[Protein-crystallography] Reminder: Please apply to the BNL-Biology and NSLS Course on Synchrotron Data Collection

Robert Sweet via xtal-log%40net.bio.net (by sweet At bnl.gov)
Thu Jan 4 15:32:46 EST 2007


We are offering RapiData 2007, the eighth offering of our popular course:

    Rapid Data Collection and Structure Solving at the NSLS: A Practical
           Course in Macromolecular X-Ray Diffraction Measurement

The course will be held 22-27 April 2007.  Students could be at any level
from advanced undergraduate to full professor.  48 students will be
accepted; 24 will bring their own specimens for data collection.  Please
read the course description at http://www.px.nsls.bnl.gov/RapiData2007/.
You'll see that many experts in the field will be available for lectures and
tutorials, and you'll find the application materials at this site.

For the fourth time we will hold a short lecture course on the fundamentals of 
crystallography for roughly five hours on Sunday 22 April. The body of the 
RapiData course really requires that students have a healthy knowledge of 
crystallography.  For potential students who have some experience but are shaky 
about fundamentals, this course will help. There will be a small additional fee 
for the fundamentals course, to pay for Saturday night accomodations and food 
on Sunday morning and noon.

Latin American Scientists: Several scholarships are available, from the 
International Union of Crystallography, to pay partial travel and subsistence 
costs for Latin-American students and junior faculty.  Please apply for the 
course, and then contact R. Sweet (sweet At bnl.gov) if you are interested in 
applying for a scholarship.  In accordance with the standards of the 
International Union of Crystallography, we observe the basic policy of 
non-discrimination, affirming the right and freedom of scientists to associate 
in international scientific activity without regard to such factors as 
citizenship, religion, creed, political stance, ethnic origin, race, colour, 
language, age, or gender, in accordance with the Statutes of the International 
Council for Science.  At this course no barriers will exist beyond the 
application procedure that would prevent the participation of bona fide 
scientists.

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         Robert M. Sweet                 E-Dress: sweet At bnl.gov
         Group Leader, PXRR: Macromolecular               ^ (that's L
           Crystallography Research Resource at NSLS            not 1)
           http://px.nsls.bnl.gov/
         Biology Dept
         Brookhaven Nat'l Lab.           Phones:
         Upton, NY  11973                631 344 3401  (Office)
         U.S.A.                          631 344 2741  (Facsimile)
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