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== Congrats Lauren Jansen! ==
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Congrats to Lauren who passed her qualifying exam!<BR>
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== Max the MoneyMaker ==
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Max just applied for and won a THIRD UMass Commonwealth Honors scholarship! <br>
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Congrats Max! <br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 16:18, 12 December 2012 (EST)<BR>
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== Will passed his prospectus! ==
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Join me in congratulating Will, who kicked butt at his prospectus!<br>
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His committee was very impressed with Will, who passed with flying colors.<br>
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Will's now officially a PhD candidate!  --[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 15:20, 5 December 2012 (EST)
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== Aidan wins a William F. Field Scholarship ==
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Aidan was just awarded the William F. Field Alumni Scholarship for his<br>
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academic achievements in Chemical Engineering!  Congrats Aidan! <br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 15:38, 16 November 2012 (EST)
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== Congrats to Max, again! ==
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Max just applied for and won a second UMass Commonwealth Honors scholarship! <br>
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Soon he'll be able to fund the lab himself!  Congrats Max! <br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 22:02, 30 October 2012 (EDT)
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== Peyton lab earns first NSF support ==
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The Peyton lab has just been notified that we have won a PESO award for the work that Lauren is <br>
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leading on tissue tropism in breast cancer.  Our collaborator (Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics, UMass) <br>
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and we will put this money to good use to find novel mechanisms to stop the dangerous spread <br>
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of breast cancer to the brain, bone, and lung.  You can find information about this award from <br>
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the [http://che.umass.edu/news/engineer-attacks-breast-cancer-brand-new-way| UMass announcement], and from an [http://nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1234852| award notice from NSF]. <br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 11:11, 24 August 2012 (EDT)
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== Shelly wins the Barry and Afsaneh Siadat Early Career Award ==
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Our work on drug resistance in cancer, led by Thuy Nguyen, will now have the support it deserves <br>
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thanks to generous funding from Barry and Afsaneh Siadat, who are prestigious alumni of UMass. <br>
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See *here* for more details of the award and its impact for the Peyton lab. <br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 11:09, 24 August 2012 (EDT)
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== We will see you in Pittsburgh! ==
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Congrats to Will, Thuy, Dannielle, Lauren, and Shelly for all having abstracts accepted to the <br>
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AIChE annual meeting in Pittsburgh this fall.  We will all be traveling down en masse to present <br>
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our work and hope you'll join us! <br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 11:09, 24 August 2012 (EDT)
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== Welcome new undergrad army! ==
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Though we are sad to see some amazing students leave the Peyton lab, it also means that spots <br>
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are freed up to welcome the next best and brightest!  Join me in welcoming several new undergraduates <br>
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to the Peyton lab: Aidan Gilchrist, Marianne Sleimann, Isaac Han, and Elyse Hartnet.  They are all off to <br>
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flying starts and will contribute mightily to the lab efforts. <br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 11:09, 24 August 2012 (EDT)
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== Farewell Erinn, Prateek, and Tyler... ==
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The Peyton lab sends out its first graduates: Erinn Dandley, Prateek Katti, and Tyler Vlass <br>
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out into the world with a heavy heart.  They have all been such amazing members of the lab, <br>
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and we are very sad to see them go. Congrats on graduating seniors, and best of luck!!!<br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 15:30, 9 May 2012 (EDT)
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== Prateek wins a Dean's Award! ==
== Prateek wins a Dean's Award! ==
Join me in congratulating Prateek for winning a competitive Dean's Award from the UMass-Amherst <br>
Join me in congratulating Prateek for winning a competitive Dean's Award from the UMass-Amherst <br>
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== Welcome Lauren! ==
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Lauren Barney is a first year Chemical Engineering student and is joining our lab this semester!<br>
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She will be working with Erinn on Engineered Metastatic Microenvironments and collaborating with the<br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 11:55, 18 December 2011 (EST)
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== Congrats to Will and Dannielle for ICE Awards ==
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Will Herrick won an ICE IGERT fellowship for his next two years of graduate school, which includes fees and a healthy<br>
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stipend increase.  Congrats Will!  Dannielle has been awarded an ICE travel award to present her research at the BMES<br>
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conference this fall in Hartford, CT.  Congrats Dannielle!<br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 09:37, 11 June 2011 (EDT)
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== Peyton Lab research recently highlighted at UMass ==
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See two articles about our research at the [http://engineering.umass.edu/news/engineer-builds-tissue-models-to-study-killer-diseases College of Engineering] and at the [http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/newsreleases/articles/128965.php UMass News Office].
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== Erinn wins HHMI summer research fellowship! ==
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Erinn Dandley was awarded a fellowship from the HHMI Undergraduate Science Program!  This provides her with a substantial<br>
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stipend to perform her research project in the lab this summer.  It is a very well deserved award!!!
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 07:44, 22 April 2011 (EDT)
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== Congrats Thuy! ==
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Thuy passed his qualifying exam with flying colors.  Congrats Thuy!<br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 16:08, 11 February 2011 (EST)
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== Will wins ICE travel award! ==
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Congratulations to Will Herrick, who won a travel award today from ICE at UMass-Amherst to attend the Biomaterials GRC!<br>
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 16:08, 11 February 2011 (EST)
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 16:06, 11 February 2011 (EST)
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== Welcome Erinn and Jackie! ==
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Erinn Dandley and Jaclyn Somadelis (both 3rd year ChE undergraduate students) have officially joined the Peyton lab.
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Erinn will be working on building tissue models of breast cancer metastasis.
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Jackie will be building migratory microenvironments and mathematical modeling techniques to predict 3D stem cell motility in synthetic scaffolds.
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 12:13, 23 January 2011 (EST)
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== Welcome Will and Thuy! ==
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Will Herrick (a  3rd year ChE graduate student) and Thuy Nguyen (a 1st year ChE graduate student) have officially joined the Peyton lab.
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Will will be working on building novel shRNA libraries to study the involvement of specific genes in regulating smooth muscle motility during cardiovascular disease.
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Thuy will be using high throughput technologies to study how cues from the matrix in the onset of liver inflammation may protect hepatocellular carcinoma cells from chemotherapeutics.
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--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 14:10, 5 November 2010 (EDT)
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== Peyton Lab Opening in January 2011 ==
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See this ChemEng [http://engineering.umass.edu/news/college-welcomes-shelly-peyton link] for info on our new lab.
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The Peyton lab is currently recruiting graduate students, undergraduates, and post-docs to jump start research in January!  See [http://peyton.openwetware.org/Open_Positions.html Open Positions] for information!<br>
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Congrats Lauren Jansen!

