Instruct-ERIC Events

MX BAG Training July 2017

Date: 05-Jul-2017 to 07-Jul-2017


The Diamond Light Source Macromolecular Crystallography group would like to invite both our academic and industrial users to MX beamline training sessions on the 5th -6th July 2017.

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 offline software sessions.

Sessions include:

5th July afternoon session Hands on software:

Two tutorial sessions:

o CCP4


6th July, MX beamlines and data room sessions:

o MX software: automation in data analysis

o Multi axis goniometry / SAD Anomalous data collection

o Introduction to VMX-i

o I24 new end station/ In-situ diffraction

o Fragment screening – I04-1/Lab36

o Experiment database: new ISPyB

Registration is free-of-charge with lunch provided on the 5th and 6th July, and accommodation and dinner for the night of July 5th. 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 June 25th 2017 at 11:59.

Registration is now open

For more information please contact:

Dr. Pierpaolo Romano, Diamond light Source Ltd.,, Tel. 01235 778179

Diamond Didcot, United Kingdom

MX BAG Training July 2017