[phenixbb] ALS user meeting

Peter Zwart PHZwart at lbl.gov
Mon Aug 18 09:40:38 PDT 2008

Dear All,

I would like to draw your attention to this years ALS user meeting,
held from October 13-15. In particular, the workshop titled
"Recent advances in the automation of protein crystallography" might
be of interest to the protein crystallographic community.
The workshop consists of a series of short talks and a hands-on
session in which various developers and beamline staff will
demo latest developments on their beamlines.

Scheduled speakers include:
 Gyorgy Snell (Takeda SD)
 Aina Cohen (SSRL)
 Jay Nix (ALS beamline 4.2.2)
 Babu Pothineni ( GMCA cat, APS)

Scheduled Demonstrations are (tentative titles only) :
     *  Efficient screening and data collection using Mini & WebIce (Bl. 5.0.n)
          Peter Zwart, John Taylor & Nick Sauter
    * Data collection @ 4.2.2
          Jay Nix
    * SSRL & Webice
          Aina Cohen
    * Automated structure solution with PHENIX
          P. Afonine
    * Elves & 8.3.1
          J. Holton

Detailed workshop information can be found at

Other workshops of interest held during the ALS user meeting can be found here:

Registration is now open for all participants:


Peter Zwart

P.H. Zwart
Beamline Scientist
Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA-94703, USA
BCSB: http://bcsb.als.lbl.gov
PHENIX: http://www.phenix-online.org
CCTBX: http://cctbx.sf.net

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