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  • January IPD News Roundup

    A little late this month but it’s here!!! The January news roundup talks about a new Nature journal paper from the Baker lab, the second Mini Symposium, and much more. Follow the link and read more!

  • Independent Study Opportunity for Foster MBA Students

    The Institute for Protein Design is seeking an MBA student to work with Institute leadership to collect market data on small molecule therapeutic targets for protein design. More information about this exciting independent study opportunity can be found on our Employment page here.

  • Institute for Protein Design Establishes Advisory Board

    The Institute for Protein Design is pleased to announce its new advisory board! Follow the link to our news release for more information on our board members.

  • IPD Mini Symposium – Jan 20 2015

    Our next Mini Symposium will be hosted on Jan 20 2015 and will feature Drs. Bill DeGrado (UCSF) and Gevorg Grigoryan (Dartmouth) speaking on “New Approaches to Protein Design”. More information at this link.

  • December IPD News Roundup

    We wrapped up 2014 with a bang – introducing a new logo, getting a major award for celiac disease research, and successfully hosting our first Mini Symposium! Follow the link to read more.

  • Translational Investigator awarded LSDF Matching Grant Award for Celiac Disease Therapy

                Please make a tax deductible donation at this LINK.  IPD Translational Investigator Dr. Ingrid Swanson Pultz was awarded a Matching Grant award of $250K from the Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) for her project ‘In vivo assessment of an oral therapeutic for celiac disease‘! We need…

  • November IPD News Roundup

    Staff and scientists of the IPD and Foldit volunteered at Pacific Science Center’s Life Sciences Research Weekend this month – teaching budding scientists about the awesomeness of protein folding! Pics from the event and more Institute news at the link.

  • IPD Mini Symposium 2014

    The UW Institute of Protein Design (IPD) presents a Mini Symposium on “Sweet Spots for Designed Proteins as Therapeutics” on Weds Dec 10 at 9 AM in HSB D-209. Follow the link to get more details! We hope to see you there!  

  • October IPD News Roundup

    Happy Fall from the IPD! Read about our October happenings in this month’s news roundup. Click here to read more.

  • Custom design of novel alphahelical bundles

    A new paper is out in this week’s issue of Science entitled High thermodynamic stability of parametrically designed helical bundles. Using novel computational design methods, extremely stable helical bundles can be custom designed with fine-tuned structural geometries for a number of applications. Read more about this exciting work at this…