Search Documentation

Search Documentation

Participating institutions were solicited via newsletter posts by XSEDE and through several mailing lists of faculty interested in computational science and parallel computing.  Participating institutions have a lead faculty member responsible for local course administration.  Those faculty:


The project coordination role for the collaborative course was played by Steven Gordon at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).  The first task for this role was the recruitment of collaborating universities.  This was done through a variety of email lists, XSEDE newsletters, and personal emails sent to previous participants.

The lead instructors at Berkeley provided all of the instructional materials used in the course.  This included videos of all lectures, quizzes relating to each of the lectures, and several programming assignments.  The recorded videos allowed each of the participating institutions to work through the course on their own academic schedule.  The lectures can either be watched independently by the students or jointly in the classroom.  Class time can then be used to discuss the lecture material

Collaborators and Their Responsibilities

A Collaborative Online Course

Oakley, Owens, Ruby

This page provides a list of the scientific database available at OSC. 


USEARCH is a sequence analysis tool that offers high-throughput search and clustering algorithms to analyze data.

Availability and Restrictions


USEARCH is available on the Owens cluster. The versions currently available at OSC are:


Oakley, Owens

VMD is a visulaization program for the display and analysis of molecular systems.

Availability and Restrictions


The following versions of VMD are available on OSC clusters: