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12/18/15 8:21 AM
I am trying to do research on Protein lipid interaction. I am from Nepal. We don't have any access to High Performance Computing here, not at any department. I have talked to my Physics department, but they are either telling me to choose any other research topic instead. However, I don't want to curb me passion to do research in this field. I have been running and simulating small proteins at my i3 laptop so far, but it has only 2 cores and 4 threads, which is definitely very very slow to run large computation of large bio molecules as I don't have an access to machines with 8+threads, good quality GPU card and faster processor. So, I am rather desperate to pursue my passion and overcome this problem. I need to get access to high performance computing, so my friend at US suggested me of Xsede. I signed up for it, but I don't know anyone for PI's from US and I am not even sure that Xsede allows the researchers outside US to use its system. So, what should I do ?