Video Update: Stopping the Cytokine Storm
We recently kicked off a new challenge in the fight against coronavirus: design a protein that might help keep a person's immune system under control. In this video, we are joined by Umut Ulge, MD PhD, who explains what can happen to somebody's immune system after they get sick with COVID-19.
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Foldit Lab Report #7: Quarantine Edition
Can the Foldit team record an entire Lab Report with nothing but a webcam? Watch this brief update to find out!
- Forget game play — Foldit is gettin' automated! (0:21)
- Coronavirus puzzles (1:14)
- Testing coronavirus binder solutions (2:08)
Look inside the lab: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXguhcxDLI8
- Here's what's new this month (2:36)
DESIGN OF THE MONTH
- A great coronavirus binder by player stomjoh (3:12)
Special update on coronavirus puzzles
In this special update we take a look at some of the best-scoring antiviral proteins designed so far by Foldit players. We then step into the laboratory to see what testing these molecules is actually going to look like. See the blog for more details!
Check out the newest Coronavirus Binder Design: Round 3 puzzle!
This video features Lexi Walls, Ph.D., who recently published important research on SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19).(Thu, 03/12/2020 - 23:02 | 4 comments)