Priority use of IU’s Jetstream cloud system to analyze the virus and search for cures and vaccines. Jetstream offers cloud-based, on-demand computing and data analysis resources. The IU Pervasive Technology Institute has joined the COVID-19 HPC Consortium, a new national partnership combining the computational assets of the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the private sector, and many universities and colleges. IU’s involvement comes via the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, known as XSEDE. Request use of Jetstream if you are working on COVID-19.
The National Center for Genome Analysis Support, which helps the U.S. biological research community analyze, understand and make use of genomic information, is offering consultations for biologists and bioinformaticians who are involved in COVID-19 research.
The Cyberinfrastructure Integration Research Center researches, develops and operates science gateways. These interfaces help a research community use high-performance computing resources and advanced cyberinfrastructures to pursue common scientific goals. The center is offering help to campus computing facility operators who want to install current best-of-breed bioinformatics software on their local computer clusters.
The IU Pervasive Technology Institute is offering application assistance to campus cyberinfrastructure operators who want to join the COVID-19 HPC Consortium. Email email@example.com for help.
The Crisis Technologies Innovation Lab has built several tools to track the progress of the virus and governmental responses to it, and to help emergency managers respond to the crisis. The lab is also involved in aiding local civil response organizations in south-central Indiana.
The eLearning and Discovery Lab will be analyzing the effects of “going virtual” on education within Indiana University, something that should inform the university’s strategies and tactics as everyone works to slow the progression of COVID-19 through social distancing.
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