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HIFIS News - Overview


HIFIS Software Helpdesk Launched

The HIFIS Software Helpdesk has been launched. Using common HIFIS authorization and authentication infrastructure (future Helmholtz AAI), users can simply sign in using personal access data of their home institution or even their personal GitHub account.

Guidelines for Video Conferencing

You are the one in charge of making this call a success by means of that everyone is happy with a smooth performance of the call itself and is satisfied with the outcome, preferably actionable results having a practical value. Using a video conferencing tool shall not hamper an effective meeting and should be used to make the virtual get-together as efficient as possible when participants are not at the same place.

Guidelines for Chatting

Whenever you choose and set up a chat system you should as well implement a netiquette and best practices for you and your team members from the start.

HIFIS Software Workshops in 2020

HIFIS workshop cluster in spring and autumn 2020: Basic Software Carpentry, Introduction to GitLab and Bring Your Own Script. Specialized workshops are being planned: Catch them all by keeping an eye on our events page!

KIT supports distributed protein computing projects

Since end of March, the Grid Computing Centre Karlsruhe and the HPC systems of KIT support the distributed computing projects Folding@Home and Rosetta@home, helping to improve the understanding of proteins, including those of SARS-CoV-2.

Folding@Home and research on SARS-CoV-2

The Helmholtz platform HIFIS, the HZDR and the Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS) support the world-wide project Folding@Home in developing an antibody based therapy to prevent a respiratory infection by the virus.