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Haruspex

  • Description

    a neural network for the automatic identification of oligonucleotides and protein secondary structure in cryo‐EM maps.

  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ sbgrid-cli install haruspex Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64
  • Primary Citation*

    A. Thorn. 2019. Automated Interpretation of Cryo-EM Density Maps with Convolutional Neural Networks. 32nd European Crystallographic Meeting | ECM 32.


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  • Tales

    Second Takes

    Second Takes

    Andrea Thorn had been a junior group leader for a less than a year when, in early January 2020, researchers in China identified the cause of a mysterious contagious illness with pneumonia-like symptoms. Less than a week later, they released its genetic code, which revealed the novel virus to be a close cousin to the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV-1) that caused an outbreak in 2002-2003.

    The rapid scientific response gave Thorn an idea for a talk she was due to give over coffee and cake to colleagues in her building at the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg in Germany. She ran the only lab there focused on new computational methods for experimental structural biology. Most scientists in the building were infectious disease specialists.

    "I needed to explain to them …

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  • Keywords

    Electron Microscopy

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  2020-05 (2.8 GB)

  • Developers

    Andrea Thorn

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