>>> Beam Time Deadline Approaches <<<

Robert Sweet sweet at LSX12N.NSLS.BNL.GOV
Tue Sep 15 11:34:49 EST 1998

     The deadline for applications for the NSLS Winter/Spring Cycle 
                  is Wednesday 30 September 1998.

Five beamlines are available for macromolecular crystallographic data
collection through the NSLS General User Program: Beamlines X12-B, X12-C,
X8-C, and X4-A, plus the wiggler beamline X25. 

>>> This represents nearly 150 days of beam time, 30 of it on X25,
arguably the most usable beamline anywhere for PX.  <<<

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, and
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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