Press Releases

Congressman Regula Honored for His Part in Garnering $5.1 Million in Federal Funds for Network Research Applications

Canton, OH -- March 29, 2004 -- State officials converged at Stark State College of Technology today to focus on the Third Frontier Network's (TFN) capacities to support fuel cell research. The Third Frontier Network will make Ohio a world leader in using technologically advanced networking to improve education, research and medical care.

OSC participated in the first-ever National Internet2 Day on March 18. This nationwide virtual event consisted of nearly 40 leading research universities from across the country, including four major Ohio institutions: The Ohio State University, University of Toledo, Case Western Reserve University, and University of Cincinnati.

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will participate in the first-ever National Internet2 Day on Thursday, March 18. This nationwide virtual event will consist of nearly 40 leading research universities from across the country, including four major Ohio institutions: The Ohio State University, University of Toledo, Case Western Reserve University, and University of Cincinnati. Events will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and the proceedings will be netcast to accommodate different bandwidth capabilities.

Ohio will soon have some high-tech bragging rights when the Third Frontier Network (TFN) is turned on this spring. After nearly two years of development, nearly 100 institutions of higher education and thousands of primary and secondary schools throughout the state will have access to the nation's most advanced statewide education and research network.

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Monday March 7, 2004 - The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) held the Fifth Annual Windows on the Future Conference Wednesday March 8 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center. The conference was co-sponsored by OSC's networking division (OARnet) and high performance computing (HPC) divisions.

The Ohio Commons for Digital Education partners - Ohio Learning Network, OhioLINK, and the Ohio Supercomputer Center - are seeking proposals for the Convergence of Libraries, Learning and Technology Conference, March 7- 9, 2004 in Columbus. OCDE 2004 will feature both submitted and invited papers, technical sessions, pre-conference workshops, and plenary presentations.

Papers for conference sessions and pre-conference workshops are soughtfor the following topics:

For more information, contact:
Leslie Southern
OSC Director of High Performance Computing
614-292-9367
leslie@osc.edu

OSU researchers utilize TimeLogic DeCypher® at OSC to speed horse gene identification

Carlsbad, CA and Columbus, OH - Using the DeCypher biocomputing solution from TimeLogic deployed at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), Dr. Alicia Bertone of The Ohio State University (OSU) School of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Weisong Gu, OSU postdoctoral researcher, have developed the first equine microarray featuring 3,800 genes.

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Teig von Hoffman
Boston University AGTP Lead
(617) 358-0033
jtvh@bu.edu

Access News Release -- February 11, 2004 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), along with three state medical centers, has received $350,000 for pediatric cancer research as part of the federal FY2004 Omnibus Appropriations bill.

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), along with three state medical centers, has received $350,000 for pediatric cancer research as part of the federal FY2004 Omnibus Appropriations bill.

This grant will be used to apply new techniques developed at the National Cancer Institute's Advanced Biomedical Computing Center (NCI-ABCC) to the study of children's diseases. Research results will accelerate the insight and understanding of cancer, leading to improved diagnostics, treatments and even new prevention options.

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