Schrodinger Expands its Drug Discovery Efforts Against COVID-19 Deploying Parallel Computing on Google Cloud

Schrödinger Expands its Drug Discovery Efforts Against COVID-19 Deploying Parallel Computing on Google Cloud

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  • Schrodinger expands its work to discover novel antiviral therapies for COVID-19 as a part of a philanthropic global initiative. The accelerated pace includes the evaluation of billions of molecules/ week and is supported by Google Cloud which provides its high-powered parallel computing enabling the rapid exploration of chemical space
  • Schrodinger has evaluated four different protein targets for the COVID-19 initiative and utilized Google Cloud to support ultra-large virtual screens for two targets
  • In early 2020, the two companies collaborated, providing Schrodinger access to computing capacity equivalent to the world’s most powerful supercomputers to accelerate discovery for its commercial partners and its internal pipeline

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