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[Bionews] Call for Applications: Scientific Collaboration Enabled by High Performance Computing, a NIMBioS Investigative Workshop

Catherine Crawley via bionews%40net.bio.net (by ccrawley from nimbios.org)
Mon Nov 12 11:50:20 EST 2018

The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 
(NIMBioS) is now accepting applications for its Investigative Workshop, 
"Scientific Collaboration Enabled by High Performance Computing 
<http://www.nimbios.org/workshops/WS_hpc>," to be held May 13-15, 2019, 
at NIMBioS.

*Objectives:* This 2 1/2 day workshop showcases important scientific 
research using big data and high performance computing and will feature 
new developments in high performance computing. A main goal is to 
facilitate new collaborations. The workshop will include several invited 
research talks, a poster session, breakout discussion sessions and a 
panel discussion. Applicants with research in a variety of scientific 
areas, ranging from biology to climate and to biomedical engineering, 
are encouraged to apply, including faculty, postdocs and advanced 
graduate students. Apply to present your work in our poster session!

*Confirmed speakers and panelists: *Srinivas Aluru, Georgia Institute of 
Technology · Jack Dongarra, Univ. of Tennessee · Tanzima Islam, Western 
Washington Univ. · Miriam Leeser, Northeastern Univ. · Shirley Moore, 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory · Hai Ah Nam, Los Alamos National 
Laboratory · Tandy Warnow, Univ. of Illinois · Cathy Wu, Univ. of Delaware

Full details at http://www.nimbios.org/workshops/WS_hpc
**Location:* NIMBioS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

*Co-organizers: *Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS and Mathematics, Univ. of 
Tennessee · Katherine Evans, Computational Sciences and Engineering 
Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory · Amanda Randles, Biomedical 
Engineering, Duke Univ. · Michelle Swenson, Mathematics, Univ. of 
Tennessee · Michele Taufer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 
Univ. of Tennessee · Greg Wiggins, NIMBioS, Univ. of Tennessee

For more information about the workshop and a link to the online 
application form, go to http://www.nimbios.org/workshops/WS_sustainability

Participation in NIMBioS workshops is by application only. Individuals 
with a strong interest in the topic are encouraged to apply, and 
successful applicants will be notified within a few weeks after the 
application deadline. NIMBioS will provide lodging for out of town 
participants as well as breakfast and lunch for all participants each 
day. Limited travel support is available for those with a demonstrated 
need. Applicants should indicate on the online application whether they 
need travel support.

*Application deadline: February 5, 2019*

The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 
(NIMBioS) (http://www.nimbios.org) brings together researchers from 
around the world to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries to 
investigate solutions to basic and applied problems in the life 
sciences. NIMBioS is supported by the National Science Foundation, with 
additional support from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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