Navigation Links
SDSC's CIPRES Science Gateway clarifies branches in evolution's 'tree of life'
Date:7/3/2012

A new Web resource developed at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego is helping thousands of researchers worldwide unravel the enigmas of phylogenetics, the study of evolutionary relationships among virtually every species on the planet.

The CIPRES Science Gateway (CIPRES stands for Cyber Infrastructure for Phylogenetic RESearch), created by SDSC researchers, allows these studies to proceed in significantly shorter times without having to understand how to operate complex computers. Scientists anywhere in the world upload their data via a Web browser free of charge under a grant provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

CIPRES is part of the NSF's Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). It is part of the XSEDE Science Gateway initiative, designed to provide scientists with broad and easy access to supercomputers.

Researchers say the gateway, and access to powerful supercomputers, are helping to answer increasingly sophisticated phylogenetic questions.

"The CIPRES Science Gateway makes it possible for researchers to make use of all this new information more quickly and effectively," said Mark Miller, principal investigator of the CIPRES Gateway. "Our team is excited to have supported more than 300 publications of phylogenetic studies involving species in every branch of the Tree of Life."

"It's an important additional step in the conduct of science," said Peter Nelson, a graduate student in the Department of Botany & Plant Pathology at Oregon State University in Corvallis. "This is a new opportunity for people who don't yet have grant money, but who want to do meaningful research and you don't have to leave your computer."

Nelson, a theorist in botany, is trying to understand the evolutionary processes that may operate one way in genetically homogeneous communities, but in a different way in more genetically diverse communities.
'/>"/>

Contact: Jan Zverina
jzverina@sdsc.edu
858-534-5111
University of California - San Diego
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. 3-V Biosciences Appoints Douglas I. Buckley, PhD, as Vice President of Biology
2. Science with impact
3. The academic jungle: Ecosystem model reveals why women are driven out of science
4. LEGATO conference is seeking answers through science
5. SFU scientists engage Science in fisheries debate
6. University of North Texas Health Science Center Advances Forensic Research by Investing in Semiconductor DNA Sequencing Technology
7. American Association for the Advancement of Science - Pacific Division convenes in Boise June 24-27
8. UMass Medical School scientist named 2012 Pew Latin-American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences
9. UCSF pair win Gruber Foundation Neuroscience prize
10. BGI, GE Healthcare team up on pioneering stem cell science projects
11. PuraMed BioScience®, Inc., Launches a Marketing Blitz for LipiGesic® M, Its Clinically-Tested Migraine Pain Reliever in the Denver, CO Region to Coincide with the NACDSs Marketplace 2012 Trade Convention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/3/2014)... , Dec. 2, 2014   Marvin Test ... innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing ... of its successful TS-900 PXI semiconductor test ... features of high-end systems to customers at a ... compared to traditional ATE. "Our ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 19, 2014  Earlier this year ... York College, and one of the most prolific inventors ... that are transmitted from Smartphones to third party agencies. ... and has one of the earliest known patents in ... usage in the military, child care, elder care and ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... JOSE, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2014   ... global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, ... digital temperature sensors with the widest V cc ... delivers higher temperature accuracy and faster I 2 C ... registers and serial EEPROM memory making them ideal for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 2Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 2Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 4Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 2Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 3Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 4
... to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award ... (SLB) Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from October ... the entry of underrepresented minority students, postdoctorates and scientists ... to encourage the participation of young scientists at the ...
... led by St. Jude Children,s Research Hospital investigators adds to ... the developing brain and visual system, safeguarding the future retina ... of a signaling protein capable of disrupting the process. ... developing nervous system as a key regulator of the Wnt ...
... have found that a key protein that regulates the ... the liver and that altering the levels of this ... Their discovery, detailed in this week,s advanced online publication ... entirely new biochemical approach for scientists to develop treatments ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists show Six3 gene essential for retinal development 2Biologists discover biochemical link between biological clock and diabetes 2Biologists discover biochemical link between biological clock and diabetes 3Biologists discover biochemical link between biological clock and diabetes 4
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: ... under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) ... 22, 2014, thereby completing the U.S. HSR Act ... of the Company by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.  ... condition to closing the transaction, which remains subject ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSX.V: RP), ... development of autologous cell therapies, announced today the publication ... in conjunction with co-authors from Kyoto University and the ... ongoing clinical research using dermal sheath cup (DSC) cells ... The paper entitled " Hair Follicle Dermal Stem Cells ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... ITRA Global, one of the largest organizations ... estate, has further expanded its global reach with the ... Western Australia, reports Mylinda Vick, CCIM, Chairman of the ... / ACORPP (Australian Corporate Property and Projects) , is ... services to a wide range of clients in the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Naurex Inc., a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its ... the central nervous system, today announced that Norbert ... present at the 33 rd annual J.P. Morgan ... 3:00 p.m. PST on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at ... Calif. About Naurex Inc. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Receives U.S. Antitrust Clearance 2Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Receives U.S. Antitrust Clearance 3Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 2Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 3Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 4Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 5ITRA Global Continues International Expansion in Perth and Brisbane, Australia 2Naurex to Present at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2
... - BioSyntech, Inc. (TSX: BSY), a biotechnology company ... statistically significant results from an analysis of patients ... BST-CarGel(R) randomized clinical trial. Specifically, statistically significant evidence ... treatment was found during analyses of tissues biopsied ...
... CommNexus ... , ... CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2009 -- CommNexus and Leap Wireless, International, Inc., ... today announce their support for EvoNexus, a non-profit incubator dedicated to helping San Diego ...
... , SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17 Oclaro, Inc. ... of its 200,000th Fluorescence Filter for biomedical and analytical ... in a wide range of biomedical and analytical applications, ... and disease detection. The latest offerings from the Oclaro ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device 2BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device 3BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device 4BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device 5San Diego Wireless Heavyweight Leap Wireless Supports New Start-up Incubator 2San Diego Wireless Heavyweight Leap Wireless Supports New Start-up Incubator 3San Diego Wireless Heavyweight Leap Wireless Supports New Start-up Incubator 4Oclaro(TM) Hits Milestone With Clarity(TM) Fluorescence Filters 2Oclaro(TM) Hits Milestone With Clarity(TM) Fluorescence Filters 3
PlusOne EDTA, disodium salt, 100 g. Category: Electrophoresis Systems & Standards & Reagents, Electrophoresis Standards and Reagents, Buffers....
Human/Mouse/Rat p38 alpha Affinity Purified PAb...
XBP1 Antibody...
Recombinant Mouse LIGHT/TNFSF14...
Biology Products: