Posted October 12, 2012
Synchrotrons played a key role in the research that won Brian Kobilka of the Stanford School of Medicine the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Although the research was conducted mostly at Argonne National Laboratory, early work to develop the necessary techniques took place at SLAC.
Posted October 1, 2012
A team of researchers used the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource to verify that their computer-designed proteins worked as they’d hoped.
Posted September 26, 2012
Two enthusiastic Congressional supporters of scientific research and a panel of scientist-entrepreneurs headlined a Silicon Valley Leadership Group meeting at SLAC that focused on the benefits of light source research.
Posted July 16, 2012
Arizona State's Petra Fromme, among the leading researchers in the emerging field of X-ray laser crystallography, visited SLAC in mid-June with a research team to serve as the principal investigator in experiments studying photosynthesis and a series of proteins.
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A staff scientist for a SLAC and Stanford University joint institute details the rapid advances in studies of biomolecules – made possible by X-ray lasers like SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source – in an article featured today on the cover of the journal Analytical Chemistry.
Posted October 8, 2012
Speakers at the 70th annual Pittsburgh Diffraction Conference, held at SLAC Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, highlighted cutting-edge techniques for imaging the atomic structures of biological molecules and exotic materials.
Posted September 19, 2012
A team of researchers has used the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource to decipher the structure of an enzyme common to more than 20 deadly diseases.