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Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc.

High Pressure Cryo-Cooler for X-Ray Crystallography (HPC-201). Superior x-ray diffraction patterns! The devices fundamental design is based on a process developed by Cornell University scientists Prof. Sol M. Gruner and Dr. Chae Un Kim. This exciting new technology enables the simultaneous capture of both amplitude and phase information from a single anomalous diffraction (SAD) of a cryocooled protein crystal, thereby providing sufficient data to solve the crystal structure of a protein with apreviously

unknown structure.


For more information please go to: adc9001.com/products/view/455

or stop by ADC’s Booth 108.


Advanced Light Source (ALS)
is the destination for thousands of users every year, with world-class beamlines available for protein and chemical crystallography, extreme conditions diffraction, SAXS, and x-ray tomography. Many of the MX beamlines have undergone recent upgrades, producing higher flux and smaller spot sizes. Endstations are rich in advanced features and the beamline staff are known for their dedication to helping users.


With more than 20 years of experience, Agilent Technologies has proven expertise in providing innovative X-ray diffraction systems for routine analytical chemistry and challenging small molecule and protein diffraction studies. With a full portfolio of diffractometer platforms, Agilent offers systems that deliver high-quality crystallographic data for all applications and budgets.


Since 1947, American Crystallographic Assn represents crystallographers in North & South America and welcomes members from around the world. The Canadian Div. exists to promote the interests of Canadian members and provide for an elected official to represent this interest on Council.

There are 12 Scientific Interest Groups: Biological Macromolecules, Fiber Diffraction, General, Industrial, Light Source, Materials Science, Neutron Scattering, Powder Diffraction, Service Crystallography, Small Angle Scattering, Small Molecules, and Young Scientists. 

ACA is a Regional Affiliate of IUCr, publishes Structural Dynamics, a online, open access journal, ACA RefleXions, a quarterly magazine, and hosts the largest annual crystallographic annual meeting in the Americas.

ACA… where structure matters

Founded in 1922, Anton Paar has 1800 employees worldwide, providing a dense customer support network. The company is market leader for non-ambient attachments for X-ray diffraction and offers the most comprehensive range of sample stages, covering temperatures from –190 to 2300 °C and various atmospheric conditions. Anton Paar also offers the most versatile small-and-wide-angle X-ray scattering equipment on the market—SAXSpace—featuring transmission and reflection geometry, point and line collimation mode, automated sample handling and software packages for routine data analysis.

Area Detector Systems Corporation
We recently achieved three Sulfur SAD protein structure solutions with our new Dual Mode Pixel Array Detector. Dual Mode pixels can be set into either X-ray counting or charge ramp integrating mode under software control. 100,000,000 X-rays/pixel/second in new charge ramp accumulation mode with absolutely no saturation effects. Only * 1 MICROSECOND *  between images!  Nearly ideal support for shutterless data collection.
web: www.adsc-xray.com


  Art Robbins Instruments (ARI) is dedicated to providing best in class and robust solutions for protein crystallization labs. All of our products provide the speed, reliability and performance required to produce exceptional results.


The new Scorpion Screen Builder is the most versatile dispenser built for protein crystallization. Aspirate from/to 96 and 24 well plates, 50, 15 and 2 mL tubes and deep well blocks. Volume range is 1 µL to 1 mL.


The Gryphon LCP provides repeatable and reliable results. Seal a plate in less than 90 seconds. With industry leading speed and performance, the Gryphon LCP is the system of choice for leading labs around the world.


Come by and see these and all of our products, Crystal Gryphon INTELLIPLATES® and Crystal Phoenix.



Avant-garde Materials Simulation (AMS) offers contract research, software and software development services in the fields of Crystal Structure Prediction (CSP) and force field parameterization.

  With more than 20 years of experience in the field AXO DRESDEN manufactures high quality single & multilayer X-ray optics, complex optical systems for hard and soft X-rays, XRF reference samples  and other high precision nanometer thin films. We deliver standard products as well as tailored solutions.
  Bio-Rad's Life Science Group develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of laboratory instruments, apparatus, and consumables used for research in functional genomics, proteomics, and food safety. The group ranks among the top five life science companies worldwide, and maintains a solid reputation for quality, innovation, and a longstanding focus on the success of its customers.

