Supercomputers assist in search for new, better cancer drugs


From the Texas Advanced Computing Center:

“Advanced computing is a cornerstone of drug design and the theoretical testing of drugs,” said Matt Vaughn, TACC’s Director of Life Science Computing. “The sheer number of potential combinations that can be screened in parallel before you ever go in the laboratory makes resources like those at TACC invaluable for cancer research.”

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