Jeffrey Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry and professor of materials science and engineering, has been named interim director of the Beckman Institute, effective April 16.
Joachim T. Operskalski, a graduate student in the Decision Neuroscience Laboratory at the Beckman Institute, is examining how people evaluate risk when making medical decisions.
Congratulations to the following students who were recently named recipients of the Beckman Institute student awards. The awards were presented during a ceremony on Saturday, April 23, in the Beckman Institute atrium.
Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Tomasz Wrobel examines the chemical changes in tissues in order to predict the recurrence of prostate cancer.
In a collaboration with Carle Foundation Hospital, Beckman researchers have been using a new technique, magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), in a study of epilepsy.
According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 54 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for bone fractures. In order to determine how osteoporosis can affect bones, Eric Currier, a Beckman graduate student in mechanical science and engineering, examines mice femurs to find the determinants of bone strength.
Using a new tool in the Molecular Imaging Laboratory (MIL), researchers can study in real time how cholesterol affects tumor progression in breast cancer.
The Information Technology Services Group at the Beckman Institute has kept up with rapid technological changes in order to serve Beckman faculty, staff, and students.