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MRL Alumni in the Beckman Young Investigator Competition Awardees

May 2019
The MRL is very pleased to see the results of the 2019 Beckman Young Investigator Competition:  2019 Beckman young investigator awardees
Three of ten awardees,
Frank Leibfarth, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Jia Niu, Ph.D., Boston College
Kimberly See, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
are MRL alumni!
From the press release:
"The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation announced the selection of its 2019 class of Beckman Young Investigator Awardees from U.S. colleges and universities. The awardees exemplify the Foundation’s mission of supporting the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science. They were selected from a pool of over 300 applicants after a three-part review led by a panel of scientific experts. This year’s award offers $600,000 in funding over four years."