Bjoern Enders, Physics Postdoctoral Fellow

July 23, 2018|ALSNews|

Bjoern Enders joined the ALS as a postdoc in July 2016. He first worked on Beamline 5.3.2.1 before moving to Beamline 7.0.1 (COSMIC) when 5.3.2.1 was disassembled and the ptychography program was moved in the summer of 2017. His research is part of the NSF Science and Technology Center STROBE.

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Double Helix Optics Secures $1 Million Investment to Expand 3D Nano-Imaging Use in Scientific and Pharmaceutical Research

July 10, 2018|Globe Newswire|

Double Helix Optics, a 3D nano-imaging company, was recognized as the most promising optics, photonics, and imaging (OPI) startup, taking home $1 million in investment funding from Luminate. The company’s patented Light Engineering™ technology turns 2D imaging into 3D information capture, allowing scientists to see structures in their entirety to accelerate disease discovery and research, drug development, industrial inspection, and beyond. Already, the technology is in use at leading research laboratories in the U.S. and Europe.

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Scientists see inner workings of enzyme telomerase, which plays key roles in aging, cancer

June 6, 2018|UCLA Newsroom|

Cancer, aging-related diseases and other illnesses are closely tied to an important enzyme called “telomerase.” UCLA researchers report in the journal Cell the deepest scientific understanding yet of this once-mysterious enzyme, whose catalytic core — where most of its activity occurs — can now be seen in near atomic resolution.

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Berkeley Lab Paves the Way for Real-time Ptychographic Data Streaming

June 4, 2018|Berkeley Lab|

CAMERA/ALS/STROBE Collaboration Yields Novel Image Data Workflow Pipeline. Now an inter-government agency funded collaboration of scientists from Berkeley Lab’s DOE-funded Center for Advanced Mathematics for Energy Research Applications (CAMERA), the ALS and STROBE, the National Science Foundation’s Science and Technology Center, has yielded another first-of-its-kind advance for ptychographic imaging: a software/algorithmic pipeline that enables real-time streaming of ptychographic image data during a beamline experiment, providing throughput, compression and resolution as well as rapid feedback to the user while the experiment is still running.

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Hands-on Learning: CU, FLC Scientists Bring Engineering to IMS

May 10, 2018|Pine River Times|

Yes, touch it, ask questions, and learn how it works. That’s part of the hands-on science experience that University of Colorado Boulder and Fort Lewis College faculty are taking on the road, encouraging students to consider careers in engineering and technical fields.

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Photos: Emerging scientists learn about light and energy

May 8, 2018|The Durango Herald|

Dolores School District students… try to figure out what is in the scanning electron microscope after shining a laser beam into it on Tuesday during the Light, Energy and Imaging STEM Workshop inSitter Hall at Fort Lewis College. About 60 students in sixth through 10th grades learned about scale and real-time imaging in the Nano-World, explored photosynthesis and solar energy at the nano-scale and learned about tools that change our perspective on the universe.

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One New Honor for 213 Exceptional Individuals: American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects New Members

April 18, 2018|American Academy of Arts & Sciences|

Dr. Henry Kapteyn is elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

CAMBRIDGE, MA | April 18, 2018 — As part of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ commitment to recognizing and celebrating excellence, 213 individuals in a wide range of disciplines and professions have been elected as members of the Class of 2018. Founded in 1780, the Academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.

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Department of Energy Announces $99 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

April 13, 2018|Department of Energy|

STROBE’s Markus Raschke received a Phase II STTR to continue work with STROBE industry partner, Anaysis.

82 Grants Will Support Scientific Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced that the Department of Energy will award 82 grants totaling $99 million to 69 small businesses in 26 states.  Funded through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, today’s selections are for Phase II research and development.

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UCLA study produces clearest images to date of HSV-1, the virus that causes cold sores

April 13, 2018|CNSI at UCLA|

UCLA researchers have produced the clearest 3-D images to date of the virus that causes cold sores, herpes simplex virus type 1, or HSV-1. The images enabled them to map the virus’ structure and offered new insights into how HSV-1 works. A report on the research was published online by the journal Science. The scientists used cryo electron microscopy, or cryoEM, to obtain the first atomic model of the virus particle, which is made up of more than 3,000 protein molecules comprising tens of millions of atoms.

 

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YouTube: Materials Science and Engineering Program – University of Colorado Boulder Features STROBE

March 29, 2018|WebsEdgeEducation YouTube Channel|

A New MSE Program Built on Unequaled Expertise. The Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Program is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. and M.S.

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