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Update: Project SIR makes progress

The Sensitive Information Remediation Project, better known as Project SIR, is now more than 40 percent deployed, up from 20 percent three weeks ago. Since the project launched last year to scan, find, delete and/or secure sensitive information on University … Continued

Faces of ITS: Mark Reed of Research Computing

Mark Reed Title: Research Associate, ITS Research Computing Number of years with ITS: 11 Personal: Lives in Durham with his fiancé, Sandy. They have six grown children and three grandchildren. Education: Ph.D., masters and bachelor’s degrees in physics from UNC-Chapel … Continued

Microbiome Core Facility relies on Research Computing expertise

Customer Case Study As UNC-Chapel Hill’s Microbiome Core Facility increasingly collects more sequencing data information from microbiomes, it requires more support from ITS Research Computing for data analysis and processing. The Client The Microbiome Core Facility within the UNC-Chapel Hill … Continued

Research Computing processes Microbiome Core samples

When we think about the human body playing host to many non-human cells, particularly bacteria and yeast, perhaps some people’s “ick” response is understandable. And yet –as anyone who has sought out and consumed bacteria-added yogurt can attest, some of … Continued

ITS Research Computing gets the spotlight in March

For March, ITS News is highlighting the work of the Research Computing unit of Information Technology Services. During the month, you’ll learn about Senior Computational Scientist Shubin Liu and his contributions for the past five years to the first phase … Continued

What you might have missed in January and February

As February comes to a close, ITS News wraps up two months packed full of news about comings and goings, technology resolutions and the many activities of the Infrastructure & Operations and the Communication Technologies groups at Information Technology Services. … Continued

ITS will explore a networking Fast Pass

If you have worked in information technology for a few decades like Jim Gogan, you’ve seen many wondrous advances in the industry as well as some wrong turns and absolute flops. So what technological advancement that could benefit his work … Continued