• Cycle

    Call Open

    Call Close

    PEER REVIEW Deadline

    Peer Review Meeting (week of)

    Results Announced (week of)

    Scheduling Period Begins

    Scheduling Period Ends

  • 35

    Jul 21/21

    Aug 18/21

    Oct 4/21

    Oct 18/21

    Nov 1/21

    Jan 1/22

    Jun 30/22

  • 34

    Jan 27/21

    Feb 24/21

    Apr 2/21

    Apr 19/21

    May 3/21

    Jul 1/21

    Dec 31/21

  • 33

    Jul 29/20

    Aug 26/20

    Oct 2/20

    Oct 19/20

    Nov 2/20

    Jan 1/21

    Jun 30/21

  • 32

    Jan 29/20

    Feb 26/20

    Apr 13/20

    Apr 20/20

    May 11/20

    Jul 1/20

    Dec 31/20

  • 31

    Jul 31/19

    Aug 28/19

    Oct 18/19

    Oct 28/19

    Nov 4/19

    Jan 1/20

    Jun 30/20

  • 30

    Jan 30/19

    Feb 27/19

    Apr 12/19

    Apr 22/19

    May 13/19

    Jul 1/19

    Dec 31/19

COVID-19 Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals for COVID-19 research remains open and can be submitted through the Rapid Access mechanism.

In an effort to help fight this global pandemic, we have a special Call for Proposals for any work that will actively contribute to finding COVID-related treatments or vaccines, or improve conditions for frontline workers, including developing sensors and diagnostic tools or special surfaces with antiviral properties.

The Call is open to researchers from any institution, in any location. Priority will be given to proposals for the Macromolecular Crystallography (CMCF-BM) beamline, but proposals for other beamlines will also be considered. The Call is limited to work that can be performed remotely, or by mail-in – external users will not be permitted on site. Please discuss the feasibility of your proposal with the appropriate beamline staff before submission.

All proposals should be submitted through the COVID-19 proposal type in the CLS User Portal

All proposals will be subject to technical review by our beamline staff, safety review by our Health, Safety and Environment team, and ethics review if required. In addition, proposals will be evaluated by a committee consisting of CLS Science Managers, chaired by the Science Director and external experts as needed.

For proprietary COVID-19 research, please contact Erika Bergen, Industrial Science Operations Coordinator, 306-657-3867, erika.bergen@lightsource.ca

For up-to-date COVID-19 CLS measures information please visit https://www.lightsource.ca/covid19.html

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