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ChimeraX Demonstrations, Talks and Posters

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How to run ColabFold on the UCSF Wynton cluster. February 5, 2024.

AlphaFold prospecting with ChimeraX. January 31, 2024.

Find protein-protein interactions with AlphaFold. October 10, 2023.

How to embed a ChimeraX scene in a web page. May 23, 2023.

Standalone Quest virtual reality demonstration. May 10, 2023.

Setup standalone Quest virtual reality for molecule and cell structures. March 24, 2023.

Virtual reality demo of paxlovid drug resistance. March 23, 2023.

How to run AlphaFold on the UCSF Wynton cluster. November 18, 2022.

Predicting protein structures with ESMFold. November 9, 2022.

Visualizing electron tomography for Chan-Zuckerberg Imaging Institute workshop. November 1, 2022.

Phage T4 non-uniform sheath morphing. September 16, 2022.

Fast searching of the AlphaFold database using k-mer matching. August 26, 2022.

Errors at interfaces in AlphaFold structures looking at enscapsulin-ferritin dimer. June 8, 2022.

How to run and build an AlphaFold singularity image on UCSF Wynton cluster. April 6, 2022.

AlphaFold error estimate visualization. April 5, 2022.

AlphaFold for cryoEM and error visualization for an SBGrid webinar. March 28, 2022.

Model of encapsulin-ferritin nanoparticles. March 22, 2022.

Virtual reality demonstration showing encapsulin-ferritin nanoparticles. February 17, 2022.

AlphaFold performance on large proteins and complexes. January 12, 2022.

AlphaFold prediction of complexes. December 7, 2021.

AlphaFold and its Limitations. Talk for the SBGrid University of Otago Webinar Series. November 9, 2021.

Native ChimeraX for Apple M1 CPUs. Talk for CZI Essential Open Source Software annual meeting. October 27, 2021.

Using AlphaFold for cryoEM model building. Presented at Stanford-SLAC cryoEM Center workshop. September 8, 2021.

AlphaFold structure predictions compared to experimental models. August 6, 2021.

Export atomic models in GLTF or OBJ format. May 21, 2021.

Electrostatic coloring of a nuclear export factor CRM1. April 21, 2021.

Tugging on atoms in virtual reality using ISOLDE atomic refinement tool. March 22, 2021.

Nanobody tutorial for Methods in Macromolecular Structure UCSF course. February 3, 2021.

How to draw thick mesh lines using OpenGL which only offers 1 pixel lines. August 13, 2020.

Leap Motion hand tracking for using mouse modes and VR modes. July 22, 2020.

LookingGlass 3D display for rendering molecular models. July 16, 2020.

How to make augmented reality videos SBGrid webinar. July 7, 2020.

Remdesivir augmented reality video. June 29, 2020.

Mouse brain segmentation visualizing neurons and synapses in electron microscopy. June 23, 2020.

Photosynthesis molecular complexes in thylakoid membranes seen in EM tomography. June 18, 2020.

Remdesivir blocking SARS-CoV-2 polymerase animation. May 18, 2020.

Coronavirus cell recognition electron microscopy and spike models related to SARS-CoV-2 virus. January 31, 2020.

Delta-opioid receptor antagonist and agonist ligand tutorial. January 6, 2020.

Mixed reality video recording guide with example opioids video. November 20, 2019.

ChimeraX EM tomography tutorial looking at proteasomes digesting aggregated fibrils in neurons for Rocky Mountain Laboratories workshop. September 11, 2019.

Alpha-synuclein fibrils ChimeraX tutorial for Rocky Mountain Laboratories workshop. September 11, 2019.

Virtual reality uses in drug discovery for ACS talk. August 7, 2019.

Stanford cryoEM tutorial looking at bacterial ATP synthase. July 10, 2019.

Making molecular movies with ChimeraX executable command links. May 22, 2019.

3D light microscopy visualization tutorial held at UCSF Parnassus campus. April 18, 2019.

ChimeraX medical imaging in VR features added for NIAID. February 25, 2019.

VR on Windows laptops using ChimeraX. November 20, 2018.

Virtual Reality on macOS for using ChimeraX. November 15, 2018.

How to set up virtual reality on linux for using ChimeraX. October 26, 2018.

Opioid drug binding ChimeraX virtual reality demo. October 10, 2018.

New UCSF VR web site. June 15, 2018.

ChimeraX virtual reality example mutating a residue. June 11, 2018.

Mark protrusions on cells in ChimeraX. November 9, 2017.

Virtual reality example data showing molecular systems with ChimeraX. November 2, 2017.

Working with 3d image time series in ChimeraX. April 21, 2017.

Movie making for cryoEM with ChimeraX tutorial for SBGrid. April 11, 2017.

Ribosome antibiotic ChimeraX virtual reality demonstration, for Byer's Lecture reception. January 27, 2017.

ChimeraX virtual reality how-to guide for using HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets and recording VR movies. December 16, 2016.

ChimeraX integrative hybrid model site visit demonstration. November 8, 2016.

ChimeraX features presentation to advisory committee. March 21, 2016.

Molecular Lipophilicity Potential and comparisons with a few related methods. Aug-Sep 2016.

PDB assembly images command to produce images for all mmCIF files in a directory. August 31, 2015.

Chimera 2 features presentation to advisory committee. March 25, 2015.

Ambient occlusion lighting tests. July 8, 2014.

Oculus Rift molecular visualization tech note. March 11, 2014.

Group meeting presentation of brain planetarium video, neurodome project, oculus rift stereo goggles. February 3, 2014.

Analytic solvent accessible surface area calculation. November 4, 2013.

Evaluation of molecular surfacing methods, including distance grid solvent excluded surfaces, MSMS surfaces, Gaussian surfaces, sum of balls surfaces, LSMS surfaces, PyMol surfaces. October 14, 2013.