Author Archives: Emily Lumley

CompBioMed AHM 2022

The CompBioMed AHM is coming back in person this year from 22-24 June. We will try and host it as a hybrid event with the talks and discussions streamed to those that cannot attend in person. We will be visiting the beautiful city of Bologna at the CINECA site, just north of the city this…

CompBioMed e-Seminar #25

CompBioMed’s 25th e-seminar will take place on 28 July 2022 at 2pm CEST and it will focus on Addressing the challenge of drug discovery with Machine Learning and Exascale computing This seminar will introduce an innovative workflow that couples machine learning (ML) and physics-based (PB) methods to accelerate the traditional process of computer aided drug…

CompBioMed e-Seminar #26

CompBioMed’s 26th e-seminar will take place on 2 September 2022 at 2pm CEST and it will focus on Phase III In Silico Trials of new treatments for osteoporosis using exascale computers. In this seminar Prof Viceconti will review the challenges we are facing in transforming a digital twin in healthcare solution called BoBCAT, which predict…

CompBioMed e-Seminar #23

CompBioMed’s 23rd e-seminar took place on 27 May 2022 and focused on Supercomputer-based in-silico clinical trials in cardiac therapies towards exascale computing. Biological systems are one of the most challenging modelling and simulation arenas. Let us pick one, which is particularly difficult: Cardiac modelling. Complex multi-scale and multi-physics, very large input datasets, a massive amount…

CompBioMed e-seminar #24

CompBioMed’s 24th e-seminar will take place on 5 July 2021 at 2pm CEST and it will focus on Simulating human cellular blood flow at extreme detail: a drop of blood at exascale Blood is the single most important fluid in the human body. It has an important role in most healthy and pathologic processes. Yet…

CompBioMed e-Seminar #22

CompBioMed’s 22nd e-Seminar took place on 17 March 2022 on Tools and techniques for making efficient use of GPUs. The goal of this session was to provide an overview of some of the technologies, tools and techniques available to ensure the efficient use of GPUs for high performance computing. The session was split into two…

CompBioMed e-Seminar #21

CompBioMed’s 21st e-Seminar took place on 22 February 2022 focused on Use of Gaussian Process Emulators in Cardiovascular and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Sensitivity analysis can be used for the identification of surrogate variables in a computational model. It also finds application in the extraction of the most important features of a model in order to develop…

CompBioMed e-Seminar #20

CompBioMed’s 20th e-seminar took place on 9 December 2021 Introduction to Biomedical Image Registration and the Parallel Framework for Image Registration Biomedical imaging, based on different acquisition modalities (CT, PET, MRI, ultrasound), is a powerful diagnostic tool adopted in many clinical settings. Images of patients captured at different time points and with different modalities may…

CompBioMed e-seminar #19

CompBioMed’s 19th e-seminar took place on 9 November 2021 Biomedical Supercomputing Applications In the first part of the talk, the biomedical context is presented, while the second part is dedicated to parallelisation and performance issues and enhancement. 1st part. Organ level simulations represent both a challenge and an opportunity: the Virtual Patient modelling for precision…

CompBioMed e-Seminar #18

CompBioMed’s 18th e-seminar took place on 6 October 2021 High Performance Containers Containers are a convenient means of encapsulating complex software environments, but can this convenience be realised for parallel research codes? Running such codes costs money, which means that code performance is often tuned to specific supercomputer platforms. Therefore, for containers to be useful…

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