Job Opportunities at Arizona State University

The Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery invites you to apply to our full-time open-rank Research Scientist positions available developing ultrafast laser techniques at our CXFEL laboratory. The Department of Physics seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research scholar to work in the field of biological sample delivery for X-ray lasers.


BioXFEL researchers publish first melatonin receptor structures

An international team, including BioXFEL researchers, used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create the first detailed maps of two melatonin receptors that tell our bodies when to go to sleep or wake up, and guide other biological processes.


NSF BioXFEL STC Postdoctoral Research Award granted to Andrea Katz

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.


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 crystallography we do at XFELs since she joined us in 2013.


6th BioXFEL International Conference

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.  We’d also like to thank our vendors and sponsors:  Rayonix, Formulatrix, Molecular Dimensions/Anatrace, Rigaku, Art Robbins Instruments, Mitegen, hvPhotonics and Structural Dynamics for their contributions.  We are grateful for your continued support. 

We hope that you enjoyed the conference and will be able to attend next year for which we have already begun the planning process.  Please be on the lookout for a Save the Date for Spring 2019.

Conference Documents

6th BioXFEL International Conference Agenda & Abstracts

Poster Abstracts

2019 Spence Award

Dr. Eaton Lattman

Student Speaker Award

Jose Olmos (Rice University) 

Molecular Dimensions & Anatrace Poster Competition

Congratulations to our Poster Prize Winners Shuo Sui (UMass Amherst), Megan Shelby (LLNL), Thomas Gruhl (PSI - ETH Zürich), and Austin Echelmeier (ASU).  


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Frankuchen Award : ACA 2019

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.”