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Meet UK's Beckman Scholars

2022-23 Beckman Scholars

2022 Beckman Scholar Elaf Ghoneim

Elaf Ghoneim

Elaf Ghoneim, a neuroscience major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Lewis Honors College

Ghoneim will be investigating novel anti-inflammatory drug candidates in the lab of Linda Van Eldik, Ph.D., director of UK’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Neuroscience.

2022 Beckman Scholar Parker Sornberger

Parker Sornberger

Parker Sornberger, a mathematics and chemistry major in the College of Arts and Sciences 

Sornberger is joining the lab of Chad Risko, Ph.D., in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Chemistry and at the Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER), where he will be investigating new π-conjugated molecules that are building blocks of materials used in technologies for clean energy production and energy conservation.