Institute for Protein Design

Targeting Ebola

Targeting EbolaScientists at the Institute for Protein Design have teamed up with the Foldit community to target Ebola surface glycoproteins with computationally designed anti-viral proteins. See the Seattle Times article here.

Watch grad student Brian Koepnick and IPD Director David Baker talk about this work on this KOMO TV news segment.

Check out the Foldit post here where the War on Ebola was started, and an update here.  Learn more in our May News Roundup about our the team effort at the IPD working on anti-Ebola and anti-Flu projects.

Make a donation to help us fund our anti-Ebola effort.  We need your help !

The Ebola Virus

The Ebola Virus pictures shown here are with permission from VisualScience.

Ebola Glycoprotein

Ebola Glycoprotein Trimer