Author Archives: Emily Lumley

Postdoc Position at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

The CFD Lab (http://aero.uc3m.es/cfd.html) invites applications to one Postdoctoral position in the fi eld of cardiovascular fluid dynamics, to work on a collaborative project with the Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón and the University of California San Diego. Candidate pro le: A PhD in Engineering and some experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics is required. Ideal candidates will…

University of Strathclyde and BSC collaboration

Maria Boumpoiuli from the University of Strathclyde is visiting Jazmin Aguado-Sierra (Barcelona Supercomputing Center) as part of the CompBioMed Visitor Programme exchange: María is a PhD student at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, under the supervision of Dr Asimina Kazakidi. Her field of action is research of blood flow development…

Visitor Programme, University of Warwick with University of Geneva

On 20th March 2018 – 27th March 2018 Ritabrata Dutta of University of Warwick visited Bastien Chopard at the University of Geneva for a research visit. Within CompBioMed, Bastien Chopard develops a new technique to analyse platelets functions in patients with various blood diseases. This work is in collaboration with Karim Zouaoui (ULB, associate partner…

CompBioMed Joins eInfraCentral

eInfraCentral is a Coordination and Support Action funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 framework programme. Its mission is to ensure that by 2020 a broader and more varied set of users benefits from European e-Infrastructures. The project answers researchers’ and service providers’ need for a catalogue and platform where all can browse, search, compare and…

17th PRACE Call for Project Access

There is a new batch of HPC resources available for our Centre of Excellence, as part of the reserve that PRACE has been applying to all the CoEs since the 12th Call for Project Access. This reserve is linked to the 17th PRACE Call for Project Access. Until 31 March 2019, the following allocations are…

CompBioMed2 proposal accepted

In March this year we were particularly busy finalising the CompBioMed2 proposal for the 2018-2020 call from the Commission for Centres of Excellence. In July we found that we are successful in this bid, and we have been working towards putting the Grant Agreement in place. We are excited to start this second phase of…

ELEM Biotech starts business

BSC’s spinoff company ELEM Biotech is born to commercialize on a Cloud-Deployed Software-as-a-Service basis the use of the HPC-based simulation code Alya for biomedical research. ELEM will become a Virtual Humans Factory, where in-silico trials can be performed thanks to a specifically designed user interface. Although ELEM’s first target will be the cardiovascular and respiratory…