Images captured at near-atomic scale resolution reveal that tiny viruses with their crystal casing are by far the smallest protein crystals ever analyzed. This opens up new opportunities to understand viruses and develop effective drugs. Credit: Ken Goldie, C-CINA Basel

ASU research aims for a future when medicine has no side effects

Researchers at ASU’s Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery are determined to make this scenario a reality.

ASU is building the world’s first compact XFEL, a research game changer and key to perfecting drugs of the future.
To learn more about how ASU research impacts the globe, visit the Biodesign Institute website. To contribute to groundbreaking medical research, contact Eric Spicer at or visit
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