Experiment results for coronavirus binder designs
The experiment results are in for the Foldit coronavirus spike binders! This experiment tested whether 99 proteins designed by Foldit players could bind to the coronavirus spike protein, a potential strategy to block coronavirus infection.
Read more in the Foldit blog.(Mon, 08/31/2020 - 17:58 | 0 comments)
Office Hours 8/27/20
We will be holding another Office Hour tomorrow (8/27) at 1:30 PM PT (8:30 PM GMT) in Veteran chat. Time Zone Converter here.
This Office Hour will be led by Foldit Developer Milkshake AKA Henry.
Here is some additional info:
Henry is a programmer at the Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington. He has several years of software development experience and a master's degree in mathematics. He is currently working on improvements and crash fixes for Foldit.
If you are interested in looking at transcripts from previous office hours, please check out our office hours forum here.
We hope to see you there!(Wed, 08/26/2020 - 16:42 | 0 comments)
Newsletter August 21: All About Those HBNets
We're pushing out an update with the following fixes:
* Added a prototype objective for binder metrics.
* Fixed an issue with 'Wiggle Lock' in some symmetric puzzles.
* Reduced some logfile spam.
As always, thank you to our devprev players for helping test this release!(Thu, 08/20/2020 - 16:46 | 2 comments)