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Research Fellow in Virtual Human Cardiovascular Modelling & Simulation at the Emerging Exascale

Supervisor: Professor P. V. Coveney Closing date: 26 April 2021 We are recruiting for a candidate to join a very active inter-disciplinary group in the Centre for Computational Science and will perform modelling and simulation of the cardiovascular system on the whole human scale. The post-holder will work on scientific applications of HemeLB, a flexible…

CompBioMed joins the LEXIS project Open Call

The CompBioMed Centre of Excellence has joined the Open Call of the project LEXIS, which commenced their further collaboration. Thanks to the LEXIS platform CompBioMed will move data more effectively and safely between HPC centres with the help of integrated HPC, AI, Big Data and Cloud. Further, enabling Edge Computing so that hospitals can exploit…

Scalability post – HemeLB

Each week on the InSilico World and CompBioMed Slack Scalability channel one of our research group outlines the work that they have done to scale their codes. We are happy that 60 experts have already joined this channel and we would like more interaction and discussions taking place on the channel around the codes being described…

UCL and Sheffield demystify HPC for Biomedical Researchers – winning praise at SC’20

More than 350 people attended the virtual presentation at Supercomputing 2020 featuring the work done in remote training in the QIIME2 application by consortia members, UCL and the University of Sheffield. This project, which took place over a 4-month period with a 6-week live course, introduced medical students into HPC. Led by Andrea Townsend-Nicholson of…

The Royal Society’s Interface Focus, CompBioMed Conference 2019 Themed Issue – Part II

We are delighted to announce that Computational Biomedicine. Part II: Organs and Systems of a two-part Theme Issue resulting from papers originally submitted to the CompBioMed Conference 2019 has now been published in The Royal Society’s “Interface Focus” journal, with articles available for all to read as open source. Part II concentrates on organs and…

VECMA and CompBioMed join forces to predict the impact of COVID

SARS-CoV2 has rapidly spread worldwide since December 2019, and early modelling work of this pandemic has assisted in identifying effective government interventions. The UK government relied in part on the CovidSim model developed by Professor Neil Ferguson’s team at the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College London, to model various non-pharmaceutical…