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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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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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