Issue 1 - Fall 2020

Our Co-Founder Chris Dagdigian’s annual presentation at Bio-IT World is the inspiration for our new newsletter. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the high-quality, fast-paced perspectives on Data-intensive Science, Scientific Computing, HPC, Machine Learning, AI, and more!

In spring we hosted Trends from the Trenches Digital featuring a short keynote from Chris and special guest panelists. This week was Bio-IT World Conference & Expo Virtual and the newest Trends from the Trenches presentation is out.
Susan Gregurick, Director of the Office of Data Science Strategy for the National Institutes of Health sits down with BioTeam to discuss the exponential growth in data at the NIH and how COVID-19 is impacting them.

New consultant Fernanda Foertter, formerly of Nvidia, played around with a machine learning model as a warm-up exercise for a webinar. Unexpectedly, the exercise identified a possible new COVID-19 drug candidate (montelukast) that is currently used to treat asthma. The model ranked montelukast higher than other more prominent anti-viral targets.
Eli Dart from the Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network (ESNet) group discusses how he and his team have been pioneering the Science DMZ as a foundational design pattern for modern scientific networks.
Our CEO, Ari Berman was a guest on The Next Platform TV by Nicole Hemsoth where they discussed the COVID-19 response in HPC, trends in coprocessors and GPU computing, and using AI in Bioinformatics.

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