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Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to develop petascale computer modeling capabilities

... is a desire to create some of the next-generation computational tools and environments that will be needed to enable future research by social, biological and computational scientists We anticipate unprecedented increases ... The collaborators will construct a petascale computational modeling environment MTML-Sim that will scale ...

New Weapons in Fight Against TB?

... San Diego, report in the July 3 issue of PLoS computational Biology that commercially available entacapone ... strain of TB. The discovery was made after a computational analysis that found the chemical structure of the ... being deadly to its host cells. "We have computational and experimental data to support this [drug] ...

Rare disorder gives modelers first glimpse at immune system development

... led by Thomas Kepler, Ph.D., Division Chief of computational Biology, tracked three young patients after ... is senior author of a paper published in PloS computational Biology . "Our paper is the first to use ... Stanca Ciupe, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in computational immunology, created mathematical formulas to ...

IUPUI chemists develop Distributed Drug Discovery: Finding drugs for neglected diseases

... researchers are soliciting the global advice of computational experts in neglected disease areas and utilizing the computational power of multiple personal computers around the ... the success of distributed problem solving at the computational and synthetic stages of drug discovery will ...

Berkeley Lab scientist co-leads breast cancer 'dream team'

... will apply cutting-edge biological, genomic and computational techniques to breast cancer research, with the ... genomics researchers, systems biologists, computational biologists, and other experts. "We want to ... on the latest advances in biological, genomic and computational techniques to target the treatment of these ...

Researchers to Monitor Public Perception of Swine Flu Outbreaks Using Technology from Realtime Search Engine, OneRiot

... the University of Iowa’s interdisciplinary computational Epidemiology research group (CompEpi). The Iowa CompEpi group applies computational methods to help solve public health problems, ... of Computer Science. About CompEpi The computational Epidemiology Research (CompEpi) is an ...

How cells change gears: New insights published in Nature Genetics

... mode" to "specialization mode." This computational biology work from the Jacobs School of ... the new study, the researchers used a series of computational and integrative biology approaches in order to ... immune cells known as monocytes and macrophages. computational work performed at UC San Diego after all the ...

CSHL neuroscientists propose project to comprehensively map mammalian brain circuits

... paper, which appears in the March issue of PLoS computational Biology . The case for committing resources ... that technological advances along with decreasing computational and data-storage costs have made such an effort ... the results across individual mice will be a computational challenge that requires automating many of the ...

Joint Mathematics Meetings in Washington, D.C.

... States of Mathematics Presidential Debate computational Methods in Coastal Engineering Stability, ... SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical and computational Challenges in Global Climate and Energy ... Biden-Palin? There's only one way to find out. computational Methods in Coastal Engineering, Jerry L. Bona ...

Suckling Infant Triggers 'Trust' Hormone in Moms

... to incorporate all the latest research in a large computational model of the whole population of oxytocin cells," study co-author Jianfeng Feng, a computational biology researcher at the University of Warwick, ... are published in the July 18 issue of PLoS computational Biology . More information Visit ...

$100 million supercomputing program boosts Australian medical research capacity

... the most powerful supercomputer and leading computational biology facility dedicated to life sciences ... the peak computing operations and provide computational biology expertise to the institutions throughout ... and the University's capacity in bioinformatics, computational biology and advanced biomedical image analysis." ...

Pharsight to Present on Its Vision for Modeling and Simulation Software at PAGE Annual Meeting

... Dr. Robert Leary Will Discuss computational Methods for Model Evaluation; Dr. Mike Dunlavey ... and Development Group, will present work on computational methods for model evaluation. Mike Dunlavey, ... (NLME) analysis. "The development of advanced computational tools and next generation programming languages ...

Carnegie Mellon technique accelerates biological image analysis

... in Carnegie Mellon Universitys Lane Center for computational Biology have discovered how to significantly ... existing methods requires impractical amounts of computational time. In many cases, computer vision systems ... engineering student Shann-Ching Sam Chen and computational biologist Robert F. Murphy, were able to expand ...

