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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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Beckman Foundation Names Mark Bear, Ph.D., of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as 2018 Beckman-Argyros Vision Research Award Winner

  • Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Newly Funded Research Supports Recovery from Amblyopia The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation today announced its 2018 Beckman-Argyros Vision Research Award (http://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/beckman-argyros-vision-award-recipients) winner is Dr. Mark Bear, Picower Professor of Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Presented annually, the award recognizes an individual who has made and is continuing to make significant, transformative br ..

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Beckman Foundation Extends Kids@Science Funding for Three Years

  • Wednesday, July 25, 2018

$600,000 Donation Equips Orange County Teachers with Science Kits and STEM Workshops IRVINE, Calif. (PRWEB) July 25, 2018 The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation announced a $600,000 donation to extend its support of Kids@Science Foundation’s professional development for STEM teachers over the next three years. The contribution will enable K-5 teachers throughout Orange County to obtain free registrations for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) workshops that include ful ..

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#AMBF40years: A Conversation with Professor Jeffrey Field

  • Friday, July 13, 2018

Then: 1993 Beckman Young Investigator Award Recipient, University of Pennsylvania Now: Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine AMBF: When you heard about the Beckman Young Investigator opportunity, what inspired you to apply? JF: It was my first year as an independent scientist and I had no funding, so I was applying for anything that crossed my desk. AMBF: What was your research focused on? What were the results?  ..

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University of Idaho: Beckman Scholars Hope to Make Tendon Cells Grow and Brain Disorders Scarce

  • Friday, July 06, 2018

(l-r) Mentor Peter Fuerst, Scholar LeeAnn Hold, Mentor Nathan Schiele. Photo credit: University of Idaho Originally published June 2018 at https://www.uidaho.edu/research/news/featured-research/2018/beckman-scholars. (https://www.uidaho.edu/research/news/featured-research/2018/beckman-scholars) Written by Rosemary Anderson, University Advancement Republished with permission from Jennie Hall, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, University of Idaho Making Te ..

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Beckman Foundation Announces Re-launch of Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Sciences or Chemical Instrumentation

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation announced the re-launch of its postdoctoral fellowship and the opening of the program’s application window. The Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Sciences or Chemical Instrumentation supports advanced research by postdoctoral scholars within the core areas of fundamental chemistry or the development and build of chemical instrumentation. Research must be innovative in method, speed or process, or represent new instrument technology. ..

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#AMBF40years: A Conversation with Professor David W. Piston

  • Friday, June 15, 2018

Then: 1993 Beckman Young Investigator Award Recipient, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Now: Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Professor and Head, Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis AMBF: When you heard about the Beckman Young Investigator opportunity, what inspired you to apply? DP: During my post-doc the lab had invented a new microscopy approach based on two-photon excitation, and I was working on developing it for biological ex ..

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