[phenixbb] 13th CCP4/APS Crystallographic School in the US

Xu, Qingping qxu at anl.gov
Wed Apr 1 05:17:40 PDT 2020

Dear colleagues,

Due to the on-going pandemic, the 2020 CCP4/APS workshop (originally scheduled for June 15-22, 2020) is postponed. We will try to schedule the workshop at a later date. If no suitable date is found, the event will be cancelled. Further notice will be announced in the CCP4 bulletin board.  In the meantime, the registration site remains open. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

The CCP4/APS school organizers

From: Xu, Qingping <qxu at anl.gov>
Sent: Monday, January 6, 2020 12:04 PM
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Subject: 13th CCP4/APS Crystallographic School in the US

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the 13th annual CCP4/APS crystallographic school “From data collection to structure refinement and beyond” will be held on June 15-22, 2020 at the Advanced Photon Source (APS), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), near Chicago, Illinois, USA. All details can be found at the school website: http://www.ccp4.ac.uk/schools/APS-2020/index.php.

Dates: June 15 through 22, 2020

Location: Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne (Near Chicago), Illinois, USA

The school comprises two parts: data collection workshop and crystallographic computing workshop. Data collection workshop includes beamline training, data collection on GM/CA at APS beamlines 23ID-D and 23ID-B equipped with Pilatus3 6M and Eiger 16M detectors respectively, and data processing. For data collection, only the participants' crystals will be used. Crystallographic computation workshop will feature many modern crystallographic software packages taught by authors and other experts. The daily schedule will be organized in three sections – lectures, tutorials, and hands-on (interactive trouble-shooting of the technical difficulties the participants face in their projects). We have had considerable success resolving these problems in past years, attested by resulting publications (see http://www.ccp4.ac.uk/schools/APS-school/publications.php). A sample program, contact info and other details can be found at the School website.

Applicants: Graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and early-career faculty, along with commercial/industrial researchers are encouraged to apply. Only about 20 applicants will be selected for participation. Participants of the workshop are strongly encouraged to bring their own problem data sets or crystals so the problems can be addressed during data collection and/or computation workshops.

Application: Application deadline is April 1st, 2020. To apply, visit https://www.ccp4.ac.uk/schools/APS-2020/application.php<https://www.ccp4.ac.uk/schools/APS-2019/application.php>.

Fees: The registration for application is free but there is $500 participation fee for the selected academic students and $950 for industrial researchers. A valid credit card is required for registration, however, it will be charged only for students selected to participate. The students will be responsible for their transportation and lodging. The workshop organizers can assist in making lodging reservations at the Argonne Guest House. The workshop will cover all other expenses (including meals).

We hope to see you at the school.

Charles, Garib and Qingping
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