News

  MSI Principal Investigator John Ohlfest (Masonic Cancer Center, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurosurgery) passed away on January 21, 2013. Professor Ohlfest’s research concerned the treatment of brain tumors using gene therapy and novel immunotherapies intended to boost a patient’s immune system to attack cancer. He used MSI for bioinformatics tools and sequencing software to support this research.  
  MSI PI Michael Tsapatsis was profiled by UMNews this week. He and his colleagues are creating zeolite nanosheets, work which has received a great deal of attention and has been published in Science magazine. MSI featured this research last summer in a Research Spotlight.
On January 9, 2013, MSI installed a Panasas ActivStor 14 to provide high-speed, high-capacity storage for home directories and project space.   We want you to know that there may be some effort required on your part. We have created documentation to assist you in determining what you will need to do and instructions on how to do that. This change does not affect Koronis users.