HPC cluster hits milestone

Our high-performance computing cluster passed the 1000 core mark this month, thanks to computer purchases for the computational biophysics and computational neuroscience groups and infrastructure support from Library and Technology Services. I’m looking forward to another great year working with you all.

BLAST (1): New versions

NCBI has released new versions of their web and standalone BLAST+ programs. This appears to me significant mostly if you BLAST lots of sequences. I used to have a computer with the standalone programs installed, but no one was using it. If someone needs BLAST+ installed on a local computer, let me know.

Remote controlling your office computer from home

With winter on the way, I thought it was time to update my instructions for How to Access Your Office Computer from Home

Call or e-mail Steven (or leave a comment here) if you have questions about personalized advice for working from home

Maintenance on wireless network

LTS will be working on the campus wireless network Monday, Nov 3, starting about 6 pm. See bulletin board for details.

NIH gradually moving from PureEdge to Adobe forms

Now that you’ve gotten used to the PureEdge forms that NIH was using for electronic submission, they’re moving to use Acrobat forms instead.

During the transition, be sure to check the program announcements to figure out which format you should be using.

Windows haters should be happy about this, I think.

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