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Diamond Light Source MX Bag training - 20-21 July

Date: 20-Jul-2016 to 21-Jul-2016

The Diamond Light Source Macromolecular Crystallography group would like to invite both our academic and industrial users to MX beamline training sessions on the 20th -21st July 2016.

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 as well as optional offline software sessions.

Sessions include:

20th July afternoon optional session Hands on software:

Two tutorial sessions:

  • CCP4

21st July, MX beamlines and data room sessions:

  • MX software: automation in data analysis
  • Mini-Kappa goniometry / 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 20th and 21st July, and accommodation and dinner for the night of July 20th. 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 July 4th at 13:00.

Registration is now open, please click here

Didcot, United Kingdom

Diamond Light Source MX Bag training - 20-21 July