Tuesday, March 9, 2010
The story highlights the research of Stan Watowich, an associate professor of Biochemistry at The University of Texas Medical Branch.
His research, “Developing Dengue Drugs – Together,” is a World Community Grid project supported by TACC. The project seeks to find drug-like molecules that will be effective at stopping the replication of dengue, West Nile, and hepatitis C viruses, all of which share structurally-similar enzymes.
IBM Corp. is the WCG’s corporate sponsor, donating hardware, software, technical services and expertise to build and maintain it.