Course: MD simulations with a focus on NAMD, 2022-04-(07-08)

  • Posted on: 28 February 2022
  • By: bbrydsoe

MD simulations with a focus on NAMD, 2022-04-(07-08)

The aim of the course is to let participants learn how to use NAMD to set up basic molecular dynamics simulations, and to understand typical NAMD input and output files.

We will start from scratch by setting a MD Biomolecular (protein+water) simulation, in the first day of the course. During the second day, we will learn how to setup a steered molecular dynamics simulation (Na-Cl system) and use the results to compute the free energies of separation. Regarding the software, we will use software already installed at HPC2N, i.e. VMD, and NAMD for the full protocol. We will also provide users with a set of best practices to improve the performance of their simulations.

This course will be two half-days. It will have lectures interspersed with live-demo sessions where you get to try out what the instructor shows.

Audience: This HPC2N course is part of the PRACE Training courses. It is open for academics and people who work in industry in the PRACE member countries.

Time and date: 7-8 April, 2022, 9:00 - 12:00 each day.

Location: ONLINE

Deadline for registration: 31 March 2022.

More information and registration on the course website:

Updated: 2022-06-17, 17:00