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The 2014-2015 Beckman Scholars

Logan Logan Bishop
Stevenson group
Probing solvent-ion interactions using experiment and theory
Yousef Yousef Okasheh
Ellington group
Electronic control of proteins, pathways, and cells

The 2013-2014 Beckman Scholars

Marco Marco Howard
Henkelman group
Identification and tuning of nanoparticle catalysts
Hannah Hannah MacDonald
Ellington group
Targeting insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) for potential cancer therapeutic

The 2012-2013 Beckman Scholars

Ricky Ricky Garza
Martin group
Total synthesis of Jiadifenolide
Wade Wade Wang
Willson group
Synthesis and characterization of self-immolative polymers

The 2011-2012 Beckman Scholars

Aaron - need a photo Sam Bienvenu
Shear group
An investigation of population-dependent antibiotic resistance of bacteria using picoliter scale enclosure
Danny - need a photo Yafei Ouyang
Schmidt group
Creating a pre-vascularized tissue scaffold by re-endothelializing decellularized tissue

The 2010-2011 Beckman Scholars

Aaron - need a photo Aaron Seo
Ellington group
Targeting the RNA binding protein Musashi for therapy in tumors of neural origin
Danny - need a photo Danny Tabor
Stanton group
Calculation of enthalpies of formation via isodesmic and hypohomodesmotic reaction schemes

The 2009-2010 Beckman Scholars

Travis - need a photo Travis Turner
Martin group
Concise syntheses of isopavine alkaloids and their analogs
Matt - need a photo Matt Welborn
Henkelman group
Long timescale simulation of core-shell nanoparticle kinetics

The 2008-2009 Beckman Scholars

Lynne - need a photo Lynne Chantranupong
Georgiou group
Engineering humanized arginine deaminase for use as a novel cancer therapy
Devin - need a photo Devin A. Matthews, PhD
Stanton group
An extension of the equation-of-motion coupled cluster method to biradicals

The 2007-2008 Beckman Scholars

Sawyer - need a photo Sawyer Croley, MD
Stevenson group
Evaluation of carbon supported bimetallic nanoparticles for heterogeneous catalysis of hydrogenation reactions
Nick - need a photo Nick Simmons
Martin group
Transition metal catalysis of carbonylative cross-coupling of ortho, ortho-disubstituted arenes

The 2006-2007 Beckman Scholars

Olga Olga Dykhno
Willson group
Toward the Development of Dynamic Polymer Catalysts
Nathan - need a photo Nathan Froemming
Stevenson group
Survival of the Fittest: Using Genetic Evolutionary Algorithms to Design Better Fuel Cell Catalysts

The 2005-2006 Beckman Scholars

Tom Tom Holcombe, PhD
Willson group
Nano-scale pillar formation for the purpose of power production
Jonathan Rice Jonathan Rice, MD
Willson group
Polyolefin destabilization: New approaches to tertiary recycling

The 2004-2005 Beckman Scholars

Emily Emily Cole, PhD (Barton)
Stevenson group
Facile Assembly of Functional Materials using Lithographically Controlled Wetting
Sarah Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Iverson group
Chemistry of Antibody Binding Affinity and Specificity Towards Bacillus anthracis Toxin

The 2003-2004 Beckman Scholars

Megan Megan Wachsmann, MD (Breeden)
Ellington group
The Inhibition of HIV-1 via Gene Therapy using Aptamers
Lauren Lauren Woodard, PhD (Harkinson)
Browning group
A Genetic and Biochemical Analysis of the Isozyme Form of eIF4F in A. thaliana

The 2002-2003 Beckman Scholars

Erin Erin Oakman, PhD
Ellington group
Molecular Combing: A "low-tech" method for making electronic nanostructures
Myrrh Sagy Myrrh Sagy, DVM
Shear group
The Characterization of Intracellular Environments Using Axonal Electrophoresis

The 2001-2002 Beckman Scholars

Nick Conley Nick Conley, PhD
Willson group
Nonlinear optics: Designing new materials
Stella Maeng Stella Kang, MD (Maeng)
Belcher group
RNA-Directed Design of Nanostructures using Peptides with Nanocrystal Binding Specificity
Will Renthal Will Renthal, MD/PhD
Iverson group
Improving antimicrobial cationic peptides

The 1999-2000 Beckman Scholars

Sara Faulkner Sarah McCarthy, JD (Faulkner)
Ellington group
Molecular evolution of beta-glucuronidase
Hau Ho Hau Ho
White group
Formation and characterization of interfaces between dielectric materials and silicon
Cindy Ly Cindy Ly, MD/PhD
Shear group
Subcellular characterization of D-amino acids
Sara Martinez Sara West, MD/PhD (Martinez)
Appling group
The role of homocysteine in metabolism
Shanti Nulu Shanti Nulu, MD
Iverson group
Enzyme evolution using fluorescence-activated cell sorting


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