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Virtual Environement for Research Data and Analysis (VERDA)


The VERDA project implements the central information infrastructure for the data-driven and computational research of the TRR356. VERDA will provide active support through a Data Steward, and an extensive training and support program. OpenStack-based computing resources at Tübingen and Munich are made available through a convenient science gateway including access to Jupyter notebooks, workflows, and a wealth of useful tools.

VERDA will thus enable researchers with and without IT experience to conduct large-scale bioinformatics and data science analyses, and to efficiently capture, handle, share, annotate and publish their research data targeting all dimensions of diversity in plant-microbe interactions.


Principal Investigators:
Dr. Stephan Hachinger, Leibniz-Rechenzentrum
Dr. Jens Krüger, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Prof. Dr. Klaus Mayer, School of Life Sciences, Technical University of Munich