In silico modeling helps predict severity of mitochondrial disease

... of embryo formation, through the combined use of computational modeling and a mouse model system. Dr. David ... Bioinformatics Institute (VBI), commented: The computational model used in this investigation simulates the ... and after implantation in the uterus. He added: computational modeling and cutting-edge lab work were both ...

Argonne's Blue Gene/P to host large cadre of INCITE researchers

... are made through the 2008 Innovative and Novel computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE), a DOE ... these systems. These data and tools will enable computational scientists and system administrators to use ... possible the exploration of whole new areas in computational structural biology." New INCITE awardees, such ...

New computational technique can predict drug side effects

... study is currently available on line at PLoS computational Biology. Conventional test methods screen ... Center at UCSD instead uses the power of computational modeling to screen specific drug molecules using ... lock, said Bourne. He explained that using this computational technique to find another lock could result in ...

Design of patient tracking tools may have unintended consequences

... BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Proper design of computational tools is critical if they are to be used with ... Overall, the UB researchers found that the computational tracking systems tended to affect how health-care ... found that there were fewer visual cues with the computational system. Some providers noted that they used to be ...

UCLA mathematician works to make virtual surgery a reality

... equations, as well as making progress in computational geometry and computer science. An applied ... Advances by Teran and other scientists in computational geometry, partial differential equations and ... that let people who design bridges have more computational machinery at their fingertips," he said. As ...

Carnegie Mellon neuroscientist proposes new theory of brain flexibility

... fellow Sashank Varma have put forward a new computational theory of brain function that provides answers to ... Just and Varma have constructed a number of computational models to demonstrate this process, such as a ... area were damaged, and would allow any excess computational load to spill over to the right hemisphere mirror ...

Carnegie Mellon Establishes Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology

... the first Ray and Stephanie Lane Professor of computational Biology. The chair recognizes Murphy's exceptional leadership in computational biology research, education and administration. ... highly supportive of his pioneering methods in computational biology," the Lanes said. The Ray and Stephanie ...

Welch Foundation gives $1.6 million for drug discovery research

... launching a new initiative to develop innovative computational and chemical techniques intended to speed the ... for Chemical Genomics (GCC CG) to establish a computational chemistry research program. The program is ... with biomedical research and drug discovery: computational chemists, who work to produce computer models of ...

GeneGo Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Pharmacogenomics Software Suite

... research. The SBIR grant, funded through the innovations in biomedical computational science and technology initiative, will be used to develop a database and ... & bioinformatics software for life science research. The original computational MetaDiscovery( TM ) platform allows an integration and expert analysis ...

Itanium Solutions Alliance Selects Sweden's Kiwok as the 2009 Innovation Awards Winner for Humanitarian Impact

... Galicia, Spain, is using the Finis Terrae Supercomputer to analyze massive computational electromagnetics problems, the largest with more than 500 million ... University of Warwick in the United Kingdom greatly improved the computational approach to the Anderson model of localization, an important problem in ...

AMA Grants New Category III CPT Code to Premier Heart's Multifunction CardioGram(TM) (MCG)

... first Internet based, non-invasive, stress, radiation and drug free computational electrophysiologic system used for interactive online diagnosis. The MCG ... marketer of 21(st)-century medical systems, which apply the principles of computational electrophysiology to the toughest challenges faced by physicians today. ...

DOE funds Clemson University clean energy research

... processes. Bruce will receive $714,000 for five years to use advanced computational methods to provide the molecular insights needed for collaborators on the ... to make significant discoveries in the coming years given the exceptional computational facilities at Clemson. The Palmetto high performance computer system and ...

IBM Award for Innovative Solution to Tackling World's Most Critical Social and Environmental Problems

... encouraged businesses, community groups and individuals to provide free computational capacity to support international humanitarian projects. The judges ... In total 14 projects are currently running or have completed their computational phase, involving teams of scientists from 35 research centres in six ...

