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

User Experiences

Stories from scientists who used BER structural biology resources in their research.

Breaking Boundaries in IR Imaging to Explore Arctic Microbial Activity

July 28, 2022 – Neslihan Taş uses synchrotron-based infrared imaging to investigate shifting microbial processes in melting permafrost soils. More >

Filling the Nanoscale Gap in Understanding Wood Vulnerability

February 16, 2022 – Nayomi Plaza uses small angle neutron scattering at ORNL’s Center for Structural Molecular Biology to investigate wood durability. More >

Neutrons—Making Sustainable Biofuels

July 2, 2018 – Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using neutrons to understand why certain hydrocarbons produced by blue-green algae are important to their biology. More >