Introduction to Research Computing, 3-day boot camp, in Laramie

  • Posted on: 14 June 2017
  • By: nblouin

Introduction to Research Computing (3-day boot camp, Jun.20-22, ITC171)

Course Description:

Join us for a three-day research computing/HPC boot camp presented by the UW Advanced Research Computing Center (ARCC). This workshop is a great way to get started in research computing and will cover the following topics:

Notebooks aren't just for the field or lab...stay organized!

  • Posted on: 18 May 2017
  • By: nblouin

Your closest collaborator is you six months ago, but you don’t reply to emails.

                                                                             -paraphrasing Mark Holder, UBC

Karl Broman at the University of Wisconsin says he learned the hard way how to go from a life of informatics chaos/entropy to one of relative order.
He has kindly put his thoughts on how to keep organized into an easy to follow web page. Check it out:

June 5-6. West Big Data Innovation Hub Annual All Hands Meeting | Boulder, CO

  • Posted on: 3 May 2017
  • By: nblouin

Are you interested inn seeing what a community of data science geeks looks like?
Are you looking for ways to expand your academic mind-frame to include collaborating with private partners, industry professionals, and government to get cool science done?
Check out this "local" opportunity:

Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes)

  • Posted on: 18 April 2017
  • By: nblouin

Solicitation 17-546

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


ARCC interns are available for computing help too!

  • Posted on: 14 February 2017
  • By: nblouin

ARRC interns have specialities in computer programming and workflow design or optimization. Check them out:

Name Specialty Available hours
Uday Midah OpenMP and MPI Mondays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Tuesdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Thursdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Fridays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Karan Sodhi Scripting and general workflows

New iMac and Geneious v10 Available in MOLBIO

  • Posted on: 13 February 2017
  • By: vikram

INBRE has purchased a new iMac for community use available in Molecular Biology Room 269. We have also purchased a standalone license to Geneious Version 10 which is being hosted on this iMac.

Geneious has an excellent user manual available here:

What did I last do?...How to get your command line log

  • Posted on: 6 February 2017
  • By: nblouin

Are you one of those people who prefers interactive jobs over batch submissions?
Or perhaps you work out alot of your workflow kinks on the command line?

...and then 6 months later you have no idea how to repeat what you did?

There is an easy way to capture all of your session on MtMoran for future reference. You can even send the output to a place where you can search them in the future (like MyLogFiles for example).