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  • You'll find SBGrid in 344 structural biology labs located at 110 different institutions in 21 countries around the world. See full map and read more in eLIFE.

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

  • Oleg Tsodikov's structure of Eis, an enzyme that allows tuberculosis to resist an antibiotic of last resort. Read more.

  • 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.

  • Jason McLellan is looking at antibodies that interfere with Ebola membrane fusion. Details in our SBGrid webtale.

  • The chromatophore vesicle of purple bacteria comprises hundreds of cooperating proteins to convert sunlight into chemical energy. Image Credit: J. Stone, M. Sener, K. Schulten. Read more.

  • Jochen Zimmer's artistic rendering of a molecule that assembles and secretes the polysaccharide cellulose across the cell membrane. Learn more.

  • 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.

  • Herpesvirus proteins form a honeycomb-shaped array from the lab of Kayta Helwein. Read our webtale for details. Photo credit: Naomi Rosenberg

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

  • Jennifer Doudna's Cas9 enzyme in the CRISPR pathway, published in Science Read more in her webtale.

  •  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.

Recent Software Updates

May 23 | gmconvert

The program converts both a 3D density map and an atom model into GMM (gaussian mixture model). EM (expectation maximization) algorithm i... >>

May 23 | gmfit

The program superimposes molecular subunits into the density map of their complex. To reduce computational costs for the superimposing, b... >>

May 18 | SBGrid Installer

a graphical installation client used to install the SBGrid software collection on Apple OSX computers running MacOSX v10.9 - 10.12. Users... >>

May 14 | Chimera

a highly extensible, interactive molecular graphics program for interactive visualization and analysis of molecular structures and relate... >>

May 14 | CCP4

(Collaborative Computational Project, Number 4) a collection of programs and associated data and software libraries used for macromolecul... >>

May 10 | MotionCor2

a multi-GPU program that corrects beam-induced sample motion on dose fractionated movie stacks. It implements a robust iterative alignmen... >>

May 07 | ChimeraX

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

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.

Latest news

The SBGrid Data Bank

An article describing SBGrid's Structural Biology Data Bank (SBDB) appeared in Nature Communications in March 2-16. Read the publication Nat Commun. 2016. 7:10882 and also a story on the SBGrid ...

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Position Postings for SBGrid Member Labs

Our position postings page advertises open positions for postdocs, students, faculty, and staff in SBGrid member laboratories and institutions. Please send brief descriptions to Michelle. Postings will remain online for ...

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SBGrid in eLife

Cutting edge: Collaboration gets the most out of software - read more about SBGrid in eLife. The full list of publications authored by members of the SBGrid team: Andrew Morin, ...

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