BER Structural Biology and Imaging Resources
Synchrotron, Neutron, and Cryo-EM
U.S. Department of Energy | Biological and Environmental Research Program


The following reports outline BER program elements and research conducted at DOE user facilities with structural biology capabilities, as well as techniques in biomolecular characterization and imaging science.

Genomes to Structure and Function Workshop Report
Fast-download PDF

U.S. Scientific Leadership Addressing Energy, Ecosystems, Climate, and Sustainable Prosperity: Report from the BERAC Subcommittee on International Benchmarking
December 2022
Overview | Print-quality PDF | Report in Brief

Bioimaging Science Program 2021 Principal Investigator Meeting Proceedings
June 2021 | Previous meetings

DOE BER Biological Systems Science Division Strategic Plan
April 2021
Fast-download PDF | Print-quality PDF | “By the Numbers” infographic

Expected Research Opportunities after the 2023-2024 APS Upgrade

  • Workshop on Biological Science Opportunities Provided by the APS Upgrade
    August 20-21, 2018
  • Workshop to Identify Opportunities in Biological and Environmental Research Uniquely Enabled by the APS Upgrade
    August 28-29, 2018

Grand Challenges for Biological and Environmental Research: Progress and Future Vision
November 2017

Technologies for Characterizing Molecular and Cellular Systems Relevant to Bioenergy and Environment
September 2017

Biological Small Angle Scattering: Techniques, Strategies, and Tips

How Light and Neutron Facilities Can Enable Biological Systems Science Relevant to DOE’s Biological and Environmental Research Mission 
Report from the Workshop convened at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
August 2016

Applications of New DOE National User Facilities in Biology report
February 2012