Argonne National Laboratory

In partnership with the National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute

At Argonne National Laboratory, researchers work to gain a deeper understanding of our planet, our climate, and the cosmos. However, when working with the NIH and NCI on drug discovery for cancer treatment, they ran into major challenges associated with scaling large AI models across a cluster of GPUs. ANL contacted us to explore how Cerebras Systems could accelerate their important work – ultimately reducing training time from weeks to hours.

Cerebras allowed us to reduce the experiment turnaround time on our cancer prediction models by 300X, ultimately enabling us to explore questions that previously would have taken years, in mere months.

Rick Stevens

Associate Laboratory Director of Computing, Environment and Life Sciences @ Argonne National Laboratory

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Cerebras Systems and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) Fireside Chat at SC21

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