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 July	20,	2009                                                                                            Volume	62,	No.	14



 Researchers image crucial anthrax protein
                                                                                          ‘State	of	the	Lab’	posted	online




                                                                                          Argonne Director Eric Isaacs presented the annual “State of the Labora-
                                                                                          tory” report to employees July 14. The address has been posted online to
                                                                                          Inside Argonne. Photo by George Joch.

                                                                                          inside.anl.gov/otd/state_of_our_laboratory/

 Crystal structure of the anthrax protein CapD.
                                                                                          Employee	input	results	in
 By Louise Lerner                             Fellow. “This is why macrophages
                                              can’t deal with the protective capsule of
                                                                                          handicapped-accessible	door
      Anthrax, long feared for its            anthrax. They could easily find a regular
 potential as a biological weapon, has        peptide made of ‘L’ amino acids, but
 lost some of its mystery. Argonne and        this is a unique configuration, and they
 University of Chicago researchers have       can’t recognize it. That’s how they fool
 determined the structure of a protein        the system.”
 crucial to the virulence of anthrax                Joachimiak and the team wanted to
 bacteria.                                    map out the crystal structure of CapD.
      One of anthrax’s most danger-           Once the researchers discovered the
 ous features is its ability to exist as a    enzyme’s structure, they could begin to
 spore — an inactive sealed package that      search for a molecule that could block
 can survive extreme conditions outside       its function — which in turn would
 its host for long periods. Once in the       make the bacteria more vulnerable to
 bloodstream, however, the bacterium          human defenses.
 germinates, triggering a dangerous in-             By using brilliant X-rays at the
 fection. The activated anthrax bacterium     Structural Biology Center 19ID beam-
 looks like a thin rod swathed in a thick     line at Argonne’s Advanced Photon
 protective capsule coating. This capsule     Source, the team was able to image
 coat lets the bacteria evade mac-            two versions of the protein: one with a
 rophages, the roving white blood cells       molecule of imitation capsule material
 that form the first line of our immune       attached, and one without.
 response.                                          “It looks like Pac-Man,” Joachimi-    Based on feedback to the Employee Safety and Health Committee, a
      The researchers examined a gene         ak said. “The jaws are open when it’s       handicapped-accessible door was installed at the Building 213 Cafeteria.
 that codes for a particular enzyme called    empty, but when the ligand attaches, it          In response to an employee sugges-     employee involvement. The committee
 CapD, a protein that helps the bacteria      clamps down around it.” Then the en-        tion to the Argonne Employee Safety and     is responsible for working with manage-
 form its protective coating once it enters   zyme cleaves the polymer and attaches       Health Committee (ESHC), an automatic,      ment to make safety programs more
 the body. CapD sits on the surface of        it to the surface of the cell.              handicapped-accessible door was recently    effective.
 the cell, grabs molecules of the cap-              The paper, “Crystal Structure         installed at the Building 213 Cafeteria.         Membership is voluntary; members
 sule’s building blocks (poly-D-gamma-        of Bacillus anthracis Transpeptidase             The employee informed an ESHC          must be non-managers approved by the
 glutamic acid, or PDGA) and attaches         Enzyme CapD,” will be published in the      member that there was no handicapped        appropriate director. Initial members will
 them to the bacteria’s outer wall to form    Journal of Biological Chemistry.            entrance to Building 213. The ESHC pre-     serve one, two, or three-year terms.
 its shield.                                        The work to characterize anthrax      sented the issue to the Director’s Safety        The ESHC encourages employees to
      “The PDGA peptide construction          and other pathogenic or important           Council where the process was started to    communicate any safety issue or concern
 is unusual; for example, it is made with     bacteria is part of an initiative by the    resolve the issue.                          to the committee. To provide input to
 the ‘D’ isomer of glutamic acid instead      Midwest Center for Structural Genom-             The Employee Safety and Health         the committee, contact the ESHC chair,
 of the ‘L’ form found in proteins,” said     ics, an NIH-funded consortium of eight      Committee promotes a safe work              Donna Gudgel, at gudgel@anl.gov or ext.
 Andrzej Joachimiak (BIO), co-author          institutions, and the Region V Great        environment at the laboratory through       2-6341.
 of the study and Argonne Distinguished       See “Anthrax” on page 3


