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Published: Sept. 28, 2022

Numbers speak clearly to Jamaine Davis. As a boy growing up on Long Island, math came so easy to him that one of his family nicknames was "the professor." Other …

Published: July 28, 2022

About age 16, pondering his future, Evripidis (Evris) Gavathiotis decided he wanted to work as a chemist in drug discovery. It was personal. Growing up in Greece, he had witnessed …

Published: June 7, 2022

Animation Workshop August 1-5, 2022 Boston MA Instructor: Prof. Janet Iwasa Organizers: Prof. Janet Iwasa, The Animation Lab, University of Utah Prof. Piotr Sliz, SBGrid, Harvard Medical School SBGrid and …

Published: March 7, 2022

We're looking forward to presenting in the upcoming USNC/Cr workshop series - Exploring Structural Database Use in Crystallography - where we'll introduce attendees to the tools and services available to …

Published: Feb. 25, 2022

A childhood gift of a microscope appears in the origin stories of many scientists, but usually it’s the seen object, with its startling new clarity, that inspires life-long curiosity. For …

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Published: Nov. 28, 2021

Deb Kelly gets a lot of scientific mileage out of her dog Annie. Most mornings, they take long runs together in the rolling countryside near her Pennsylvania State University laboratory. Along the way, …

Updated: Nov. 12, 2021

Join us for our Software Webinar Series - Tuesdays at 12pm ET - hear from software developers about what's new in structural biology. Community members can connect via Zoom and directly ask questions …

Published: Nov. 5, 2021

For SBGrid users who are already familiar with the SBGrid software installation platform, members may opt-in in to include the BioGrids software stack in their installation. BioGrids in an SBGrid-style collection of ~ …

Updated: Nov. 1, 2021

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 60 days Postdoctoral …

Published: Oct. 28, 2021

When people see the results of blood tests that predict their risk for heart disease and stroke, they may exclaim “egads!” Maybe they should say “DGAT!” instead, especially when they look at their …

Published: Sept. 26, 2021

From the viewpoint of her undergraduate classmates at University of Amsterdam, Gabby Rudenko might as well have been relocating to Siberia when she sought training in protein structure at the northern tip of …

Published: July 26, 2021

The parents of Montserrat Samso could not have predicted the symmetry of her name and her future work as a scientist. She is named for a large geologic structure near Barcelona where she …

Published: June 28, 2021

If insects had horror movies, one of the scariest would feature tiny monsters. The grisly drama would spotlight the real-life threat to insects from young threadworms, smaller than eyelashes, and their symbiotic gut …

Published: Feb. 25, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has schooled scientists in unexpected ways. Ho Leung Ng, for example, was surprised to learn coronavirus infections are common and often fatal in cats. “I’m more of a dog person,” …

Published: Jan. 29, 2021

As a kid, Ernesto Fuentes lived in Brazil just long enough to stock up on the soccer skills he now shares with his kids. His affinity for structural biology may have arisen at …

Published: Nov. 27, 2020

The story of how a viral protein meets a cell membrane has become a compelling narrative during the COVID-19 pandemic. James Hurley at University of California, Berkeley, understands the appeal better than most …

Published: Nov. 12, 2020

Many thanks to all who joined our most recent mini-series - Cryo-electron microscopy: from Sample to Structure - hosted in collaboration with Prof. Kurt Krause of University of Otago, Prof. Piotr Sliz of …

Published: Sept. 28, 2020

Inside cells, DNA is coiled around histone proteins, making spools of nucleosomes. Cynthia Wolberger studies the molecular machines that unwrap the chromatin packing to transcribe or repair genes. The structures reveal complicated biological …
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