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Volume 9, Number 8Space holderFebruary 25, 2005

David Baker to give Science in Medicine Lecture

image of Top7 protein
Panel A - Overlay of the alpha-Carbon trace of the designed model (green) and the crystal structure (yellow). 

Panel B - A more detailed comparison in the C-terminal half of the protein where individual amino-acid sidechain conformations were also designed with atomic-level accuracy. (Full Story)

Image supplied by Gautam Dantas

Three UW Researchers Present Results at 2005 AAAS Meeting

Three UW School of Medicine researchers gave presentations at the 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting in Washington, D.C last week: William Calvin, a theoretical neurobiologist and affiliate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences; Kristin Swanson, a research assistant professor of pathology; and Jennifer Stone, a research assistant professor in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. (Full Story)

Cell Phones Used to Collect Medical Information in Peru

Walter Curioso, a primary care physician in Peru and a graduate student in biomedical and health informatics at the UW, is using cell phones in Peru to capture, store and transmit medical information from female sex workers in real time. (Full Story)

Ten Students Participate in WRITE Program

In January, ten UW medical students began five months of clinical training in small towns as part of the WWAMI Rural Integrated Training Experience (WRITE) program. (Full Story)