Increasing public involvement in structural biology

Structure. 2013 Sep 3;21(9):1482-4. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2013.08.009.


Public participation in scientific research can be a powerful supplement to more-traditional approaches. We discuss aspects of the public participation project Foldit that may help others interested in starting their own projects.

MeSH terms

  • Community Participation*
  • Computer Simulation
  • Humans
  • Models, Molecular
  • Molecular Biology*
  • User-Computer Interface
  • Video Games