Fri Mar 25, 2011: SIB Bioinformatics Workshop: “High Performance Computing (HPC) in Life Sciences”

Dear All,

We are pleased to announce the SIB Bioinformatics Workshop entitled:
“High Performance Computing (HPC) in Life Sciences”

This workshop, to be held on Friday,  25 March 2011, will cover the  following main subjects:
– Identify limits of conventional multi-core machines (PCs) when using life science applications
– Obtain basic theoretical knowledge on high performance computing
– Learn how to use Vital-IT’s computing cluster for scientific applications (including hands-on exercises on Vital-IT’s infrastructure)
– Tips and tricks for effective and efficient cluster usage
– Discuss particular computing needs and requirements of course participants

Important information as well as the registration page are available

Hope to see you there!

For the organizers,

Vassilios Ioannidis

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Vassilios Ioannidis, Ph.D.
Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Vital-IT Group
Quartier Sorge, Bâtiment Génopode, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel: +41 21 692 4076 / Fax: +41 21 692 4065
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