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Ahead by a Century: Utility Supercomputing Advances Stem Cell Research

Oct 8, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Cycle_Computing_-_Victor_Ruotti_research_slide_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”91″ />What if researchers could access virtually unlimited computing resources? That question was at the heart of Cycle Computing’s BigScience Challenge. Now winner Victor Ruotti of the Morgridge Institute for Research has completed his utility supercomputing run, logging over a compute century on the Amazon cloud. The results will be used to build an indexing system for stem cells and their derivatives.

Ahead by a Century: Utility Supercomputing Advances Stem Cell Research

Oct 8, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Cycle_Computing_-_Victor_Ruotti_research_slide_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”91″ />What if researchers could access virtually unlimited computing resources? That question was at the heart of Cycle Computing’s BigScience Challenge. Now winner Victor Ruotti of the Morgridge Institute for Research has completed his utility supercomputing run, logging over a compute century on the Amazon cloud. The results will be used to build an indexing system for stem cells and their derivatives.

CycleCloud BigScience Challenge Boosts Stem Cell Research

Mar 13, 2012 |

Cycle Computing has proclaimed the winner of the 2011 CycleCloud BigScience Challenge. Victor Ruotti, a computational biologist at the Morgridge Institute for Research, will receive $10,000 in credit from Cycle Computing and four hours of CycleCloud engineering support, plus an additional $2,500 in credit from Amazon Web Services. The award will be used for cutting-edge stem cell research.