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[X-plor] Seats are still available for RapiData - the deadline is in 4 days for our course on Data Collection and Structure Solving at the NSLS.

Robert Sweet via x-plor%40net.bio.net (by sweet from bnl.gov)
Thu Jan 31 20:23:04 EST 2013

We will present RapiData 2013, the fifteenth 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 21-26 April 2013: http://www.bnl.gov/RapiData/. 
Students could be at any level from advanced undergraduate to full professor. 
The course should accommodate 48 students total.  We encourage all students to 
bring their own specimens for data collection, and to bring old data for the 
data-reduction and structure-solving tutorials.

Please read the Course Announcement at http://www.bnl.gov/RapiData/.
You'll see that many experts in the field will be available for lectures
and tutorials. You'll find the application materials on the Course
Application tab at this site.

For the eleventh time we will hold a short lecture course on the fundamentals 
of crystallography for roughly five hours on Sunday 21 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 (under 40 
yrs).  Please apply for the course, and then contact R. Sweet
(sweet from 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.

Please apply or send your students to our course,

Bob Sweet, Sonya Kiss, and Alex Soares

Course Announcement at http://www.bnl.gov/RapiData/

         Robert M. Sweet                 E-Dress: sweet from bnl.gov
         Group Leader, PXRR: Macromolecular               ^ (that's L
           Crystallography Research Resource at NSLS            not 1)
         Photon Sciences and Biology Dept
         Mail Stop, Bldg 463
         Brookhaven Nat'l Lab.           Phones:
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