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  • 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.

  • 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

Dec 14 | Rosetta

a software suite for modeling macromolecular structures and for predicting and designing protein structures, protein folding mechanisms, ... >>

Dec 11 | adxv

displays protein crystallography X-ray diffraction data. The data may be displayed as a 2-D image, 3-D wire mesh or as integer pixel valu... >>

Dec 06 | IMOD

a set of image processing, modeling and display programs used for tomographic reconstruction and for 3D reconstruction of EM serial secti... >>

Dec 05 | cisTEM

cisTEM is user-friendly software to process cryo-EM images of macromolecular complexes and obtain high-resolution 3D reconstructions. It ... >>

Dec 04 | Locscale

uses rotationally averaged reference amplitudes from a refined atomic model to locally scale (sharpen) amplitudes of the Fourier transfor... >>

Dec 04 | Geneious

a powerful and comprehensive suite of molecular biology tools. >>

Dec 01 | ProFit

the ultimate protein least squares fitting program. >>

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

SBGrid Lunch Break with Frank Delaglio

Join us on December 5th to hear the first of two presentations from Frank Delaglio, of the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, with a focus on Concepts in Spectral ...

SBGrid Lunch Break with Frank Delaglio

Join us on December 12th to hear the second presentation from Frank Delaglio, of the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, with a focus on Processing of Conventional and Non-Uniformly ...

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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 ...

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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