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Save the Date!

CHESS Users’ Meeting
June 10-11, 2014

Scheduled X-ray Runs:

April 30 – June 24, 2014
October 8 – November 25, 2014

WebsEdgeEducation, "MacCHESS, Cornell University - Advancing the Research Goals...," YouTube, Web. 15 Feb. 2014.

Proposal Submission:

Please submit proposals for the April 30, 2014 run by March 20, 2014. Proposals received after this date will be accepted but may not have time for full evaluation before the run and may be deferred until the next run.
If you are interested in beamtime for the current run please contact Kathy Dedrick, for more information.

CHESS Proposal Policy: CHESS accepts and reviews proposals year round. Typically, a proposal will be considered for feasibility and peer reviewed within a week of submission, and then queued for scheduling based on merit. Early admission begins two months before a run, when CHESS begins scheduling up to 50% of the available beamtime with meritorious proposals in the queue. CHESS begins scheduling the remaining 50% of the beamtime one month before the run starts.
Proposals not awarded beamtime remain in the queue and will be considered for early admission in subsequent runs. Please submit early and often!

Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source... a high-intensity X-ray source supported by the National Science Foundation.

CHESS provides our users state-of-the-art synchrotron radiation facilities for research in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Environmental and Materials Sciences.  A special NIH Research Resource, called MacCHESS, supports special facilities for protein crystallographic studies.

CHESS serves a wide spectrum of experimental groups from Universities, National Laboratories and Industry. Each year, 500-600 scientists, graduate and undergraduate students visit CHESS to collect data. In addition, a significant effort of the staff is aimed at developing synchrotron radiation experimental facilities and methods that utilize the high intensity photon flux provided by the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR).

Wilson Lab, Cornell University
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