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Research Project: XSEDE Campus Champions Program

Location: Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research

Project Number: 5030-21000-069-09-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 4, 2017
End Date: May 3, 2019

Objective:
1) Access a network of XSEDE Campus Champions to help inform technology and policy choices made concerning computer/storage/network resources for the USDA-ARS Big Data Initiative. 2) Facilitate access to XSEDE compute/storage/software/personnel resources for ARS scientists. 3) Bring relevant XSEDE-sponsored training to ARS scientists and partners in the Ames area.

Approach:
Inform ARS scientists of and help them obtain access to relevant XSEDE resources. Participate in the monthly XSEDE Campus Champions conference call, email mailing list, and the annual XSEDE meeting when possible. Arrange relevant XSEDE-sponsored training to be broadcast to the Ames location; help trainees with access to XSEDE resources for these trainings.