Mar 31, 2020

Citizens play Foldit to advance research on COVID-19 antiviral therapy

Researchers from the Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington are calling on citizen scientists to play Foldit – a free online game where players can design and identify proteins that might neutralize SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. Read this recent article in the Scientist with Brian Koepnick, who gives more details about the citizens’ contribution to research, and the current state of the antiviral therapy.

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