Author Archives: Emily Lumley

CompBioMed Webinar #1

CompBioMed’s first webinar took place on 22nd November 2017, 11am GMT/12pm CET and is now available below to watch if you missed it, or to rewatch if there was something you missed: HPC simulations of cardiac electrophysiology using patient specific models of the heart (using CHASTE and Alya) The webinar was run by the Computational…

Memorandum of Understanding with HPC-Europa3

The HPCEuropa3 project that runs from May 1st 2017 to April 31st 2021 and aims at maintaining the persistency of high-quality service to transnational access to the most advance HPC infrastructures available in Europe for European research. The project is based on a program of visits, in the form of traditional transnational access, with researchers…

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…

Article in the GCS 10th Anniversary Brochure

Coordinator of CompBioMed, Prof Peter V Coveney, conducted a workshop at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) on the SuperMUC supercomputer in the run-up to the start of the CompBioMed Centre of Excellence. In the work, the group investigated the way a breast cancer drug interacted with various proteins, paving the way to more specific personalised…

7th International Women in HPC workshop

7th International Women in HPC workshop Sunday November 12th 2017 — Denver, CO, USA Call for posters and participation https://www.womeninhpc.org/whpc-sc17/workshop/ Women in HPC will once again attend the Supercomputing conference to discuss diversity and inclusivity topics. Activities will bring together women from across the international HPC community, provide opportunities to network, showcase the work of…