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== Max the MoneyMaker ==
 
Max just applied for and won a THIRD UMass Commonwealth Honors scholarship! <br>
 
Congrats Max! <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 16:18, 12 December 2012 (EST)<BR>
 
  
== Will passed his prospectus! ==
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Join me in congratulating Will, who kicked butt at his prospectus!<br>
 
His committee was very impressed with Will, who passed with flying colors.<br>
 
Will's now officially a PhD candidate!  --[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 15:20, 5 December 2012 (EST)
 
  
== Aidan wins a William F. Field Scholarship ==
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Aidan was just awarded the William F. Field Alumni Scholarship for his<br>
 
academic achievements in Chemical Engineering!  Congrats Aidan! <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 15:38, 16 November 2012 (EST)
 
 
 
== Congrats to Max, again! ==
 
Max just applied for and won a second UMass Commonwealth Honors scholarship! <br>
 
Soon he'll be able to fund the lab himself!  Congrats Max! <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|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 <br>
 
leading on tissue tropism in breast cancer.  Our collaborator (Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics, UMass) <br>
 
and we will put this money to good use to find novel mechanisms to stop the dangerous spread <br>
 
of breast cancer to the brain, bone, and lung.  You can find information about this award from <br>
 
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>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 11:11, 24 August 2012 (EDT)
 
 
 
== Shelly wins the Barry and Afsaneh Siadet Early Career Award ==
 
Our work on drug resistance in cancer, led by Thuy Nguyen, will now have the support it deserves <br>
 
thanks to generous funding from Barry and Afsaneh Siadet, who are prestigious alumni of UMass. <br>
 
See *here* for more details of the award and its impact for the Peyton lab. <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|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 <br>
 
AIChE annual meeting in Pittsburgh this fall.  We will all be traveling down en masse to present <br>
 
our work and hope you'll join us! <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|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 <br>
 
are freed up to welcome the next best and brightest!  Join me in welcoming several new undergraduates <br>
 
to the Peyton lab: Aidan Gilchrist, Marianne Sleimann, Isaac Han, and Elyse Hartnet.  They are all off to <br>
 
flying starts and will contribute mightily to the lab efforts. <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|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 <br>
 
out into the world with a heavy heart.  They have all been such amazing members of the lab, <br>
 
and we are very sad to see them go. Congrats on graduating seniors, and best of luck!!!<br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|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 <br>
 
Honors College!  This is a competitive award and Prateek has certainly earned it!!! <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|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 <br>
 
the Peyton lab this semester.  This is a competitive award, and we are happy to have him! <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|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 <br>
 
to sense mechanical properties across multiple length scales.  This work is in collaboration with Al <br>
 
Crosby (PSE), Pat Wadsworth (Biology), and Sallie Smith-Schneider (Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute). <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 08:38, 4 February 2012 (EST)
 
 
 
== Congrats Lauren! ==
 
Lauren Barney passed her qualifying exam on Friday 1/27, with flying colors! <br>
 
--[[User:Shelly Peyton|Shelly Peyton]] 08:35, 4 February 2012 (EST)
 
 
 
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