Certara appoints Andrzej Kierzek

Certara, a provider of biosimulation software for drug development, has appointed Andrzej Kierzek as head of systems modelling in its Simcyp Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Group

TGAC appoints new director

The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) has appointed Professor Neil Hall as its new Director. He will join TGAC in April 2016 from the University of Liverpool where he is currently the Director of The Centre for Genomic Research

Digital Science provides 'catalyst grant' to support women in STEM

Digital Science, a technology company serving the needs of scientific research announced the award of a Catalyst Grant to enable Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) to launch two innovative online, interactive tools to help advance womens achievements in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

Green Grid appoints Geoff Lyon

Geoff Lyon, CEO/CTO at CoolIT Systems, a global supplier of Direct Contact Liquid Cooling (DCLC), has been elected Chair of The Green Grids Liquid Cooling Work Group

Pearl hacks promotes women programmers

Following hard on the heels of the announcement of initiatives in Europe to encourage women to take a more active and more visible role in scientific computing, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, is sponsoring 'Pearl Hacks' to encourage women into software engineering

Making women visible in scientific computing

In the bicentenary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, widely regarded as having devised the first computable algorithm and thus as the worlds first computer programmer, Tom Wilkie considers some initiatives to counter the widespread impression that scientific computing is the preserve of nerdy men

Dotmatics appoints Biovia's Rob Brown

Dotmatics, a provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, has appointed Dr Rob Brown, from Biovia, Dassault Systèmes (formerly Accelrys), as vice-president of global informatics

More data, fewer tools, more powerful software

In September Louis Culot became chief executive officer of BioData, a Digital Science company. He talked to Siân Harris about the informatics challenges presented by the growing volumes of laboratory data.


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