2019 RCSB PDB Poster Prize for Student Presentations

Poster Prize Overview

All 2019 awardees will be listed on the RCSB PDB website and will receive an educational book.


João Rodrigues

At this year's meeting of the 2019 Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology Conference (ISMB)/European Conference on Computational Biology, the award went to João Rodrigues for pdb-tools: a dependency-free cross-platform swiss army knife for PDB files for Learning from the ligand: improving binding affinity prediction using molecular descriptors (João Rodrigues (Stanford University), João Teixeira (University of Toronto), Mikael Trellet (Utrecht University), and Alexandre Bonvin (Utrecht University)).

Many thanks to Chair Arjun Krishnan (Michigan State University), Co-Chairs Casey Greene (University of Pennsylvania) and Virginie Uhlmann (EMBL-EBI), and Steven Leard (ISMB).


Shaobo Dai

At this year's American Crystallographic Association's Annual Meeting, the RCSB PDB Poster Prize award went to Shaobo Dai for Structural basis of SETD3 as an actin histidine methyltransferase SETD3 (Shaobo Dai, John R. Horton, Clayton B. Woodcock (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center), Alex W. Wilkinson (Stanford University), Xian Zhang, Or Gozani, Xiaodong Cheng (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)).

Many thanks to Poster Prize Chairs Louise Dawe (Wilfrid Laurier University) and David R. Rose (University of Waterloo) and the judges.


Ruchika Bhujbalrao

At the 16th Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association, the award went to Ruchika Bhujbalrao for Molecular insights into the mechanism of methyltransferases involved in antibiotic resistance (Ruchika Bhujbalrao Ruchi Anand, IIT Bombay, India).

Many thanks to Srinivasulu Aitipamula and the AsCA2019 organizers.