Improving the treatment of heart disease

“Improving stent design by measuring the impact on blood flow may significantly reduce stent failures and ultimately save lives.”

A new spatial model for estimating New Zealand soil carbon

"Using NeSI resources we substantially reduced the compute time of our data analysis from 21 days to less than one day."
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Estimating migration rates in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

"With the help of the NeSI staff we were able to reduce the time it took to run the analysis by 80 times."
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The formation of surface archaeological deposits in arid Australia

"NeSI staff developed customised shell scripts that allowed us to generate thousands of simulated populations in rapid succession on the NeSI cluster."
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Pushing cancer cells’ self-destruct button

“Synthetic lethality is an interaction between two genes where only inactivation of both genes kills a cell or organism.”
Wahakura traditional Maori woven basket

Securely transferring health study data across the country

“The project team were originally going to courier hard drives across the country”

Genetics and metabolic syndrome

“By using NeSI, the length of time to complete this analysis was reduced by weeks.”

Protecting New Zealand's biodiversity through collaboration

“Finding viruses is never easy. Unlike everything else, like humans, mammals, vertebrates or even bacteria, there is no common shared genes between two viruses.”
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Improving New Zealand's weather forecasting ability

A 36 hour forecast by NZCSM takes 130 minutes to complete using 810 processors spread across 13 nodes of FitzRoy
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3-deoxy-D-arabino-heptulosonate 7-phosphate synthase (DAH7PS)

Understanding biomolecular enzymes to develop new therapies

PhD candidate Eric Lang is deepening our understanding of the Shikimate pathway, which may lead to therapies that affect bacteria, but not humans
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