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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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Beckman Foundation Announces 2019 Beckman Scholars Program Awardees

  • Friday, January 25, 2019

Thirteen Institutions to Receive Over $1.7 million in Science Funding for Undergraduate Researchers The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation (http://www.beckman-foundation.org/about/the-arnold-and-mabel-beckman-foundation) announced today the selection of its 2019 class of Beckman Scholars Program Awardees, U.S. colleges and universities which underscore the Foundation’s mission of supporting basic research in the chemistry and life sciences. The institutions were selected after a r ..

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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 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 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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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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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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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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Three Beckman Scholars Turn Student Poster Presentation into Rare Collaboration between College and Industry

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Beckman Scholars Chris AmEnde ('02), Nicholas Ball ('03) & Cristian Woroch ('18) brought together Pomona College and Pfizer to introduce a new method toward sulfonamides from sulfonyl fluorides using a calcium salt. The rare collaboration between a small liberal arts college and industry resulted in the first method to use a single set of reaction conditions for the transformation - and may highlight the sulfonyl fluoride as a useful precursor to sulfonylation reactions. ABSTRACT:  ..

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Davidson College: Drug Use and Mitochondria: Beckman Scholars’ Research Answers New Questions

  • Friday, June 01, 2018

PHOTO (l-r): Beckman Scholars Sarah Ethridge ('18) and Ummer Qureshi ('17) Article originally published 05/24/18 at https://www.davidson.edu/news/news-stories/180524-beckman-scholars-research-answers-new-questions Republished with permission from Davidson College, Patricia Massey Hoke More people will die this year from opioid abuse than from gun violence, car crashes or AIDS. "I love that the results of our work are tangible and provide hope for reduction in this  ..

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