Benefits Summary - Regular Employees

The 2014 Benefits Summary is for Regular Employees working 20 or more hours per week. It provides a brief description of the benefits offered by Argonne National Laboratory.

Argonne scientists Rajh, Soderholm and Segre named AAAS fellowsDecember 6, 2013

Physical chemist Tijana Rajh, chemist Lynda Soderholm and physicist Carlo Segre of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Pixelligent Technologies granted innovation research award by Dept. of EnergyDecember 4, 2013

Pixelligent Technologies announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Technology available for licensing: CURLSNovember 21, 2013

Containment Unidirectional Resource Loading System expands flexibility of glove boxes and other containment systems.

Rhodobacter System for the Expression of Membrane Proteins

Using photosynthetic bacteria (Rhodobacter) for the expression of heterologous membrane proteins

Synthesizing Membrane Proteins Using In Vitro Methodology

in vitro, cell-free expression system for the production of protein types that are challenging to study: membrane proteins, membrane-associated proteins, and soluble proteins that require complex redox cofactors

2013 Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor and Outstanding Postdoctoral Supervisor Awards presentedNovember 5, 2013

On October 11, four Argonne employees were recognized for their outstanding mentoring and supervisory efforts at an awards presentation during the 2013 Argonne Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. Nominations for the award were submitted anonymously by postdocs.

Collaboration between varied organizations develops larger, more precise photodetectors for the market November 5, 2013

Scientific particle detectors, medical imaging devices and cargo scanners with higher resolutions and cheaper price tags could become a reality, thanks to a three-way collaboration between industry, universities and U.S. national laboratories.

Containment Unidirectional Resource Loading System (CURLS)

Glovebox "tunnel" that allows easy, rapid changeover of resources without losing containment

Small business success story: Telefonix, Inc.October 10, 2013

Telefonix, Inc., was one of the 90 local small businesses and start-ups that participated in Argonne and Fermilab’s inaugural small business outreach event - titled "Doing Business with Argonne and Fermi National Laboratories" - on Aug. 21 at Argonne.