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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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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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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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Alumni Highlight: Abigail Knight, PhD

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Abigail Knight, PhD, reflects on her experience as a 2016 Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow (UCSB) and 2009 Beckman Scholar (UNC-Chapel Hill). ..

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Three Beckman Scholars Turn Student Poster Presentation into Rare Collaboration between College and Industry

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Beckman Scholars Chris AmEnde ('02), Nicholas Ball ('03) & Cristian Woroch ('18) brought together Pomona College and Pfizer to introduce a new method toward sulfonamides from sulfonyl fluorides using a calcium salt. The rare collaboration between a small liberal arts college and industry resulted in the first method to use a single set of reaction conditions for the transformation - and may highlight the sulfonyl fluoride as a useful precursor to sulfonylation reactions. ABSTRACT:  ..

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Davidson College: Drug Use and Mitochondria: Beckman Scholars’ Research Answers New Questions

  • Friday, June 01, 2018

PHOTO (l-r): Beckman Scholars Sarah Ethridge ('18) and Ummer Qureshi ('17) Article originally published 05/24/18 at https://www.davidson.edu/news/news-stories/180524-beckman-scholars-research-answers-new-questions Republished with permission from Davidson College, Patricia Massey Hoke More people will die this year from opioid abuse than from gun violence, car crashes or AIDS. "I love that the results of our work are tangible and provide hope for reduction in this  ..

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Beckman Scholar Jared Balik Publishes: High interspecific variation in nutrient excretion within a guild of closely related caddisfly species

  • Friday, May 25, 2018

Learn more about what Beckman Scholar Jared Balik (Allegheny College '14) has been working on: ABSTRACT: Understanding the amount of variation in functional traits between closely related species within guilds is critical for understanding links between community composition and ecosystem processes. Nutrient excretion is an important link between animals and their environments, and aquatic invertebrate communities can supply a considerable proportion of ecosystem nutrient deman ..

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A Conversation with Dr. Christopher am Ende: Celebrating 20 Years of Beckman Scholars

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018

Then: 2003 Beckman Scholars Program Award Recipient, University of Delaware Now: Principal Scientist, Chemical Biology and PET Synthesis Lead, Internal Medicine and Medicinal Chemistry, Pfizer, Inc. AMBF: Prior to college, were you curious about a career in science? CAE: Yes, I have always been interested in how things work and would constantly be taking things apart. I was also curious about all things biology and animal related and initially considered pursuing a career as a  ..

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A Conversation with Dr. April Agee Carroll: Celebrating 20 Years of Beckman Scholars

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Then: 1999 Beckman Scholars Program Award Recipient, California State University, Fullerton Now: Vice President of Research and Development for AeroFarms® AMBF: Prior to college, were you curious about a career in science? AC: I always enjoyed science and had a natural curiosity, but never considered a career in research until the Beckman Scholars program. I never expected to find my calling in conducting research, but as soon as I joined a lab and became a part of the res ..

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