DeepChem Minutes 6/9/2022

DeepChem Minutes

India/Asia/Pacific Call

Date: June 9th, 2022

Attendees: Bharath, Ashish, Shreyas


Shreyas is a 2nd year student at BITS Pilani and has recently started working with computational chemistry.

Bharath has been working with GSoC students to review their PRs and get first code changes merged in.

Ashish has been working through the first few DeepChem tutorials and should have a first draft of his tutorial soon.

Ashish asked if DeepChem is supported on M1 macs and Bharath said not fully yet and the latest M1 progress was documented DeepChem M1 Mac Support.

Americas/Europe/Africa/Middle East

Date: June 10th, 2022

Attendees: Bharath, Tony


Bharath has been working with GSoC students this week and has helped them get some first PRs merged in.

Stanley has been working on GSoC mentorship, and product research for a HuggingFace Protein transformers fine tuning example.

Peter has reviewed PRs for GSoC students.

Tony has been working with Shai on his GSoC project and attended a few of the GSoC office hours. Raised an issue on hhsuite to highlight their py 3.10 incompatibility.

Shai has updated the DeepQMC tutorial according to the suggestions received. Also put up another PR for the electron sampler for the ferminet. Got clarified on sampling for the ions case.

Arun was mostly busy this week with other work.

DeepChem Bioinformatics Call

Date: 6/13/2022


Summary: Minutes were not taken for this week’s bioinformatics call

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