A feature story in Sunday's News-Gazette describes how staff members at the Beckman Institute's Integrated Systems Laboratory took a popular video game and repurposed it for use in their facilities.
The Beckman Institute Spring 2008 Graduate Student Seminar Series will feature the following presentations: "Decoding Natural Scene Categories From Distributed Patterns of fMRI Activity" by Eamon Caddigan; "A General Method for Discovering Inhibitors of Protein-DNA Interactions Using Photonic Crystal Biosensors" by Leo L. Chan; and "Aging in Different Cultural Environments: Visual Brain Activity and Eye-Movements" by Joshua Goh.
NeuroTech group member Charles Cox studies how neurons communicate at the synaptic level in order to gain insight into the cellular mechanisms that underlie cognitive function and behavior.
Tracey Wszalek, Associate Director of the Beckman Institute's Biomedical Imaging Center, has been named as a winner of the 2008 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) pioneers and researchers from across the country will gather March 26-28 at the Beckman Institute on the University of Illinois campus to honor the late Nobel Laureate Paul C. Lauterbur.
The 2008 Beckman Institute Fellows are Jacob Eisenstein, Agustín Mihi, Amy Shih, and Joel Voss. The Fellows are appointed for up to three years and will begin as early as July of this year.
A start-up company that grew out of research into self-healing materials by Beckman Institute faculty members Scott White, Nancy Sottos, Jeff Moore, and their colleagues was the focus of a feature article in Sunday's News-Gazette. White and former Beckman researchers Magnus Andersson and Gerald Wilson are featured in the article.