George Lountos, Ph.D., with a Rigaku MicroMax-007 HF rotating anode X-ray generator in the Macromolecular Crystallography Laboratory.

A research team of scientists from the National Cancer Institute and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research recently identified the structure of a key protein of the virus that causes the highly lethal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. The team is now using that discovery in the search for new drugs.