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3rd Seminar on K Computer and University-Industry Cooperation in Drug Discovery and Medical Development

2012-12-19 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Graduate School of Engineering Science will hold the 3rd Seminar on K Computer and University-Industry Cooperation in Drug Discovery and Medical Development on Wednesday, December 19. This seminar will introduce industrial applications of one of the world's most powerful supercomputers, the K Computer, especially, the use of the K in the discovery of new drugs.

3rd Seminar on K Computer and University-Industry Cooperation in Drug Discovery and Medical Development

High Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI) Strategic Program

 

MC: SAKATA Tsuneaki, Specially Appointed Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University

Opening greetings: TANAKA Masao, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University

Program

  • "Expectations to Super Computers in Developing Nucleic Acid Drugs," SUGIMOTO Naoki, Director, Frontier Institute for Biomolecular Engineering Research, Konan University
  • "Can K Computer Meet Pharmaceutical Chemical Researchers' Expectations?" SHIOTA Takeshi, Chief, Metabolic Diseases and Chemistry Division, Shionogi Research Laboratories, Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
  • "Researchers' Expectations to In Silico Screening," TAKEMOTO Hiroshi, Chief, Advanced Drug Discovery Promotion Division, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery, Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
  • "Expectations on K Computer's Application in Drug Discovery -- Discovering Drugs through In silico Screening in World's Largest Chemical Space," OKUNO Yasushi, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University
  • "K Computer and Bioscience -- SCLS Computer System Introducing Computers to Life Science," KIDO Yoshiyuki, Research Planning, Planning and Coordination Group, High Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI) Strategic Program, Riken

There is no fee for attending for this event.

To make applications, go here.

Date: 2012-12-19 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored: Graduate School of Engineering Science
Venue: Meeting Room H, 16F, Umeda Center Bldg, 2-4-12, Nakazaki-nishi, Kita-ku, Osaka
Registration: Registration online is necessary.
URL: http://hpci.me.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/ws/
Contact: NOZAKI Kazunori, Graduate School of Engineering Science
hpci@me.es.osaka-u.ac.jp

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