2008 - 2009 Beckman Scholars
Title of Research: Characterization of Metal Ion Binding to Amiloid-ß and α-Synuclein
Title of Research: Computer-Based Modeling of Shaped Pulses in Scattering Media
2007 - 2008 Beckman Scholars
Title of Research: Electrohydrodynamic Processing of Functional Biomedical Scaffolds
Title of Research: Development of Metal complexes as Photo-Triggered Chemotherapy Agents
2006 - 2007 Beckman Scholars
William B. Hudson
Title of Research: Olefins using Nitrogen Heterocyclic Carbenes (NHCs)
Title of Research: Selective Transport of Iron using Host-Guest Recognition of Ferrioxamine B
2004 - 2005 Beckman Scholars
Title of Research: GFP Fusion Protein Dynamics in Drosophila Embryos and Cultured Cells
Title of Research: Identification of Cases of Horizontal Gene Transfer from Prokaryoites to Eukaryotes: jA Comparative Genomics Approach
2003 - 2004 Beckman Scholars
Laura de Marchena
Title of Research: Gs-Gi Switching in G-Protein Coupled Receptors
Title of Research: Isolation and Characterization of a Transducing Bacteriophage of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
2002 - 2003 Beckman Scholars
Title of Research: Through Genetic Manipulations of Drosophila
Title of Research: Identification of Possible Link Between the Human NAD Kinase Gene and Neurodegenerative Disease
2000 - 2001 Beckman Scholars
Title of Research: Computational Study of a Molybdenum-Containing Enzyme
Title of Research: Transforming MutS into a Mismatch-Specific Endonuclease Using 5-Amino-Orthophenanthroline
Title of Research: Application of Projection Matrices to a Wild Baboon Population in Amboseli National Park
Title of Research: The Role of RhoA in Wound Healing
Owing to the sponsor's restriction on the number of applications that may be submitted from Duke (1), anyone wishing to pursue this opportunity should submit the materials outlined below as one PDF. With the information received, the Office of Foundation relations will assist in coordinating Duke’s institutional approach.
One paragraph faculty Bio, if interested in potentially serving as PI or co-PI.
Statement of interest (maximum two pages). Include the following three sections in the statement.
1. Scholar Recruitment and Selection (Section I):
- Briefly describe a proposed scholar recruitment and selection process. This can include:
- Beckman Scholar candidacy criteria, including research experience, distinguishing characteristics, etc.
2. Mentor Recruitment and Selection (Section II):
- Briefly describe a proposed mentor recruitment and selection process. This can include:
- Institutional, department promotion, etc.
- List the qualifications of a mentor
- Selection of the mentors
- Describe any training provided to the mentors
3. Institutional Support (Section III):
- Briefly describe a sustainability plan, unique to the institution’s research climate, for maintaining “Beckman-like” excellence in undergraduate research beyond the Beckman Scholars Program that includes:
- Building on the Program proposed herein, a framework for nurturing future undergraduate researchers in chemistry, biochemistry, the biological and medical sciences, or some interdisciplinary combination of these subjects.
Briefly describe how the institution’s Beckman Scholars Program will differentiate from other institutional programs, and how its success will be measured?
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