Congrats to Lauren who passed her qualifying exam!

Max the MoneyMaker

Max just applied for and won a THIRD UMass Commonwealth Honors scholarship!
Congrats Max!
--Shelly Peyton 16:18, 12 December 2012 (EST)

Will passed his prospectus!

Join me in congratulating Will, who kicked butt at his prospectus!
His committee was very impressed with Will, who passed with flying colors.
Will's now officially a PhD candidate! --Shelly Peyton 15:20, 5 December 2012 (EST)

Aidan wins a William F. Field Scholarship

Aidan was just awarded the William F. Field Alumni Scholarship for his
academic achievements in Chemical Engineering! Congrats Aidan!
--Shelly Peyton 15:38, 16 November 2012 (EST)

Congrats to Max, again!

Max just applied for and won a second UMass Commonwealth Honors scholarship!
Soon he'll be able to fund the lab himself! Congrats Max!
--Shelly Peyton 22:02, 30 October 2012 (EDT)

Peyton lab earns first NSF support

The Peyton lab has just been notified that we have won a PESO award for the work that Lauren is
leading on tissue tropism in breast cancer. Our collaborator (Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics, UMass)
and we will put this money to good use to find novel mechanisms to stop the dangerous spread
of breast cancer to the brain, bone, and lung. You can find information about this award from
the UMass announcement, and from an award notice from NSF.
--Shelly Peyton 11:11, 24 August 2012 (EDT)

Shelly wins the Barry and Afsaneh Siadat Early Career Award

Our work on drug resistance in cancer, led by Thuy Nguyen, will now have the support it deserves
thanks to generous funding from Barry and Afsaneh Siadat, who are prestigious alumni of UMass.
See *here* for more details of the award and its impact for the Peyton lab.
--Shelly Peyton 11:09, 24 August 2012 (EDT)

We will see you in Pittsburgh!

Congrats to Will, Thuy, Dannielle, Lauren, and Shelly for all having abstracts accepted to the
AIChE annual meeting in Pittsburgh this fall. We will all be traveling down en masse to present
our work and hope you'll join us!
--Shelly Peyton 11:09, 24 August 2012 (EDT)

Welcome new undergrad army!

Though we are sad to see some amazing students leave the Peyton lab, it also means that spots
are freed up to welcome the next best and brightest! Join me in welcoming several new undergraduates
to the Peyton lab: Aidan Gilchrist, Marianne Sleimann, Isaac Han, and Elyse Hartnet. They are all off to
flying starts and will contribute mightily to the lab efforts.
--Shelly Peyton 11:09, 24 August 2012 (EDT)

Farewell Erinn, Prateek, and Tyler...

The Peyton lab sends out its first graduates: Erinn Dandley, Prateek Katti, and Tyler Vlass
out into the world with a heavy heart. They have all been such amazing members of the lab,
and we are very sad to see them go. Congrats on graduating seniors, and best of luck!!!
--Shelly Peyton 15:30, 9 May 2012 (EDT)

Prateek wins a Dean's Award!

Join me in congratulating Prateek for winning a competitive Dean's Award from the UMass-Amherst
Honors College! This is a competitive award and Prateek has certainly earned it!!!
--Shelly Peyton 13:23, 3 April 2012 (EDT)

Congrats to Max!

Max just applied for and won a scholarship from the UMass Commonwealth Honors College to work in
the Peyton lab this semester. This is a competitive award, and we are happy to have him!
--Shelly Peyton 10:26, 9 February 2012 (EST)

Funding from UMass MRSEC

The Peyton lab was just awarded a Seed award from the UMass MRSEC to study how cells are able
to sense mechanical properties across multiple length scales. This work is in collaboration with Al
Crosby (PSE), Pat Wadsworth (Biology), and Sallie Smith-Schneider (Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute).
--Shelly Peyton 08:38, 4 February 2012 (EST)

Congrats Lauren!

Lauren Barney passed her qualifying exam on Friday 1/27, with flying colors!
--Shelly Peyton 08:35, 4 February 2012 (EST)




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