Research @ MSI

Latest research

The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute is a nexus for leading edge research and public-private collaborations. Given the breadth of research supported by the Institute, it is hard to overestimate the impact that MSI has on the University, the state of Minnesota, and the Nation.

visualization of nanopipette tip and conductive flat electrode

Scientists are interested in being able to study individual molecules in order to determine characteristics that might not be evident when studying en masse.

Lifestyle patterns of the BaAka and Bantu

Investigations into the gut microbiome continue to reveal how the collections of microorganisms in the digestive system affect human health.

attendees at the 2015 MSI Research Exhibition

On Tuesday, April 26, MSI held the seventh annual MSI Research Exhibition. MSI researchers presented posters of their work using MSI.

visualization of eddy structure in hydraulic jump

A hydraulic jump is a phenomenon that occurs when a high-velocity liquid transitions to a region where the liquid slows.

graphs of expressed genes after immunosuppressive treatment

When patients suffer renal failure, a kidney transplant is the most cost-effective treatment.

diagram of osteosarcoma phenotypes; Rottweiler dog

Osteosarcoma is a bone cancer that affects both humans and dogs. Researchers at the University of Minnesota, including MSI users, are studying this disease.