Spring 2015: News in Brief

News in Brief   DATA EXACELL MARKS FIRST YEAR WITH USER-DRIVEN ADVANCES   User input and experience have helped PSC’s Data Exacell (DXC) complete a successful first year of operation. Thanks to the ongoing dialog with users, the DXC...

Spring 2015: All Flesh is Grass?

ALL Flesh is Grass? Blacklight Helps Researchers Untangle Genome of Wheat Progenitor Wheat, a species of grass, provides more protein for human consumption—more flesh—than any other plant. Globally, we harvest 725 million metric tons of...

Spring 2015: Putting Tools

Putting Tools in the Right Hands PSC Workshops Transform Public Health in East Africa   In a series of workshops sponsored by the Mozambique Ministry of Health, PSC’s Public Health Applications Group and their colleagues at the Johns Hopkins School...

Spring 2015: Teaching the Machine to See

Teaching the Machine to See Blacklight “Trains” Video Search System for Competition Victory A good example that we live in the era of Big Data is that, as we’ve moved from super-8-film home movies to ever-present smartphones, we’ve...

Spring 2015: Bridging the Gap

Bridging the GAP Bridges Will Bring High-Performance Computing and Data Analysis Capabilities to New Fields  Today, investigators in important, data-intensive fields such as cancer genomics, the digital humanities and machine learning...

Spring 2015: Janus Channel

Janus Channel Anton Simulations Reveal How Pain, Epilepsy Drugs Work through Same Target Protein If you tried to imagine two neurological conditions as different from each other as possible, epilepsy and non-headache pain would be a good choice....