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Mar, 2013

Mary Zheng selected as one of the recipients of the Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program (CPIP) Fellowship.  Congratulations, Mary!
Jan, 2013

Mukti Parikh presented a poster at the AACR special conference on Tumor Invasion and Metastasis.  Great work, Mukti!
Feb, 2013

Our paper has been accepted for publication in PLOS ONE.  Great job, everyone!
Jan, 2013

Tara Mojtahed joins the lab to pursue undergraduate research.  Welcome, Tara!
Nov, 2012

Mukti Parikh receives PULSe Travel Award.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Oct, 2012

Mary Zheng receives Catherine Peachey Oral Presentation Award.  Congratulations, Mary!
Aug, 2012

Mukti Parikh is awarded Purdue Research Foundation Research Grant.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Jun, 2012
Caleb McDaniel joins the lab to pursue an undergraduate research project.  Welcome, Caleb!
Melissa O'Banion is awarded Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program (CPIP) undergraduate internship.  Congratulations, Melissa! 
May, 2012
Farah Alucozai received ADA Foundation Award (3rd prize) at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.  Way to go, Farah!
Britney Harris receives Carroll County Cancer Association Summer Undergraduate Research Award.  Congratulations, Britney!
Apr, 2012

Mukti Parikh receives the American Association for Cancer Research Women in Cancer Scholar in Training Award.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Dilini Gunasekera, Mukti Parikh, Mary Zheng, and Julia Kirshner presented posters at the AACR Annual Meeting in Chicago.  That was fun!
Mar, 2012
Farah Alucozai received US Navy Award for Excellence at the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair and will participate in the Intel ISEF in May.  Great job, Farah!
Mukti Parikh passed her prelim!!!  Congratulations, Mukti!
Farah Alucozai won the Gold Medal in Medicine and Health division and was selected to compete at the State Fair in Indianapolis later this month.  Awesome job, Farah!
Alex Blasingame joined us as a Lab Assistant.  Welcome, Alex!
Feb, 2012
Brittany Metzger has accepted the position of a Research Assistant in the lab.  It's great to have you stay, Brittany!
Jamie Pierle joins the lab to pursue an undergraduate research project.  Welcome, Jamie!
Feichen Shen, 1st year Ph.D. student in the PULSe program, has joined the lab for a rotation.  Welcome, Feichen!
Mukti Parikh receives an honorable mention at the Sigma Xi 2012 Graduate Student Research Awards Competition.  Well done, Mukti!
Jan, 2012 Mukti Parikh received Women in Cancer Research (WICR) Scholar Award to attend the AACR Annual Meeing in March of 2012.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Frank Rutigliano was accepted to Indiana University School of Medicine.  Congratulations, Frank!
Britney Harris joins the lab to pursue an undergraduate research project.  Welcome, Britney!
Melissa O'Banion joins the lab to pursue an undergraduate research project.  Welcome, Melissa!
Patrick Yang joins the lab to pursue an undergraduate research project.  Welcome, Patrick!
Dec, 2011
Dilini Ranatunga will join us as a postdoctoral fellow starting in Januray.  Welcome, Dilini!
Mukti Parikh has been selected as one of the seven Purdue nominees for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship.  Good job, Mukti (and good luck on the full submission)!
Nov, 2011
Mukti Parikh is awarded Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award to present her work at the AACR Annual Meeting in April.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Mukti Parikh presented a poster at the AACR conference "Tumor Microenvironment Complexity: Emerging Roles in Cancer Therapy".  Great work, Mukti!
Oct, 2011
Amy Funk, 1st year Ph.D. student in the PULSe program, has joined the lab for a rotation.  Welcome, Amy!

Sept, 2011
Laura Rank and Frank Rutigliano will continue their undergraduate research as interns through the DURI program.  Congratulations, Laura and Frank!

Jul, 2011
Kirshner lab is awarded an NCI R21 grant to study how microenvironment regulates cancer stem cells in multiple myeloma.

