Articles tagged with: Biology
To better understand dopamine uptake at neuron synapses, scientists from the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University are using the Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to simulate important molecular interactions at the neuron membrane.
Multi-institution research team uses supercomputing to understand processes leading to increased drought resistance in food and fuel crops.
The US Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded nearly 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
To better understand the biological processes that govern lipid raft formation—processes with broad implications for research ranging from how cells regulate proteins to how viruses invade healthy human cells—ORNL researchers are using two world-class research facilities to study the presence and formation of these nanoscale lipid patches.
Using computational molecular dynamics simulations, researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee–ORNL Joint Institute for Computational Sciences have discovered a molecular “switch” in a receptor that controls cell behavior.
A simulation of the internal workings of cells has reached a sustained performance of 20,000 trillion calculations per second, or 20 petaflops, on the Titan supercomputer at ORNL.
OLCF Director of Science Jack Wells spoke recently to the annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston, sharing ORNL’s supercomputing experience.
Researchers from ORNL and the University of Tennessee are using OLCF supercomputers to help cut time and risk in new drug development.
In a paper published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, a team led by ORNL’s Pratul Agarwal described a process that aims to improve upon nature – and it happens in the blink of an eye.
Computation and experiment reveal how protein switching provides right tool for the job