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30 Jan 08
Open Grid Forum launches Grid Thought Leadership seriesThe Open Grid Forum (OGF) recently launched its new on-line Thought Leadership Series to give thought leaders in grid and distributed computing the opportunity to express their ideas, opinions and perspectives. The series aims to stimulate discussion.

30 Jan 08
Global Grid User Support comes of ageGGUS began in 2004 as an EGEE project designed to make it easy for grid users to find someone to deal with their needs, whether requesting a digital certificate or asking why the proxy server in Outer Mongolia is not working. Now, thanks to GGUS, users simply send an email describing the problem, and GGUS sends a service ticket to the appropriate person.

29 Jan 08
Virtual human in HIV drug simulationThe combined supercomputing power of the UK and US ?national grids? has enabled UCL (University College London) scientists to simulate the efficacy of an HIV drug in blocking a key protein used by the lethal virus. The method

29 Jan 08
Virtual human in HIV drug simulationThe combined supercomputing power of the UK and US 'national grids' has enabled UCL (University College London) scientists to simulate the efficacy of an HIV drug in blocking a key protein used by the lethal virus. The method - an early example of the Virtual Physiological Human in action - could one day be used to tailor personal drug treatments, for example for HIV patients developing resistance to their drugs.

28 Jan 08
Grids for Kids gives next-generation IT an early startthe third in a growing series of Grids for Kids days was held at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, involving children aged ten to twelve in games, tours and interactive presentations that introduced grid computing as a tool for researchers in everything from high energy physics to climate studies and genomics.

28 Jan 08
IBM uses grid to advance cancer diagnosis and treatmentResearchers at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey have digitized CAT scans, MRIs and other images using a high-performance Power6 570 Series system and computational time on the World Community Grid, also known as the world's largest public computing grid. IBM donated the hardware and computational time to the center.

11 Jan 08
Research Vacancies2 Research Bioinformatician Posts are currently being advertised at the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre. For further information and how to apply please follow the link above.

07 Jan 08
OGF Makes Interoperability RealOGF, Microsoft, Altair and Platform, together with EGEE/OMII-UK, NorduGrid/KnowARC, NIC/Forschungszentrum Julich/OMII Europe, UK e-Science and the ...GridToday.com

07 Jan 08
Training course:e-Science and "The Grid" for Bio/Health Informaticians 14th - 18th January 2008 Manchester. Further details available at http://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=24377

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