Apache Airavata



  • Hands-On experience on using science gateways
  • Experience CIPRES, SEAGrid, NSG and Airavata Gateways.
  • Insights from Gateways Experts
  • Create an account on each Gateway
  • Run simple jobs using each Gateway
  • Learn more about the complex features/capabilities of each Gateway

Tutorial Agenda


1.30 pm - 1.40 pmWelcomeMarlon Pierce
  • Introduce the team, the Gateway concept, and the audience members

  • Slides (URL)

  • Any necessary downloads and installations

  • Tutorial Notes (URL)

1.40 pm - 2.30 p-

CIPRES Gateway/NeuroScience Gateway

  • Introduction (12 min)

  • Hands-on Browser interface (12 min)

  • Create Account/Login

  • Sequence Alignment

  • Tree Inference

  • NeuroScience Gateway (6 min)

  •  Feedback/Questions (5 min)

 Mark Miller/Amit Majumdar
2.30 pm - 3.00 pm

NeuroScience Gateway

  • Overview: What does NSG do?

  • Hands on: Download Jones model from ModelDB site, and run on Comet using the NEURON tool.

  • How to use NSG - presentation

  • Feedback/Questions

Amit Majumdar 
3.00 pm - 3:30 pmBreak: Install Java and SEAGrid desktop client, create an account  
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

SEAGrid Gateway

  • Overview

  • Hands on

  • Create accounts

  • Simple file upload and submit jobs for Gamess and Gaussian

  • CSD (crystal structure DB search) to create an input and use Nanocad and Gaussian GUI for further manipulation and submit a job.

  • Use Jamberoo to edit structures and Gamess GUI and submit jobs.

  • Use Jamberoo for Post Processing and Data Grid for automated post-processed data and web interface for sharing collaboratory.

  • Feedback

 Sudhakar Pamidighantam
4.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Lightning Round: dREG, ChemCompute, and Campus Gateways

Suresh Marru 

Marlon Pierce

4.50 pm - 5.00 pm

Closing remarks

Marlon Pierce Slides (URL)