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•	 ARGONNE	PARTNERS	WITH	TURKEY	TO	PROMOTE	CLEAN	ENERGY		
   TECHNOLOGIES	 (PAGE 2)
•		ARGONNE	RECOGNIZED	DURING	VISUAL	CELEBRATION	OF	GREAT		
   SCIENCE	(PAGE 3)                                                                              ARGONNE	 NATIONAL	 LABORATORY	 IS	 MANAGED	 BY	 UCHICAGO	 ARGONNE,	
• PIONEERS	PLAN	24TH	REUNION	(PAGE 4)                                                            LLC	FOR	THE	U.S.	DEPARTMENT	OF	ENERGY
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                                                                                                                                       What is new for the XM Expense
In 2004, energy consumption in               said Argonne’s Guenter Conzelmann             given in the environmental field. It
                                                                                                                                       Management System?
the Turkish steel industry resulted          (DIS). “Our training and models will          recognizes outstanding achievement
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Patterson	named	chief		                                                                    Argonne	recognized	during	visual		
of	Argonne	Fire	Dept.                                                                      celebration	of	great	science	




Craig Patterson, who has more than 23 years of service with the Argonne
Fire Department, has been promoted to chief.

      Craig Patterson has been pro-           position,” said Security and Counter-
moted to chief of the Argonne Fire            intelligence Division Director Larry
Department.                                   Collins. “We are truly fortunate to have
      Patterson has more than three           an individual of Craig’s caliber, and the
decades of fire department service,           Argonne Fire Department is in good
having held the positions of firefighter,     hands as we move to the future.”
firefighter/paramedic, apparatus engi-             Patterson replaces Gordon Veer-
neer, fire lieutenant and battalion chief.    man, who retired at the end of May
He has more than 23 years service with        after more than 46 years with the
the Argonne Fire Department, the last         Argonne Fire Department and 32 years
16 as battalion chief. In his first service   as chief.
as a firefighter he was honored with the           In addition to providing the labora-
“Rookie of the Year Award” from the           tory with essential emergency services
Manhattan Fire Department, which also         — fire prevention and control, ambu-
twice named him “Firefighter of the           lance, and paramedics — the Argonne
Year.”                                        Fire Department also handles a broad         This simulation won an OASCR at the SciDAC conference. It was com-
      “Craig brings a wealth of knowl-        range of fire protection information,        puted on the Argonne's IBM Blue Gene/P Intrepid and visualized on the Ar-
edge, skill and expertise to the chief’s      inspections and permitting.                  gonne Leadership Computing Facility's Eureka, using Argonne-developed
                                                                                           volume rendering software. The visualization was done by Brad Gallagher
                                                                                           of the University of Chicago ASC/Alliance Flash Center. The Flash group
Applications	sought	                          Argonne	recognized	                          has a grant of 70 million hours on the Intrepid, from the U.S. Department
for	Director’s		                              for	support	of		                             of Energy's Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and
                                                                                           Experiment (INCITE) program, to conduct the first rigorous, systematic
Postdoctoral		                                adoption                                     validation of four current models of the type Ia supernovae.

