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Beckman Foundation Announces 2019 Beckman Scholars Program Awardees

  • Friday, January 25, 2019

Thirteen Institutions to Receive Over $1.7 million in Science Funding for Undergraduate Researchers The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation (http://www.beckman-foundation.org/about/the-arnold-and-mabel-beckman-foundation) announced today the selection of its 2019 class of Beckman Scholars Program Awardees, U.S. colleges and universities which underscore the Foundation’s mission of supporting basic research in the chemistry and life sciences. The institutions were selected after a r ..

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Beckman Scholar Caroline Vissers Published

  • Friday, January 18, 2019

2013 Beckman Scholar Caroline Vissers published her research in the Journal of Cell Biology: “Epigenetics and epitranscriptomics in temporal patterning of cortical neural progenitor competence” READ MORE: http://ow.ly/ub2e30nmPHP ..

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Beckman Young Investigator Bo Wang Published

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019

2017 Beckman Young Investigator Bo Wang (Stanford University) published his research in Advanced Healthcare Materials: “Nanomedicine Approaches Against Parasitic Worm Infections” READ MORE: https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201701494 (https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201701494) ..

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Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Ariel Furst Published

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019

2016 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Ariel Furst (University of California, Berkeley) published research in two journals: “Impedance-based detection of bacteria” in Chemical Reviews “DNA hybridization to control cellular interactions” in Trends in Biochemical Sciences READ MORE: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00381 ow.ly/ANWc30nk1hq (https://t.co/fIVrU8iK7X) ..

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NEW! Beckman Speaker and Conference Support Program is Now Open

  • Tuesday, January 08, 2019

As a current Beckman awardee, if you are organizing or hosting a seminar or conference at your institution, consider inviting a member of the Beckman "Family" to be a speaker at your event and submit an application (http://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/speaker-fund) to this program for up to $3,000 in support of speaker travel, room rental fees, reception costs, food and beverages, and printed materials. Qualified speakers include: current/former award recipients, Beckman Institut ..

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Beckman Scholar Camille Potts Published in Journal of Molecular Biology

  • Thursday, December 20, 2018

2017 Beckman Scholar Camille Potts from Trinity University published her research in the Journal of Molecular Biology: Functional and Biochemical Characterization of Dib1’s Role in Pre-messenger RNA Splicing. Highlights retrieved from the journal included: Spliceosomal protein Dib1 is centrally located in the putative active site of the spliceosome Novel Dib1 mutants stall spliceosome assembly or activation Exogeneous Dib1 protein can rescue Dib1 mutants in whole-cell yeast  ..

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It's Newsletter Sign-up Time!

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018

Newsletter Signup (http://eepurl.com/dLE3O6) Click the link above and subscribe to receive the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Newsletter. ..

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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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