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  • HandsGet hands-On on experience on using science gateways.Experience CIPRES, SEAGrid, NSG and Airavata Gateways.
  • Insights from Gateways Experts.
  • Create an account on each Gateway
  • Create input files and run jobs using CIPRES and SEAGrid Gateway.
  • Learn more about the complex features/capabilities.
  • other science gateways.
  • Learn more about gateway features and capabilities.
  • Gain insights from gateways experts on operating gateways and building and supporting communities.
  • Learn how to get support for building new gateways.
  • Get a consolidated view of community requirements for science gateways.

Tutorial Agenda






1.30 - 1.40 pmWelcome - Overview & IntroductionMarlon Pierce
  • Introduce the team, the Gateway concept, and the audience members.

  • Presentation (URL)

  • Any necessary downloads and installations for second half.

  • Tutorial Notes (URL)

1.40 - 2.15 pm

CIPRES gateway

  • Introduction (12 min)

  • Hands-on Browser interface (

  • 12 min)

  • Create Account/Login

  • Sequence Alignment

  • Tree Inference

 Brief demo of sharing service
  •  NeuroScience Gateway (6 min)

  •  Feedback/Questions (5 min)

 Mark Miller/Amit Majumdar
  • Sharing service demo 
      • Presentation (URL)
    2:15 - 3:00 pmAudience discussion on their current and potential gateway use.Suresh Marru/Marlon Pierce/Mark Miller/Sudhakar Pamidighantam
    • What is expected from Audience - Presentation (URL)

    • Group the audience in to groups of 3 or 4.

    • Present them with the questions.

    • Give them X amount of time to answer.

    • Collect the answers/ask them to write them down.

    • Group the answers and select 3 to answer (as timer permits)

    3.00 - 3:30 pmBreak: Install Java and SEAGrid desktop client, create an account in & provide access.  
    3:30 - 4:15 pm

    SEAGrid Gateway hands on

    • Overview

    • Hands on with web client and desktop client

    • Feedback

     Sudhakar Pamidighantam
    4.15 - 4.50 pm

    Synthesize Audience Discussions and additional hands-on/demos

    Suresh Marru 

    Presentation: (URL)
    4.50 - 5.00 pm

    Closing remarks: ECSS/EDS support, Contact details

    Marlon Pierce Presentation: (URL)