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Supercomputing 2023

On 13-18 November 2023, the CompBioMed consortium organised several sub-events during Supercomputing 2023 in Dallas, USA. The CompBioMed consortium organised the following: Uncertainty Quantification workshop BoF on digital twins Personalised medicine workshop ...

CompBioMed AHM 2023

In Geneva, Switzerland on 21-23 June 2023, the CompBioMed consortium were joined by a selection of external speakers to present and discuss the latest developments in CompBioMed and Computational Biomedicine more generally. Day 1 – Wednesday 21st June 2023 All times are in CEST 13:30 Bastien Chopard (UNIGE) Welcome to ...

New book Virtual You stars at major literary festivals

A recording of the authors of Virtual You at the Hay Festival of Literature & Arts has been released as it has been recommended by the Financial Times as one of the best science books to read this summer. Before a packed audience on Hay’s Wye Stage, Peter Coveney of UCL ...

CompBioMed e-Seminar #31

CompBioMed’s 31st e-seminar took place on 26 July 2023, titled “Assessing the Credibility of Computational Models: Application of the FDA-Endorsed ASME VV-40“. Computational models in the medical field are more and more stepping out the door of the laboratories they were developed in to find practical applications in the clinical ...

CompBioMed Conference 2023 – Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to 30 June 2023

Due to popular demand, the abstract submission deadline for CompBioMed Conference 2023 has been extended to 30 June 2023. You can read more and submit abstracts on the conference website ...

CompBioMed Newsletter Issue 12 – Out Now

The latest issue of the CompBioMed Newsletter is now available, addressing the upcoming CompBioMed Conference 2023, the book Virtual You, the CompBioMed film Virtual Pandemics, our scalability service, and biomedical urgent computing in the exascale era. Click here to view it. To find our other newsletter, follow this link ...

CompBioMed e-Seminar #30

CompBioMed’s 30th e-seminar took place at at on 22 March 2023, titled “nUCLeus: Creating and Running a Successful Adaptable, Portable HPC Education Environment“. In March of 2020 the UCL and Sheffield teams found themselves teaching in a remote world. With the need to create HPC courses for medical students, and ...

CompBioMed e-Seminar #29

CompBioMed’s 29th e-seminar took place at on 18 January 2023, titled “OpenMP in the Exascale Era”. Modern supercomputer nodes now contain more than 100 cores, and often several GPUs. This means that the “MPI only” approach to parallel programming is coming under increasing strain and can no longer deliver the ...

UCL-led team wins time on world’s most powerful computer

A UCL-led team of researchers is to use the world’s first exascale computer to identify a shortlist of potential new drugs for diseases and to better understand how stroke affects the brain. The supercomputer, Frontier, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in Tennessee, US, is the first in the ...

Learning from pangolins and peacocks: Researchers explore next-gen structural materials

From pangolin scales that can stand up to hard hits to colourful but sturdy peacock feathers, nature can do a lot with a few simple molecules. In a new review paper, Peter Coveney and a team of international researchers have laid out how engineers are taking inspiration from the biological ...
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