Jun, 2011
Farah Alucozai has joined the lab as a high school intern.  Farah will start her junior year at the West Lafayette High School in the fall.  Welcome, Farah!
May, 2011
Mary Zheng wins 1st place at the Breast Cancer Discovery Group Retreat poster competition.  Congratulations, Mary!
Mukti Parikh wins 2nd place at the Breast Cancer Discovery Group Retreat poster competition.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Tyler Williams is selected to participate in the Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program (CPIP) internship.  Well done, Tyler!
Frank Rutigliano is selected to participate in the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Program through Purdue Center for Cancer Research.  Congratualtions, Frank!
Apr, 2011:

Our paper in collaboration with Colby Lab has been accepted for publication in Journal of Organic Chemistry.
Mar, 2011:
                           
Mukti Parikh wins a second place at the Cancer Prevention and Control poster session.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Mukti Parikh is selected as one of the recipients of the Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program (CPIP) Fellowship.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Meher Taleyarkhan wins United States Army Outstanding Project Award and United States Air Force Outstanding Project Award at the Lafayette Regional Science and Engineering Fair.  She is also a winner of the Purdue Center for Cancer Research award and received the First Prize (Gold medal) in the category of Medicine and Health Sciences.  Congratulations, Meher!
Feb, 2011
Julia Kirshner's paper has been selected as the Editor's Pick in the Original Article: Research category in Leukemia and Lymphoma, 52(2):285-9.

Jan, 2011
Mary Zheng joins the lab as a Ph.D. student.  Welcome, Mary!
Frank Rutigliano and Jake Delabre join the lab to pursue undergraduate research projects.  Welcome, Frank and Jake!
Our first paper (in collaboration with Colby Lab) has been accepted for publication in Leukemia & Lymphoma.  Go lab!
Oct, 2010
Mukti Parikh wins the first place at the First International Symposium on Breast Cancer Prevention: Nutrition, Communication and Public Policy.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Mukti Parikh wins PULSe travel award.  Congratulations, Mukti!
Sept, 2010
Laura Rank joins the lab to pursue an undergraduate research project.  Welcome, Laura!

Aug, 2010 Nicole Sadler joins the lab as a Masters studend and Ellen Gunn joins as a Ph.D. student.  Welcome, Nicole and Ellen!

Jun, 2010
Brittany Metzger and Tyler Williams join the lab to pursue undergraduate research projects.  Welcome, Brittany and Tyler!
Kirshner lab in collaboration with Ji-Xin Cheng's group receives Showalter Trust Award.
Meher Taleyarkhan joins the lab as an intern from Jefferson's High School in Lafayette.  Welcome, Meher!
May, 2010
Danny Huynh has been admitted to Pharmacy School at the University of the Pacific.  Good luck Danny, we'll miss you!
Mukti Parikh joins he lab as a Ph.D. student.  Welcome, Mukti!
Julia Kirshner is selected as one of the winners of the Spring 2010 BD Biosciences Research Grant Program.  Go lab!
Apr, 2010
Danny Huynh wins the second prize at the 2010 AACR Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition.  Congratulations, Danny!

Feb, 2010
Danny Huynh is a recepient of a 2010-2011 AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Award for Undergraduate Students.  Congratulations, Danny!  Danny will present a poster at the 2010 AACR Annual Meeting in Washington DC.
Sept, 2009

Ashley Lambrosa joins the lab to pursue an undrergraduate research project.  Welcome, Ashley!
Jul, 2009

Mike Iannotti has been accepted to the graduate program at the Baylor College of Medicine.  Good luck, Mike, we'll miss you!
Jun, 2009

Danny Huynh joins the lab as an Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program (CPIP) undergraduate fellow.  Welcome, Danny!
May, 2009
Joel Cassler is selected to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program through the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.  Congratulations, Joel!
Kavya Venkateswaran joins the lab as a Ph.D. student.  Welcome, Kavya!
Apr, 2009 Julia Kirshner presents a talk "Targeting the Malignant Core of Multiple Myeloma: Identifying Anti-Myeloma Cancer Stem Cell Agents" at the 2009 AACR Annual Meeting in Denver, CO.
Mar, 2009

Ellen Gunn joins the lab as a Research Assistant.  Welcome, Ellen!
Jan, 2009

Kirshner lab in collaboration with Colby lab receive an award from the Purdue Center for Cancer Research through the philantropic gifts of the Indiana Elks Charities, Inc.
Mike Iannotti, Amanda Golemba, Jenny Lu, and Joel Cassler join the lab to pursue undergraduate research projects.  Wecome, Mike, Amanda, Jenny, and Joel!
Dec, 2008
Kirshner lab receives an ACS Institutional Grant and a Challenge Award from the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.  Go lab!




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