The Institute for Protein Design will become an innovation hub for new therapeutics for a variety of common, serious diseases. It will also engineer new nanomaterials for industry. Through computer...
(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
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Artist impression of designed mini-protein binders targeting Influenza hemagglutinin to effectively bind and neutralize the virus.
(Downloadable video and script) Anitha Pasupathy explains her lab's neuroscience work on how the brain functions when trying to recognize fully visible and partially covered shapes. Pasupathy is an...
(Download video, script and still images) In medical parlance, a stroke whose origin is unknown is called "cryptogenic." It's the type of stroke that Val Stewart sustained at age 36. She describes...
(Downloadable video, script) Medical scientists are trying to understand how brain cells try to fend off invading viruses. Recently they have learned that a self-destruct trigger found in many...