Notre Dame's infrastructure for machine learning to be expanded

Notre Dame's infrastructure for machine learning to be expanded

Author: Cheryl Schairer

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Biophysics faculty members, Jun Li, associate professor in the department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics and Olaf Wiest, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, are two of four College of Science faculty members awarded a two-year grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF), that will establish the creation of a pool of new computer nodes dedicated to providing researchers with new high performance technology for quicker speeds.

The University of Notre Dame is bolstering cyberinfrastructure that will support greater access to machine learning.

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Steven Corcelli, Matthew Ravosa, and Sylwia Ptasinska Receive 2019 Joyce Awards

Steven Corcelli, Matthew Ravosa, and Sylwia Ptasinska Receive 2019 Joyce Awards

Author: Cheryl Schairer

 

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Steven CorcelliSylwia Ptasinska ‚Äč, and Matthew Ravosa, faculty members of the Stavropoulos Center for Interdisciplinary Biophysics and the Biophysics Graduate Program, have received 2018-2019  Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Drs. Bin Xu and Alexandra Jilkine Selected for Biophysical Society's Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year for 2018

Author: Cheryl Schairer

ROCKVILLE, MD – The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce that Bin Xu and Alexandra Jilkine, University of Notre Dame, have been selected as the winners of the Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year Award for 2018.  Their winning paper is titled Modeling the Dynamics of Cdc42 Oscillation in Fission Yeast

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Biophysicist Jeffrey Peng awarded $1.1 million NIH grant to study role of protein dynamics in antibiotic resistance

Biophysicist Jeffrey Peng awarded $1.1 million NIH grant to study role of protein dynamics in antibiotic resistance

Author: Cheryl Schairer

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The β-lactams are a vast family of antibiotics that include the well-known penicillins; they remain the most widely administered antibiotics around the globe.  Results from this research could reveal new strategies for coping with the expanding scope of β-lactam resistance now happening among Gram-negative pathogens.

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