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Year-End Index 2009

Issue 59 (12.22.09)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
USER MATTERS
1. Call for Workshop Proposals for 2010 Users Meeting: Due January 13, 2010
2. APS Users Organization Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award Nominations Now Accepted
3. Registration Open for Workshop on Challenges in Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
4. Save the Date: 2010 APS Users Meeting
FACILITY NEWS
5. Holiday Operations at the Laboratory

Issue 58 (11.11.09)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
SCIENCE NEWS
1. Fast CCD Detector Collaboration
2. Science & Research Highlights
--The Power of Proteins: Prion Diseases Demystified
--Bacterium Helps in the Formation of Gold
--Getting to the Roots of Lethal Hairs
--Creating a Precise Atomic-Scale Map of Quantum Dots
USER MATTERS
3. Users and the Flu Season
4. Workshop on the Role of Synchrotron Radiation in Solving Scientific Challenges in Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
5. First Experiment at the Linac Coherent Light Source
6. New Postings Available on Employment Bulletin Board
FACILITY NEWS
7. Recent SAC Meeting Focuses on APS Upgrade
8. The Life Sciences Council at the APS
9. Fitness Center Now Open in New Location
AWARDS AND HONORS
10. APS Users Awarded 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
BRIEFLY NOTED
--Seeking Proposal Review Panel Members

Issue 57 (09.17.09)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY: New XSD Division Director Named
SCIENCE NEWS
1. Science & Research Highlights
--Chemists Reach from the Molecular to the Real World with Creation of 3-D DNA Crystals
--Boron-based Compounds Trick a Biomedical Protein
--Cockroaches Advance Student's Study of Ancient Life
2. New MOU Signed for APS Collaborative Development Team
USER MATTERS
3. XOR/XSD Visiting Scientist Program Offered
4. APS Beam Time Access System
5. Partner User Proposals Offer Options for Long-term Beam Time
6. Launch of Redesigned APS Beamline Directory
FACILITY NEWS
7. Workshop: On-line Brillouin Spectroscopy at GSECARS, September 23-25, 2009
8. FiberNet/BioCAT Fiber Diffraction Workshop Coming This Fall
9. Beamline Scientist Position Offered
10. APS Workout Area Relocating
AWARDS AND HONORS
11. Russell Hemley Receives 2009 Bridgman Award
12. Argonne 's Robert Von Dreele Receives 2009 Barrett Award
BRIEFLY NOTED
--Pacifichem 2010 Symposium
--Is Your Badge Expiring Soon?
--Save the Date: Small-angle X-ray Scattering Short Course
--Surveys Coming Your Way

Issue 56 (08.07.09)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
SCIENCE NEWS
1. APS to Participate in EFRCs
2. Science & Research Highlights: Researchers Image Crucial Anthrax Protein
USER MATTERS
3. APS Institutes Central Request and Scheduling System for All Beam Time
4. Does My General User Proposal Qualify to be a Project?
5. Skype Support at the APS
FACILITY NEWS
6. Stimulus Funding Bringing New Instrumentation to APS
AWARDS AND HONORS
7. NSF Awards Fellowship to Former APS Graduate Student
8. Hard X-ray Nanoprobe for X-ray Microscopy
9. Randy Winans Named ACS Fellow
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- Key Dates for Center for Nanoscale Materials Users Meeting Announced
-- A Reminder about Visitors in the Experiment Hall
-- General User Proposal Deadline for Run 2010-1
-- Final Report from NUFO Meeting Now Available

Issue 55 (07.08.09)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
SCIENCE NEWS
1. Beamline 11-BM Expands High-resolution Powder Diffraction Program, Now Accepting On-site Users
2. Science & Research Highlights
USER MATTERS
3. Workshop: On-line Brillouin Spectroscopy--Basic Principles and Applications for High Pressure Research Supported by GSECARS and COMPRES
4. Workshop: July 29-31, 2009: Science Drivers for Hard X-ray Upgrades to LCLS
5. NUFO Meeting Explores Variety of Topics
FACILITY NEWS
6. Argonne 's Bike Sharing Program Available to APS Users
7. The APS Employment Bulletin Board
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- General User Program Deadline for Cycle 2009-3 is July 10
-- SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting and Workshop October 18-20, 2009
-- SXNS-11 Scheduled for July 14-17, 2010

Issue 54 (06.04.09)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
SCIENCE NEWS
1. High Pressure Synchrotron Science
2. Supercomputing Program Seeking Proposals
3. Science & Research Highlights
USER MATTERS
4. NUFO Holds Annual Meeting at Argonne
5. In Memoriam: Professor Malcolm F. Nicol, 1939-2009
6. APS Science 2008 Now Available
FACILITY NEWS
7. Users Week 2009 in Review
8. New APSUO Steering Committee Members Elected
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- General and Partner User Proposal Deadlines
-- Argonne Public Open House Date Set

Issue 53 (04.30.09)

SPECIAL EDITION: APS User Meeting

1. Compton Award Winners Announced
2. Naji Sami Husseini (University of Michigan) Selected for Student Invited Talk
3. Voting in Progress for New APS Users Organization Committee Members
4. Renewal Session Features Outstanding Speakers, Feedback Sessions, Workshops
5. Registrations Still Being Accepted

Issue 52 (03.03.09)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
--APS Renewal Planning for 2009
SCIENCE NEWS
1. Life Sciences CAT Coaxes Four Beams from One Port, Offers New Membership Mode
2. Science & Research Highlights
3. White Paper on “Science and Technology of Future Light Sources” Online
USER MATTERS
4. How Are We Doing?
5. Management Changes in the APS X-Ray Science Division
6. General and Partner User Proposal Deadlines
7. User Agreements
8. General User Program Advisory Committee Established
FACILITY NEWS
9. Search to Begin for the Next Accelerator Systems Division Director
10. Users Week 2009 Update
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- Rate Increase at Argonne Guest House
-- Deadline for the Eleventh National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering is March 7
-- Deadline Changed for Argonne Director's Postdoctoral Fellowships
-- APS XAFS School Scheduled for July 6-10, 2009

Issue 51 (01.30.09)

2009 USERS WEEK SPECIAL ISSUE
1. Call for Nominations: Ninth APS Compton Award
2. New! Survey about Tutorials during Users Week
3. 2009 Users Week Planning

 


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