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Webinar: Folding@Home — a Distributed Computing Project for Protein Folding, by Vijay Pande

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

| Free

Please join us on June 3rd for a webinar presented by Vijay Pande, Professor of Chemistry, Structural Biology, and Computer Science at Stanford University and the founder of the Folding@Home project.

Folding@Home is a large-scale volunteer distributed computing project started in 2000. For over a decade, Professor Pande’s group has increased the computing power of Folding@Home through the development of new software algorithms and infrastructure, such as the incorporation of new hardware innovations like GPUs. That tremendous computing power has enabled significant advances in the simulation and understanding of diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease, malaria, various cancers, and other diseases at the molecular scale.

Professor Pande will give a brief introduction to Folding@Home and the successes in the project so far. He will also discuss plans to greatly enhance Folding@Home capabilities through new initiatives.

This webinar is planned for June 3rd, 2014 at 9.00 AM Pacific Time.

Register at: http://bit.ly/FolHome

About Prof. Vijay Pande:
Vijay Pande is currently a Professor of Chemistry, Structural Biology and Computer Science at Stanford University. He is the Director of Stanford’s BioPhysics Program and Director of the Folding@Home project. Professor Pande received his PhD from MIT.

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Date:
June 3
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://bit.ly/FolHome

Organizer

Joy Ku
Email:
Website:
http://simbios.stanford.edu