HPSAXS 2020 Workshop

WORKSHOP ON HIGH PRESSURE SMALL ANGLE X_RAY SCATTERING 

An application for the workshop is located here.

Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), Ithaca, NY 

14th - 17th May, 2020 

Organizers: Nozomi Ando, Richard Gillilan, Sol Gruner, Cathy Royer


Thursday, Day 1,  14th May 2020

Deep Life: Current Perspectives and Opportunities

5:00 - 6:00 pm Welcome Reception

6:00 - 7:30 pm Dinner 

7:30 - 9:00 pm Keynote 1: Life Under Pressure 1 - Doug Bartlett ( 60 +30 min disc. )


Friday, Day 2, 15th May 2020

Introduction to Biological X-Ray Scattering at High Pressures 

8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast and safety training for hands-on participants 

9:00 - 10:30 am Session 1: Introduction to BioSAXS

                                 a. Intro to SAXS -How it works (35 + 10 min disc. ) Lois Pollack 

                                 b. Intro to SAXS - BioSAXS examples ( 35 + 10 min disc. ) Nozomi Ando

10:15 - 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:00 pm Keynote 2: What can we learn from High Pressure BioSAXS? - George Makhatadze (50-25 disc. )

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 pm Session 2: Application of HP SAXS

                             a. HP SAXS - How it works and new technology at CHESS (25+5 min disc. ) Richard Gillilan

                             b. HP SAXS - Examples (25 +5 min disc. ) Martin Schroer

                             c. Roundtable (20 min) Catherine Royer - Address questions about HP-SAXS applications, advantages, and limitations 

2:15 - 2:45 pm Coffee Break 

2:45 - 5:00 pm Session 3: Complementary High Pressure Methods 

a. HP NMR (30 +5 min disc. ) Josh Wand

b. HP Crystallography (30 +5 min disc. ) Buz Barstow

c. HP optical methods (CD/fluo/IR) (30 + 5 min disc. ) Julien Roche 

d. HP EPR (30 + 5 min disc. ) Michael Lerch

5:00 - 6:00 pm Dinner 

6:00 - 7:30 pm Keynote 3: Life Under Pressure 2 - Tullis Onstott (60+30 min disc. ) 


Saturday, Day 3, 16th May 2020 

Data Collection and Processing Hands-on Sessions 

9:00 - 12:00 pm SAXS Data Analysis Hands-on Session 

Note: 25-30 participants 

Location: Biotech Building, Cornell 

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch 

1:00 - midnight HP-SAXS Acquisition Hands-on Session 

Group 1: 1:00 - 5:00 pm (4 persons)

Group 2: 5:00 - 9:00 pm (4 persons) 

Group 3: 9:00 - 1:00 am  (4 persons ) 

Location: CHESS 

Dinner on your own 


Sunday, Day 4, 17th May 2020

1:00 - 8:00 am hardware changeover (no users) 

9:00 - 6:00 pm HP - Chromatography- SAXS Hands-On Session

9:00 - 12:00 pm  HP-SEC-SAXS (4 persons)

12:00 - 3:00 pm HP-SEC-SAXS (4 persons)

3:00 - 6:00 pm HP-SEC-SAXS (4 persons)

Note: Because of the length of chromatography runs, we limit this hands-on to standards and a few selected user samples.