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Virtual Reality Lab

Faculty Lead: Jean-Marc Gauthier

In the Virtual Reality (VR) Lab, Jean-Marc Gauthier develops applications of VR for entertainment, visualization of nature, bio-computing of virtual proteins, education, social interactions and collaboration and more. Students learn how to create and produce virtual worlds in which a viewer can perceive, navigate and take actions. The goal is to create virtual worlds - based on reality - where the viewer feels comfortable with the technology and conveys emotions and important social engagement cues.
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Jean-Marc Gauthier


COVID-19 Spike Protein, Interactive Visualization

Virtual LIDAR - Lunar Dust Operations Simulator

Virtual Protein Builder - Visualize Protein Structures

Making the Invisible Visible: Videos of Proteins in Virtual Reality

Building a Virtual Protein Alpha-Helix in Virtual Reality

Video Tutorial

Building a Beta Pleated Sheet in VR

Video Tutorial

COVID-19 Protein Spike and ACE2

Interactive Animation

Autonomous Virtual Protein Building using Virtual Agents

Identifying Protein Binding Pockets by Combining Voxels and Deep Learning

Virtual Reality Framework for Interactive Animation of Proteins


Virtual Technology & Design

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2481
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2481

Phone: 208-885-4409

Fax: 208-885-9429