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RBVI Tutorials

Welcome to the RBVI Open Tutorials Portal

The purpose of this portal is to distribute tutorial materials for our software tools.

The Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics (RBVI) is an NIH National Center for Research Resources Biomedical Technology Resource Center. We develop software and advanced web-based resources for the integrated visualization and analysis of molecular structure at scales ranging from atomic to supramolecular.



Workshops and Training

The RBVI provides several training opportunities, from short presentations at conferences to targeted classes offered through the UCSF Library to more intensive workshops offered at UCSF or at user's sites. See the list below for upcoming training classes and some information about some of the past workshops we've offered.


Available Software

Full source code for all of our software distributions is available. Licensing terms vary with the package.

The available packages are:

extensible molecular modeling system
Cytoscape plugins
visualization plugins such as StructureViz and ChemViz
create transmembrane proteins images
tool for determining protein similarity
PDB record I/O libraries
read/write PDB files
compute protein secondary structure
Virtual sphere
3D manipulation with a mouse
NMR data analysis software
NMR computation and visualization

Deprecated software includes:

molecular visualization
compute molecular surfaces
Object Technology Framework
C++ molecular class generator
SGI OpenGL stereo software
automatically switch SGI stereo mode


Featured Tutorials

Bullet.png Introduction to Cytoscape
Bullet.png Cluster Maker
Bullet.png Structure Visualization and Structure Function Linkage Database
Bullet.png Assorted Cytoscape Plugins
Bullet.png Cytoscape Developers Tutorial