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Support to our local community - $25,000 Gift to Irvine Public Schools Foundation for the Irvine CubeSat Program

  • Monday, June 12, 2017

We are proud to announce our donation of $25,000 to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation’s (IPSF) to support the Irvine CubeSat STEM Program. The donation will contribute to the funding of the second phase of the CubeSat program, Irvine02, by the Irvine Unified School District and IPSF for the 2017-18 academic year. “We are deeply appreciative to the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation for their donation to our Irvine CubeSat STEM initiative. Their generosity will enable th ..

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2017 Class of Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation announced today its 2017 class of Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows, individuals who underscore the Foundation’s mission of supporting basic research in the chemistry and life sciences. They were selected after a three-part review led by a panel of scientific experts. The Foundation will award more than $2.6 million in funding for 20 exceptional research fellows from 13 universities: - Marco Allodi, Ph.D., University  ..

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BYI Peterson publishes on research results

  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Summary: Using chiral nonlinear spectroscopy, we discover a chiral water superstructure surrounding DNA at ambient conditions. This chiral spine of hydration is templated by the helical structure and provides a direct label-free probe of the solvation shell. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acscentsci.7b00100  ..

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2017 Beckman Young Investigators Selected

  • Friday, May 19, 2017

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation announces the selection of the 2017 class of Beckman Young Investigators: Victor Acosta, Ph.D. - University of New Mexico Jeremy Baskin, Ph.D. - Cornell University Pamela Chang, Ph.D. - Cornell University Dan Fu, Ph.D. - University of Washington Erik Grumstrup, Ph.D. - Montana Stata University A. Fatih Sarioglu, Ph.D. - Georgia Institute of Technology Jose Rodriguez, Ph.D. - University of California, Los Angeles Bo ..

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4 Former BYI Awardees Elected to National Academies

  • Thursday, May 04, 2017

The National Academies elected 84 new members this week, including 4 Beckman Young Investigator award winners and one Beckman Institute Director! Congratulations to: Dr. Jeff Moore, Interim Director, Beckman Institute at University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign Dr. Phil Baran, Scripps Research Institute Dr. Geoffrey Coates, Cornell University Dr. Leemor Joshua-Tor, Cold Spring Harbor Dr. Rachel Wilson, Harvard Medical School http://www.nasonline.org/news-and-mult ..

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Beckman Foundation Announces Funding for Breakthrough Microscope Technology

  • Monday, April 03, 2017

Congratulations to the five Research Institutions selected to receive the Foundation's $12.5 million investment in cryogenic-electron microscopes this year. The funding will go toward installing state-of-the-art Cryo-EM instrumentation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (http://web.mit.edu/), University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (http://www.med.upenn.edu/), University of Utah (http://www.ut ..

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2017 Beckman Scholars Program Award Announcement

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Congratulations to the institutional recipients of the 2017 Beckman Scholars Program Award! Boston University Bowdoin College Brigham Young University Grand Valley State University Northwestern University Pomona College Tufts University University of Colorado, Boulder University of San Diego Villanova University Wellesley College  ..

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2016 Beckman Symposium

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The 2016 Beckman Symposium was held Aug 4 - 6, 2016 in Irvine, CA. Over 250 Beckman Award winners and top researchers across the country participated in talks, seminars, and poster sessions to discuss their research projects and form new collaborations. This annual gathering of the "Beckman Family" carries on the legacy of Dr. Beckman and his endless curiosity for new technology and scientific breakthrough. Thanks to all who came together to make the meeting a success! ..

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2016 Beckman-Argyros Award Winner Announced

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Congratulations Dr. Jeremy Nathans, Johns Hopkins University, for receiving the 2016 Beckman-Argyros Award for Vision Research. This award consists of a $400,000 research grant and a $100,000 prize to Dr. Nathans for his groundbreaking research in vision sciences. Dr. Peter McDonnell, Johns Hopkins University, was also in attendance to help present the award to Dr. Nathans. ..

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2017 Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research

  • Friday, July 29, 2016

Now accepting nomination applications for the 2017 Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research! Click here (/programs/beckman-argyros-vision-program-information) for details, criteria, and link to online application portal. ..

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