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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

Jul 06 | ChimeraX

a next-generation molecular visualization program, following UCSF Chimera. Compared to Chimera, ChimeraX has improved graphics (e.g. intera… >>

Jul 06 | R

a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. >>

Jul 06 | ChimeraX

a next-generation molecular visualization program, following UCSF Chimera. Compared to Chimera, ChimeraX has improved graphics (e.g. intera… >>

Jul 02 | Python

a general-purpose, interpreted, object oriented, high-level dynamic programming language that emphasizes code readability. Its syntax allo… >>

Jul 02 | R

a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. >>

Jun 29 | OpenMPI

an open source Message Passing Interface implementation that is developed and maintained by a consortium of academic, research, and industr… >>

Jun 29 | RELION

(REgularised LIkelihood OptimisatioN) a stand-alone computer program for Maximum A Posteriori (MAP) refinement of (multiple) 3D reconstruct… >>

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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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