The lab participates in the UberCloud HPC Experiment Round 3 with the project: "TEAM 61 – Using Cloud Computing to Perform Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Mutant PI3Kα Protein". Download the full report here.
The Ubercloud HPC Experiment aims to explore the end-to-end process of accessing remote resources in computer centers and in HPC Clouds, and to study and overcome the potential roadblocks. Read more about it from a previous blog entry.
The CompBio Experiment: How far are we from an ideal Computing-as-a-Service or HPC-in-the-Cloud model?
Cloud computing-on-demand gives end users many benefits by gaining access to additional compute resources beyond their current internal resources. But how far are we from an ideal Computing-as-a-Service or HPC-in-the-Cloud model?
To address this question, Wolfgang Gentzsch (HPC and Cloud Projects Specialist) and Burak Yenier (VP of Operations at CashEdge) organized the Uber-Cloud Experiment to explore the end-to-end process of accessing remote resources in computer centers and in HPC Clouds, and to study and overcome the potential roadblocks. Round 1 of the experiment kicked off in July 2012. Read the results here.
Over 250 participants have already registered for Round 2 and we are still seeking computational biologists and any others who would like to be involved. To participate in Round 2 or just monitor it closely—and to receive the final Round 1 report with all findings—register at http://www.compbioexperiment.com.
This is an open invitation to members of the Life Sciences community to join the experiment for a 3-month experiment, where they will apply the cloud computing service model to workloads on remote Cluster Computing resources in the areas of bio, pharma, and chemistry.
Our lab is a registered participant in this effort.
In this video, researchers perform a reconstruction and simulation of the poliovirus using the BlueGene/Q supercomputer at the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative. The poliovirus model is being used as a basis for understanding antiviral drugs, virus infection and helps us to learn how to model related viruses such as Enterovirus 71.
Alexis, Isidora, Michalis, Danai, Panos, Celia, Klea, Zoe
lab group members!
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