[Comp-neuro] High performance computing workshop at SFN 2015 Annual Meeting

Ted Carnevale ted.carnevale at yale.edu
Mon Aug 17 16:49:16 CEST 2015


What:  This workshop is intended for neuroscientists who are engaged
in computationally intensive tasks such as large modeling projects
or analysis of neuroimaging data.  With support from NSF, we are
developing and expanding the Neuroscience Gateway Portal (NSG,
http://www.nsgportal.org/), which eliminates most administrative
and technical barriers involved in using high performance computing
(HPC) resources.

NSG offers free computing time and has a simple user interface so
you can focus on productive research.  Software currently installed
includes the Freesurfer Software Suite, the Virtual Brain Empirical
Data Pipeline (Schirner et al., 2015), and simulators such as Brian,
MOOSE, GENESIS3, NEST, NEURON, and PyNN.

This workshop will combine didactic presentations by NSG's developers,
discussions with experienced users, and hands on instruction in how to
use the portal.

Where: Downtown Chicago, site TBA.
When: 9AM - Noon on Saturday, October 17, 2015.
Speakers: Amit Majumdar, Subha Sivagnanam, Padraig Gleeson,
           Simon Rothmeier, Ted Carnevale
Registration deadline: Friday, October 2, 2015

For more information see 
http://www.neuron.yale.edu/neuron/static/courses/nsg2015/nsg2015.html
or contact
Ted Carnevale [ted dot carnevale at yale dot edu]
or
Amit Majumdar [majumdar at sdsc dot edu]

References:

Schirner, M., Rothmeier, S., Jirsa, V.K., McIntosh, A.R., Ritter, P..
An automated pipeline for constructing personalized virtual brains from
multimodal neuroimaging data. Neuroimage 117:343-357, 2015.


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