(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.
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David Baker, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry, works with a colleague in his lab at the Institute for Protein Design. Credit: Clare McLean