May 15, 2013University of Chicago launches cloud to analyze cancer data
The University of Chicago is launching the first secure cloud-based computing system that will enable researchers to access and analyze human genomic cancer information without the costly and cumbersome infrastructure normally needed to download and store massive amounts of data. read more »
April 16, 2013Obama Campaign Chief Data Scientist Joins University of Chicago
Rayid Ghani, chief scientist of the highly regarded Obama for America data analytics team, has joined the University of Chicago to explore using data to solve complex social problems. read more »
April 13, 2013Gifts to boost University of Chicago as hub for biomedical 'big data'
Two major gifts will build momentum behind the University of Chicago's leadership in biomedical computation by assembling experts in the field and furnishing them with the tools to use "big data" to understand disease and solve today's health-related challenges. read more »
February 26, 2013Computational Center Will Study The Past and Future of Knowledge
With a $5.2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, a new research initiative based at the University of Chicago and the Computation Institute will use the latest computational tools to scrutinize this how knowledge is created... read more »