Citing UCSF Chimera

UCSF Chimera is developed by the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics, supported in part by the National Institutes of Health. Citations are important for demonstrating the value of our work to the NIH and other sources of support.

In publications with images or results from Chimera, please

Publications include papers, posters, films, videos, exhibits, and artwork. The home page https://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera can also be cited.

In addition: For permission to use images from the Chimera web site, please contact chimera@cgl.ucsf.edu.


Chimera Dev Team circa February 2010: (left to right), Conrad Huang, Zheng Yang (“YZ”), Greg Couch, Elaine Meng, Eric Pettersen, Tom Goddard
Chimera is the work of many individuals: ... and many more on related projects (see also Chimera plug-ins on the web and sites with Chimera web data): ... and undoubtedly others.

Other Software and Databases

Chimera incorporates many publicly available software packages and accesses several web services.