News And Announcements

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BioCARS User Publication is One of 20 Most Read Articles in Structural Dynamics in 2016

Time-resolved solution scattering studies of a homodimeric hemoglobin conducted at BioCARS 14-ID beamline linked the perturbation in the water cluster at the dimer interface to the kinetics and structures of intermediate states in this hemoglobin. View on Structural Dynamics site Kim, J. G., Muniyappan, S., Oang, K. Y., Kim, T. W., Yang, C., Kim, K. H., Kim, J., and...

2016 Science Careers in Search of Women Conference, Tour of BioCARS

On April 14, 2016, ANL hosted the annual Science Careers in Search of Women Conference and CARS helped facilitate.  Female high school students were given the opportunity to learn more about STEM careers, in an effort to increase the representation of women in the science and technology fields.  At BioCARS, the students spoke to Dr. Vukica Srajer about time-resolved...

Workshop – Tracking Electronic and Structural Dynamics in Proteins and Materials at Sector 14

The major upgrade to the BioCARS 14-ID beamline [1] produced unprecedented time-resolved capabilities that have been exploited for x-ray science spanning biology, chemistry, materials science, and physics. More recently, a new area detector (Rayonix MX340-HS, a 60-megapixel high-readout-rate integrating area detector) and secondary Kirkpatrick-Baez focusing mirrors...

New CARS Director, Dr. Mark Rivers

Effective September 1, 2013, Dr. Mark Rivers was appointed by the Dean of the Physical Sciences, Dr. Edward (Rocky) Kolb as the next Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Radiation Sources (CARS) replacing Dr. P. James Viccaro who had held the position for the past ten years.  A reception was held on September 12th to mark the transition. During his remarks...

Satellite Workshop at 2013 APS User Meeting

Time-resolved X-ray Science at BioCARS: Past, Present, and Future HOSTED BY BIOCARS HELD AT ADVANCED PHOTON SOURCE, ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORYAbout The Workshop The last major upgrade to the BioCARS 14ID beamline, completed in 2008, produced unprecedented time-resolved capabilities that have been exploited in many areas of X-ray science spanning biology, chemistry...

Moffat Appointed Senior Advisor For Life Sciences At The APS

The Advanced Photon Source (APS) is the Western Hemisphere’s most powerful source of x-rays for research. It attracts more than 4,000 users from academia, industry, and government laboratories around the world each year for research in all fields of science. In particular, almost half of the user community is in the life sciences area. The appointment of a Senior...