Latest IPD News

CASP3-11 Results Published in E-Life

November 4, 2015

In the early 1990s, researchers in the field of protein structure prediction were challenged by the problem of how to impartially judge the accuracy of prediction algorithms.  This realization led the protein structure prediction the community to start the Critical Assessment of protein Structure Prediction (CASP), a community-wide, worldwide experiment for protein structure prediction taking … Read more

Join the IPD!

October 22, 2015

We are looking for people to join us to help achieve our goal “to engineer a whole new world of synthetic proteins that address 21st century challenges in medicine, energy, and technology.” Interested? Read on!     The newest faculty to join the IPD, Liangcai Gu, PhD, is actively recruiting postdoc fellows to work on … Read more

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With a very generous $8 million gift from the Washington Research Foundation (WRF), the IPD has launched the WRF-IPD Innovation Fellows Program supporting research partnerships between the IPD and other Seattle-area research institutes or UW departments.  We are recruiting exceptionally talented researchers who have just finished their PhD to join expert laboratories at local institutions where they will apply protein design methods to current health, energy, and materials related research problems.


Community computing allows everyone to get involved in protein design from home with Foldit and Rosetta@home. Learn more