PATC Course: Simulation Environments for Life Sciences

Date: 13/Mar/2014 Time: 09:00 - 14/Mar/2014 Time: 18:00


The course will take place in
Barcelona Supercomputing Centre,
within the UPC Campus Nord premises.

Room VS219, Vertex Building (green on the map)
S indicates that the room is 2 floors below the entrance level.

Target group: Level: for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of structural bioinformatics Basic knowledge of parallelization strategies Material will be provided during the course, students are welcome to provide their own use cases.

Cost: There is no registration fee. The attendees would need to cover the expenses for travel, accommodation and meals.  

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The course will make the attendants familiar with simulation technologies used in Life Sciences and their specific adaptation to HPC environment

Detailed outline:
Introduction to biomolecular simulation
Coarse-grained and atomistic simulation strategies
Automated setup for simulation

HPC specifics: Large scale parallelization, use of GPU’s
Storage and strategies for large scale trajectory analysis

Learning Outcomes: Setup, execute, and analyze standard simulations in HPC environment

NOTE: PATC courses do not charge fees.

The registration for this course opens on 1st of October 2013.


Recommended Accomodation:

Please follow the link for map of some local hotels.

Contact Us:

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The PATC Courses at BSC are funded by BSC and the PRACE 3IP Project.

If you want to learn more about PRACE Project, visit the website.