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  • The mobile element that conveys methicillin resistance to staph includes a gene that encodes for Cch. Learn more about Phoebe Rice's Chicago lab.

  • AlkD (grey) crystal structure bound to DNA containing 3-deaza-3-methyldeoxyadenosine (light green), from Brandt Eichman. Read the full story.

  • Jalview Developer Geoff Barton's desk with the JalviewAbacus (right) and displayed a dendrogram (tree) for the set of sequences shown in the alignment, using Jalview linked to Chimera. Read the full story here.

  •  Project MAC display system, circa 1965,

    The Project MAC display system, circa 1965. Read more about the history of molecular graphics software and UCSF Chimera in our SBGrid Tale featuring Bob Langridge and Tom Ferrin.

  • You'll find SBGrid in ~350 structural biology labs located at over 100 different institutions in about 20 countries around the world. See full map and read more in eLIFE.

  • Daniel Panne's group, which relocated in 2018 to the University of Leicester, looks at the language of gene regulation and visualizes the catalytic core of p300. Read the full story.

  • Professor Catherine Drennan of MIT

    The SBGrid Consortium provides structural biologists worldwide with access to the software they need to discover the shapes of the molecules of life. Read more in eLIFE.

  • The AdipoR2 structure revealing the presence of a bound fatty acid at a zinc binding site, from Sebastien Granier's lab at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle, Montpellier France. Read more.

  • Tom Rapoport's group at Harvard Medical School captured the crystal structure of the active translocon being pushed through the hourglass-shaped SecY protein-conducting channel. You can find out more about the science and learn some personal history in our Member Tale.

  • The first high-resolution (2.8 Å) X-ray crystal structure of the transcription initiation complex of Mycobacterium smegmatis, from the laboratory of Seth Darst at Rockefeller University.

    Image courtesy of E. Campbell.

  • In traditional X-ray crystallography, X-rays bombard 1 crystal 100s of times. This syringe, developed for a dynamic temperature experiment in James Fraser's lab at UCSF, shoots 1,000s of crystals into an X-ray-free electron laser beam, one at a time. Learn more.

    Image courtesy of Alexander Wolff.

Recent Software Updates

Dec 06 | cryoDRGN

a neural network based algorithm for heterogeneous cryo-EM reconstruction. In particular, the method models a continuous distribution over … >>

Dec 06 | PyMOL

widely used molecular visualization package developed by Warren DeLano, now maintained by Schödinger, LLC. This installation includes offic… >>

Dec 05 | PDBFixer

an easy to use application that fixes problems in Protein Data Bank files in preparation for simulating. Fixes include: adding missing heav… >>

Dec 01 | ModeRNA

is a program for comparative modeling of RNA 3D structures. >>

Nov 30 | cryoCARE

PIP package memory efficient implementation of cryoCARE (Content-Aware Image Restoration for Cryo-Transmission Electron Microscopy Data), i… >>

Nov 30 | ESMFold

are pre-trained weights for Transformer protein language models from Facebook AI Research, including our state-of-the-art ESM-2 and ESMFold… >>

Nov 29 | Julia

is a flexible dynamic language appropriate for scientific and numerical computing with performance comparable to traditional statically-typ… >>

Thanks to the National Science Foundation

With Partial Support from the National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network MCB #0639193 and NSF EAGER #1448069. Please cite SBGrid's eLife paper and follow our publication guidelines.

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