Synergy 21 for Spring 2012 features contributions made by Beckman Institute researchers to their fields and to society. Several Institute researchers are taking part in a revolution in medical diagnostic by creating amazing new technologies while others make important contributions to their fields by serving as journal editors and reviewers.
Beckman Institute researchers are on the leading edge of a revolution in medical diagnostics by creating technologies that are less invasive, faster, more efficient, and which will improve the point-of-care experience for medical personnel and patients.
Beckman Institute researchers like Jeff Moore and Jennifer Cole also contribute to advancing science by serving as journal editors.
The first grants awarded from the Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory demonstrate the balanced approach that the University of Illinois units and funding partner Abbott were aiming for with this first-ever interdisciplinary cognition and nutrition research center.
Aron Barbey of the Cognitive Neuroscience group is off to an impressive start as a University of Illinois researcher.
Mark Nelson is a leading software architect at Oracle who made an important contribution as a graduate student at Beckman.