Announcements

Interview with P.P. Ewald

This film was recorded at the International Crystallography Conference, 1965, Melbourne, Australia, by the CSIRO Film Unit in collaboration with the Australian Academy of Science. If you are at all interested in the history of crystallography, and of science in general, I think you will find this video to be 15 well spent minutes. This…
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Postdoctoral position open with the SIBYLS group at the Advanced Light Source

Are you looking to apply your skills in Integrative Structural Biology to the development of new approaches to explore organization of functional bacterial chromosome? The SIBYLS Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is seeking a Biochemist Postdoctoral Fellow in the field of Integrative Structural Biology. For more details on the position and to apply follow…
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SIBYLS Installs New Tecan Freedom Evo liquid handling robot

SIBYLS has installed new robotics that halve the time it takes to collect a full 96-well plate, from approximately 5 hours to 2.5 hours per plate (with the potential to collect a plate in 10 minutes over the coming year). We believe this will be a game changer for many reasons. We will be able…
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7th Annual SIBYLS BioSAXS Workshop a big success

The BioSAXS workshop at the ALS User Meeting on October 4th and 5th was a big success. The workshop was filled to capacity with attendees coming from many different regions of the US. Participants were given detailed information about the range and capabilities of our new Pilatus detector and the future upgrades to the SIBYLS…
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7th Annual SIBYLS BioSAXS workshop 2016

We are pleased to announce the 7th annual SIBYLS bioSAXS workshop: **Date**: October 4th – 5th, 2016 **Location**: Advanced Light Source (ALS) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA **Description**: The 7th annual SIBYLS bioSAXS workshop will cover frontiers in Biological SAXS. The two-day workshop will provide participants with software tutorial sessions for biological SAXS…
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SIBYLS Installs New Dectris Detector

Our new pixel array detector, a [Pilatus3 2M](https://www.dectris.com/PILATUS3_SandX.html#main_head_navigation) from dectris, arrived at LBNL on July 27, 2015 and was installed on the SAXS endstation at SIBYLS beamline 12.3.1. The first user data was collected on August 19, 2015.

2015 SAXS Hands-on Workshop a Success

Our 6th annual SIBYLS bioSAXS workshop “Frontiers in biological SAXS” was a huge success. A big thank you to all of you who attended and a special thanks to our fabulous speakers: – Robert Rambo, Principal Beamline Scientist for the solution state SAXS beamline B21 at the Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK – John J.…
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New DOMO Sample Dewar Lid

We’ve installed a sweet new blue anodized aluminum air dam on the pneumatic lid for the DOMO sample dewar (with color coordinated electric blue CPU fans). The air dam helps to draw off frozen ice crystals from the air above the liquid nitrogen when the dewar lid is open. This will hopefully prevent the ice…
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