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    How AI and Supercomputers Combat COVID-19

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    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining AI, bioinformatics, and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat the disease.

    Backed by five high-performance computing (HPC) clusters and expertise in vaccine and countermeasure development, a COVID-19 response team of LLNL researchers from various disciplines has identified approximately 20 promising antibody designs from a nearly infinite set of potentials to examine millions of small molecules that could have antiviral properties.

    “For several decades, the laboratory has been at the forefront of protecting the country against biological…

    Mar, 27 2020 |

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