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Taspase 1 in Space

Jose Martin Garcia, assistant research scientist at the Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery, is leading a collaborative effort with NASA to study how protein crystals form in a microgravity environment. Jose studies Taspase 1, which is known for its role in human development as well as glioblastoma brain cancer, breast cancer and some forms of leukemia.

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Timothy Stachowski Wins Linus Pauling Poster Prize

Timothy Stachowski, a University at Buffalo Ph.D. candidate studying in the Snell Group at HWI, was awarded one of the Linus Pauling Poster Prizes at the 2019 American Crystallographic Association (ACA) meeting.

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European XFEL PhD Scholarship - La Trobe University

Two prestigious scholarships, established by La Trobe University in partnership with the European X-Ray Free Electron Laser (EuXFEL), will be awarded to outstanding applicants who are interested in ultra-fast X-ray imaging of biomolecules and materials. The EuXFEL facility is located in Schenefeld, in the metropolitan area of Hamburg, Germany.

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Hao Hu - BioXFEL Beamline Scientist

After completing a Masters degree in Biomaterials at Sichuan University, China in 2013 and a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering at ASU in 2016, Hao Hu joined the Spence & Weierstall lab at ASU to develop microfluidics devices for sample delivery.

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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.

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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.

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