Fellowships                                         Argonne was among 23 organiza-
                                              tions honored by the Cradle Foundation
                                                                                                Argonne received two of the U.S.
                                                                                           Department of Energy’s Office of Ad-
                                                                                                                                      computer runs for the winning entries
                                                                                                                                      were done at the Argonne Leadership
     Applications are being sought for        for its adoption-related benefits and as-    vanced Scientific Computing Research       Computing Facility (ALCF). The com-
the Director’s Postdoctoral Fellowships.      sistance programs.                           (OASCR) Awards for visualizations          putations were carried out on one of the
Candidates for the Director’s Postdoc-              Argonne joins such companies and       produced by using Argonne’s energy-        world’s fastest and most energy-efficient
toral Fellowships are selected based on       organizations as Accenture, Crate & Bar-     efficient supercomputer, Intrepid, along   supercomputers: Intrepid, Argonne’s
their research and academic accomplish-       rel, McDonald’s Corporation and State        with Eureka, one of the world’s largest    IBM Blue Gene/P. The visualizations
ments and the strength of their research      Farm Insurance on the list of honorees.      graphics processing units.                 were performed on Eureka with soft-
proposal. They will collaborate with Ar-            The Foundation is an adoption ser-          The awards were presented during      ware developed at Argonne. Eureka is
gonne scientists and engineers on existing    vices organization providing education,      the Scientific Discovery through Ad-       also located at the ALCF and is one of
programs and on new initiatives. These        guidance and lifelong support on parent-     vanced Computing (SciDAC) confer-          the world’s largest graphics processing
fellows do not incur any cost to Argonne      ing choices with the goal of creating and    ence held in San Diego. The top 10         units, providing more than 111 teraflops
divisions.                                    sustaining nurturing families.               winners were selected by the partici-      and over 3.2 terabytes of RAM.
     Candidates are required to submit the          More information about The             pants of the conference at the Electron-        The winning entries were car-
following application package:                Silver Cradle Awards and The Cradle          ic Visualization and Poster Night.         ried out by teams supported by DOE’s
        • Nomination memo (2 pages or         Foundation is available at www.                   “Visualizations provide an incred-    Innovative and Novel Computational
fewer) from an Argonne sponsor (with          cradlefoundation.org.                        ibly powerful way for scientists to        Impact on Theory and Experiment
copy to Division Director)                                                                 gain new insights into complex prob-       (INCITE) program, which awards
        • Research proposal (2 pages or                                                    lems,” said Mark Hereld, who leads         sizable allocations of time — typi-
fewer)                                        Anthrax                                      the visualization and analysis efforts     cally, millions of processor-hours per
        • Three letters of recommendation                                                  for the Argonne Leadership Computing       project — on some of the world’s most
from other than Argonne staff                 Continued from page 1                        Facility. “At Argonne, we are fortu-       powerful supercomputers in order to
        • CV                                  Lakes Regional Center of Excellence          nate to have the expertise in software     address grand challenges in science and
        • List of publications, abstracts     in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious        development and computation and the        engineering.
and significant presentations                 Diseases Consortium.                         hardware resources necessary to make            The INCITE program goes beyond
        • Graduate school transcripts              Funding for this research was           these visualizations possible.”            providing access to supercomputers. A
     The application deadline is Monday,      provided by the National Institutes of            The Argonne winning visualiza-        key aspect of the program is to connect
Sept. 14. Questions and comments should       Health, the National Institute of General    tions were “Turbulent Flow of Cool-        scientific and technical staff, enabling
be directed to Giselle Sandi, postdoctoral    Medical Sciences, and the National In-       ant in an Advanced Nuclear Reactor”        researchers to leverage Argonne’s
programs coordinator, at gsandi@anl.gov       stitute of Allergy and Infectious Disease    and “Simulation of the Gravitationally     expertise in optimizing applications to
or ext. 2-1903.                               Regional Centers of Excellence. The          Confined Detonation (GCD) Model of         scale successfully to an unprecedented
                                              Advanced Photon Source is supported          a Type Ia Supernovae for Ignition at       number of processors to solve some of
www.dep.anl.gov/postdocs/director-            by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences       Multiple Points.”                          our nation’s most pressing science and
postdoc.htm                                   within the DOE Office of Science.                 Both the visualizations and the       technology challenges.

