Institute for Protein Design

July IPD News Roundup

July 31, 2014

Here is a list of July 2014 news items from the IPD. Follow the links to read and learn more:

graphical_abstract_2- Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Erik Procko’s Cell paper, which we wrote about here, was featured on Neomatica and was the topic of a Reddit Science thread!

- Translational investigator Dr. Ingrid Swanson Pultz‘s interview from WBBA’s Life Science Innovation Northwest went live on the WBBA website. Watch the full interview here.

- RosettaCon 2014 is in full swing at the Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort in Leavenworth, WA

- The first round of WRF-IPD fellowship applications have been reviewed and fellows will be announced next month

- David Baker gave a talk in the Genome Science Public Lecture series in Foege Auditorium on UW campus. Video to come soon.

- Postdoctoral fellow Fabio Parmeggiani gave a talk at Science on Tap on “The art of protein masonry: engineering proteins as building blocks for materials, diagnostics and therapeutics”.

- IPD members enjoyed this glorious Pacific Northwest summer by hiking and grilling at Mt. Rainier and summiting The Brothers, a prominent pair of peaks in the Olympic Mountains. Both Mt. Rainier and The Brothers can be seen from the fourth floor of the Molecular Engineering and Sciences building where the IPD is located!

Rainier Pics (click picture to view larger version):

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