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DOE’s Office of Science Accepting Applications for Fall 2024 Undergraduate Internships

Submit SULI and CCI applications by 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

DOE’s Office of Science Accepting Applications for RENEW and FAIR

DOE seeks applications for Reaching a New Energy Sciences Workforce (RENEW) and Funding for Accelerated, Inclusive Research (FAIR).

DOE’s Office of Science Accepting Applications for Graduate Student Research Awards 2024 Solicitation 1

SCGSR is accepting applications for the 2024 Solicitation 1 cycle. Applications are due 5:00pm ET on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

New “eBERlight” Resource at the Advanced Photon Source Accelerates Biological and Environmental Research

New initiative expands biological and environmental research at the world leading X-ray and analysis facility.

FUNDING: Bioimaging Research Approaches for the Bioeconomy and the Environment

Pre-applications due Tuesday, January 9, 2024 by 5:00 pm ET.

DOE’s Office of Science Accepting Applications for Summer 2024 Undergraduate Internships and Visiting Faculty Placements

Accepting applications for Summer 2024 term of 2 DOE SC programs: SULI and VFP. The application deadline is 9 January 2024 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

DOE’s SCGSR Program Selects 60 Outstanding U.S. Graduate Students

BRaVE initiative projects will utilize unique capabilities and facilities of the national laboratories to address future biological crises.

Dorothy Koch Joins Biological and Environmental Research as Associate Director

Dr. Koch comes to BER from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, where she has been serving as the Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, Weather Program Office Director.

DOE Announces $112.4 Million for Research to Support National Biopreparedness and Response

BRaVE initiative projects will utilize unique capabilities and facilities of the national laboratories to address future biological crises.

DOE’s Office of Science Accepting Applications for Graduate Student Research Awards 2023 Solicitation 2

SCGSR program is accepting applications for the 2023 Solicitation 2 cycle. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.

Honoring the BER-supported Structural Biology Center and its Director, Andrzej Joachimiak

SBC’s 19-ID beamline was among the most productive MX beamlines in the world, helping researchers deposit 6,380 structures in the Protein Data Bank and publish 2,800 papers.

Advanced Photon Source Upgrade in Progress, User Experiments Paused

On April 17, 2023, the Advanced Photon Source began a year-long comprehensive upgrade.

RFI: A Unified Data Framework for DOE Biological and Environmental Research

BER RFI seeking input on the need and the structure of a unified data framework that links or integrates existing data activities within BER

Genomes to Structure and Function Workshop Report 2022 Released

Letters of Intent for JGI-EMSL FICUS Research Due March 15

Letters of Intent for JGI-EMSL FICUS Research Due March 15

Letters of Intent for JGI-EMSL FICUS Research Due March 15

Applications Due March 13, 2023, for National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering

The 25th annual National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering for graduate students will be held in person August 6-18, 2023 ...

DOE Job Opportunity – Associate Director, Office of Biological and Environmental Research

Office of Science announces job opportunity for the Associate Director for the Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the Department of Energy (DOE).

Applications Due March 15, 2022, for National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering

The 24th annual National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering for graduate students will be held in person July 10-22, 2022 ...

CBMS Lecture: Deep Phenotyping of Root and Rhizosphere Biology – December 15, 2021

The Center for Biomolecular Structure (CBMS) at NSLS II invites structural biologists to join its ongoing lecture series on Wednesday, December 15, at 1:30 pm (EST)...

DOE BER Request for Information – Responses due on or before October 31, 2021

The annual joint users meeting of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the co-located Advanced Photon Source (APS) will be held virtually ...

AI Accelerates Autonomous Discovery at DOE Synchrotron and Neutron Facilities

Researchers are exploring new ways to decrease the amount of data required for scientific discovery. A promising route lies in the emerging field of autonomous discovery ...

DOE Awards $45.5 Million for Projects to Advance Biotechnology Research

The annual joint users meeting of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the co-located Advanced Photon Source (APS) will be held virtually ...

2021 APS/CNM Joint Virtual Users Meeting – May 3-14

The annual joint users meeting of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the co-located Advanced Photon Source (APS) will be held virtually ...

Bio-Imaging Workshop: X-Ray Fluorescence Microscopy – March 2, 2021

The Advanced Photon Source, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility, held a virtual workshop covering the basics of X-ray fluorescence microscopy (XFM) ...

Workshop: Spectroscopy and Modeling for Molecular Insight into Environmental Processes – January 26, 2021

The Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) user facilities jointly hosted a half-day workshop ...

Intern funded by ORNL’s Center for Structural Molecular Biology a finalist in annual Ignite Off competition

Jacob Sumner, a post-baccalaureate intern at ORNL funded by the Center for Structural Molecular Biology, was a finalist in the 2020 Ignite Off competition for his capsule talk ...