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Pioneers	plan	24th	reunion                                                                 Postdoc	symposium	 Employees	receive	
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their 24th annual reunion dinner Sunday,      ber of attendees. Reservations cannot be
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                                                                                           session is also planned, along with a        ployee when safe behavior or initiative is
by dinner. A cash bar will be available.      itz and Evelyn Rutkowski. For more
                                                                                           wine and cheese reception to promote         displayed, which gives the employee im-
Music for dancing will be provided.           information contact Evie Fagan at (630)
                                                                                           networking among Argonne's academic          mediate recognition. For more information
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DINING ROOM SET - Haywood Wake-               crowave, small, 1000 kW. $15. 18-speed       ruobingxie@yahoo.com.                        and bathroom, refrigerator/dishwasher,
field all wood dining set, six chairs,        bike, with frame for woman/man, thin                                                      ceiling fans, blinds, storage, front and
table, server, additional leaves. Excellent   tires. $20. Danial Doss. (630) 960-3150.     AUTOMOBILES                                  back patios, laundry facility, well-
condition. $1,500. John Rohrer. (815)                                                                                                   maintained brick building, convenient
439-7789.                                     TOOLS - Sears Craftsman 15 1/2”              2003 BUELL - Firebolt, 15K miles, fast       location, close to lab. No pets, free
                                              drill press, model 113.24610. Sears          and fun bike, not enough time to ride.       heat and hot water. $900/month. Sam
BOOKS - “North Woods Wildflowers,”            Craftsman 12” bandsaw-sander, model          Can send pictures. $5,500 OBO. Melissa       Ambegaoker. (630) 960-5731.
Doug Ladd, Falcon Publishing, 2001,           113.243310. Sears Craftsman 10”              Kane. (815) 693-8000.
270 pages, paperback with descriptions        radial arm saw, model 113.23100. All                                                      WANTED
and high-quality photographs. Four            on stands. Saws have vacuum attach-          2002 ACURA - RSX Type-S, 6 speed
brand-new copies available. $10 each.         ments. View pics and manuals at www.         manual, 98K miles, new clutch and            KAYAK- Rigid with good initial
Kenneth Dritz. (708) 598-3119.                searspartsdirect.com. $200 each. Robert      performance tires (front), type-R spoiler,   stability, single or double passenger.
                                              Laird. Bob.Laird@comcast.net.                regular maintenance, nice car! $9,000        Used for touring, speed not an issue.
MISCELLANEOUS - 20” new boys’                                                              OBO. Raymond Ziegler. (815) 341-2130         Kathleen Winner. (815) 254-4250.
bike. $40. Like new boys’ bike. $25.          CEILING FAN - 32 in., three-speed, five      or zig1225@comcast.net.
Two like new girls’ 16” bike. $25. New        blades, white, used very little. $15. Gene                                                AUTOMOBILE - Toyota/Honda,
girls’ bike. $35. Battery-operated Jeep.      Palys. (708) 354-2088.                       HOUSING                                      1997-2001 in excellent condition,
$30. Brand new booster seat. $10. Tod-                                                                                                  reasonably priced, for high school stu-
dler picnic table. $10. Big Fisher Price      KIDS THINGS - 2 Evenflow booster             HOUSE/RENT - Single family house             dent. Denise Moores. (630) 335-0076.
house, like new. $30. Will send pictures.     car seats, black and grey for 20-100 lbs,    with open floor plan, 3 bedrooms, 2.5
Nancy Sanchez. (815) 886-4332.                29-54”. $25 each. Eddie Bauer folding        bathrooms, bright kitchen, awesome deck      TO BE GIVEN AWAY
                                              double stroller, new was $180, asking        perfect for entertaining. On cul-de-sac,
HAMSTER ITEMS - Hamster cage,                 $80. Darlene Tonelli. (815) 609-1237.        close to I-55, shopping and schools, 15      KITTENS - Two adorable black kit-
tubes, ball, food, etc. $20. Colleen Tobo-                                                 minutes to Argonne. $1,650 per month.        tens, very gentle, litter-box trained.
lic. (815) 370-8125.                          KEYBOARD - Yamaha Keyboard                   Xiaohua Wang. fenlucky@hotmail.com.          Karen Kucer. (815) 838-3609.
                                              DGX 505 with stand, 88 piano-style

								
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