Bruker - Provider of advanced X-ray solutions in life sciences, chemical and materials science. The D8 VENTURE and D8 QUEST solutions for structural biology and chemical crystallography feature the cutting edge PHOTON 100 CMOS detector. Systems include state of the art rotating anode generators and IuS microfocus sources with low maintenance and high brilliance for Mo, Ag or Cu. Our industry-leading systems provide highest sensitivity for micro crystals and weak diffractors, with powerful crystallographic software. Visit us at IUCr Booth #241 to see our latest single and dual source systems as well as our revolutionary METALJET Ga X-ray source.


The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) provides invaluable structural knowledge to the scientific community both for academic research, teaching and the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The CCDC curates the ever-growing database of small molecule crystal structures, the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD); our expertise, software and database tools benefit a broad spectrum of users.

  Cambridge Reactor Design is a UK Company - a specialist supplier of chemistry solutions.  We have invented a cooling device the size of a shoebox.  One of the principle uses is in the area of crystallization Our Polar Bear Plus - Crystal is able to offer near perfect cooling rates under programming conditions.  Volumes from 0.1 mL to 1 L can be catered for.  It is one of the most beautiful things we have ever made – it’s here at the IUCr – Booth 138.
  The Canadian Light Source (CLS) is Canada’s national centre for synchrotron research and a global centre of excellence in synchrotron science and its applications. Located in Saskatoon, the CLS runs the Canadian Macromolecular Crystallography Facility - two beamlines enabling high-resolution structural studies of proteins, nucleic acids and other macromolecules, satisfying the requirements of the most challenging and diverse crystallographic experiments.

The Canadian National Committee for Crystallography (CNCC) sponsors Canadian student travel awards and poster prizes, represents Canadian crystallographers at the IUCr General Assembly, and members have played a significant role in the organization of IUCr 2014.


web: www.canadiancrystallography.ca

  Collaborative Computational Project No. 4 (CCP4) has been serving the software needs of the macromolecular crystallography community for more than 30 years. Today it is a highly comprehensive suite, providing tools and packages covering all aspects from data collection through to structure deposition

Providing today’s researchers with the newest products of the highest quality, Cedarlane is a vital resource to the Life Science industry. Cedarlane’s customers take advantage of access to over 2 million products from over 1000 top global suppliers. We offer a large variety of products for  crystallography. Open six days a week, we strive to save you money through consolidation and timely, affordable delivery. Please visit our website for more information www.cedarlanelabs.com


CCG (Chemical Computing Group) is a leading supplier of software solutions for life sciences. With a proven track record in scientific innovation, CCG provides state-of-the-art applications in drug discovery to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and academic researchers. CCG headquarters are in Montreal (Canada), with support offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information visit: www.chemcomp.com


conformational search software, low energy conformers, conformation analysis

CONFLEX specializes in the development of software for  fast, exhaustive conformation searching and analysis critical to drug discovery and chemical engineering. CONFLEX 7 also predicts the crystal structures of small organic compounds based only on molecular structure, and is also capable of searching conformational polymorphs and automatically comparing them to experimental data.

  CrystalMaker Software Award-winning software for crystal & molecular structures modelling and diffraction simulations. Featuring point-and-click molecule building, energy minimization, and geometry optimization. With its spectacular 3D graphics (with output for iPad), multi-structure animation/video, plus a free viewer for your students, CrystalMaker is the ideal tool for crystallography teaching & research.

For more than two-hundred and sixty years the name De Gruyter (www.degruyter.com) has been synonymous with high-quality, landmark publications in natural sciences and humanities. Besides textbooks and journals on STM we publish the monthly appearing “Zeitschrift für Kristallographie – Crystalline Materials” founded in 1877 and the Open Access “Zeitschrift für Kristallographie – New Crystal Structures”.





DECTRIS hybrid-pixel and micro-strip X-ray detector systems have transformed data collection at synchrotrons. Main advantages are unsurpassed dynamic range, noise-free counting and high frame-rates, providing best possible data at shortest acquisition times. Our laboratory series brings all advantages of the hybrid-pixel technology to your laboratory. DECTRIS customized detector solutions enable novel experiments.


Douglas Instruments manufactures the Oryx range of protein crystallization systems for screening and optimization. All systems can perform vapor diffusion, microbatch-under-oil and hanging drop experiments, and all are suitable for automated random microseeding.  

New for 2014 is the launch of our LCP options for membrane protein crystallization. The Oryx range combines versatility with value. Visit us at booth #107
Visit our website at www.douglas.co.uk/mms.htm


European Crystallographic Association (ECA)


The objectives of the Association are  to contribute to the advancement of crystallography in all its aspects, including related topics concerning the non-crystalline states. ECA also aims to promote European cooperation in crystallography and to encourage the development of crystallography in neighbouring regions such as the Middle East and Africa.

web: www.ecanews.org


ECM29 – 29th European Crystallographic Meeting, Rovinj,Croatia, Aug. 23rd – 28th, 2015


ECM29 will be held in Rovinj, a coastal Croatian town with long tradition in tourism, suitable accommodation facilities and plethora of cultural treasures. The conference center  is within the walking distance from the hotels and historical center. The city is well connected to the world by highways and several internationalairports in vicinity.

