Institute for Protein Design

March 24, 2021

Scientists at UW Medicine and the NIH have created an experimental flu vaccine that spurs broad immunity in animal trials.

February 18, 2021

By creating barrel-shaped proteins that embed into lipid membranes, biochemists have expanded the bioengineering toolkit.

January 28, 2021

When mixed with fluid from a nasal swab or blood sample, these protein sensors emit light within minutes.

January 6, 2021

Proteins engineered to form honeycomb structures can block uptake of receptors from the surface of cells.

October 28, 2020

Research program analyzes cerebrospinal fluid molecules to seek diagnostic and progression markers as well as treatment targets.

October 30, 2020

Preclinical data published in Cell show the nanoparticle vaccine spurs extremely high levels of protective antibodies in animal models.

September 10, 2020

Dubbed “The Oscars of Science,” Baker’s award recognizes stellar achievements in building protein molecules from scratch to perform vital functions.

September 9, 2020

Computer-designed, synthetic miniproteins act as potent, stable antivirals that block coronavirus infection of cultured human cells.

August 20, 2020

A laboratory breakthrough in cell targeting may improve the safety of cancer-killing CAR T cells.

April 2, 2020

Biochemists have created "smart" proteins that function inside human cells by turning genes on and off.

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