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  • 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 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.

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Recent Software Updates

Software updates
Jun 13 | code-server

Run VS Code on any machine anywhere and access it in the browser. >>

Jun 13 | MMseqs2

an ultra fast and sensitive sequence search and clustering suite >>

Jun 11 | Bowtie 2

an ultrafast and memory-efficient tool for aligning sequencing reads to long reference sequences. >>

Jun 11 | Warp

a set of tools for cryo-EM and cryo-ET data processing including, among other tools: Warp, M, WarpTools, MTools, MCore, and Noise2Map. >>

Jun 10 | AWS CLI

(Amazon Web Services Command Line Interface) a command line interface tool to manage multiple Amazon Web Services and automate them through… >>

Jun 06 | GROMACS

a versatile package that performs molecular dynamics of proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. >>

Jun 03 | OpenJDK

(Open Java Development Kit) is a free and open source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE). >>

May 24 | RStudio

an integrated development environment (IDE) for R that includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, … >>

Jun 02 | EMReady

improves the quality and interpretability of cryo-EM maps by local and non-local deep learning >>

May 21 | PEET

(Particle Estimation for Electron Tomography) a package for aligning and averaging particles in 3-D subvolumes extracted from tomograms. I… >>

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With partial support from the NIH R25 Continuing Education for Structural Biology Mentors #GM151273, in collaboration with Co-PI Jamaine Davis; the NSF Research Coordination Network MCB #0639193, and NSF EAGER #1448069. Please cite SBGrid's eLife paper and follow our publication guidelines.

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