For more go to: http://ecm29.ecanews.org


ECM-30 - European Crystallography Meeting, Basel, Switzerland - August 28th - September 1st 2016


The European Crystallographic Association and the Swiss Crystallographers invite you to the European Crystallography Meeting, ECM-30, to be held in the beautiful cityECM-30  of Basel, Switzerland, from August 28th until September 1st 2016. More than 40 mini-symposia in 4-5 parallel sessions with international speakers across all disciplines will be offered.


Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Excillum makes the world's brightest microfocus X-ray tubes, the MetalJet tubes.

  Formulatrix was established in 2002 to provide protein crystallization automation solutions. Since then, we've started developing the next generation of liquid handlers using microfluidic technology. Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, we supply software and robotic automation solutions to leading pharmaceutical companies and academic research institutions around the world. Our team works tirelessly to provide the best products in the industry with support that is second to none.
  GE Healthcare Life Sciences provides technical expertise and innovative tools for a wide range of applications, from basic research of cells and proteins, to disease research and drug discovery, as well as tools for large-scale manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals. Whether it is protein purification, verification of purity, characterization of biomolecular interactions, or visualization within cells, we have solutions for you.  Come by our booth #141 and start the discussion.
  Genevac Ltd. World leaders in Centrifugal Evaporator technology, Genevac's high performance systems are designed for use in chemistry, biology and analytical science applications. From concentrating a few microliters to removing up to 100 litres of solvent, our applications now include EXALT a revolutionary new crystallisation technique. Genevac is part of SP Scientific.
web: www.genevac.com
  Huber Diffraction is a manufacturer of precise positioning and diffraction equipment for laboratory, synchrotron and neutron applications.

Incoatec develops and produces Multilayer Optics for diffractometers and synchrotrons. Our Microfocus Source IµS is available in different configurations with collimated or focused beams for crystallography, small-angle scattering and material research. Our SCATEX pinholes prevent parasitic scattering at pinhole edges leading to better performance of SAXS home-labs and synchrotron beamlines.


Infinity Biochemicals is an ISO 9001:2008 certified Canadian supplier of bioreagents and custom solutions, including screening and optimization reagents. We specialize in quality bacterial and yeast culture media (LB Miller/LB Lennox/TB modified), supplementary reagents, and biological buffers (Tris/HEPES/MOPS), providing our customers with 1kg off-the-shelf packages to 3000kg production size batches.

web: www.infinitybiochemicals.com


ICDD’s material identification databases are designed for rapid materials identification and interfaced with diffractometers and data analysis systems of the world’s leading software developers and manufacturers of X-ray equipment.The Powder Diffraction File is available in PDF-2 Release 2014; PDF-4+ 2014; PDF-4/Minerals 2014; and PDF-4/Organics 2015.


IRELEC, mechanical engineering company, designs and manufactures custom and highly reliable systems for scientific research and high-tech industry. Its specific knowledge of Synchrotrons and collaboration with leaders of future developments in crystallography, allow IRELEC providing the best answers to the growing need of automation for tomorrow’s processes.

  IYCr - We are delighted to be able to celebrate IYCr2014 in Montréal in the midst of the crystallography community, which has embraced the Year with such tireless enthusiasm. Visit the booth # 402 to pick up free copies of special issues and calendars commemorating IYCr2014. You can also order a souvenir T-shirt and learn about the activities that are:  increasing public awareness, inspiring young people, fostering international collaboration and promoting education and research, all designed to leave a permanent legacy for the future.  web: IYCr 2014
  The IUCr Newsletter is a quarterly on-line publication providing articles of interest to the international scientific community. The Asian Crystallographic Association is the regional Associate of the IUCr, representing the crystallographers in Asia and Oceania. The European Crystallographic Association is the regional Associate of the IUCr, representing the cystollagraphers in Europe and Africa.

