BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 -- Virginia Bioinformatics Institute will attend SC13 in Denver, Colorado next week!  We hope you will come visit us at booth #1932.  For more information, please see http://sc13.vbi.vt.edu .

Our Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory will also be present in the Emerging Technologies Booth #3547 offering live demonstrations of their web applications.  For more information about our work in Emerging Technologies, please visit http://ndssl.vbi.vt.edu/sc13

Emerging Technologies is a new part of SC13’s Technical Program focusing on international research from academia, industry and laboratories whose technologies have the potential to influence computing and society as a whole. NDSSL’s novel work in computational epidemiology was selected through a rigorous academic peer-review process. “The Next Pandemic: Harnessing Supercomputing to Combat Infectious Disease” will showcase many of the web-based tools NDSSL created using HPC technology for infectious disease surveillance, management and control.

Here is where you’ll be able to find us:

 

Date Time Location Speaker(s) Title
Monday, 11/18 6 PM - 9 PM Emerging Technologies Booth #3547   The Next Pandemic: Harnessing the Power of Supercomputing to Combat Infectious Disease
Tuesday, 11/19 9 AM - 5:30 PM Emerging Technologies Booth #3547   The Next Pandemic: Harnessing the Power of Supercomputing to Combat Infectious Disease
  1:30 PM Intel Booth #2701 Harold "Skip" Garner Computational challenges to getting NextGen sequence right: Implications to diagnostics and therapeutics
  3:50 PM HPC Impact Showcase Booth #3947 Christopher Barrett, Keith Bissett, Madhav Marathe Preparing for the next pandemic by harnessing the power of pervasive supercomputing and big data
  4:00 PM Dell Booth #1301 Harold "Skip" Garner Mining our genomic "dark matter" for biomarkers and drug targets: 7700 genomes and counting
  5:30 - 7:40 PM Rm 702/704/706 Keith Bissett Asynchronous and Adaptive Parallel Programming with Charm++
Wednesday, 11/20 9 AM - 5:30 PM Emerging Technologies Booth #3547   The Next Pandemic: Harnessing the Power of Supercomputing to Combat Infectious Disease
  11 AM Data Direct Networks Booth #1307 Kevin Shinpaugh Computing for Life and Medical Sciences at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Thursday, 11/21 9 AM - 2 PM Emerging Technologies Booth #3547   The Next Pandemic: Harnessing the Power of Supercomputing to Combat Infectious Disease
  1:30 - 2:00 PM Room 205/207 Maksudal Alam, Madhav Marathe, Maleq Khan Distributed-Memory Parallel Algorithms for Generating Massive Scale-Free Networks Using Preferential Attachment Model

About Virginia Bioinformatics Institute

Established in 2000, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute is one of seven acclaimed research institutes designed to support Virginia Tech’s research mission. Our emphasis on informatics of complex interacting systems scales from the microbiome to the entire globe, helping to solve challenges posed to human health, security, and sustainability. Headquartered on the Blacksburg, Virginia campus, the institute occupies 154,600 square feet in research facilities, including state-of-the-art core laboratory and high performance computing facilities, as well as research offices in the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington, Virginia.

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Contact:
Tiffany Trent
ttrent@vbi.vt.edu
(540)231-6822

November 14, 2013