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Beckman Young Investigator Chang Liu Published in Cell

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018

New paper by 2015 Beckman Young Investigator Chang Liu at UC-Irvine on accelerated and simplified directed evolution by building parallel genetic pathways into live cells so the cells themselves drive the evolutionary mutations. Demonstrates rapid and reproducible evolutionary landscapes. READ MORE: UCI News: https://news.uci.edu/2018/11/08/uci-scientists-simplify-and-accelerate-directed-evolution-bioengineering-method/?fbclid=IwAROCVrRYXu45tv8Mcijq5ncerSUsJCWzVbx7uc28YTyyu9d ..

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Beckman Young Investigator Dr. Xiaowei Zhuang Receives 2019 Breakthrough Prize

  • Friday, November 02, 2018

Congratulations to 2003 Beckman Young Investigator Dr. Xiaowei Zhuang from Harvard University on receiving the 2019 Breakthrough Prize from Howard Hughes Medical Institute! READ MORE: https://breakthroughprize.org/News/47 ..

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Beckman Scholar Dr. David Fooksman Speaks at Barnard College Regional Symposium

  • Friday, October 26, 2018

1998 inaugural Beckman Scholar Dr. David Fooksman, now at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, shared his “accidental path to myeloma” research as Guest Speaker during the Beckman Scholar-Mentor Regional Symposium hosted by Barnard College on October 26. SEE MORE: https://twitter.com/hashtag/barnardbeckman2018?src=hash ..

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Beckman Scholar Hayden Rudd Published in Tetrahedron Letters

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018

2015 Beckman Scholar Hayden Rudd from Furman University published her research in the journal Tetrahedron Letters; demonstrated the first total synthesis process for hibiscone B, with future work directed towards synthesis of bombaxone and understanding the bioactivity of these natural products. READ MORE: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040403918310451?via%3Dihub#! ..

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Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Noelle Stiles, PhD, Publishes in PLoS One

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018

2016 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Noelle Stiles, PhD, (University of Southern California/California Institute of Technology) published her research in the journal PLoS One; created two illusions to reveal how the senses can influence each other in her study of the brain's decision-making process. READ MORE: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0204217 ..

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Four Beckman Young Investigators Receive 2018 NIH Director's New Innovator Awards

  • Thursday, October 04, 2018

Congratulations to four of our Beckman Young Investigators for receiving the 2018 NIH Director's New Innovator Award! Alistair Boettiger, Ph.D. (2018 BYI) Yiyang Gong, Ph.D. (2016 BYI) Sabrina Spencer, Ph.D. (2016 BYI) Ke Xu, Ph.D. (2016 BYI)READ MORE: https://commonfund.nih.gov/newinnovator/AwardRecipients ..

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Beckman Scholar Rachel Lo Publishes in Conservation Genetics

  • Thursday, August 30, 2018

2015 Beckman Scholar Rachel Lo from the University of Florida published her research paper in the journal Conservation Genetics; it explores whether interspecific hybridization has fitness consequences for loggerhead, hawksbill and olive ridley sea turtles. READ MORE: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10592-018-1101-8 ..

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#AMBF40years: A Conversation with Professor Jeffrey Field

  • Friday, July 13, 2018

Then: 1993 Beckman Young Investigator Award Recipient, University of Pennsylvania Now: Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine AMBF: When you heard about the Beckman Young Investigator opportunity, what inspired you to apply? JF: It was my first year as an independent scientist and I had no funding, so I was applying for anything that crossed my desk. AMBF: What was your research focused on? What were the results?  ..

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University of Idaho: Beckman Scholars Hope to Make Tendon Cells Grow and Brain Disorders Scarce

  • Friday, July 06, 2018

(l-r) Mentor Peter Fuerst, Scholar LeeAnn Hold, Mentor Nathan Schiele. Photo credit: University of Idaho Originally published June 2018 at https://www.uidaho.edu/research/news/featured-research/2018/beckman-scholars. (https://www.uidaho.edu/research/news/featured-research/2018/beckman-scholars) Written by Rosemary Anderson, University Advancement Republished with permission from Jennie Hall, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, University of Idaho Making Te ..

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2015 BYI Kang-Kuen Ni Receives DOE Early Career Award

  • Thursday, July 05, 2018

Congratulations to 2015 Beckman Young Investigator Kang-Kuen Ni (Harvard University) on her 2018 DOE Early Career Award! Her research titled, "State-to-State Molecular Reactions in the Ultracold Regime" will be supported by the Department of Energy for the next five years. LEARN MORE: https://science.energy.gov/early-career ..

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