Active BOINC projects => TN-GRID => Topic started by: Daniel on September 18, 2020, 03:34:01 PM

Title: Project Updates
Post by: Daniel on September 18, 2020, 03:34:01 PM
Some news from TN-GRID ...

Our gene@home project (hosted by the University of Trento, Italy) has been chosen by AMD as a recipient for their COVID-19 HPC fund, see the official announcement (

Some of the key points are ...

Quote from: valterc (TN-GRID Project Admin)
The grant will give us access, for one year, to two AMD computational nodes, each one equipped with a AMD Epyc "Rome" and 8 AMD Radeon Instinct™ MI50 Accelerators.

Quote from: Professor Enrico Blanzieri (University of Trento)
The computational resources that AMD is providing will be inserted in our on-going gene@home project that aims to discover the causal relationships between the expression of genes. In particular, we plan to speed-up specific inquiries about genes interacting with SARS-CoV-2 in collaboration with the medical researchers and students in the Laboratory of Biological Data Mining.

There is some more discussion about it on the TN-GRID message boards here ... (
Title: Re: Project Updates
Post by: Dataman on October 17, 2020, 02:09:01 AM
Latest TN-Grid paper.