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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.

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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.

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U.S. Crystal Growing Competition celebrates 5th anniversary

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

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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.

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JOB POSTING: LCLS

Srd Div. Director [Senior/ Distinguished Staff Scientist] 

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First Structural Investigations on Myxobacterial Phytochromes

Myxobacteria are swarming micro-organisms that, under starving conditions, form multicellular aggregates called fruiting bodies. The fruiting body formation is, in addition, light dependent.

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