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CRD Staff Have Strong Presence at SIAM Conference

February 15, 2007

This year’s SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) featured a strong showing from CRD scientists, who spent a week in Costa Mesa, California this month to discuss topics that ranged from nanoscience simulations to scientific data management. SIAM is the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. In all, 13 researchers from the division attended the week-long conference, which also ran concurrently with the SIAM Workshop on Combinatorial Scientific Computing. Read More »

February 2007 Staff Research Notes

February 15, 2007

Paxson Named ACM FellowVern Paxson, a researcher in CRD’s Distributed Systems Department, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The fellowship is given to scientists who have made “outstanding technical and professional achievements in the field of information technology,” according to ACM. Paxson is probably best known for his original development work on Bro, the Lab’s intrusion detection system, which monitors incoming and outgoing traffic and… Read More »

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CRD Takes Lead at DOE Cybersecurity Workshop

February 1, 2007

CRD scientists co-chaired and led discussions in a DOE Office of Science workshop last month that defined the research and development goals for cybersecurity in the global scientific community. The three-day workshop, sponsored by the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research and titled, “DOE Cybersecurity R&D Challenges for Open Science,” pooled knowledge and experiences from about 40 cybersecurity production personnel and cybersecurity researchers from across the DOE Office of… Read More »

BDMTC, JGI Announce IMG/M Upgrade

January 15, 2007

The DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI), collaborating with CRD’s Biological Data Management and Technology Center (BDMTC), announced last month an upgrade of the metagenome data management and analysis system, IMG/M, on the anniversary of its launch. Developed by BDMTC’s data management and software engineers and scientists of JGI’s Genome Biology and Microbial Ecology Programs, IMG/M is a valuable asset for a growing community of biologists. Metagenomics refers to the genomic study of… Read More »