June 2013

Hard target

A supercomputer has modeled the HIV capsid, opening drug possibilities.

March 2011

Simulating Life

Simulating biology from the subcellular to the whole human will require a big-picture view made possible only through exascale computing.

January 2010

Like clockwork

Using genetic engineering and computer modeling, researchers have built a genetic clock, in which bacteria use chemical signals to generate synchronized waves of activity.

August 2009

Unfolding protein

Proteins can be unpredictable, kinking into shapes that help to determine these biological workhorses’ functions – or dysfunctions. A University of Washington biologist is using high-performance computers to untangle proteins.