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Miron Livny, a University of Wisconsin-Madison computer science professor, is pictured near an enclosed bank of distributed computing equipment in the Computer Sciences and Statistics building on July 28, 2008. The facility includes 1,100 CPU cores and nearly 400 terabytes of disk space, all connected directly to the backbone of the campus network. Livny specializes in distributed computing, which pools the computing power of thousands of processors to conduct number crunching at a huge scale. Livny leads a national initiative, called the Open Science Grid, that uses this ability to collect and divide data from the particle detector project at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland.
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UW System researchers played role in Nobel-winning gravitational wave discovery

October 3, 2017 By Jennifer Smith Today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish of the California Institute of Technology, bears University of Wisconsin System connections. The three researchers led an extensive international team, known as the LIGO […]

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UW–Madison to partner in $20 million cell-based therapy center

By Silke Schmidt | UW Madison The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $20 million to a consortium of universities, including the University of Wisconsin–Madison, to support a new engineering research center that will develop transformative tools and technologies for the consistent, scalable and low-cost production of high-quality living therapeutic cells. Such cells could be […]

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JangoBio adding staff, expanding testing capabilities

A University Research Park based biotech startup with ambitious goals is adding staff and expanding testing capabilities as it seeks early-stage investment. JangoBio is trying to develop regenerative therapy products which would diminish the effects of aging caused by imbalanced hormones. By regrowing certain tissues in the body, the company seeks to recreate the hormonal […]

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Stratatech’s Dr. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann Awarded 2017 the Hector F. DeLuca Scientific Achievement Award

Dr. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann, Founder and former CEO of Stratatech Corporation, now a Mallinckrodt company; current Senior Vice President of Regenerative Medicine at Mallinckrodt; and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at University of Wisconsin-Madison, will receive the Hector F. DeLuca Scientific Achievement Award, celebrating her exceptional success in developing regenerative medicine products that have the […]

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