Events: 2018

2018

  • 29 Jan 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 30 Jan 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    CrystFEL Training Workshop 29-30 January 2018 GERMANY

    Category: Workshop

    An informal training workshop on CrystFEL will be held on the afternoons of the 29th and 30th January 2018 in Hamburg, Germany. The first afternoon will cover basic usage (preparation of data, indexing, integration and merging).  The second afternoon will cover advanced topics including …

  • 12 Feb 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 05:00 PM (ET)

    External Advisors Meeting 2018

    Category: Meeting

    The external advisors to the BioXFEL Center will convene in New Orleans for an update on Center activities. The Center external advisors are Keith Moffatt, James Naismith, Martin Caffrey, Victor Lamzin, Wah Chiu, Dirksen Bussiere, Henry Frierson, Aina Cohen, Nora Berrah and Stefano Marchesini. 

  • 13 Feb 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 15 Feb 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    5th Annual BioXFEL International Conference

    Category: Meeting

    The National Science Foundation BioXFEL Science and Technology Center is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its fifth annual international conference in New Orleans, LA February 13th - 15th, 2018. BioXFEL will be hosting a scientific workshop immediately following the conference on Feb …

  • 13 Feb 2018
    01:45 PM (ET)
    to 03:00 PM (ET)

    Alternative Scientific Careers Panel

    Category: Workshop

    While BioXFEL strives to retain students and postdocs within the Center, we also realize that this is not for everyone. The academic pipeline does not allow for 100% retention, so we would like to help you explore your options. During the first day of our 2018 conference, Tuesday, Feb 13th from …

  • 16 Feb 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 05:00 PM (ET)

    New Opportunities at EuXFEL

    Category: Workshop

    The European XFEL saw its first user experiments in September 2017. This exciting new light source promises to open up new types of experiments for structural biology with XFELs. EuXFEL is different from previous XFELs like LCLS and SACLA in that it provides extremely high pulse repetition rate and …

  • 16 Feb 2018
    09:00 AM (ET)
    to 16 Mar 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    Protein Production and Purification at UPR-RP

    Category: Workshop

    BioXFEL Protein Production and Purification Workshop The NSF BioXFEL Science and Technology Center will be sponsoring a workshop on March 16th, 2018 for all interested UPR researchers. The full day course will cover the basics of the biochemistry, cloning, expression and purification of …

  • 05 Mar 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 11 May 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    Massive Open Online Course on Synchrotron and XFEL Radiation and Techniques

    Category: Workshop

      New Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), covering introductory aspects of synchrotron and XFEL radiation. A link to the course can be found at https://www.edx.org/course/synchrotrons-and-x-ray-free-electron-lasers in which more details …

  • 22 Mar 2018
    03:00 PM (ET)
    to 04:00 PM (ET)

    David Case (Rutgers) at HWI: CANCELLED

    Category: Seminar

    THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.  WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF RESCHEDULING.   Dr. David Case is a distinguished professor at Rutgers University.  His research consists of the theoretical chemistry of biomolecules. Particular areas of interest include …

  • 05 Apr 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 08 Apr 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    BioXFEL at USA Science & Engineering Festival

    Category: General

    The USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin, will take place on April 7-8, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The event is the nation’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) featuring …

  • 06 Apr 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 08 Apr 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    Workshop: Scientific opportunities at ASU Compact X-ray Free Electron Laser

    Category: Workshop

     Dynamics, Structure, and Function in Biological Systems Scientific opportunities at ASU Compact X-ray Free Electron Laser Arizona State University Biodesign Institute, Center for Applied Structural Discovery Tempe, AZ April 6-8, 2018 More information and registration can be found …

  • 19 Apr 2018
    03:00 PM (ET)
    to 04:30 PM (ET)

    Sarah Perry (UMass Amherst) at HWI: Microfluidics at Room Temperature Crystallography

    Category: Seminar

    Sarah L. Perry received BS degrees in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry from the University of Arizona, as well as a MS in Chemical Engineering working on gas phase methods for chemically passivating silicon surfaces for semiconductor manufacturing. She received her PhD from the University of …

  • 15 May 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 17 May 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    NSF Fifth Annual Site Visit

    Category: Meeting

    The Center will be holding its Fifth Annual Site Visit May 14-16, 2016.  Below is a very general outline of the week’s agenda. May 15th :  Prep Day & Group Dinner May 16th :  NSF Review May 17th :  Wrap Up (roughly ½ day) See full agenda here. REGISTER HERE Discounted …

  • 05 Aug 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 10 Aug 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    2018 NSF STC Professional Development Workshop

    Category: Workshop

    NSF and the Center for Science of Information invites you to recommend applicants for a National Science Foundation sponsored professional development workshop for Ph.D. students (and postdocs if appropriate) – PrePARE (Paths Afforded by the Research Enterprise).  Each Center in the STC …

  • 24 Sep 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 27 Nov 2018
    05:00 PM (ET)

    XFEL Science Education Survey

    Category: General

    Participants provided feedback on the current education system and suggestions for future initiatives and events.

  • 25 Sep 2018
    08:00 AM (PT)
    to 28 Sep 2018
    05:00 PM (PT)

    2018 LCLS/SLAC Users Meeting

    Category: Meeting

    Users meeting lectures, and workshops.

  • 28 Sep 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 05:00 PM (ET)

    Sample Delivery Workshop at the 2018 LCLS Users Meeting

    Category: Workshop

    BioXFEL, along with LCLS, organized a workshop that will demonstrate the practical use of three commonly used sample injectors (LCP injector). The demonstrations will be led by developers and users of each system and will train general users in the techniques required to independently use these …

  • 18 Oct 2018
    03:00 PM (ET)
    to 05:00 PM (ET)

    Martin Trebbin (UB) at HWI

    Category: Seminar

    Dr. Martin Trebbin is Empire Innovation Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry and connected to the NSF science and technology center BioXFEL and RENEW. His research focuses on the time-resolved structure determination of ultrafast protein structural dynamics, soft matter self-assembly …

  • 09 Nov 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 05:00 PM (ET)

    SACLA 2019A Proposals DUE

    Category: Experiment

    Beamtime Proposals for SACLA 2019A Due Nov. 9th, 2018.  For more information please visit the SACLA website http://sacla.xfel.jp/?p=1517&lang=en.     1.Types of Proposals Call for 2019A Proposals at SACLA General Proposals (Non-Proprietary Research)*1 General Proposals …

  • 30 Nov 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 05:00 PM (ET)

    Applications DUE for 2019 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC

    Category: General

    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:  Accelerator science & …

  • 17 Dec 2018
    08:00 AM (ET)
    to 05:00 PM (ET)

    European XFEL Proposals Due

    Category: Experiment

    Call for proposals The European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility (European XFEL, http://www.xfel.eu) encourages the scientific community worldwide to submit proposals for Early User Experiments via the User Portal to the European XFEL (UPEX) until Monday 17 December 2018 14:00 (local …