The studies of T. thermophilus conducted worldwide aim many different targets and hence data of different scopes have been produced since 1974. Once these data as well as the knowledged complied in the researchers are gathered and integrated, the whole view of T. thermophilus should be implemented on a computer that may enable simulation of the organism.
The initial goal of ThermusQ initiative is to make a platform for the data simulation of T. thermophilus that help understand, for instance the fundamental mechanism of heat resistance of T. thermophilus. The simulator will output tenable hypotheses that can be tested by wet-lab experiments.
A part of the simulator will appear at this site.