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SDSC Gordon Info

Everyone who applied for SDSC Gordon compute time for the map challenge will receive an initial allocation of 22,000 service units per proposed target. Altogether 14 users plan to perform a total of 45 reconstructions. Some useful links:

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SDSC Offers Supercomputer Resources; Map Challenge Submission Deadline Extended

Nov 9, 2015: We have two major announcements regarding the ongoing EMDataBank Map Challenge.

First, the San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC) is generously offering supercomputing resources to support the Map Challenge.  The resources, made available through an SDSC Director’s Discretionary Award, include 1 Million core-hours on SDSC Gordon and 20TB of sandbox data storage on Gordon’s parallel file system Data Oasis.

Announcing the 2nd EMDataBank Model Challenge

EMDataBank is pleased to announce the 2015/2016 Model Challenge.

All members of the Scientific Community--at all levels of experience--are invited to participate as Challengers, and/or as Assessors.

Benchmark targets of varying size and complexity have been selected from recently deposited 3DEM structures based on current state-of-the-art detectors and processing methods, in the resolution range 2.2-4.5 Å.

Announcing the 2015 EMDataBank Map Challenge

EMDataBank/Unified Data Resource for 3DEM is pleased to announce the 2015 Map Challenge.

All members of the Scientific Community--at all levels of experience--are invited to participate as Challengers, and/or as Assessors.

Seven benchmark raw image datasets have been selected for the challenge. Six are selected from recently described single particle structure determinations with image data collected as multi-frame movies; one is based on simulated (in silico) images.

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EMDataBank Validation Challenges are supported by NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Please send your challenge questions, comments and feedback to challenges@emdatabank.org

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