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2015 RCSB PDB Video Challenge for High School Students

Detecting & Combating HIV in 3D

Video Submission

To participate in the 2015 video challenge complete the following steps by May 31st 2015, 11:59 pm ET.

Step 1

Upload your video to YouTube. Use your account with the following settings:

Basic Settings tab (help): 

  • Description field states: Entry for the 2015 RCSB PDB Video Challenge  "Detecting and Combating HIV in 3D"
  • Make sure your video is Public

Advanced settings tab (help): 

  • Comments: uncheck boxes Allow comments, and Users can view ratings for this video
  • License and rights ownership: choose Standard YouTube License
  • Syndication: choose Everywhere
  • Distribution: check Allow embedding
  • Category: choose Education


  • Your video must remain online through at least June 16th. Videos removed prior to that date will be disqualified
  • Your video should not use any YouTube-native enhancements (e.g., audio, annotation, hyperlinks)

Step 2

Download, complete, and submit the following form(s):

Parent_permission_form.pdf - one for each team member to be signed by a parent/guardian.
Actor_release_form.pdf - one for each actor (including voice) appearing in the video, who is NOT a team member, regardless of whether they are minors or over the age 18.

Once the form is completed and signed you can:

  • Share a scan or a photo of the form(s) with education@rcsb.org through your Google drive (preferred).
  • Email the form(s) as attachment(s) to education@rcsb.org
  • Fax the form(s) to 732-445-4320

Note: Make sure your forms are submitted before you start the registration form, otherwise you will not be able to complete the process

Step 3

Complete the Registration Form below