IUCr - IYCr2014 has provided the perfect opportunity for the IUCr not only to launch IUCrJ but also to revamp its existing journals, broadening their scope, supplementing their editorial boards and refreshing their design as all titles move to online-only publication.  ActaE is going one step further and is being re-launched this summer.  Why not pop along to one of our workshops in the "crystallography café" to learn about the new article types and easy submission procedure? Visit our booth #401 to find out about new Volumes of International Tables, pick up free copies of special-issue booklets and join the World Directory of Crystallographers and our social networks to stay informed and engaged.   web: IUCR


IUCr - France

French Crystallographic Association candidates for the organization of the IUCr 2020 Congress and General Assembly, Paris, 4-10 August 2020. www.iucr2020.org


web: www.afc.asso.fr


IUCr - Hyderabad, India 

India will host the XXIV Congress & General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography 2017 from 21-29 August 2017 in Hyderabad. A warm welcome to crystallographers across the world to our ancient and intriguing nation!


Hyderabad is a modern city of 8 million people that retains its old world charm. The iconic symbol of the city is the Charminar or four minarets, which draws its inspiration from the tetragonal crystal system. It is the central motif of our logo for IUCr 2017.


IUCr - Czech and Slovak Crystallographic Association

Invitation to host the 25th IUCr Congress in 2020 Prague. After our bids during the last years, we believe that, Prague, as a historical city located in the heart of Europe is the most suitable place for the anniversary meeting of crystallographers from all over the world.  web: www.xray.cz 

  Labcyte is revolutionizing liquid handling. Echo® liquid handlers use sound to precisely transfer liquids. Labcyte instruments are used worldwide throughout the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology firms, CROs, and academic institutions. Our customers work across a wide spectrum of scientific research, including drug discovery, genomics, proteomics, diagnostics, personalized medicine, and imaging mass spectrometry.   Learn more at: www.labcyte.com
  Lyncean Technologies, Inc. develops and manufactures state-of-the-art Xray sources.  Lyncean's Compact Light Source (CLS) is the first laboratory-scale technology in the world that produces X-rays like those available at the National Laboratory facilities.  The CLS opens a broad range of X-ray science to a diverse community of researchers, from structural biology and biomedical imaging, to pharmaceutical and chemical sciences, to semiconductor metrology and nanotechnology.  For industrial applications, the CLS offers novel capabilities for non-destructive, in-situ metrology and process control for advanced manufacturing.

marXperts is a new team founded by experts from Marresearch. We manufacture and sell the well-known mar345 image-plate detector , mardtb goniostats and marmµX data-collection systems . Our products are synonymous with high quality, longevity and ease-of-use with an unsurpassed  cost/performance ratio. We are proud to say that they are "Made in Germany".

web: www.marxperts.com




Microlytic is a leader in the development and commercialization of innovative products for the structural biology laboratory. Our flagship product is the Crystal Former: a microfluidic device is the perfect marriage of high throughput with high output crystallization. More crystals, flexible integration in any workflow, direct crystal access. At our core is a team of highly experienced crystallographers with a commitment to improving crystallization outcomes, reducing the time and cost of protein structures and providing superior customer and technical support.

  MiTeGen designs, manufactures and distributes products for the crystallization and X-ray diffraction of proteins and small molecule compounds. In addition to MiTeGen's core innovative crystal mounting products, we now offer the leading crystallization plates, screening kits and high-throughput hardware needed to prepare your samples for screening and data collection.

Molecular Dimensions is dedicated to supplying ground breaking products for Protein Crystallogrphy.  We specialize in market-leading academically developed resources for protein crystal growth, including pioneering screening kits, the highest quality crystallization plates, and novel automated solutions.  Molecular Dimensions - the choice for the very best in protein crystallization.


Founded in 2009, NatX-ray specializes in automated X-ray crystallography data collection and samples transfer systems, the G-Rob system.

NatX-ray’s line of products includes lanthanide complexes, pucks and puck holders, a visualization bench and a micro-spectrophotometer. NatX-ray LLC is the exclusive distributor of the Greiner CrystalQuick X TM plate in North America.


OlexSys Software & Services - The new standard application for solving, refining and finishing small-molecule crystal structures. We are also offering expert crystallographic training and provide services, which will see your structures from diffraction through to publication. Visit us and learn how to get the most out of your diffraction data. OlexSys - Don't diffract without us!
web: www.olexsys.org



At Oxford Cryosystems, we continuously build upon our reputation as one of the world's leading manufacturers of low temperature instrumentation and software for x-ray diffraction.

By combining a long tradition of high quality engineering with expertise in macromolecular crystallography, small molecule crystallography, and powder diffraction, we endeavour to produce the most efficient and dependable nitrogen and helium cryostats for crystallographers worldwide.


