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Academic programs, research centers,
and consortia:
Northwest Alliance for Computational Science and Engineering (NACSE) - A coalition of Pacific Northwest institutions and individuals that provides scientists, engineers, and students with Web-based training materials and tools for learning about computational techniques and parallel programming.
SUNY Brockport's Guide to Computational Science and Engineering Programs and Societies - Comprehensive listing of degree-granting programs in the United States, Canada, and other nations, as well as professional societies active in computational research.
Biology and Medicine: Biology Workbench - Search many popular protein and nucleic acid sequence databases. Database searching is integrated with access to a wide variety of analysis and modeling tools, all within a point and click interface.
Biomedical Informatics Research Network (BIRN) - Originally the "Brain Imaging Research Network,"this huge national initiative has been broadened to encompass biomedical informatics generally. Allows researchers nationwide to share high-resolution animal and human brain images to enable analysis and comparison at many different scales.
Computational Neuroscience - Comprehensive, annotated information portal and links to modeling and simulation software, major laboratories, researchers, conferences, education, and funding for theoretical neurobiology.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) - Since 1988, NCBI has been a crucial national resource for molecular biology information, producing public databases, conducting research, and developing software tools for analyzing genome data. This site includes links to molecular and genomic databases, literature, books, software, and tutorials.
Protein Data Bank (PDB) - The single worldwide repository for macromolecular structure data, operated by University of California San Diego and the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics.

Australian Computational Chemistry via the Internet Project (ACCVIP) - Aimed at developing educational modules in computational chemistry for use in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, this joint effort by faculty at several Australian universities includes a list of Web links to computational chemistry resources.
ChemViz - A chemistry visualization program, using a Web interface to generate images of atoms, molecules, and atomic orbitals.
GAMESS: General Atomic and Molecular Electronic Structure System - S
ite supports computational research in quantum chemistry.
SMETE (Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education) - Collection of teaching and learning materials for preschool through college
Engineering: Computational Fluid Dynamics Online - A comprehensive information portal with links to academic sites, organizations, newsgroups, projects, software, hardware, jobs, and introductions to the field.
Environment and Geosciences: CCS Climate Research Community - Information portal at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, consisting of links to research efforts such as the Parallel Climate Model.
Federal agencies and research centers: Federal National Laboratories - Comprehensive directory by laboratory name to all U.S. federal labs.
National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center - Funded by the Department of Energy, and home of the "world's largest unclassified supercomputer," this center supports research in astrophysics, climate research, and materials science.
NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division (NAS) - Located at NASA Ames Research Center, the mission of NAS is to "develop, demonstrate, and deliver innovative, distributed heterogeneous computing capabilities to enable NASA projects and missions." Also publishes Gridpoints magazine.
Government agencies: Computer Science and Mathematics Division (CSM) - ORNL's premier source of basic and applied research in high-performance computing, applied mathematics, and intelligent systems. Basic and applied research programs are focused on computational sciences, intelligent systems, and information technologies
The Alliance (National Computational Science Alliance) -Based in Illinois at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the Alliance is a partnership of more than 50 academic, government, and business organizations. Their site features an excellent newsletter (Access) and educational and research events (including Web casts).
Hardware and software: AppleSeed - Personal parallel computing on a cluster of computers running Mac operating systems.
IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing - Excellent links to newsletters, conferences, educational materials, e-print repositories in cluster computing (click on "CC archive"), and other parallel computing information portals, such as Beowulf.
Parallel COMputing Portal (PCOMP) -  Peer-reviewed archive of essential hyperlinks for high-performance parallel computing and lists of HPC newsletters and journals, meetings, tutorials, conferences, software, and benchmarks.
Parascope - Includes a comprehensive list of supercom-puting and parallel computing centers, journals and conferences, HPC vendors, and federal agencies involved in HPC. Also lists the top 500 supercomputer sites and the "World's Most Powerful Computing Sites."
Tera Grid (Distributed Terascale Facility) - Joint effort of supercomputing centers in Illinois and California, offering more than 13.6 teraflops (trillions of calculations per second) of computing power and managing and storing more than 450 terabytes (trillion of bytes) of data.
Terascale Computing System (TCS) - Research grid, capable of six teraflops per second, funded by the National Science Foundation and housed at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.
Mathematics: Netlib - Repository of mathematical software, papers, and databases relevant to computational mathematics, hosted by the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratories.
Physics and astronomy: GriPhyN: Grid Physics Network - Plans to implement the first Petabyte-scale7 computational environment for data intensive science in the 21st century, funded by the National Science Foundation.
Particle Physics Data Grid
- Collaboration of U.S. federal laboratories and several U.S. universities, enabling a worldwide distributed computing model of current and future high-energy and nuclear physics experiments.
Digital Sky Survey - Effort to federate data from multiple large-scale sky surveys to provide a perspective of the universe that is statistical and data-focused, in contrast to traditional work with individual stellar objects.
Starting points, tutorials, and online courses: Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure (PACI) Education, Outreach and Training - Devoted to education, outreach, and training, including online lesson plans, courses, tutorials, and educational simulations.
Computational Science Education Project (CSEP) - Aimed at advanced undergraduates and higher-level students in science and engineering, this site includes an online textbook and tutorials for freely available networking and visualization software.

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