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[all] travel alert

Just a heads up that I'm currently traveling until February 28th, so I apologize for any slow responses. I'll still be checking in to email and the forums periodically while I'm away, just not as frequently as usual.

Travis Desell on Sunday, February 26th
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[all] Interview with Team Gridcoin

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of chatting with some people from Team Gridcoin, who recorded the session. If you'd like to check it out, here it is!

https://steemit.com/gridcoin/@erkan/interview-guide-with-boinc-admins

Looking forward to the next one! I'll try and inform everyone when I'll be joining next if anyone else would like to take part.

Travis Desell on Saturday, February 25th
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[wildlife, climate, dna] continuing hardware issues

Hi All,

Our sys admins are still hard working to come up with a solution. Disk issues might not be resolved until Monday.

--Travis

Travis Desell on Friday, December 9th
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[wildlife,dna,climate] hardware issues

Hi All,

There are some issues with the storage mount that CSG uses, so some of the interfaces may not be working while they work to fix it. Hopefully it should be resolved by the end of the day.

--Travis

Travis Desell on Thursday, December 8th
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[climate, dna, subset_sum, wildlife] Citizen Science Grid Logo!

At long last we have a logo!



And just another plug for our twitter account:

https://twitter.com/CitizenSciGrid/status/723142443772706817

Travis Desell on Thursday, July 14th
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[dna,subset_sum] more workunits

Sorry for the long delay here. This semester has been very insane for me -- too overloaded with teaching and other research projects!

DNA@Home should be generating more workunits now, and I hope to have more SubsetSum@Home workunits flowing tonight.

Travis Desell on Tuesday, April 12th
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[dna] back up!

Sorry about the slowness here. I came down with probably the worst flu of my life last week and have been digging myself out of the pile of work that showed up while I was in bed.

We had a bit of a bug in the assimilator which caused things to not generate new work. This is fixed (and shouldn't happen again). More work should be generating now.

Travis Desell on Thursday, March 31st
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[dna] new DNA@Home runs up and going

It looks like everything is coming back just fine with the new application versions, so I've started up a batch of fresh runs which will mean a lot of new workunits. Happy crunching!

Travis Desell on Monday, January 9th
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[wildlife,climate,dna,subset_sum] spam user purge

We've had a large influx of spam profiles, so I had to go through and delete a massive amount of them. I deleted any profile that didn't have any credit, hadn't participated in the crowd sourcing pages on wildlife@home or climate tweets, and who hadn't made a forum post. I've also updated the site so that the minimum credit required to make a profile is 1.

I'm hoping I didn't delete any real people in the process. If your account was deleted please send me an email and I'll restore it - or you could just make a new one as it didn't have any credit or forum posts anyways.

Travis Desell on Sunday, January 17th
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[dna] testing workunits

Sorry for the long delay! Had a rather hectic winter break due to my girlfriend having some health problems and some large proposals due. On a positive note - I've updated the DNA@Home applications and am currently running some tests. When things are debugged and coming back okay I'll start generating a lot of workunits (as we have a bunch of runs we want to get done).

Hope everyone had a great holidays and happy new year!

Travis Desell on Sunday, January 17th
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Contact Information

Please email any questions or suggestions to Travis Desell, or feel free to post a message in our forums.

DNA@Home is run by:
  • Travis Desell, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of North Dakota
  • Archana Dhasarathy, Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences, University of North Dakota
  • Sergei Nechaev, Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences, University of North Dakota
  • Kris Zarns, Graduate Research Assistant in Computer Science, University of North Dakota
With previous support from:
  • Malik Magdon-Ismail, Associate Professor of Computer Science
  • Lee Newberg Research Associate Professor of Computer Science, and New York State Wadsworth Center Research Scientist
  • Boleslaw Szymanski, Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
  • Lei Chen, Graduate Research Assistant in Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Publications

All publications, talks and posters about DNA@Home can be viewed on the Citizen Science Grid's publications page.

Support

DNA@Home has been generously supported by a new faculty SEED grant from UND's Office of Research Development and Compliance, and a SEED Grant from UND's Medical School. The Citizen Science Grid volunteer computing server is hosted by UND's Scientific Computing Center.