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Resources for Research

Photo of Center for Computational Research Machine Room in the NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

Center for Computational Research Machine Room in the NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

UBIT services are a collaboration of different organizations working to provide common resources and specialized services to address research needs.

  • CCR provides cyber infrastructure for researchers requiring:
    • high performance computing
    • large-scale data storage
    • simulation and scientific visualization services
  • CCR Staff include computational scientists, programmers and database administrators

Computing and Information Technology (CIT)

UB’s central computing and networking division, CIT, provides basic services to researchers:

  • High availability file storage
  • Research software and software licensing services
  • Research collaboration tools: web-conferencing, wiki software
  • Campus network connectivity including secure Wi-Fi and high speed Internet1 and Internet2 links
  • Servers and server backup systems

Decanal/Departmental IT Support Organizations

UB’s Teaching and Learning Center supports and provides training for faculty about:

  • UB’s learning management system, UBlearns
  • How to use the latest IT and media to enrich course content
  • Use web conferencing to hold meetings and virtual classes with contributors and students around the world
  • Stream high-resolution videos over the UB network
  • Audience response systems (clickers) polling features

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