Celebrating the 116th anniversary of Dr. Beckman's birthday. Dr. Beckman (Apr 10, 1900 - May 18, 2004) left an impact on society that will continue to resonate for years to come. Ingenious and forward-thinking, Dr. Beckman's inventions have saved countless lives and continue to be found in chemistry labs across the globe. Through his philanthropy, his legacy lives on in the 1,000+ Beckman Young Investigators, Scholars, and Postdocs who carry forward with new innovative research. Happy 116th ..