Whether it involves “mental fitness” or “brain training” or developing a healthy mind, the general topic of cognitive health is a trendy one these days. It’s an area where science and popular culture overlap, and Beckman Institute researchers have been thrust into the middle of this timely discussion.
The 2007 Beckman Institute Open House was a big hit with the thousands of visitors who crowded the building March 9th and March 10th, perusing almost 30 exhibits put on by Beckman faculty, students, and staff.
Motorola researcher and Beckman alumnus Chen Liu sees a new era dawning in the area of information technology.
Beckman faculty member Scott Carney is a Renaissance man: scientist, professor, weightlifter, and bicycle enthusiast.
The Spring 2007 issue of Synergy is now available. This issue includes cover story "The Science of the Brain: A Beckman Perspective"; a chat with Motorola's Chen Liu; a profile of Beckman faculty member and Renaissance man, Scott Carney; a recap of the 2007 Open House; plus news, honors, and much more.