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In general, in biology and chemistry, the term "silicone techniques" is used to refer to simulations, modelizations, experiments or analysis that are made by computer by means of computational simulation and prediction algorithms, often akin to "in machina" or "virtual model". Within the area of the biomedical investigation, silicone technology allows the discovery of new drugs and reduce expenses involved in experimental chemistry work, by means of computational chemistry and biology, through the creation of forecast programmes with the use of bioinformatics and biostatistics.

The computer simulation testing technician is the person in charge of carrying out simple programmes and experimental testing. These consist in the launching of molecular potentials against simulated computer models, both for chemical and biological reactions and interactions.


  • Prepare simulations and the adaptation of modelling programmes to the experiment that is carried out.
  • Carry out simulations and extract lists of results that will allow conclusions to be made relating to the
  • feasibility or the need for improvements.
  • Edit reports on results, under the supervision of the main researcher.
  • Stay informed as to the appearance of new technologies.
  • Suggest improvements for standard testing protocols.
  • Collaborate with other laboratory assistants, bioinformatic engineers and biostatiticians.

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