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Texas Advanced Computing Center, IBM and World Community Grid celebrate research milestones
8 Mar 2010   

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) and World Community Grid have played a key role in helping Dr. Stan Watowich, from The University of Texas Medical Branch, complete Phase 1 of his research project to discover chemical compounds that can be effective against Dengue Fever.

World Community Grid members have contributed more than 320,000 years of volunteer computing time to solve pressing scientific problems. The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has supported World Community Grid both as a resource provider and as an active collaborator on several of the research projects. TACC and World Community Grid helped Dr. Stan Watowich, the Principal Investigator for the "Discovering Dengue Drugs – Together" project, complete Phase 1 of his research project. Phase 2 is now underway.

You can read the full article here: http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/documents/13601/88790/FiveYears.pdf