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<h1> <font face="verdana" font size="6"> <p><b>2009</b></p> </h1>

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<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>December</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>At the Georgia Tech Holiday Party, Chip won a Chemmy for the "Best Actor Portraying Chip"! The Payne Lab submitted <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm0Wj9un2OU"> this video</a> as part of the holiday activities.</p>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>November</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>Jairo received a <a href="http://undergradresearch.gatech.edu/funding.php"> President’s Undergraduate Research Award </a> for Spring 2010. Great job, Jairo!<br> <br> Don won a Young Investigator Award for his poster presentation at the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine annual meeting in San Francisco!<br> <br> Chip was awarded a 2010 Student Travel Award from the Biophysical Society to attend <a href="http://www.biophysics.org/Default.aspx?alias=www.biophysics.org/2010meeting"> the 54th Annual Meeting</a> in San Francisco, CA.</p> </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>October</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>As part of National Chemistry Week, the Payne Lab was featured on Georgia Tech's radio station, WREK, as part of <a href="http://www.insidetheblackbox.org"> Inside the Black Box's</a> program "Chemistry - It's Elemental".<br> <br> Chip earned third place in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry's Graduate Research Symposium with his oral presentation, “Late Endosomal Degradation of Low-Density Lipoprotein Probed with Two-Color Fluorescence Microscopy”.</p> </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>September</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>Congratulations to CKP for being named a recipient of the <a href="http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/newinnovator/index.asp"> 2009 NIH Director’s Young Innovator award.</a><br> <br> Jairo and Chip's proposal to the <a href="http://www.undergradresearch.gatech.edu/"> Georgia Tech Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program</a> was funded! This will provide funding for Jairo's automation of Chip's image analysis.<br> <br> Craig joined the group as a post-doc after completing his Ph.D. with Prof. Jason McNeill at Clemson.<br> <br> Amy was named a Georgia Tech Molecular Biophysics Trainee for 2009-2010. This award includes a salary supplement and a chance to give a Molecular Biophysics seminar. Only two awards were made this year. Congrats Amy!<br> <br> The Brown, Curtis, and Payne labs hosted first-year students from Physics, Chemistry, and Computational Science & Engineering for an open house. <a href="http://openwetware.org/images/a/a6/CKP_Open_House_Flyer.pdf"> Open House Flyer</a><br> <br> Jairo, Josh and Paul joined the Payne Lab.</p> </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>July</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Solaire participated in the REU poster session and research symposium before returning to Minnesota for her senior year of college. We wish her luck! </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>June</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <img src="http://openwetware.org/images/0/0d/Payne_Lab_at_Wedding.jpg" style="border: #000000 8px solid; float: left; margin-right: 5px" height="220" width="370"> <div style="text-align: center"> The Payne Lab went to Chip's Wedding. </div><br clear="all"> </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>May</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <img src="http://openwetware.org/images/4/44/Kevin_and_Mindi_at_Graduation_party.jpg" style="border: #000000 8px solid; float: right; margin-left: 5px" height="270" width="220"> <p style="text-align: center"> Solaire joined the Payne Lab as a summer REU student.<br> <br> Kevin and Mindi gradutate! Mindi has completed her Masters and is looking forward to becoming a high school teacher. Kevin earned his B.S. in Chemistry and is looking to continue his education in a MD/PhD program.</p><br clear="all">

<div style="text-align: right"> <i> Kevin and Mindi enjoy the celebration.</i> </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>April</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <img src="http://openwetware.org/images/9/9d/Kevin_w_Bud_Peterson.jpg" style="border: #000000 8px solid; float: left; margin-right: 5px" height="270" width="220"> <p style="text-align: center"> Kevin was awarded Best Oral Presentation in the College of Sciences at the 2009 Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium!</p><br clear="all">

<i>Kevin and Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson.</i> </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>March</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>Amy and Chip presented posters at the Biophysical Society Meeting in Boston, MA:<br> <br> Amy's poster was number B50 and is titled Non-Invasive Pyrenebutyrate-mediated Delivery of Quantum Dots to the Cytosol of Living Cells.<br> Chip's poster was number B57 and is titled Probing the Intracellular Degradation of Low Density Lipoprotein Using Single Particle Tracking Fluorescence Microscopy.</p> </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>January</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>Amy's paper "Pyrenebutyrate-Mediated Delivery of Quantum Dots across the Plasma Membrane of Living Cells" was published in the 113th volume of The Journal of Physical Chemistry B.<br> <br> Ashlee was awarded a Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies award to work on "Delivery of nanomaterials across the blood-brain barrier: Three-dimensional tracking of transcytosis" at Los Alamos National Laboratory.</p> </li>

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<h1><font size="6"> <b>2008</b> </h1>

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<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>November</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Aaron and Emily joined the Payne Lab.<br>

Kevin won a PURA fellowship!</li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>August</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Kevin joined the Payne Lab.</li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>July</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Dr. Ashlee St John joined the Payne Lab as our first Post-Doc.<br>

Mindi was named a Georgia Tech Molecular Biophysics Trainee for 2008-2009.<br></li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>May</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <img src="http://openwetware.org/images/6/68/Payne_Lab_goes_to_dinner.jpg" style="border: #000000 8px solid; float: left; margin-right: 5px" height="220" width="350"> <p style="text-align: center"> Jenna joined the lab as an REU student for the summer, Nicole heads off to the University of California at Berkeley for graduate school, the Payne lab went to dinner to welcome Jesse and Jenna and to say 'goodbye' to Nicole.<br> <br> Nicole graduated with a B.S in Biology and a B.S. in Biochemistry with highest honors.<br> <br> Amy was awarded a Center for Drug Design, Development and Delivery GAANN fellowship for the 2008-2009 academic year.</p><br clear="all"></li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>April</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>Nicole was awarded the Williams-Walls Award. This is an award given to a graduating woman in the life sciences at Georgia Tech with an outstanding academic record and who has plans to continue her education at the graduate level.<br> <br> Payne Lab research was highlighted in Drug Discovery and Design Magazine <a href="http://www.dddmag.com/Article-Live-Cell-Imaging-Advances-2-08.aspx"> (link).</a></li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>March</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <img src="http://openwetware.org/images/6/63/Nicole_Fay_top_undergraduate_researcher.JPG" style="border: #000000 8px solid; float: right; margin-left: 5px" height="270" width="220"> <p style="text-align: center"> Nicole was named the College of Sciences Top Undergraduate Researcher!<br> <br> Jesse won a PURA fellowship!<br> <br> Christine traveled to Tunisia for the 1st North Africa-USA Regional Workshop on Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology <a href="http://www.ipeiem.rnu.tn/html/workshop/index_workshop.htm"> (link).</a></p><br clear="all"></li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>February</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Jesse joined the Payne Lab.<br>

Christine traveled to the 52nd Annual Biophysical Society Meeting in Long Beach, California <a href="http://www.biophysics.org/"> (link).</a></li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>January</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Christine was awarded an ACS PROGRESS/Dreyfus Lectureship.</li>

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<h1><font size="6"> <b>2007</b> </h1>

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<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>November</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> <p>Mindi and Amy joined the Payne Lab.</p></li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>July</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Christine won a NIH Research Scholar Development Award.<br>

Chip was named a Georgia Tech Molecular Biophysics Trainee for 2007-2008. </li>

<li><h2><font size="4"> <b>May</b> </h2>

<font size="2"> Nicole won PURA and Merck fellowships.<br>

Payne Lab complete.</li> </font>

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