DeepChem Minutes 10/21/2021

DeepChem Minutes

India/Asia/Pacific Call

Date: October 21st, 2021

Attendees: Bharath, Arun


Bharath this week has reviewed a few PRs and has done some work to organize the release.

Bharath and Arun reviewed which makes fixes to the Grid hyperparameter optimization. Bharath and Arun then

Americas/Europe/Africa/Middle East

Date: October 22nd, 2021

Attendees: Bharath, Peter, Tony, David, Sai


Sai is an undergrad at University of Tennessee studying computer science.

Tony is working on a multisequence alignment module for DeepChem.

Bharath gave the same update as in his previous call.

David has been busy with his thesis work, but has been working on featurizing SwissProt but has run into some test issues on his unit tests. David said he would try to resolve the issues this week.

Sai is looking to add a tutorial for MolGAN to DeepChem and said he would continue working on this over the next few weeks.

Peter has been working on OpenMM but might have some bandwidth to look at the openmm install issues. Peter mentioned we need to get the CI green. Bharath agreed.

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