These links are related to the presentations given at the RCSB's "Databases Challenges in Biology" symposium held on September 10 at CARB.

Biomedical Informatics Research Network (BIRN;
Multi-scale Imaging and Databasing of the Nervous System with Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Mark Ellisman, University of California, San Diego

National Center for Macromolecular Imaging (
Database for Cryo-Electron Microscopy, Wah Chiu, Baylor College of Medicine

VIrus Particle ExploreR (VIPER;
VIrus Particle ExploreR (VIPER): a Database of Standardized Atom Coordinates for Icosahedral Viruses and Derived Descriptions of Subunit Interactions, John Johnson, The Scripps Research Institute

Center for Eukaryotic Structural Genomics (CESG; and BioMagResBank (BMRB;
Data Management in the Laboratory: User Facilities and Research on Small and Large Scales, John Markley, University of Wisconsin-Madison

CDD: A Conserved Domain Database (
Conserved Domain Database: A Protein Family Database, Stephen Bryant, National Center for Biotechnology Information

Protein Information Resource (
PIR Integrated Bioinformatics for Functional Genomics and Proteomics, Cathy Wu, Georgetown University Medical Center

RCSB PDB ( and RCSB PDB Beta (
The RCSB Protein Data Bank: An Integrated Resource for Structural Biology, Helen M. Berman, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Speakers, from left to right: John E.Johnson, Wah Chiu, Mark H. Ellisman, Helen M. Berman, John L. Markley, Stephen H. Bryant, Cathy H. Wu