Category Archives : Operations

BCSB Lunch at Picante

On January 24, 2020, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on BCSB Lunch at Picante

BCSB Bowlers Back Again!

On January 24, 2020, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on BCSB Bowlers Back Again!

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Thank you Clency for processing all 22 of the BCSB Outgoing Dewars today!

On October 21, 2019, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on Thank you Clency for processing all 22 of the BCSB Outgoing Dewars today!

Big Dewar Day – 22 outgoing dewars

On October 21, 2019, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on Big Dewar Day – 22 outgoing dewars

Welcome to Daniil!

On April 28, 2019, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on Welcome to Daniil!

We are very pleased to now have Daniil Prigozhin in the BCSB. He comes to us with a strong background in crystallography, both growing crystals and solving structures. He completed his PhD work with Dr. Tom Alber at UC Berkeley in 2014, then did a post-doc with Dr. Yorgo Modis…

Biosciences Workshop Planned for Feb 13

On December 21, 2018, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on Biosciences Workshop Planned for Feb 13

The Advanced Light Source is planning a major upgrade, which will result in brighter, more coherent beams. The upgrade will occur in 4-5 years, and so now is the time for the biosciences community to define our vision of synchrotron capabilites for biosciences (scattering, diffraction, tomography and IR methods) in…

Beamline 8.2.1 just deposited its 1000th structure

On December 5, 2018, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on Beamline 8.2.1 just deposited its 1000th structure

Congrats, beamline 8.2.1! Thank you for reading!

A rare occurence–

On July 19, 2018, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on A rare occurence–

Simon in a tie! Must be review time for the ALS-U…

Shutdown work in progress

On July 18, 2018, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on Shutdown work in progress

ALS is down for the month of July and the first week or so of August. We are taking the opportunity to do a bunch of preventative maintenance on our beamlines. Some of the items include: – cleaning the Be window on 502 (may help to decrease scatter in images)…

Anthony R. – dewar wrangler extraordinaire!

On June 26, 2018, Posted by , In Operations, With Comments Off on Anthony R. – dewar wrangler extraordinaire!

From July 2017 to May 2018, the BCSB received (and shipped back after beamtime) 758 dewars. Most of these were handled by Anthony. Wow!