Diffraction Data Collection Using Synchrotron Radiation

After the successful first two workshops on „Diffraction Data Collection Using Synchrotron Radiation“, which took place in 2007 and 2009, a third edition of the workshop will be held from July 07-09, 2011 at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin fuer Materialien und Energie (HZB) in Berlin.

The workshop is sponsored by the German Society for Crystallography (DGK) and organised by the DGK Working Group 1 (Biological Structures) in cooperation with Dr. Manfred Weiss and Dr. Uwe Mueller.

The workshop comprises a series of basic lectures on the topic and two extended practical sessions. It is aimed at PhD students in Biological Crystallography with little or no experience in diffraction data collection at a synchrotron. The practical sessions will take place at the MX beamlines located at the electron storage ring BESSY II.

The workshop fee is 50 EUR for DGK-members and 60 EUR for non-members. This fee covers all conference material as well as board and lodging for two nights on the campus in Berlin-Adlershof.

For more information please visit the web page http://www.helmholtz-berlin.de/bessy-mx-workshop/

Registration open until May 31. Since the number of students will have to be limited to 20 in order to ensure that the practical sessions run efficiently, we expect that the workshop will fill up quickly. Participants are also encouraged to present a poster. As last time, the best poster will receive an attractive prize.

Manfred Weiss & Uwe Mueller