• A graphic illustration of the PikAIII polyketide synthase module showing the acyl carrier protein in different positions as determined by cryo-EM from Georgios Skiniotis's laboratory.

  • One of 75 structures hand-drawn by Jane Richardson of Duke University. Read more about Dr. Richardson and her focus on structure validation and repair in our SBGrid Tale

  • Professor Catherine Drennan of MIT

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

  •  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.

  • The structure of a heterodimeric complex in the active state bound to the clinical drug (R)-baclofen, from the laboratory of Qing Fan at Columbia University. Read more about this structure in our recent webtale.

  • You'll find SBGrid in 275 structural biology labs located at 85 different institutions in 18 countries around the world. See full map and read more in eLIFE.

Recent Software Updates:

Name Description
Frealign (Fourier REconstruction and ALIGNment) a program for high-resolution refinement of 3D reconstructions from cryo-EM images of single particles. A GPU-enabled version is also available. Developed by Niko Grigorieff at Brandeis University.
HKL2000 A data processing suite for X-ray crystallography that provides a sleek interface for devising a data collection strategy and processing data. HKL is based on the extended versions of Denzo, Xdisplayf and Scalepack.HKL was developed and is maintained by Wladek Minor (University of Virginia).
IMOD A set of image processing, modeling and display programs used for tomographic reconstruction and for 3D reconstruction of EM serial- and optical sections. The package contains tools for assembling and aligning data within multiple types and sizes of image stacks, viewing 3-D data from any orientation, and modeling and displaying the image files.
PDB_REDO PDB_REDO refines any structural model you are working on, by optimising REFMAC refinement and by partial model rebuilding. The process is fully automated so you only need to provide an initial structure model and your reflection data.
PDBstat Is a C/C++ computer program originally developed as a universal coordinate and protein NMR restraint converter. Its primary function is to provide a user-friendly tool for interconverting between protein coordinate and protein NMR restraint data formats.
Thanks to the National Science Foundation

With Partial Support from the National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network MCB #0639193 and NSF EAGER #1448069

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