Navigation Links
Beckman Foundation Announces Funding for Light-Sheet Microscopy and Data Science
Date:11/12/2019

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation today announced an open call for proposals from nonprofit U.S. universities and research institutions for its Instrumentation Grant for Advanced Light-Sheet Microscopy and Data Science. The grant will provide support of up to $1.2 million per site for the acquisition of instrumentation, development and maintenance; support for data science collaborations within research teams; and costs for proposed research programs. Investing in this instrumentation underscores the Foundation’s mission of supporting research breakthroughs in chemistry and the life sciences.

Light-sheet microscopy, recognized with the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Betzig, Hell and Moerner, uses a plane of light to perpendicularly illuminate a cross-section of a sample, permitting the user to rapidly produce high-resolution images while imposing less stress and damage on the sample than with conventional light microscopy. The Foundation is eager to expand access to the dynamic, 3D, and long-term imaging capabilities offered by light-sheet microscope modalities such as super-resolution light-sheet, lattice light-sheet, Airy beam light-sheet, single-optic light-sheet, and multi-photon imaging in order to tackle new biological questions enabled by these advanced imaging techniques.

“The Beckman Foundation has identified advanced light-sheet microscopy as an exciting new technology area that has the potential to help answer many challenging research questions. This grant has two aims: To provide access to this cutting-edge technology, and also to incorporate the data science experts in the core program teams for innovations in data analysis techniques and sharing results with the broader research community,” explained Dr. Anne Hultgren, Beckman Foundation’s Executive Director. “In 2017 we introduced a similar grant that brought Cryo-EM technology to several institutions, and we are excited to make a new instrumentation investment that will increase access to the field of light-sheet microscopy.”

Proposal details and instructions are available on the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation application submission portal. Questions regarding eligibility can be directed to Dr. Anne Hultgren at InstrumentGrants@beckman-foundation.org. Program awards are tentatively scheduled to be funded by May 2021.

About the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Located in Irvine, California, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation supports researchers and nonprofit research institutions in making the next generation of breakthroughs in chemistry and the life sciences. Founded in 1977 by 20th century scientific instrumentation pioneer Dr. Arnold O. Beckman, the Foundation supports institutions and young scientists whose creative, high-risk, and interdisciplinary research will lead to innovations and new tools and methods for scientific discovery. For more information, visit http://www.beckman-foundation.org/.

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/beckman_foundation_announces_funding_for_light_sheet_microscopy_and_data_science/prweb16700584.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2019 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related biology news :

1. In Honor of Military Appreciation Month, Enso Discoveries Donates $1,000 to the Green Beret Foundation to Help Families of the Wounded, and Those Suffering from Loss
2. The Arch Mission Foundation Announces Digital Data Stored in DNA Added to Lunar Library™, Creating Groundbreaking Archive of Knowledge on the Moon
3. Slone Partners Founder Adam Slone’s Life Serve Youth Foundation Completes Third Annual Tennis Camp, The Only Sleepaway Tennis Camp In The U.S. For Underserved Youth
4. ivWatch Achieves ISO 13485 Certification: Provides Foundation for International Distribution
5. Community Foundation Of The Verdugos Unveils Campaign To Fund Glendale-Burbank DNA Justice Project
6. Guang Yue, Ph.D., of Kessler Foundation awarded NIH grant for cancer rehabilitation research
7. Kessler Foundation researchers find foot drop stimulator beneficial in stroke rehab
8. Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awards 200 NARSAD Young Investigator grants
9. Mellon Foundation awards grant for major project in the humanities and sciences
10. Jeffrey Modell Foundation supports Belgian research on primary immunodeficiency
11. International Balzan Foundation announces 2014 prize winners
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/14/2019)... ROCHELLE, Va. (PRWEB) , ... November 13, 2019 ... ... announced today that Robert Peterson, RAC , a regulatory affairs and program ... in the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, has joined the firm as an ...
(Date:11/12/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... November 12, 2019 , ... ... manufacturing of orthopedic medical devices, today announced the creation of a Global Regulatory ... in the Medical Device industry is that the regulatory element to any Medtech ...
(Date:11/12/2019)... Ore. (PRWEB) , ... November 12, 2019 , ... ... launching Cross-Channel Spend Optimizer that improves digital advertising performance up to 25% and ... Digital Advertising, Cross-Channel Spend Optimizer uses advanced multi-touch attribution (MTA) to predict best ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:11/12/2019)... ... November 12, 2019 , ... Peggy Lillis ... about the deadly healthcare-associated infection C. diff. The campaign, “See C. diff,” ... which kills at least 30,000 people in the U.S. each year. The campaign ...
(Date:11/5/2019)... , ... November 05, 2019 , ... ... announced it has received CE Mark for its Fusion Bx 2.0 prostate fusion ... and user-friendly interface, the Fusion Bx 2.0 will give urologists across Europe the ...
(Date:10/30/2019)... ... 2019 , ... While using cold plasma to kill cancer cells isn’t an ... of Mines & Technology are exploring new ways to regulate cold plasma technology ... successful, the technique would prove to be a drug-free, minimally invasive cancer treatment that ...
(Date:10/26/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... October 24, 2019 , ... ... investment in Bichsel Medical Marketing Group (BMMG), a boutique healthcare-specific marketing ... the offerings of its in-house Healthcare Strategy Division. , Healthcare clients in pharma, ...
Breaking Biology Technology: