The Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group is a pioneer in the realm of high-performance computing. To meet our computational needs, we maintain a wide selection of computers divided into four main categories: compute power, visualization equipment, desktop workstations, and infrastructure. Additionally, we rely upon a variety of software, and are leading users of the nation's supercomputing resources.

The TCB Group is also dedicated to helping both the biomedical community, and the computational world as a whole, by sharing the knowledge developed while administering the group internally. This knowledge is shared in the user and sysadmin documentation libraries. Addititionally, source code can be found as part of the MDTools library.

Computational Facility Spotlights
Public Visualization Workstations
When the power of our desktop workstations is not adequate to properly view and manipulate the molecules we study, we must use larger systems with additional memory, processing power, video, and input devices. Our primary visualization workstations are a Sun Ultra 40 workstation featuring nVidia Quadro FX 5800 graphics and 32 gigabytes of memory and Supermicro workstations featuring nVidia Quadro FX 5800 graphics and 48 or 72 gigabytes of memory; equipped with stereo emitters, dual monitors or a 30" display, and SpaceNavigator input devices for the best user experience; one of these also runs our 3D projection facility. We also have additional Sun Ultra 40s, Supermicro workstations, and an Apple Mac Pro available for public visualization use. The full list is available here.

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