Academic Users

For academic visitors to our website, we provide on this page selected CompBioMed links and services of particular interest to you. Please check out the links on the column to the right, and stay tuned for more content.

  • Hands-on Introduction to HPC for life scientists training at EPCC, Edinburgh - The course is organised and funded by BioExcel – the Centre of Excellence for Computational Biomolecular Research (http://bioexcel.eu), and PRACE, and delivered in collaboration with ARCHER – the UK national supercomputing service (http://archer.ac.uk)
  • Dr Elisa Passini from University of Oxford wins the international 3Rs prize - At the University of Oxford, in the group of Professor Blanca Rodriguez and Dr Alfonso Bueno-Orovio, Dr Elisa Passini has won the International 3Rs Prize for computer modelling that predicts human cardiac safety better than animal studies. Their winning paper, in collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutica describes the use of human-based computer models that have proven…
  • AlcesFlight and CompBioMed work together to install Galaxy on AWS - In a workshop organised by CompBioMed and run by AlcesFlight on 27th September, a team from UCL were able to work to get Galaxy installed on AWS. This has enabled a quick package install guide to be produced by Alces Flight for future users. To read more go to their blog
  • New paper addressing Zika virus from Associate Partner, Universidad Católica de Murcia - The Zika virus outbreak in Brazil was declared by WHO to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern as evidence came to light that infection can cause birth defects as well as neurological problems. Whilst public health measures have contained the epidemic there remains no specific treatment for the virus available and treatment options…
  • First meeting of VPH Institute – UK Chapter - Fri 15 September 11.00 am — 3.00 pm Design Studio (D05) Level D, Pam Liversidge Building, Sheffield S1 3JD Insigneo is hosting the first meeting of all researchers, industrial experts, clinicians, regulators and funders interested in the Virtual Physiological Human (VPH), in silicomedicine, and related topics. The aim is to explore the establishment of a…