High performance computing specialist Penguin Computing 
has built one of the world’s largest supercomputers for the Center for the Study of Systems Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). The massive MYRIAD cluster comprises over 10,000 CPU cores with a 100 TFLOP (teraflop) theoretical maximum performance. Georgia Tech’s Systems Biology group, headed by Dr. Jeffrey Skolnick, is using MYRIAD for large-scale computer simulations of proteins and cell models, with the aim of accelerating the process of drug discovery, as well as the diagnosing and treating disorders such as cancer. This four-minute video from Penguin discusses the Georgia Tech project.
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