The Beckman Young Investigator Program:

Providing research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers.

Congratulations to the 2015 Beckman Young Investigators

Lawrence David, Ph.D.
Duke University:   Chemistry & Chemical Biology 
Using natural bacterial interactions to control microbial communities

David Flannigan, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota:  Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

Unraveling Charge/Orbital Ordering, Magnesium and Lattice Dynamics with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy

Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, Ph.D.
Northwestern University:  Neurobiology
Synthesis of optical, physiological and computational methods in neuromodulation

Chang Liu, Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine:  Biomedical Engineering & Chemistry
Reprogramming mitochondrial translation for unnatural polymer synthesis

Patrick Mercier, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego:  Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Cellular-Scale Bioelectronics: Exploring New Frontiers in Biology

Peter Nemes, Ph.D.
George Washington University:  Chemistry
Development of a Single-neuron Protein Mass Analyzer: New Frontiers for Neuroscience

Kang-Kuen Ni, Ph.D.
Harvard University:  Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Ultra-cold Molecules for Quantum Chemistry and Molecular Assembly

Alex Shalek, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology:  Chemistry & Institutue for Medical and Engineering Sciences
Micro - and Nanoscale Tools for "Bottom Up" Profiling of Interacting Cellular Systems