Carnegie Mellon algorithm charts evolution of genetic networks during fruit fly life cycle

... interconnections has often been impossible because of experimental or computational limitations," said Eric P. Xing, associate professor of computer science, ... said Xing, a member of the Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for computational Biology at Carnegie Mellon. "In the context of cancer genetics, for ...

Hamner Institutes and UNC Launch International Drug Safety Institute

... industry, the NIH and FDA. A major initial focus will be to develop new computational models and in vitro assays, starting with evaluating liver toxicity and ... injury by forming a partnership with Entelos, a leading Silicon Valley computational modeling company. Besides being a main cause of acute liver failure in the ...

Computer simulation captures immune response to flu

... Modeling (CBIM) and division chief of the Department of Biostatistics and computational Biology, and by Martin S. Zand, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the CBIM. The ... Holden-Wiltse and Hongyu Miao in the Department of Biostatistics and computational Biology at the Medical Center; David Topham, Joseph Hollenbaugh, Tim ...

IBM and Medical Researchers Launch Effort To Find Flu Drug Treatments

... viruses and begin testing these under laboratory conditions. The computational work adds up to thousands of years of computer time which will be ... Professor of Biochemistry at UTMB. "World Community Grid gives us the computational power to undertake projects that are typically quite daunting. We can ...

Human Brain Works Between Order and Chaos

... a "self-organized critical state," according to a news release from PLoS computational Biology . The study is in its March 20 issue. Further research using computational models confirmed the conclusion. The models exactly reflected the profile ...

Immunology Center will continue to drive standard methods, better science

... as research teams do double duty with lab work and time-consuming computational work. One unique capability that drove the RHIC renewal was that the ... Led by Hulin Wu, Ph.D., chief of the Department of Biostatistics and computational Biology, the biostatistics team within RHIC will seek to establish ...

Story tips from the DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dec. 2008

... CO2 . . . Data from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory combined with computational power and tools provided by ORNL researchers will result in unprecedented ... about what they're going to do and when," said Chris Griffin of ORNL's computational Sciences & Engineering Division. The system, called LEPERD Learning and ...

Burroughs Wellcome Fund award creates new Ph.D. path linking laboratory and population sciences

... and improving human health, were created to connect population and computational sciences with laboratory-based biological sciences. The goal is to ... with a strategic plan that includes predictive health, global health, and computational and life sciences, our university is ideally positioned to become fully ...

Computers make sense of experiments on human disease

... and create a more coherent body of expertise across the whole field of computational disease analysis, according to Albert Compte, co-convenor of the ESF workshop, from the computational and physiological bases of cortical networks laboratory at the Institut ...

Genetic blueprint revealed for kidney design and formation

... varied gene expression than ever observed in a developing organ system. computational biology analysis (bioinformatics) then let the researchers see how ... Aronow, Ph.D., study co-author and scientific director of the Center for computational Medicine at Cincinnati Children's. The study also makes new headway into ...

NIH awards Rutgers Cell and DNA Repository $57.8M

... the maintenance of a comprehensive laboratory, clinical databases and computational infrastructure to support national and international research aimed at ... of the University of Southern California for the development of advanced computational technologies. The second award is a five-year, $14 million contract ...

Key protein molecule linked to diverse human chronic inflammatory diseases

... expertise from various disciplines, including experimental biology and computational simulation. The Inflammation Center integrates faculties with expertise ... molecular biology, cutting edge imaging of inflamed cells and tissues, computational simulation of cellular signaling networks, human and animal studies, and ...

Genome sequence of lancelet shows how genes quadrupled during vertebrate evolution

... Berkeley's Center for Integrative Genomics and program head for computational genomics at the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (JGI) in ... by gene loss and chromosome rearrangments and fusions. That took some computational gymnastics to sort out, but the evidence is still there," said Rokhsar. ...

Pfizer Partners with REvolution Computing to Improve Medicine Production Pipeline

... Computing, the leading provider of commercial open-source "R" software for computational statistics, today released the results of "A Benchmark Study of ... functionality that allows users the possibility of greatly reducing the computational time to build models without sacrificing model quality. CaretNWS was ...
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