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February 26, 2013
A panel of distinguished experts will discuss the role of computation and data analytics in supporting biological discovery when XSEDE13—the annual conference focusing on science, education, outreach, software, and technology related to the National Science Foundation's eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment—is held July 22-25 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina in downtown San Diego.
One day of the conference (July 24) will be devoted to work in the biosciences. In addition to the panel discussion, there will be plenary talks, paper presentations, lightning talks, posters and a gallery of scientific visualizations.
"I think it's important for computational scientists to think deeply about the coming challenges in the biosciences, and this panel and the other activities and presentations will provide an excellent opportunity to further these connections," said Nancy Wilkins-Diehr of the San Diego Supercomputer Center, XSEDE13 general chair and co-director of XSEDE's Extended Collaborative Support Services.
Moderating the panel will be Kevin Patrick, professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and director of the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CalIT2). Panelists will be:
The annual XSEDE conference brings together hundreds of technologists, researchers, educators, and students from across the country. For full bios of all of the panelists and more about Biosciences Day, see https://www.xsede.org/web/xsede13/biosciences-day
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