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Extreme Computational Biology at SC13: An Interview with Dr. Klaus Schulten

Nov 18, 2013 |

According to Dr. Klaus Schulten from the University of Illinois, the molecular dynamics and visualization programs NAMD and VMD, which serve over 300,000 registered users in many fields of biology and medicine, are pushing the limits of extreme scale computational biology. Schulten says these programs can operate on a wide variety of hardware and offer Read more…

Can Google’s Page Ranking Algorithm Cure Cancer?

May 23, 2012 |

Computational biologists tweak PageRank to correlate protein markers with disease progression.

Life Sciences in San Diego Gets Analytical

Apr 14, 2010 |

A chat with Paul Rejto, head of Computational Biology at Pfizer Oncology.

NVIDIA Takes Aim at GPU Acceleration for Bioscience Applications

Jan 14, 2010 |

NVIDIA has announced the Tesla Bio Workbench, a new program designed to bring together the computational components needed to run GPU-accelerated bioscience applications. The rationale is the same one NVIDIA’s been touting ever since it got into the high performance computing business: take advantage of the superior performance of the GPU in order to lower the entry point for HPC.

Unpacking Protein Function

Apr 21, 2009 |

The Ranger supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center is helping to unravel life’s most important molecules.

More Than A Magnifying Glass

Jan 12, 2009 |

TACC and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center are pairing electron microscopes with supercomputing resources to open the door to biological insights.