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September 2021

UF Carpentries Club: Upcoming Events!

September 27 @ 10:00 am - September 28 @ 5:30 pm
UFII/UFBI FL United States + Google Map

Data Carpentry Workshop: Introduction to R Please join us for our next workshop UF Carpentries Club Introduction to R via Zoom on Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 27-28, 2021.. Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. Its target audience is researchers who have little to no prior computational experience, and its lessons are domain specific, building on learners' existing knowledge to enable them to quickly apply skills learned to their own research. Participants will be encouraged…

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Research Data Management Workshop 2: Selecting an Electronic Research Notebook

September 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Research Data Management Workshop #2: Selecting an Electronic Research Notebook Workshop Summary: The selection of a research notebook is contingent on the data needs of the researchers which varies across disciplines. Storage and security are important for protecting and managing data for current and future use. This workshop will review data from Exploring electronic lab notebooks (ELN) at UF (2020) survey while introducing participants to various features and functionality to consider when selecting an electronic research notebook (ERN). Course contents:…

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October 2021

WOMEN IN HPC AND AI PANEL

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) is an international organization working to build a diverse and inclusive workforce by promoting the role of women in computing. To celebrate the launch of UF’s WHPC chapter and women’s engagement in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiative, UFIT Research Computing is hosting its first Women in HPC & AI Panel, which features esteemed panelists from UF and its industrial partners. To learn more and register, go to https://www.rc.ufl.edu/women-in-hpc-and-ai-panel/.

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HiPerGator: The Road to Productive Computing

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
UFII/UFBI FL United States + Google Map

STARTING FALL 2021 SEMESTER: October 6, 2021 UF is back to being fully opened. Now is a great time to get your data questions answered. This is the best time to discover the incredible computing resources that Research Computing has to offer. Are you swamped by your Big Data? Are you lost in AI? Looking for answers to your computing questions? Byte back with HiPerGator AI! the most powerful university-owned supercomputer in the nation. Ying Zhang and her team with…

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Research Data Management Workshop 3: Selecting a Data Repository

October 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Research Data Management Workshop #3: Selecting a Data Repository Workshop Summary: According to funding agencies such as the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), investigators are expected to share primary data, samples, physical collections and other supporting materials created during funded research. Participants will gain knowledge and experience in sharing data via a general data repository. Course contents: In this workshop, participants will learn: How to search for discipline-specific data repositories? When to select a general…

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AI Research Catalyst Fund Awardees Virtual Seminar Series – Dr. Chenglong Li

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AI Research Catalyst Fund Awardees Virtual Seminar Series "A Machine Learning Approach to Drug Hit Optimization" by Dr. Chenglong Li Professor in Department of Pharmacy/Medicinal Chemistry Wednesday, October 13, 2021 ABSTRACT: It is estimated that the process of bringing a single new drug to market can take up to 10 years, and cost billion dollars. The discovery process starts with the identification of a hit compound, a new molecule with promising activity against some disease target, usually by screening a…

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AI Research Catalyst Fund Awardees Virtual Seminar Series – Dr. Hassan Azad

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AI Research Catalyst Fund Awardees Virtual Seminar Series "Application of Machine Learning in the Prediction and Modeling of Environmental Noise" by Dr. Hassan Azad Assistant Professor in School of Architecture, Director at EAAR Lab Wednesday, October 20, 2021 ABSTRACT: Environmental noise is a critical pollutant directly associated with health and work-related problems such as hearing loss, children’s cognition problems, and reduced work productivity. Estimation methods have been used to calculate and model environmental noise since around 40 years ago. Over the…

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Fall 2021 HiPerGator Symposium

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fall 2021 HIPERGATOR SYMPOSIUM Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: Virtual Event via Zoom UFIT is excited to announce that Jiang Bian will be the keynote speaker at the Fall 2021 HiPerGator Symposium. Dr. Bian, Associate Professor and Director of Cancer Informatics and UF’s e-Health core, will speak about the collaboration with NVIDIA researchers to create GatorTron™. The Symposium will be held on Thursday, Oct. 21. Calls for presenters and general event registration is now open.…

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Research Data Management Workshop 4: Understanding FAIR Data Principles

October 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Research Data Management Workshop #4: Understanding FAIR Data Principles Workshop Summary: Participants will be introduced to FAIR Data Principles, examples, and develop FAIR data competencies-. FAIR data is Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. The FAIR term developed from the Data FAIRport initiative resulting from a Lorentz Workshop in Leiden, Netherlands in 2014. In 2018, the NIH NIEHS Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (SRP) P42 (RFA-ES-18-002) solicitation required a new Data Management and Analysis Core (DMAC) to support NIH…

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AI Research Catalyst Fund Awardees Virtual Seminar Series – Dr. Ray Huffaker

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AI Research Catalyst Fund Awardees Virtual Seminar Series "Symbiosis of machine learning, nonlinear time series analysis, and novel supercomputing to reconstruct soil-biome nonlinear dynamics from field and remote-sensing large data" by Dr. Ray Huffaker Professor in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, IFAS Wednesday, October 27, 2021 ABSTRACT: Many important components of biophysical systems are inherently non-linear and often appear to behave erratically. As a result, they are notoriously difficult to characterize and predict. One such system is the soil, which mediates…

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November 2021

Research Data Management Workshop 5: Funder Data Management Policies

November 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Research Data Management Workshop #5: Funder Data Management Policies Workshop Summary: Development of a university-wide research data management (RDM) policy requires RDM conversations and collaborations between key campus stakeholders. Participants will gain an awareness of the developments of university-wide research data management policy efforts at UF that started in 2018 resulting in a draft in 2019 with efforts resuming in 2021. Participants will understand the key stakeholders in RDM policy development while developing RDM policy development knowledge relevant to their…

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Research Data Management Workshop 6: Data Storage

November 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Research Data Management Workshop #6: Data Storage Workshop Summary: Many funders expect researchers to develop approaches and resources for data management and stewardship (which also includes data storage and retention of an array of data types). Responsible conduct for research data management include addressing (1) provenance, (2) recordkeeping, (3) organization of data, (4) storage of data, (5) reporting of research data and results, (6) sharing and access, (7) institutional policies, and (8) data management standard operating procedures. The workshop will…

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