Open Science Grid – Powered, in part, by OrangeGrid.   In 2015, Syracuse partnered with the Open Science Grid (OSG) to contribute OrangeGrid compute resources to researchers within the OSG framework.

Below  are all of the publications that were enabled by OrangeGrid.

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  1. Shah P, McCandlish DM, and Plotkin JB. “Contingency and entrenchment in protein evolution under purifying selection”. PNAS 112: E3226–E3235
  2.  Otwinoski J, McCandlish DM, Shah P, and Plotkin JB. “Identifying site-specific amino acid preferences for modeling protein evolution” (In preparation)


  1. Trung Hai Nguyen and David D. L. Minh,  “Intermediate Thermodynamic States Contribute Equally to Free Energy Convergence: Demonstration with Replica Exchange.”
    (In preparation)
  2. David D. L. Minh, “Protein-Ligand Binding Potential of Mean Force Calculations with Hamiltonian Replica Exchange on Alchemical Interaction Grids” (


Patrick A. Reeves, Cheryl L. Bowker, Christa E. Fettig, Luke R. Tembrock, and Christopher M. Richards,  “Effect of error and missing data on population structure inference using microsatellite data” (In preparation)


  1. Paul Kilgo and Jerry Tessendorf. “Accelerated path generation and  visualization for numerical integration of Feynman path integrals for radiative transfer”. Joint International Conference on Mathematics  and Computation, Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications and the Monte Carlo Method, April 2015.
  2. Paul Kilgo and Jerry Tessendorf. Toward validation of a Monte Carlo rendering technique. Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, August 2015. (Poster).

Future Colliders

S.V. Chekanov, I. Pogrebnyak, D. Wilbern, Cross-platform validation and analysis environment for particle physics, arXiv:1510.06638

S.V.Chekanov, J.Dull. Energy range of hadronic calorimeter towers a and cells for high-pT jets at a 100 TeV collider, arXiv:1510.06638


Kaib, Nathan A.; Chambers, John E. “The fragility of the terrestrial planets during a giant-planet instability”, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 455, Issue 4, p.3561-3569 (2016)

SPT (South Pole Telescope)

“Millimeter Transient Point Sources in the SPTpol 100 Square Degree Survey”

N. Whitehorn, T. Natoli, P. A. R. Ade, J. E. Austermann, J. A. Beall, A. N. Bender, B. A. Benson, L. E. Bleem, J. E. Carlstrom, C. L. Chang, H. C. Chiang, H-M. Cho, R. Citron, T. M. Crawford, A. T. Crites, T. de Haan, M. A. Dobbs, W. Everett, J. Gallicchio, E. M. George, A. Gilbert, N. W. Halverson, N. Harrington, J. W. Henning, G. C. Hilton, G. P. Holder, W. L. Holzapfel, S. Hoover, Z. Hou, J. D. Hrubes, N. Huang, J. Hubmayr, K. D. Irwin, R. Keisler, L. Knox, A. T. Lee, E. M. Leitch, D. Li, J. J. McMahon, S. S. Meyer, L. Mocanu, J. P. Nibarger, V. Novosad, S. Padin, C. Pryke, C. L. Reichardt, J. E. Ruhl, B. R. Saliwanchik, J.T. Sayre, K. K. Schaffer, G. Smecher, A. A. Stark, K. T. Story, C. Tucker, K. Vanderlinde, J. D. Vieira, G. Wang, V. Yefremenko, submitted to The Astrophysical Journal,

Rice Phenomics

Knecht, AC, Campbell, MT, Caprez, A, Swanson, DR: Image Harvest: An open source platform for high-throughput plant image processing and analysis.  Journal of Experimental Botany. [Accepted, pending minor revisions].


  1. First Combined Search for Neutrino Point-Sources in the Southern Hemisphere with the ANTARES and IceCube Neutrino Telescopes
    (Journal) Submitted to The Astrophysical Journal; e-print archive arXiv:1511.02149 [hep-ex], 6 November 2015
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  2. Searches for Relativistic Magnetic Monopoles in IceCube
    (Journal) Submitted to European Physical Journal C; e-print archive arXiv:1511.01350 [astro-ph.HE], 4 November 2015
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  3. Search for Dark Matter Annihilation in the Galactic Center with IceCube-79
    (Journal) European Physical Journal C75 (2015) 492; e-print archive arXiv:1505.07259 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  4. Detection of a Type IIn Supernova in Optical Follow-up Observations of IceCube Neutrino Events
    (Journal) Astrophysical Journal 811 (2015) 52; e-print archive arXiv:1506.03115 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  5. A Combined Maximum-Likelihood Analysis of the High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrino Flux Measured with IceCube
    (Journal) Astrophysical Journal 809 (2015) 98; e-print archive arXiv:1507.03991 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  6. Evidence for Astrophysical Muon Neutrinos from the Northern Sky with IceCube
    (Journal) Physical Review Letters 115 (2015) 081102; e-print archive arXiv:1507.04005 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  7. The IceCube Neutrino Observatory – Contributions to International Cosmic Ray Conference 2015 Part V: Neutrino Oscillations and Supernova Searches
    (Journal) Contributions to the 34th International Cosmic Ray Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands, 30 July – 6 August 2015; e-print archive arXiv:1510.05227 [astro-ph.HE], 18 October 2015
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  8. Searches for Time Dependent Neutrino Sources with IceCube Data from 2008 to 2012
    (Journal) Astrophysical Journal 807 (2015) 46; e-print archive arXiv:1503.00598 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  9. Characterization of the Atmospheric Muon Flux in IceCube
    (Journal) e-print archive arXiv:1506.07981 [astro-ph.HE], 26 June 2015
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  10. Measurement of the Atmospheric  Spectrum with IceCube
    (Journal) Physical Review D91 (2015) 122004; e-print archive arXiv:1504.03753 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  11.  Searches for Small-Scale Anisotropies from Neutrino Point Sources with Three Years of IceCube Data
    (Journal) Astroparticle Physics 66 (2015) 39-52; doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2015.01.001; e-print archive arXiv:1408.0634 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  12. Search for Prompt Neutrino Emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts with IceCube
    (Journal) Astrophysical Journal Letters 805 (2015) L5; e-print archive arXiv:1412.6510 [hep-ex] Download: [ ]
  13. Determining Neutrino Oscillation Parameters from Atmospheric Muon Neutrino Disappearance with Three Years of IceCube DeepCore Data
    (Journal) Physical Review D91 (2015) 072004; e-print archive arXiv:1410.7227 [hep-ex] Download: [, ]
  14. Flavor Ratio of Astrophysical Neutrinos above 35 TeV in IceCube
    (Journal) Physical Review Letters 114 (2015) 171102; e-print archive arXiv:1502.03376 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  15. Development of a General Analysis and Unfolding Scheme and its Application to Measure the Energy Spectrum of Atmospheric Neutrinos with IceCube
    (Journal) European Physical Journal C75 (2015) 116; e-print archive arXiv:1409.4535 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [ ]
  16. Atmospheric and Astrophysical Neutrinos above 1 TeV Interacting in IceCube
    (Journal) Physical Review D91 (2015) 022001; e-print archive arXiv:1410.1749 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  17. Multipole Analysis of IceCube Data to Search for Dark Matter Accumulated in the Galactic Halo
    (Journal) The European Physical Journal C75; e-print archive arXiv:1406.6868 [astro-ph.HE] Download: [, ]
  18. The IceProd Framework: Distributed Data Processing for the IceCube Neutrino Observatory
    (Journal) Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing 75 (2015); e-print archive arXiv:1311.5904 [cs.DC] Download: [, ]