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  • The BioXFEL Center is proud to announce the recipient of the 2019 Postdoctoral Research Award, Andrea Katz. Andrea Katz received her Bachelor's degree in Physics and Astronomy from Trinity University in 2011. She came to Cornell's Applied Physics department for graduate studies and joined Dr. Lois Pollack's research group. Here, Andrea developed ...
  • Thank You for Your Attendance and Sponsorship of the 6th BioXFEL Conference  We would like to thank you for your attendance of the 6th Annual Conference.  Specifically, we would like to thank our Program Chairs & Committee for putting together an excellent meeting as well as the speakers and session chairs who made it such a resounding success...
  • Ed Lattman is the recipient of the 2019 Isidor Fankuchen Award, an award that is given “to recognize contributions to crystallographic research by one who is known to be an effective teacher of crystallography.”
  • The Spence award, named after its first recipient, Prof. John Spence, is awarded by BioXFEL and recognizes excellence in the area of XFEL science applied to biological problems. Nominations are made internally by BioXFEL members but the award can go to any person at any stage of their career. 
  • Professor Nora Berrah of the Department of Physics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at University of Connecticut has been named a 2018 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
  • An international collaboration led by the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron or DESY, with participation from Arizona State University's Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery, the Department of Physics and the School of Molecular Sciences,  as well as the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Physics Department has announced the results of th...
  • The contest — founded by a UB chemist — reaches thousands of children around the country each year
  • A research consortium led by the University at Buffalo has been awarded $22.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its groundbreaking work developing advanced imaging techniques for critical biological processes that are difficult, if not impossible, to see with conventional methods.
  • Myxobacteria are swarming micro-organisms that, under starving conditions, form multicellular aggregates called fruiting bodies. The fruiting body formation is, in addition, light dependent.
  • Antibiotic resistance is an imminent threat to human health. Tuberculosis is the number one killer among infectious diseases. Bacteria that cause tuberculosis are difficult to treat because they are often antibiotic resistant.
  • This summer, five graduate students from the University of Puerto Rico had the opportunity to use SLAC's world-class facilities to keep their studies on track.
  • The European X-ray Free-Electron Laser recently came on-line as the biggest and brightest source of X-rays on planet Earth. Those brilliant X-ray beams will allow chemists to do groundbreaking research on enzymes, solar-cell materials, and more.

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  • Stella Lisova - Maestro of the Liquid Jet Most of us in BioXFEL owe the success of our work at LCLS and other XFELs to Stella's remarkable skills. The precision grinding and manufacturing she undertakes to produce nozzles for our liquid jets has enabled much of the static structure determination and practically all of the time-resolved protein c...
  • Announcement of BioXFEL discretionary research support  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 lasers to structural biology in collaboration with the BioXFEL STC. The aim is to foster collaboration with the BioXFEL Center and respond ...
  • FACULTY POSITION IN ULTRAFAST OPTICAL AND X-RAY PHYSICSARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (JOB# 12677) Department of Physics, Arizona State University
  • BioXFEL researcher, Alexandra Ros of Arizona State University, has received the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies Innovation Award for her paper and presentation, “Electrically Triggered Water-in-Oil Droplets for Serial Femtosecond Crystallography.”
  • 2019 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)  Call for applications  Deadline November 30, 2018    Fellowship for early-career research (experiment or theory) in a diverse range of fields related to the SLAC scientific mission: 
  • BioXFEL interns (Rice Univ. Summer 2017) Jesus Valencia and Jessica Weng, and BioXFEL Scholar Joey Olmos (Rice Univ.PhD candidate), were awarded presentation awards for their “Outstanding Research Presentation,” at the 2018 National Diversity in STEM Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The award announcement for the SACNAS presentations can be found ...

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