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[X-plor] Course in Synchrotron Data Acquisition

Patrick Sticher sticher at bioc.unizh.ch
Fri Jun 10 04:00:48 EST 2005

We would like to announce our new practical course taking place this 
October at the Swiss Light Source in Switzerland.

4th NCCR Practical Course in
Synchrotron Data Acquisition Techniques in Macromolecular Crystallography

October 3 - 7, 2005
Swiss Light Source, Villigen Switzerland

Topics include
- Crystal stabilization and derivatization
- Data acquisition and processing
- Data collection strategies for difficult problems in crystallography
- Micro-crystals
- Theory and application of anomalous scattering techniques including 
MAD/SAD and sulphur SAD phasing
- Instrumentation and experimental considerations of beamlines including 
robotic crystal handling

The course is directed primarily to PhD Students and Post Docs in the 
field of Structural Biology. The online application slot will be open on 
the course web site from beginning of July to mid of August. The number 
of participants will be limited to 20.

Please see the course website at:

To find out more about the National Center of Competence in Research 
(NCCR) Structural Biology, please visit

With best regards,
Patrick Sticher

Visit the NCCR on the Internet

Dr. Patrick Sticher Moser
NCCR Scientific Officer
Institute of Biochemistry
University of Zürich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH - 8057 Zürich

Phone	+41 / (0)44 / 635 54 84
Fax	+41 / (0)44 / 635 59 08
Mail	sticher at bioc.unizh.ch

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