Beckman Scholars Program - Mentors

Beckman Scholars must do research in the lab of one of the outstanding faculty members, listed below. They have all chosen to mentor undergraduates in this program and come from a variety of departments in the physical and the biological sciences. The group includes faculty recognized by the highest teaching awards at UChicago--the Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and the J. and J. Neubauer Junior Faculty Development Award. All have vigorous, nationally-funded research programs with an stellar record of mentoring undergraduates in their research areas.

Sean Crosson Program Director
Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Erin Adams
Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Gregory Engel
Professor, Department of Chemistry

Margaret Gardel
Professor, Department of Physics

Chuan He
Professor, Department of Chemistry

Stephen Kron
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

Ka Yee Lee
Professor, Department of Chemistry

Carole Ober
Professor, Department of Human Genetics

Ilaria Rebay
Professor, Ben May Department for Cancer Research

Melody Swartz
Professor, Institute for Molecular Engineering

Dmitri Talapin
Professor, Department of Chemistry

Wei-Jen Tang
Professor, Ben May Department for Cancer Research

Bozhi Tian
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Matthrew Tirrell
Professor and Pritzker Director, Institute for Molecular Engineering