference + Competition 1/25/2019

Save the dates:  Thursday and Friday, January 24-25, 2019 for the 3rd annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference.  This year’s theme is Transportation and Infrastructure.

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A Look Back at Our History: The CCS 10-Year Report (2007-2017)

A Look Back at Our History: The CCS 10-Year Report (2007-2017)

The University of Miami Center for Computational Science (CCS) proudly celebrates 10 years of projects and collaborations . . . Thank you to all who shared in this journey.  

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Research Highlights

"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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