Event Name

MX BAG Users training days at Diamond Light Source

Start Date 4th Dec 2014
End Date 5th Dec 2014

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 beamtime. 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:

4th December, day session on MX beamlines:

  *   MX software: automation in data analysis
  *   Mini-Kappa goniometry / Anomalous data collection
  *   Sample humidity control (HC1)
  *   I24 new end station
  *   In-situ diffraction
  *   Experiment database: new  ISPyB

5th December, morning session: Hands on software in
three tutorial sessions:

  *   CCP4: MR and experimental phasing (CCP4 team)
  *   Manual processing iMosflm (Harry Powell)
  *   Multi crystal analysis / BLEND (James Foadi)

Registration is free-of-charge with lunch provided on the 4th and 5th December, and accommodation and dinner for the nights of the 3rd and 4th December. 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 20th November.
Registration is now open<http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home/Events/2014/MX-Bag-Training.html>

Location Harwell
United Kingdom
Contact Pierre Aller
URL http://www.diamond.ac.uk/mx-home/

Category Training courses
Topics Biological macromolecules | Computing | Synchrotron radiation