Event Name

MX BAG Training. Training sessions for user of the Macromolecular Crystallography (MX) beamlines

Start Date 5th Jul 2017
End Date 6th Jul 2017

The aim is to provide MX users with sufficient training to be able to operate any of the Diamond MX beamlines efficiently and to get the most benefit from their beam-time. The training will involve hands-on sessions on the suite of five operational MX beamlines (http://www.diamond.ac.uk/mx-home/) as well as offline software sessions.
Sessions include:

5th July afternoon session hands-on software:
Two tutorial sessions:

  • CCP4

6th July, MX beamlines and data room sessions:

  • MX software: automation in data analysis
  • Multi axis goniometry / SAD Anomalous data collection
  • Introduction to VMX-i
  • I24 new end station/ In situ diffraction
  • Fragment screening – I04-1/Lab36
  • Experiment database: new  ISPyB

Registration is free-of-charge with lunch provided on the 5th and 6th July, and accommodation and dinner for the night of July 5th. Travelling expenses within the UK will also be provided. The training is targeted at all users, and is not limited to students and post docs. It is essential that each BAG sends at least one representative per calendar year.
Places are limited to twenty five participants. The registration deadline is on the June 25th 2017 at 11:59. Registration is now open.

Location Didcot, UK
United Kingdom
Contact Pierpaolo Romano
URL http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home/Events/2017/MX-BAG-TrainingJuly2017.html

Category Training courses
Topics Biological macromolecules | Computing | Synchrotron radiation