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On Wednesday, July 1, from 04:00 - 15:00, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to the network and various systems. This downtime will be a global, system-wide maintenance to upgrade the network components providing Panasas connectivity. 
Vipin Kumar (MSI Fellow; Head, Computer Science and Engineering) is among three University professors who have been named Regents Professors.
MSI PI Dan Knights, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and member of the BioTechnology Institute, was featured recently in a story on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR). The story discusses a new area of medical research, the gut microbiome.
On June 8, 130 attendees participated in a Symposium on Precision Medicine, held at the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota.
Professor Jian-Ping Wang, an MSI PI from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Science and Engineering), is developing a handheld device that will allow farmers to detect diseases in their livestock. This will be useful because it will allow farmers to react to disease before it has time to infect an entire herd or flock.
MSI PI Larry Wackett, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics and member of the BioTechnology Institute
MSI PI Paul Venturelli (Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology; College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences) has created an app that allows anglers to record their catches.
On Wednesday, June 3, from 04:00 - 15:00, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to the network and various systems. This downtime will be a global, system-wide maintenance to upgrade the network components providing Panasas Connectivity.  During this maintenance period, we will be performing the following updates:• Mesabi will be unavailable for firmware and network updates.• Lab systems, login nodes, and Galaxy will be offline briefly for OS updates.• Citrix/Xen Active Directory will be offline for failover testing.