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  • The Ando lab is developing tools and techniques to probe diffuse scattering for information about how the proteins move. Read the full story.

    Image courtesy of N. Ando.

  • 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 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.

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Recent Software Updates

Software updates
May 24 | RStudio

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

May 21 | 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… >>

May 20 | RStudio

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

May 22 | RELION

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

May 16 | PyMOL

widely used molecular visualization package developed by Warren DeLano, now maintained by Schödinger, LLC. This installation includes offic… >>

May 21 | R

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

May 14 | MemBrain-Seg

Membrane segmentation in 3D for cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET). >>

May 14 | cryosparc-tools

Toolkit for interfacing with CryoSPARC. >>

May 13 | RoseTTAFold-All-Atom

RoseTTAFold All-Atom is a biomolecular structure prediction neural network that can predict a broad range of biomolecular assemblies. >>

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