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2021 Panofsky Fellowship Call for Applications

2021 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) Call for Applications – Deadline for submission is November 2, 2020

 

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BioXFEL engaged in the COVID-19 battle

Virus graphic from CDC

BioXFEL has built a capable team for XFEL analysis of the key components of SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BioXFEL researchers make major advances in determination of gestational age

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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XFEL Pulses Demonstrate How Plants Perceive Light

A team of scientists from Sweden, Finland, Japan and the United States led by University of Gothenburg researcher Sebastian Westenhoff and BioXFEL member Marius Schmidt from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have shown, for the first time with time-resolved X-ray structures, how photoreceptors in plants respond to light.

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BioXFEL Scientist, Dilano Saldin, passes away

BioXFEL scientist Dilano Saldin, Distinguished Professor of Physics of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Fellow of the American Physical Society, passed away on March 9, 2020 after a long illness. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and the scientific community.  Below is his obituary.

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XFEL structure of melatonin receptor aids discovery of potential sleep disorder drugs

A recent study published in Nature involving a multi-institutional collaboration with BioXFEL researchers has produced novel drug candidates that may help with various sleep disorders. The drugs were designed based on the structure of a melatonin receptor which was published last year by BioXFEL researchers.

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