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  • John Spence, the Scientific Director of BioXFEL, died peacefully Monday morning, June 28, in Boston. John was BioXFEL, he was a visionary in building the team and establishing the resulting community. He strongly impacted all faces of BioXFEL.
  • We are all very proud of our BioXFEL Scholar, Tek Narsigh Malla and our BioXFEL interns and UPR undergraduates Gabriela Díaz Figueroa and Ana Sofía Santiago-Russe for making it into the Semi-final round of the Reach Out Science Slam Competition. They gave wonderful presentations and  did an excellent job representing the BioXFEL Center.
  • Phytochromes are the molecular eyes of plants and bacteria that regulate cellular response to light, an essential environmental signal. Upon light absorption, the phytochromes change their structures substantially from a conformation that absorbs in the red-light called Pr to another  conformation that absorbs in the far-red light called Pfr, respe...
  • Many organisms use sunlight to fuel cellular functions. But exactly how does this conversion of solar energy into chemical energy unfold?
  • LCLS has new postings out to fill positions to work on X-ray spectroscopy as well as sample environment and delivery. Positions are available in spectroscopy as well as sample environment and delivery.
  • The RCSB Protein Data Bank at Rutgers University is looking to fill the following three positions: Scientific Software Developer (UCSD), Postdoctoral Researcher (UCSD), and Scientific Web Application Developer (Rutgers).
  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the prestigious Gregori Aminoff Crystallography Prize, one of the physics research community’s highest honors, to Arizona State University Regents Professor John Spence.
  • Four University at Buffalo professors have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.
  • The Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute attracts talented scientists and support staff to explore exciting research opportunities and the freedom to pursue the unknown. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, generous retirement plan, disability, and life insurance coverage, competitive vacation/holiday policies,...
  • European XFEL Virtual User Information Meeting  - 7th Call for Proposals
  • The Thompson Lab at University of California Merced is recruiting a Postdoctoral Scholar and a Junior Research Specialist.
  • 2021 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) Call for Applications – Deadline for submission is November 2, 2020  

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  • Sabine Botha is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the group of Prof. John Spence at Arizona State University. She completed her undergraduate education and masters program at the University of Oxford (UK) in Engineering Science, specializing in Biomedical and Information Engineering.
  • The NSF BioXFEL Science and Technology Center has funding intended to support research at US institutions. This support is for the application of X-ray free electron lasers to structural biology in collaboration with the BioXFEL STC.
  • This Special Issue, “Novel Structural Studies of Coronavirus Proteins”, will gather both research and review articles from experts in the field with the ultimate goal of creating an international platform that provides with rich and reference information on the latest advances and exciting discoveries in the field of X-ray crystallography.
  • The European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility (European XFEL, https://www.xfel.eu) encourages the scientific community worldwide to submit proposals for User Experiments via the User Portal to the European XFEL (UPEX) until Wednesday, 16 December 2020 16:00 (local Hamburg/Schenefeld time - CET) Beamtime will be allocated to successful proposals ...
  • The National Science Foundation BioXFEL Science and Technology Center is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its eighth annual international conference virtually February 2-4, 2021. Our annual External Advisors Meeting will be held Monday, Feb 1, 2021. The annual International BioXFEL Conference brings together experts in a variety of fi...
  • An international group of researchers led by data scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have applied a machine learning technique they developed to substantially reduce the uncertainty in gestational age estimation.

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