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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Scalability Post – Palabos

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 ...
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Uncertainty in CovidSim epidemic simulation

CovidSim, the model used to inform the UK Government’s response to the pandemic has been analyzed by researchers at UCL, Brunel University, the CWI institute in the Netherlands, the Poznan Supercomputing and Network Center and the University of Amsterdam, and has been found to contain a large degree of uncertainty ...
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Scalability Post – Alya

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 ...
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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 ...
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