Crash Course: Enabling Protein Structure Prediction with Artificial Intelligence at Rutgers and Beyond


Thursday, December 9 2021 • 1:00 PM EST

Crash Course Videos

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1:00–1:05 pm
Stephen K. Burley, M.D., D.Phil.: Founding Director, Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine
J. Barr von Oehsen, Ph.D.: Associate Vice President,
Office of Advanced Research Computing
1:05–1:10 pm

Welcome and Crash Course Learning Objectives
Michael E. Zwick, Ph.D.: Senior Vice President, Office for Research

1:10–1:40 pm

Do Novo Protien Structure Prediction: Disruptive Transformation of Biology in 3D
Minkyung Baek, Ph.D.: University of Washington

1:40–2:10 pm

Primer on Aritificial Intelligence: Statistical Underpinning and Vocabulary
Sijian Wang, Ph.D.: IQB; SAS-Statistics

2:10–2:30 pm

Potential for Impact on Research in Cell/Molecular, Cancer, and Structural Biology
Stephen K. Burley, M.D., D.Phil.: RCSB PDB; IQB; SAS-C&CB; CINJ

                            Lightning Talks:

2:30–2:45 pm

Experience with Applications in Single-particle Cryo-Election Microscopy
Vasileios Petrou, Ph.D.: Cll; RNJMS-MB&MG

2:45-3:00 pm

Experience with Applications in Computational Biology
Guillaume Lamoureux, Ph.D.: CCIB; CCAS-Chemistry

3:00-3:15 pm

Experience with Applications in SARS-CoV-2 Protease Modeling
Sagar Khare, Ph.D.: IQB; SAS-CCB; CINJ

3:15-3:30 pm 


3:30-3:45 pm  

Primer: Getting Access to Rutgers Infrastructure (Amarel, AphaFold2, RoseTTAFold)
Balamurugan Desinghu, Ph.D.: OARC

3:45-4:55 pm  

Hands On De Novo Protein Structure Prediction Tutorial
  • Modeling/visualizing a small globular protein structure in real time
  • Downloading pre-computed structure models from AlphaFoldDB
  • Modeling your favorite protein using AlphaFold2 and RoseTTAFold
        (requires FASTA sequence or UniProt ID)
Balamurugan Desinghu, Ph.D., Paul Arias, Ph.D., Vlad Kholodovych Ph.D.,
Ehud Zelzion, Ph.D., Janet Chang, Ph.D.: OARC
Stephen K. Burley, M.D., D.Phil., Sagar Khare, Ph.D., Joseph Lubin, B.Sc.: IQB
 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks and Acknowledgements
Balamurugan Desinghu, Ph.D.: Senior Scientist, Office of Advanced Research Computing