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LLNL Computation executives receive an award at SC18

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LLNL Takes Home Two HPCwire Awards at SC17

Friday, November 17, 2017
HPCwire Editor’s Choice awards recognize Computation's work on groundbreaking CANDLE and HPC4Mfg projects.
LLNL and AHA logos on a collage of molecules, flasks, and periodic table

LLNL Partners with American Heart Association to Accelerate Drug Discovery

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
LLNL will create a simulated environment that rapidly and precisely predicts how drugs bind to their target proteins to generate a robust drug pipeline of new and targeted therapies.
Sequoia supercomputer

Four DOE Supercomputers Ranked in the Top 10

Monday, November 13, 2017
SC17 hosted a discussion of the fiftieth TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, including LLNL's Sequoia.
Co-Design Center Develops Next-Gen Simulation Tools

Co-Design Center Develops Next-Gen Simulation Tools

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
CEED is one of five ECP co-design centers established to enable developers of software and hardware technology and computational science applications to forge collaborations.
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Looking Ahead to SC17

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
More than 35 members of LLNL’s Computation Directorate will attend the 2017 Supercomputing Conference. The Laboratory's presence includes tutorials, poster and paper sessions, and the Job Fair.
ATOM committee photo

LLNL Joins Accelerating Therapeutics for Opportunities in Medicine (ATOM) Consortium

Friday, October 27, 2017
LLNL, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, GSK, and UCSF will combine vast data stores, supercomputing, and scientific expertise to reinvent discovery process for cancer medicines.
Cancer workshop attendees group photo

Computation Hosts Workshop to Advance 'Cancer Moonshot' Project

Friday, October 20, 2017
Computation hosted the “Combating Cancer: Big Data Challenges for Precision Medicine” workshop, which included guests from the Norwegian Consulate.
Quantum computing—breaking through the 49 qubit simulation barrier

LLNL's Vulcan Supercomputer Helps IBM Tackle a Quantum Computing Problem

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
An IBM Research team turns to the Vulcan supercomputer to simulate short–depth quantum circuits of 49 qubits and larger.
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The Clever Machinations of Livermore’s Sierra Supercomputer

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Bronis de Supinski, CTO of Livermore Computing, explains what went into the design of LLNL's next-generation system, Sierra.
CLSAC conference in Annapolis, Maryland

Computation's Associate Director Takes Home CLSAC Award

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Bruce Hendrickson, LLNL's associate director for Computation, wins the George Cotter Award for Vision and Leadership in the Field of Data Analytics at the Chesapeake Large-Scale Analytics Conference.