[Chimera-users] Just starting out

Hurt, Darrell (NIH/NIAID) [E] darrellh at niaid.nih.gov
Mon Jun 3 11:24:06 PDT 2013

Hi Burt,

We offer some bioinformatics training, including some simple Chimera
tutorials. You can get a taste of our offerings on our YouTube site:

There are also a lot of resources on Coursera:

Hope it helps!

Darrell Hurt, Ph.D.
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On 6/1/13 1:01 PM, "burt.goldberg at gmail.com" <burt.goldberg at gmail.com>

>Dear Elaine, it is very hard for Senior faculty to audit a class.  As for
>the Biochemistry well I have been teaching it for several decades. My
>interest is to learn how to use Chimera better and I will be working with
>a post doc experienced in using Chimera. I just want to read so I can ask
>intelligent questions. I am employing this in an on going research
>project. Thank you again for you help.
>------Original Message------
>From: Elaine Meng
>To: burt.goldberg at gmail.com
>Cc: chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu List
>ReplyTo: chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu List
>Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] Just starting out
>Sent: Jun 1, 2013 12:53 PM
>Hi Burt,
>This forum is meant for questions about the Chimera program.  Proteomics
>and informatics are vastly broader areas.  You might want to look for
>recent textbooks and journal articles on those topics, and/or audit some
>classes, and/or attend the group meetings and seminars of academic
>researchers in those areas.
>It's not clear whether learning Chimera should be one of your goals at
>this point.  Which tools and programs are needed depend on the research
>problem at hand, and the types of data that are available for tackling
>that problem.
>If you do want to learn how to use Chimera, there are indeed several
>step-by-step tutorials.  Before doing any tutorials you can explore the
>website just to get a better sense of what the program is for:
>The "Quick Links" section on that page includes tutorials.
>Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
>UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
>Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
>University of California, San Francisco
>On Jun 1, 2013, at 9:34 AM, burt.goldberg at gmail.com wrote:
>> Dear all, after 40+ years doing wet work I had to leave the bench,
>>medical reasons, and so although my students continue doing work at the
>>bench I have decide to go the route of proteimics and informatic for
>>myself. The informatics is fine. How do I get started on the proteimics?
>>Does the tutorial help? Any thing some one can suggest I read first?
>>Thank, Burt
>> Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile
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