BioXFEL Researcher Alexandra Ros Receives Innovation Award

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.”


Call for Applications: 2019 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC

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: 


SACNAS Awards for BioXFEL Interns & Scholar

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. Over 1000 participants attended the 2018 National Diversity in STEM Conference in San Antonio Texas.


Europe's new X-ray laser reveals structure of antibiotic-disabling enzyme

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 the first scientific experiments at Europe's new X-ray free-electron laser, European XFEL.


U.S. Crystal Growing Competition celebrates 5th anniversary

The contest — founded by a UB chemist — reaches thousands of children around the country each year


NSF awards $22.5 million to capture biology at the atomic level using X-ray lasers

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.