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Boston College’s Incoming Beckman Scholars Plan to Study Unnatural Amino Acids and RNA Regulators

  • Friday, March 29, 2019

By Ed Hayward Retrieved online at: https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/bcnews/science-tech-and-health/biology-and-genetics/beckman-scholars-2019.html Beckman Scholars BC sophomores Kaitlin Malley and Patrick McGeoghegan selected for premier fellowship supporting outstanding undergraduates in the sciences Biochemistry majors Kaitlin Malley and Patrick McGeoghegan have been named Beckman Scholars by the premier fellowship program funded by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation  ..

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Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Anthony Barley Published

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019

2015 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Anthony Barley (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) published research in the journal Systematic Biology titled, "Impact of model variations on the inference of species boundaries under the multispecies coalescent." READ MORE: https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syx073 (https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syx073)  ..

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BYI Ashleigh Theberge Elected Co-Vice Chair for Gordon Research Conference

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019

2018 Beckman Young Investigator Ashleigh Theberge (University of Washington) was newly elected as Co-Vice Chair for the Gordon Research Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics. Congratulations!  ..

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BYIs Shiv Halasyamani and Carla Koehler Named AAAS Fellows

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Congratulations to 2002 Beckman Young Investigators Shiv Halasyamani (University of Houston) and Carla Koehler (UCLA), who were both newly elected to the rank of AAAS Fellow. READ MORE: https://www.aaas.org/page/2018-fellows (https://www.aaas.org/page/2018-fellows) ..

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Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Beau Alward Published

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019

2017 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Beau Alward (Stanford University) published research in the journal Hormones and Behavior titled, “Hormonal regulation of social ascent and temporal patterns of behavior in an African cichlid.” READ MORE: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.12.010 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.12.010) ..

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Beckman Scholar Caroline Vissers Published

  • Friday, January 18, 2019

2013 Beckman Scholar Caroline Vissers published her research in the Journal of Cell Biology: “Epigenetics and epitranscriptomics in temporal patterning of cortical neural progenitor competence” READ MORE: http://ow.ly/ub2e30nmPHP ..

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Beckman Young Investigator Bo Wang Published

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019

2017 Beckman Young Investigator Bo Wang (Stanford University) published his research in Advanced Healthcare Materials: “Nanomedicine Approaches Against Parasitic Worm Infections” READ MORE: https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201701494 (https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201701494) ..

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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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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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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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