Celebrating 50 Years of the Protein Data Bank Archive
In 1971, the structural biology community established the single worldwide archive for macromolecular structure data–the Protein Data Bank (PDB). From its inception, the PDB has embraced a culture of open access, leading to its widespread use by the research community. PDB data are used by hundreds of data resources and millions of users exploring fundamental biology, energy, and biomedicine.
In 2021, RCSB PDB and the wwPDB celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the PDB with symposia, materials, and more.
- PDB50 Meetings and Symposia hosted by the wwPDB Foundation
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- Inaugural event: May 4-5, 2021. The virtual event will be recorded and made available to registered participants after the meeting. Register and submit poster abstracts by March 15th, 2021 for reduced rates.
- PDB50 at wwPDB.org
- Historical Overview of the PDB
- 2021 PDB50 Calendar and Virtual Meeting Backgrounds
- Molecule of the Month on PDB Pioneers (October 2011): a look at the dozen historic structures that set the foundation for the PDB archive
- Structural Biology and Nobel Prizes
- PDB50 logos: long (PNG | EPS) compact (PNG | EPS)