Resources & Links of Interest

This is important to the ACA that information and resources regarding crystallography and the surrounding sciences be available to everyone.  The following is a collection of resources for anyone interested in science and crystallography.  


About Crystallography

Crystallography Frontiers: How Chemistry Reveals the Wonder of Everyday Materials
Crystallographic CourseWareby (Margaret Kastner)
Symmetry and Space Group Tutorial
 (Jerry P. Jasinski & Bruce M. Foxman)
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) teaching pamphlets
Kevin Cowtan's Book of Fourier and The Interactive Structure Factor Tutorial
Difference Patterson Tutorial (Charles Brenner, Thomas Jefferson University)
Bragg's Law of Diffraction
Crystallography 101 by Bernard Rupp (maintained at LLNL) 


Educational Links

Careers In Crystallography
Crystallographic Tutorials (Mike Sawayas)
High-resolution Protein Refinement Tutorial using SHELXL (Thomas Schneider)
Twinning Tutorial (Regine Herbst-Irmer)
Refinement of Disorder with SHELXL (Peter Meuller)
Smell Database
The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements
ICE Institute for Chemical Education
ChemConnections modules available
WebElements periodic table of the elements
Journal of Chemical Education Online
NCUR - National Conferences on Undergraduate Research
The Chemistry Place
ThinkQuest, ThinkQuest Junior, Tomorrow's Teachers - design education Web sites
The Why Files
ChemLinks Homepage 


Online Courses

Webinar: XFEL for membrane protein structure determination on crystals grown from LCP


Teaching Crystallography

Teaching Mineralogy with Crystal Structure Databases and Visualization Software
Animations of Physical Processes
How to see in stereo
CCP14 Homepage-Includes: Single Crystal and Powder Diffraction - Methods, Problems and Solutions - Powder Diffraction Structure Solution Pathways - Solving an Organic Structure (Cimetidine) from Powder Diffraction Data.
CHEM 832 : Solid State Structural Methods
YSU Structure Center
Snow Crystals
The Molecular Structure of Green Fluorescent Protein


Crystallographers' Resources

YSSIG/BIOMAC Blackboard Sessions
Sincris Information Server for Crystallography
The RCSB Protein Databank (PDB)
The Scripps Research Institute Metalloprotein Database and Browser
The Nucleic Acid Database
The Entrez Browser at the National Center for Biotechnology Information
IMB Jena Image Library of Biological Macromolecules
HIV Protease Database
Cambridge Structural Database
How to Create an Impactful Poster