User:Whitney L. Stoppel

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==Contact Info==
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I work in the Roberts Lab in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  I learned about [[OpenWetWare]] from a colleague, and I've joined because my advisor, Susan C. Roberts, suggested that I create and edit our group website.
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I am a graduate student in pursuit of my PhD in the [http://roberts.openwetware.org/ Roberts Lab] in the [http://che.umass.edu/ Chemical Engineering Department] at the [http://www.umass.edu/ University of Massachusetts Amherst].  I learned about [[OpenWetWare]] from a colleague, and I've joined because my advisor, [[User:Susan C. Roberts| Susan C. Roberts]], suggested that I create and edit our group website.
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==Education==
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* 2014 (expected), PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
* 2014 (expected), PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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* 2012, Graduate Certificate in Cellular Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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* 2012, [http://www.umass.edu/ice/igert/curriculum.html Graduate Certificate in Cellular Engineering], University of Massachusetts Amherst
* 2008, BS in Engineering, Tulane University
* 2008, BS in Engineering, Tulane University
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==Research interests==
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*My research is in the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering. Specifically, I focus on methods to enhance oxygen transport to mammalian cells in both 2-D and 3-D cell cultures. Currently, my biomaterial of choice is algiante, a natural biopolymer derived from brown algae.  
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*My research is in the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering. Specifically, I focus on methods to enhance oxygen transport to mammalian cells in both 2-D and 3-D cell cultures. Currently, my biomaterial of choice is algiante, a natural biopolymer derived from brown algae. Further information can be found at the [http://roberts.openwetware.org/ Roberts Lab website].
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==Publications==
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Stoppel, W.L., White, J.C., Horava, S.D., Bhatia, S.R. and Roberts, S.C. (2011) Transport of biological molecules in surfactant-alginate composite hydrogels. Acta Biomaterialia. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed PubMed]<br>
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Choudhary, S., White, J.C., Stoppel, W.L., Roberts, S.C. and Bhatia, S.R. (2011) Gelation behavior of polysaccharide-based interpenetrating polymer network (IPN) hydrogels. Rheologica acta, 1-14. [http://www.springerlink.com/content/m243x88117r71715/ SpringerLink]
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==Current and Former Undergraduates==
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*Sarena Horava, UMass Amherst and [http://www.honors.umass.edu/scholarships Commonwealth College Honors Grant recipient](multiple)
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*Nathan Bade, Colorado School of Mines, ICE REU Student
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*Vanessa Mukania, UMass Amherst, College of Engineering REU Student
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*Gayla Berg, UMass Amherst
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*Johanna Redden, University of Connecticut, ICE REU Student ([http://www.umass.edu/ice/images/reu_highlights/Redden_res_high.pdf profile])
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*Meenal Datta, UMass Amherst
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==Funding==
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Throughout my graduate career, I have been funded by the Chemistry-Biology Interface ([http://www.umass.edu/cbi/ CBI]) Program through an NIH T32 graduate traineeship and by the Institute for Cellular Engineering ([http://www.umass.edu/ice/ ICE]) through multiple [http://www.umass.edu/ice/igert/apply.html travel grants] and an [http://www.umass.edu/ice/igert/apply.html NSF IGERT graduate fellowship].
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My work has also been advanced through the help of many undergraduates and REU students, who have been supported by the [http://www.honors.umass.edu/ Commonwealth Honors College], [http://www-new.ecs.umass.edu/reu UMass College of Engineering REU program], and the [http://www.umass.edu/ice/reu/index.html UMass ICE REU program].
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==Useful links==
==Useful links==
*[[OpenWetWare:Welcome|Introductory tutorial]]
*[[OpenWetWare:Welcome|Introductory tutorial]]
*[[Help|OpenWetWare help pages]]
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Revision as of 10:00, 20 September 2011

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Contact Info

Whitney L. Stoppel
Whitney L. Stoppel
  • Whitney L. Stoppel
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 159 Goessmann Lab
  • 686 N. Pleasant St.
  • Amherst, MA, 01003 USA
  • Email me through OpenWetWare

I am a graduate student in pursuit of my PhD in the Roberts Lab in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I learned about OpenWetWare from a colleague, and I've joined because my advisor, Susan C. Roberts, suggested that I create and edit our group website.


Education


Research interests

  • My research is in the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering. Specifically, I focus on methods to enhance oxygen transport to mammalian cells in both 2-D and 3-D cell cultures. Currently, my biomaterial of choice is algiante, a natural biopolymer derived from brown algae. Further information can be found at the Roberts Lab website.

Publications

Stoppel, W.L., White, J.C., Horava, S.D., Bhatia, S.R. and Roberts, S.C. (2011) Transport of biological molecules in surfactant-alginate composite hydrogels. Acta Biomaterialia. PubMed

Choudhary, S., White, J.C., Stoppel, W.L., Roberts, S.C. and Bhatia, S.R. (2011) Gelation behavior of polysaccharide-based interpenetrating polymer network (IPN) hydrogels. Rheologica acta, 1-14. SpringerLink


Current and Former Undergraduates

  • Sarena Horava, UMass Amherst and Commonwealth College Honors Grant recipient(multiple)
  • Nathan Bade, Colorado School of Mines, ICE REU Student
  • Vanessa Mukania, UMass Amherst, College of Engineering REU Student
  • Gayla Berg, UMass Amherst
  • Johanna Redden, University of Connecticut, ICE REU Student (profile)
  • Meenal Datta, UMass Amherst

Funding

Throughout my graduate career, I have been funded by the Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Program through an NIH T32 graduate traineeship and by the Institute for Cellular Engineering (ICE) through multiple travel grants and an NSF IGERT graduate fellowship.

My work has also been advanced through the help of many undergraduates and REU students, who have been supported by the Commonwealth Honors College, UMass College of Engineering REU program, and the UMass ICE REU program.


Useful links

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