In December, the Foundation’s Board of Directors awarded grants to seven organizations in Southern California, totaling $2.5 million. Abstracts for these grants have been released. Congratulations to all our grantees this cycle!
In December, the Foundation’s Board of Directors awarded grants to nine Research institutions, totaling $10.3 million. Abstracts for these grants have been released. Congratulations to all our grantees this cycle!
Congratulations to Andrew Howard and his team and to the W.M. Keck Observatory on the first on sky measurements using the Keck Planet Finder! To date, thousands of large exoplanets have been cataloged by observatories world-wide. This newest instrument at the Observatory brings increased sensitivity that enables astronomers to search the Heavens for small Earth […]
Congratulations to Scripps Research’s K. Barry Sharpless, PhD who was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry! Dr. Sharpless won the prize for developing “click chemistry”. The “click” refers to LEGO™-like construction of molecules using efficient chemical reactions. This technique has transformed how scientists approach drug discovery, bioimaging, and materials science. In 1989, the W. M. Keck […]