iDigBio project receives $15.5 million NSF grant to digitize biodiversity collections

The National Science Foundation awarded a five-year, $15.5 million grant to the iDigBio project based at the University of Florida to continue leading the national effort to digitize biodiversity collections and make them available online.

The iDigBio group is the combined efforts of the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Advanced Computing Information Systems (ACIS) laboratory and the Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication at Florida State University.

ACIS welcomes UF SSTP student Preethi Venkataraman

Each Summer semester the ACIS lab hosts a student through the UF SSTP program. This year Ms. Preethi Venkataraman participated in research projects at the lab.

ACIS is pleased to announce the development of CENTRA

CENTRA stands for Collaborations to Enable Transnational Cyberinfrastructure Applications and refers to a partnership and evolving framework for collaborations amongst research centers, institutes and laboratories across the world.

IPOP project selected as a mentoring organizations for the 2015 Google Summer of Code.


The IPOP project was selected as one of the 137 mentoring organizations for the 2015 Google Summer of Code. Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers students stipends to write code for open source projects.

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