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Issue No. 42
From the Director
The theme of the 2017 CHESS Users' Meeting is "CHESS-U: Emerging Science Frontiers." The main user meeting is on Tuesday, June 6th and will highlight recent science and technology development done at CHESS, the science case developed last summer, a review of progress on the CHESS-U upgrade project, and detailed discussions of the future directions of the laboratory.

On June 7th, we'll hold workshops focused on:
  • Emerging Frontiers in Biology using Synchrotron Radiation
    • Advances in Serial Synchrotron Crystallography
    • Chemical and Structural Imaging in Biology
  • Emerging Frontiers in Engineering using Synchrotron Radiation
    • Measuring and Modeling Damage Evolution
    • Quantifying Stress using X-ray diffraction under Multiaxial Loading Conditions
In addition to these technical workshops, CHESS will host a workshop for the INCREASE consortium with the goal of promoting the usage of National Facilities by researchers from Minority Serving Institutions.

I encourage everyone who can, to attend in person. For those who cannot make the trip to Ithaca, we will once again be providing web based access.
-Joel Brock


                     May 17 - June 29

                     October 11 - December 21 (proposals due 8/1/17; BTRs due 9/10/17)


                     January 31 - March 13

                     March 21 - May 8

                     May 16 - July 2


                     May 16 - 18


                     June 6 - 7

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The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), a national user facility, is supported by the National Science Foundation under NSF award DMR-1332208. CHESS is operated and managed for the National Science Foundation by Cornell University. Structural biology at CHESS is supported by MacCHESS award GM-103485 from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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