Oxford University Press 
With origins dating back to 1478, Oxford University Press is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. Our Global Academic Publishing program spans the entire academic and higher education spectrum, including a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products. Visit our stand to browse books and to pick up sample copies of our journals, or visit online at www.oup.com for more information.

  PANalytical has built on >50 years of experience as Philips Analytical to become the innovation leader, focused on delivering analytical solutions for R&D and process control.  XRD solutions include R&D100 award-winning Empyrean, for  no-compromise with the most application capability, and new X’Pert3 family – from economical Powder system to the gold standard in high resolution XRD, the X’Pert3 MRD/MRD-XL.

Protein BioSolutions provides viable solutions for scientists inv production, purification, characterization and crystallography.  We provide sales and service for instruments and devices to assist in the protein prod1Jction workflow.  Key offerings include the Protein Maker for parallel protein purification of up to 24 proteins at a time, the Opti Matrix Maker for affordable and simple production of crystallization optimization screens, and the Plug Maker for nanovolume protein crystallization.

web:  pbiosolutions.com


Rayonix high-speed, high-resolution X-ray detectors have no count rate limitation, no gaps in the imaging area and only 1msec dead time. New detector geometries allow the direct beam to pass through, for simultaneous SAXS/WAXS datacollection. Talk to us about custom versions of our detectors.

web: rayonix.com


Research Detectors Inc.
RDI makes large area CMOS detectors optimized for shutter-less data collection of crystallography data. Two systems are available – one for protein crystallography experiments on synchrotron beam lines (CMOS_8M) and the other for laboratory systems (CMOS_1M). These systems produce significantly better quality data much faster than conventional CCD systems.

web:  www.researchdetectors.com 


Rigaku instruments lead the way for understanding the structure of matter in the fields of biology, chemistry and material science. Dedicated to supplying instruments for the structural biology and chemistry communities, Rigaku drives discoveries that increase our understanding of the universe at a molecular level. Products include instrumentation and software for macromolecular and chemical crystallography, crystallization automation and biological solution scattering. Rigaku supports its products with expertly trained engineers and scientists who are dedicated to providing high-quality service through personal accountability and professional commitment to our customers. For more information on Rigaku products, please visit www.rigaku.com.


STOE & Cie GmbH develops and manufactures X-ray diffractometers serving scientists in chemistry, pharmacy, mineralogy, and material science worldwide. Based on decades of experience STOE builds instruments with extraordinary precision and longevity and develops new products in close collaboration with the customers. The strong customer orientation of STOE is well-known.


At Taylor & Francis we have a Chemistry collection of almost 100 journals covering all aspects of the subject. Our portfolio is growing all time, including recent additions of pure open access titles. We’ve been celebrating crystallography in 2014, with a collection of free to view articles here http://bit.ly/TFCrystal


TTP Labtech’s mosquito is the number one liquid handling instrument on the market today. Mosquito’s precise, repeatable results enable a perfectly reliable drop, every time, while simultaneously enabling your protein samples go further. The portfolio of products includes:

TTP Labtech’s mosquito Crystal makes protein crystallization screening faster, more cost-effective and quite simply, easier than ever before.

TTP Labtech’s mosquito LCP fully automates LCP set-up accurately and repeatedly by dispensing the highly viscous LCP mixture and quickly covering with precipitant.

TTP Labtech’s dragonfly screen optimizer is the newest instrument from TTP Labtech, a liquid handler designed for simple, fast and accurate screen optimization with extremely low dead volume which can dispense any liquid type, regardless of viscosity.


To see the full range of liquid handling instrumentation for proteincrystallographers, visit TTP Labtech’s booth at IUCr 2014.


The U.S. National Committee for Crystallography represents U.S. crystallographers in the International Union of Crystallography through The National Academies’ National Research Council.  The USNC/Cr promotes the advancement of the science of crystallography, a key tool for a variety of fields in biological and physical sciences, in the United States and throughout the world.


The Worldwide Protein Data Bank (wwPDB) is a collaboration of organizations hosting deposition, curation and distribution centers for PDB data.  Its mission is maintaining a single PDB archive that is freely and publicly available to the global community.
Visit us at booth #114 and learn about the new validation pipeline and new Deposition and Annotation system.
web: www.wwpdb.org


With more than 13 years of experience, Xenocs has developed a strong expertise in the development and production of high performance instruments for characterizing nano structured materials. With its new SAXS/WAXS equipment - Xeuss - that is based on unique proprietary technologies, Xenocs is leading the way to ultimate nanostructure studies in the lab. Xenocs is operating worldwide through a strong network of distributors ensuring local support and close contact to customers.