CAPRI communitywide experiment on the comparative evaluation of protein-protein docking for structure prediction
Hosted by the Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe) Group
CAPRI evaluation meeting Tel-Aviv Israel, on April 17-19, 2016
Dear Capriotes and colleagues,
We are pleased to announce that the 6th CAPRI evaluation meeting will take place in Tel-Aviv Israel, on April 17-19, 2016.
More information about the meeting is available on the meeting website
Please make sure to mark the date in your calendars!
The meeting is organized by our colleagues, Dr. Haim Wolfson (Tel-Aviv University), Dr. Ora Schueler-Furman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem),
and Dr. Gideon Schreiber (the Weizmann Institute of Science), in close collaboration with the CAPRI Management Committee.
The meeting program will include an overview of the performance of protein docking and scoring procedures obtained for targets evaluated since the
spring of 2013. It will also feature several plenary lectures by prominent scientists, as well as talks by the best CAPRI performers, and/or groups
developing innovative computational approaches. CAPRI groups selected for oral representations will be notified later in the year, once the predictions
for all outstanding targets have been completed.
Details about the venue, the travel arrangements, hotel accommodations and stipends available for students and post-doctoral fellows are available
from the Meeting website.
We hope to see you all in Tel-Aviv this spring!
Sameer Velankar and Shoshana Wodak
The CAPRI Management Committee
ROUND 30 RESULT ANNOUNCEMENT
ROUND 30 results are now availabe
ROUND 34 ANNOUNCEMENT
For more details on registration please see New CAPRI ROUND 34
5th March 2015 - Registration opens for Round 34
16th March 2015 - Round 34 opens - Prediction of targets 104-105 (Both targets represent protein-protein complex)
18th March 2015 - Deadline for server submissions
16th April 2015 - Deadline for submitting predictions
17th April 2015 - Scoring round uploader deadline
21st April 2015 - Scoring round set available
25th April 2015 - Scoring round submission deadline
To download the target coordinates you must agree to the
following conditions at the time of download.
To Register please email
Shashana Wodak - shoshana.wodak AT gmail.com, Sameer Velankar - sameer AT ebi.ac.uk
Team Leader Name:
Staff Position At your Institute:
If a Team is submitting
For each member please send Name: & email:
Protein-protein interactions and other interactions between macromolecules are essential to all aspects of biology and medical sciences, and a number of methods have been developed to predict them. CAPRI is a community wide experiment designed to assess those that are based on structure. If we know the 3D structure of two components of a complex and build a model of their assembly, how reliable and accurate is that model likely to be?
CAPRI is a blind prediction experiment managed by capri management . Its targets are unpublished crystal or NMR structures of complexes, communicated on a confidential basis by their authors to the CAPRI management. Participant predictor groups are given the atomic coordinates of two proteins that make biologically relevant interactions. They model the target complex with the help of the coordinates and other publicly available data (sequence, mutations etc~), and submit sets of ten models for assessment on the CAPRI Web site. In addition, the predictors are invited to upload larger sets that are communicated to scorer groups who evaluate and rank them, and make a separate ten-model submission. After the prediction round is completed, the CAPRI assessors compare the submissions to the experimental structure, et evaluate the models on criteria that depend on the geometry and biological relevance of the predicted interactions.
Since CAPRI began in 2001, the experiment has had two to four prediction rounds each year, with one or a few targets per round. Each round is announced a week in advance, it lasts 3-6 weeks, and the results are known in the following weeks. To be on the mailing list, please send a message to Sameer Velankar.
Structural biologists and scientists actively engaged in the study macromolecular interactions are invited to participate:
by offering targets -more information
by registering prediction rounds as predictors and/or scorers
Please read and observe the rules of the experiment and the confidentiality agreement that all CAPRI participants must sign.
Information on targets of past CAPRI rounds is available here
Capri Target Publications
CAPRI Special issues and Evaluation Meetings:
- Fifth CAPRI Evaluation Meeting, Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 17-19, 2013
- Fourth CAPRI Evaluation Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, December 9-11, 2009
Special issue : Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, Volume 78, Issue 15, 2010.
- Third CAPRI Evaluation Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 20–21, 2007
Special issue : Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, Volume 69, Issue 4, 2007.
- Second CAPRI Evaluation Meeting, Gaeta, Italy, December 8-10, 2004.
Special issue : Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, Volume 60, Issue 2, 2005.
- First CAPRI Evaluation Meeting, La Londe des Maures, France, September 19-21, 2002.
Special issue : Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, Volume 52, Issue 1, 2003.
Welcome to CAPRI: A Critical Assessment of PRedicted Interactions Jol Janin, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Genetics Volume 47, Issue 3, 2002. Pages: 257 ( Local Copy: Call For Targets )
Meeting Report. Modeling of protein interactions in genomes Sandor Vajda, Ilya A. Vakser, Michael J.E. Sternberg, Joel Janin, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Genetics Volume 47, Issue 4, 2002. Pages: 444-446 ( Local Copy: Meeting Report )
Assessing predictions of protein-protein interaction: The CAPRI Experiment. J Janin (2005) Protein Sci. 14:278-283.
The Third CAPRI Assessment Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 20-21, 2007. J. Janin, SJ Wodak (2007) Structure 15, 755-759.
Email Problems or Queries to Sameer Velankar