SIG Compute Resources for Life Science Research: the potential of GPU Computing

Date: 29 JUN 2017 

The Special Interest Group Compute Resources for Life Science Research organises events to share experience on using compute facilities for life science research. In this event we will discuss the potential of GPU computing in life sciences research.

Date
29 Jun 2017
Time
11:00-15:00
Location
SURF Utrecht, room 3.5
Costs
Free
Prior knowledge needed?
No
Subject type
Practical skills
Meeting type
Workshop

Program:

10:30-11:00 - Registration and coffee
11:00-11:15 - 'Welcome and introduction' - Mark Santcroos (LUMC)
11:15-11:50 - 'Start to think about programming the GPU for scientific analysis' - Maarten Pater (AMC)
11:50-12:25 - 'Accelerating the BWA-MEM genomic short read mapping algorithm using GPUs' - Ernst Houtgast (Bluebee / TU Delft)
12:25-13:25 - Lunch
13:25-14:00 - '5 years of applying GPUs in eScience projects: lessons learned' - Rob van Nieuwpoort (Netherlands eScience Center/UvA)
14:00-14:35 - 'GPU Usage on the Dutch National Supercomputer: Past, Present, and Future' - Valeriu Codreanu (SURFsara)
14:35-14:45 - 'NFU Data4Lifesciences WP7 status update' - Irene Nooren (SURFsara)
14:45-15:00 - 'Future and closing' - Irene Nooren, Mark Santcroos

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