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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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"40 Years of Philanthropy" Gala Featured in Orange County Business Journal

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Orange County Business Journal featured Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation's celebration of "40 Years of Philanthropy" Gala in its OC Charity Scene section on page 43 this week. The gala was held on October 13 at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Bestselling author Homer H. Hickam was Guest Speaker for the evening. READ MORE: https://www.ocbj.com/ ..

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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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The Orange County Register Highlights Beckman's Celebration Gala

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018

Page 28-A of The Orange County Register featured a recap of Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation's “40 Years of Philanthropy” Gala on October 21. Board Chair William H. May: "The celebration provided an opportunity to honor Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Beckman for their foresight and generosity in establishing their Foundation. Hundreds of young people working in leading scientific research have benefited from the grants given by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation over many years. T ..

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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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Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation and Segerstrom Center for the Arts Present a Festival of Arts, Science and Family Fun

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018

September 15, 2018 Julianne & George Argyros Plaza FREE Arts + Science = Family Fun at the first Beckman Arts and Science Family Festival coming to the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on September 15, 2018. FREE entertainment, hands-on activities for the curious of all ages, fascinating and informative exhibits plus imagination-expanding workshops will fill the day from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests will be enthralled by ..

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