!! The Deadline for Beam-Time Applications Approaches !!

Robert Sweet sweet at LSX12N.NSLS.BNL.GOV
Fri Sep 4 15:13:29 EST 1998

For the National Synchrotron Light Source January - April 1999 running
period, the deadline for application for beamtime is Wednesday 30
September 1998 . 

Beamlines X12-B, X12-C, and X4-A, plus the wiggler beamline X25 are
available for macromolecular crystallographic data collection through the
NSLS General User Program. 

CCD-Based detection systems, as well as sufficient computing power that
all data can be reduced on site (and often structures can be solved on
site as well) are available on beamlines X12-B, X12-C, and X25. 

Please access the web site "http://lsx12e.nsls.bnl.gov/x12c/nsls_px.html"
for information about the beamlines, and forms and instructions for the
submission of beam-time proposals.  The deadline is very firm.  Read the
all of the instructions carefully and submit early. 

A newly funded Research Resource Grant from the National Institutes of
Health will be providing enhanced support for users to the NSLS.  It will
be extending the state of the art in macromolecular crystallography in
both computing hardware and software, use of modern detectors, application
of multi-layer monochromators to provide hotter beams, and multiple-beam
phasing of protein structures.

	Robert M. Sweet			E-Dress: SWEET at BNL.GOV 
	Biology Dept.			Phones:
	Brookhaven Nat'l Lab.		516 344 3401  (Office)
	Upton, NY  11973		516 344 5642  (Beamline at NSLS)
	U.S.A.				516 344 3407  (Facsimile)

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