Fragment-based screening is now well-established as a powerful approach to early drug ("lead") discovery.
For any questions related to the booking of your accommodation, please contact the user office (email: USEROFFICE@diamond.ac.uk)
Research complex access request
Please email the RCaH User Office (email@example.com) and cc-in your local contact with the following information:
If you also need to come for crystallisation, please add in cc Halina Mikolajek (email:firstname.lastname@example.org) and Claire Strain-Damerell (email: email@example.com) and state that you will also need the crystallisation facility.
If it is your first time in the Research Complex, please remember to bring your passport on the first day along with the induction forms which will be sent to you directly.
Please note that on each visit you will need to visit the RCaH User Office (located on the 1st floor) on your arrival to get your card activated. Their office is open from Monday to Friday at working hours (9-12am and 1-4pm, 3pm on a Friday)
To help you and your local contact, please fill in this crystallisaton form and send it back to your local contact as soon as possible. The earlier we spot a problem, the sooner we can work together to solve it.
Especially if you are coming from abroad and will require your local contact to set up some crystallisation plates for you, please provide your local contact with as much information as possible.
If you want to bring your own library, please dispense your compounds in one of those 3 Echo compatible plates (see Labcyte webpage):
Complete this template for the mapping of your source library and send it back to your local contact.
We have prepared some handouts and documentation on the XChem pipeline. It is worth having a browse at those documents prior to your visit as the pipeline contains a lot of steps.
They are in the 'Manuals and documentation' page, which can be found here.
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