Special Symposium on PDB: Basis for Life Science and Drug Development

A special public symposium was held on October 13, 2012 in Osaka, Japan.

Presentations included:

  • wwPDB and its Impacts on Science and Society, Haruki Nakamura, Osaka University (http://youtu.be/IRCU5wdmtzs)
  • Impact of the Protein Data Bank on Drug Discovery, Stephen Kevin Burley, University of California at San Diego (http://youtu.be/xDVBMbnAwhY)
  • Molecular Nanomachines in Living Organisms-Exquisite Structural Design far beyond State-of-the-Art Nanotechnology, Keiichi Namba, Osaka University (http://youtu.be/ApYlaG7X45g)

The symposium was organized by the wwPDB Foundation, and was sponsored by the National Bioscience Database Center-Japan Science and Technology Agency; Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University; Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University; The Biophysical Society of Japan; Protein Science Society of Japan; and the Osaka Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association.

Additional photographs are available.