APS Colloquium

The monthly APS Colloquium series benefits the Advanced Photon Source and Argonne communities by bringing distinguished scientists in all disciplines to lecture on topics of general interest. Objectives include the cross-fertilization of research initiatives at various institutions, and the identification of possible uses of the Advanced Photon Source. The lecturer is also invited to spend an additional day visiting with scientists at Argonne.


When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m.
Where: APS Building 402, Auditorium


APS Colloquium

John C. H. Spence, the Richard Snell Professor of Physics at Arizona State University and Director of Science for the NSF's BioXFEL Science and Technology Center, will give a talk entitled, "New Approaches to Structural Biology with an XFEL."

Bio and Abstract of his talk can be found at:


Visitors from off-site please contact Diane Kurtz (630-252-6374) to arrange for a gate pass.

The APS colloquia are announced in the Argonne Bulletin and via postings and email notices sent to the APS and Argonne community. Video recordings of selected colloquia are available for checkout; contact Diane Kurtz for more information. Suggestions for speakers and feedback should be directed to Michael Becker, Ryan R. Lindberg, Tijana Rajh, and Tao Sun.