Science Projects at CoSAXS

Röntgen Ångström Cluster

Project title

Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of biology studied by time resolved small angle X-ray and neutron scattering

Research institutes 

  • University of Lübeck
  • University of Gothenburg

X-ray source Sweden

  • MAX IV Laboratory
  • Lund

X-ray source Germany 

  • PETRA III and FLASH at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Hamburg

Neutron sources 

  • European Spallation Source ESS in Lund Sweden

Project leaders
Manfred Rössle (Germany) and Gergely Katona (Sweden)

Interreg – MAX4ESSFUN

Project title
SAXS studies of the activated C1 complex

Young researcher
Alessandra Zarantello

Primary supervisor
Gregers Rom Andersen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University

Co-supervisor
Christopher Söderberg, CoSAXS

Project title: Electrically Assisted Drug Delivery

Young researcher: Éverton Carvalho dos Santos

Primary supervisor: Heloisa N. Bordallo, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen

Co-supervisor: Tomás S. Plivelic, CoSAXS

Project title: Conformational differences among α-synuclein strains versus heterogeneity of phenotypes in Parkinson’s disease and other synucleinopathies

Young researcher: Alexander Svanbergsson

Primary supervisor: Jia-Yi Li, Neural Plasticity and Repair Unit, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University

Co-supervisor: Ann Terry, CoSAXS

Project title: Determination of size and shape of cellulose aggregates to obtain advanced high-performance composites

Young researcher: Karin Sahlin

Primary supervisor: Gunnar Westman, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University

Co-supervisor: Ann Terry, CoSAXS

Project title: Formation and Characterization of Nano-Self-Assemblies Loaded with the Natural Anticancer Drug Thymoquinone

Young researcher: Shen Yu Helvig

Primary supervisor: Anan Yaghmur, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of health & Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Co-supervisor: Ann Terry, CoSAXS

Finished

Project title: Microfluidics setup for the CoSAXS instrument at MAX IV (Interreg)

Young researcher: Aghiad Ghazal

Primary supervisor: Kell Mortensen, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen

Co-supervisor: Ann Terry, CoSAXS

Project title: Anomalous signals in SAXS (Interreg)

Young researcher: 

Primary supervisor: Cedric Dicko, Pure and Applied Biochemistry, Lund University

Co-supervisor: Tomás Plivelic, CoSAXS

Project title: SAXS on highly concentrated protein in levitating droplets (Interreg)

Young researcher: Pernille Sønderby

Primary supervisor: Pernille Harris, Technical University of Denmark

Co-supervisor: Tomás Plivelic, CoSAXS