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A Conversation with Dr. Jonathan M. Spenner: Celebrating 20 Years of Beckman Scholars

  • Friday, September 15, 2017

Then: 1998 Beckman Scholars Program Award Recipient, Northwestern University Now: Registered Patent Attorney and Member, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd. in Chicago AMBF: Prior to college, were you curious about a career in science? JS: I was always very interested in science. I remember being in the second grade and dreaming of becoming a “space scientist,” of course not understanding much about science at all. In the sixth grade, I thought I wanted to design ..

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A Conversation with Dr. Margaret "Meg" L. Estapa: Celebrating 20 Years of Beckman Scholars

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Then: 1998 Beckman Scholars Program Award Recipient, Carleton College Now: Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Skidmore College AMBF: Prior to college, were you curious about a career in science? ME: Yes, I was definitely curious about a career in science as I loved my high school chemistry classes. However, as the first in my family to pursue a career in science I didn’t really know much about the paths I could take. AMBF: What exposure did you have to knowing ..

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A Conversation with Dr. Christopher Vakoc: Celebrating 20 Years of Beckman Scholars

  • Friday, July 14, 2017

Then: 1998 Beckman Scholars Program Award Recipient, Pennsylvania State University Now: Assistant Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; MD, University of Pennsylvania, 2005 PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2007 AMBF: Prior to college, were you curious about a career in science? CV: Yes. I always saw myself having a career in science or engineering, although I never imagined myself in academia. AMBF: What exposure did you have to knowing what research in a la ..

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A Conversation with Dr. Ming C. Hammond: Celebrating 20 Years of Beckman Scholars

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Meet Dr. Ming Hammond, one of the members of the inaugural class of Beckman Scholars, and read her thoughts and perspectives regarding the personal impact of the program on her undergraduate experience and resulting career. Then: 1998 Beckman Scholars Program Award Recipient, California Institute of Technology Now: Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley “The support of my research mentor and the Beckman Scholars Program ..

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A Conversation with Dr. Anne McNeil: Celebrating 20 Years of Beckman Scholars

  • Thursday, May 18, 2017

Meet Dr. Anne McNeil, one of the members of the inaugural class of Beckman Scholars, and read her thoughts and perspectives regarding the personal impact of the program on her undergraduate experience and resulting career. "THANK YOU Beckman Foundation - for your support for me and the thousands of other young scientists over the last 20 years." Then: 1998 Beckman Scholars Program Award Recipient, College of William & Mary Now: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Chemistry and  ..

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