Installing and using the BioBar toolbar for Firefox

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This video shows how to install and use the BioBar toolbar on Firefox. This is a nifty addition to the browser that makes accessing many of the usual online databases and tools very easy. It also allows you to easily run a search at these databases without having to navigate to the website first. BioBar can be found at biobar.mozdev.org and was written by Jawahar Swaminathan at the EBI.

Lisa Schulte, Iowa State University Landscape Ecologist

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Research News from Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Lisa Schulte, Iowa State University Landscape Ecologist, discusses her latest publication Homogenization of northern U.S. Great Lakes forests due to land use

Computational image analysis: from cells to tissues - Prof. Ioannis Kakadiaris

submitted by: ralanharris

Principles of image analysis. Segmentation, edge detection, and feature extraction. Imaging tissue section images obtained by H&E staining, immuno-histochemistry, and multi-color FISH. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.

Rosetta via GENIUS on the EUChinaGRID

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This video was produced by GILDA and INFN to show the use of Rosetta protein-folding software on the EUChinaGRID cyberinfrastructure via the GENIUS grid portal.

Antibody-protein interactions: benchmark datasets and prediction tools evaluation

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submitted by: apryl
Background The ability to predict antibody binding sites (aka antigenic determinants or B-cell epitopes) for a given protein is a precursor to new vaccine design and diagnostics. Among the various methods of B-cell epitope identification X-ray crystallography is one of the most reliable methods. Using these experimental data computational methods exist for B-cell epitope prediction. As the number of structures of antibody-protein complexes grows, further interest in prediction...
Authors: Julia v Ponomarenko, Philip e Bourne

Protein interactions, targeted drug design, and pharmacogenetics - Prof. Timothy Palzkill

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Identifying protein interactions suitable for therapeutic intervention. Design of short peptides and peptidomimetics. Pharmacogenetics. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.