protein design

December 1, 2021

A neural network trained exclusively to predict protein shapes can also generate new ones.

July 15, 2021

New artificial intelligence software can compute protein structures in 10 minutes.

August 4, 2020

Tailored vaccines developed at UW Medicine enable a more targeted immune response against viruses.

January 3, 2020

Cystic fibrosis treatment, Denisovan anatomy, and 3D organ printing were among the highlighted pursuits of last year.

Models of computer-designed proteins
April 16, 2019

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.

December 14, 2017

Approaches developed at the UW Institute of Protein Design might help researchers in the design of midsize drug compounds.

December 13, 2017

Computationally designed protein assemblies, which display functions associated with living things, may pose ways to transport therapeutic cargos into cells without using viruses as vehicles.

picture of a computer-generated protein molecule
September 27, 2017

(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll)  Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets.

September 27, 2017

Scientists have created a way to generate thousands of different mini-protein binders as possible drug candidates.  

mini proteins targeting flu virus
September 27, 2017

Artist impression of designed mini-protein binders targeting Influenza hemagglutinin to effectively bind and neutralize the virus. 


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