Category Archives: About BEACON

Teaching computing to biologists

This week at BEACON, two different computing workshops are being taught: Bootcamp for Biologists, covering the entry-level basics needed for people interested in taking BEACON’s Computational Science for Evolutionary Biologists Software Carpentry: Software Carpentry‘s aim is to teach researchers basic computing … Continue reading

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BEACON’s Kalyanmoy Deb receives honorary doctorate

Kalyanmoy Deb, a BEACON Researcher and the Koenig Endowed Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University, received an Honorary Doctoral Degree from the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland on August 24, … Continue reading

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BEACON Summer REU Students Shine

BEACON’s summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a 10-week intensive residential program targeting the recruitment of underrepresented students to conduct research with a faculty mentors. This past summer, BEACON funded sixty-seven students across the partner schools at six … Continue reading

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BEACON Top-Up Recruiting Fellowships at MSU

Call for NominationsNew Graduate StudentBEACON Top-Up Recruiting Fellowships Sponsored byThe BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in ActionAn NSF Science and Technology Center  One goal of BEACON is to initiate and support research and training activities that involve the … Continue reading

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2011 BEACON Annual Report

The 2011 Annual Report is now available, describing all the great research, education & outreach, knowledge transfer, and diversity initiatives that BEACONites have been doing over the past year! Click here to download the PDF.

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