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Year-End Index 2007

Issue 41 (02.27.07)

CONTENTS
MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
-- Operations budget expected to be restored
-- President's fiscal year 2008 budget is promising
SCIENCE NEWS
1. Cross-cut Review of Protein Crystallography
2. Current Research Highlights
FACILITY NEWS
3. Scientific Advisory Committee--2007 Meeting, New Members
4. "New and Improved" Beamline and Technique Directories Now Available
USER MATTERS
5. Proposal Deadline Is March 9; Consult System for Proposal Expiration
6. User Meeting Is Now User Week --Web Site Open for Abstracts, Registration
PEOPLE NEWS
-- George Srajer Heads X-ray Operations and Research
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- User room rate increased slightly to $57.50

Issue 42 (04.03.07)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY -- Time in Run 2007-2 Restored
SCIENCE NEWS
1. 2007 Compton Award Shared by Joachimiak and Rosenbaum
2. Video Tutorials Ease Learning Curve for Rietveld Analysis in Powder Diffraction
3. Research Highlights (blood vessel growth, self-assembled block copolymers, metallic glasses, vanadium superconductivity)
FACILITY NEWS
4. User Meeting News: Abstract Deadline Extended to April 9; Banquet at Adler Planetarium! - Important Update!
5. APS Publishes New Five-Year Strategic Plan, List of Future Dedicated Beamlines
6. Workshop on April 23 to Focus on Optics for Upgrade
7. Scientific Advisory Committee Welcomes New Members, Sets Next Cross-cut Review
USER MATTERS
8. Expanded Options Offered for Mail-In Crystallography
9. New Contract Number Required in Acknowledgment
PEOPLE NEWS
-- User Office welcomes Beverly Knott
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- Safety glasses required in all chemistry labs
-- Lactation room available
-- Additional delivery option for Illinois users

Issue 43 (06.27.07)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY
SCIENCE NEWS
1. Research Highlights & Annual Report
2. Featured Beamline: Powder Diffraction Beamline 11-BM to Offer High-Throughput, Mail-in Service
3. DOE Supercomputing "User Facilities" Seek Proposals by August 8
USER MATTERS
4. Users Week Draws Record Crowd
5. New Steering Committee Members Elected
6. General User Program Continues to Grow
7. Score Improvement on Proposals: Policy Confirmed
8. Foreign Nationals: Don't Get Stuck Staying Off Site
FACILITY NEWS
9. Electrical Safety Reminder: Get Assistance with Electrical Problems!
10. Floor Coordinator Hours Have Changed
PEOPLE NEWS
-- Julie Olmsted Cross Joins APS as User Technical Interface
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- APSUO and PUC Meetings Rescheduled to August 22
-- New employment opportunities listed
-- Canadian citizens: Passport, driver's license required
-- User Science Seminar every Friday--speaker suggestions welcome
-- Enhanced access to visitor wireless network

Issue 44 (08.20.07)

MESSAGE FROM MURRAY--Funding for Intermediate Energy X-ray Scattering Beamline
SCIENCE NEWS
1. Research Highlights
2. Progress Made on Short-Pulse Operation
USER MATTERS
3. Postdoctoral Opportunities at APS
4. Argonne Postdoc "Alumni": Where Are You Now?
FACILITY NEWS
5. Scientists Wanted: XOR Is Hiring...Apply by August 27
6. University of Chicago Review of APS Science
PEOPLE NEWS
-- Welcome to Alesia Gant
BRIEFLY NOTED
-- SSRL/LCLS users' conference to be held October 1-2
-- Open meeting on ESRF upgrade


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