Professor Syma Khalid from the Department of Biochemistry spoke to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) about the key role digital research infrastructure had in the fight against COVID-19. Syma discussed the key role that ARCHER, a high-performance computer, played by allowing researchers to run simulations that aided the design of vaccines and medicines. You can read the full article on the UKRI's website here.
Syma Khalid is Professor of Computational Microbiology in the Department of Biochemistry. Her group develops and uses computational models to establish an atomistic-level understanding of bacterial cell envelope organisation and function. You can find out more about her work here.