Senior Staff Scientist, Discovery Biology, Thermo Fisher ScientificBiography
Dan Beacham is a Senior Staff Scientist in the Discovery Biology group at the Molecular Probes Campus of Thermo Fisher Scientific in Eugene, Oregon. There, he develops cell-based imaging, high throughput screening and biochemical tools for drug discovery and basic sciences research. Dan comes to Thermo Fisher by way of Anchorage Alaska, with an Undergraduate Degree in Chemistry from Willamette University and a PhD in Neurobiology from Oregon Health and Sciences University. He came to Eugene in 2006 following Postdoctorate research at University College London and the Catterall laboratory in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he studied molecular mechanisms of ion channel and GPCR control of neural excitability.