TCB Hands-on Workshop in Urbana


    Below is a list of the tutorials used at the summer school. Please click here to see a page with the updated versions of these tutorials.

  • Molecular Graphics Tutorial
    An introduction to VMD and its capabilities

  • Evolution of Protein Structure: Aspartyl-tRNA Synthetase
    A tutorial that uses structural and sequence alignment to learn about the evolution of tRNA synthetases.

  • Molecular Dynamics Tutorial
    An introduction to NAMD and its capabilities

  • Stretching Deca-Alanine Tutorial
    An introduction to IMD and SMD simulations with VMD and NAMD

  • Nanotubes tutorial
    A tutorial simulating water diffusion and permeation through nanotubes

  • Aquaporins tutorial
    A tutorial that uses Bioinformatics tools within VMD to find important structural features in aquaporins from evolutionary studies

  • Parameterization of a Novel Residue
    Tutorial on determining new force field parameters to describe novel system components of a new molecule