Tracing Pathogens To Improve Global Health at the Intersection of Computation and Biology


NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / November 30, 2022 / The AMD High Performance Compute (HPC) Fund puts more computational power in the hands of those conducting groundbreaking research to accelerate solutions to the world's toughest challenges. Originally established in 2020 with a focus on powering research to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fund has now been broadened to include other medical and social good research.1

Learn how the AMD HPC Fund is helping to advance computational biology and phylogenetics research at University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Marc Suchard's team is leveraging AMD Instinct GPUs and high-performance computing techniques to sequence pathogens and solve critical problems in genomic epidemiology using the BEAST Bayesian analysis framework.

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1 As of May 2022.

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