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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 16 | 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 15 | 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. >>

May 10 | MGLTools

a software package for visualization and analysis of molecular structures comprising AutoDockTools (ADT): a graphical front-end for setting… >>

May 08 | POKY

a software suite for multidimensional NMR and 3D structure calculation of biomolecules. >>

May 07 | NMRPipe

a set of comprehensive facilities for Fourier processing of spectra in one to four dimensions, as well as a variety of facilities for spect… >>

May 07 | Jalview

a multiple sequence alignment editor written in Java. It is used widely in a variety of web pages (e.g. the EBI Clustalw server and the Pfa… >>

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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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