awards

JGPT Postdoc Fellow Dr. Ukpong Eyo is Awarded Highly Competitive NIH Career Transition Grant

This September 2017, postdoctoral fellow Dr. Ukpong Eyo was awarded a K22 Career Transition Award grant titled “Microglial P2Y12 Receptors in Normal Developmental Physiology and Seizures” from the National Institutes of Health. This grant is a follow up to his prior research with the JGPT where he investigated and showed neuroprotective roles in experimental seizures for microglia-neuron […]

Posted at 3:19 pm October 16, 2017, in awards

Lydia Louis, a PhD candidate in our Public Health program, was recently named a 2018 recipient of a NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE).

Lydia is a fellow in the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB) at the National Cancer Institute. In the OEEB, she examines the impact of occupational and non-occupational insecticide exposures on cancer risk among the wives of pesticide applicators. These women have enrolled in the Agricultural Health Study, the largest U.S. cohort of pesticide exposures […]

Posted at 10:50 am September 28, 2017, in awards, Student News

Rutgers Pharmaceutical Research Travel Award

Alexa Murray, PhD Candidate was recently selected as a recipient of a 2017-2017 Rutgers Pharmaceutical Research Travel Award.  She attended the 2017 Gordon Conference in the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity in Andover, NH.  Her research investigates n mustard (NM), a cytotoxic alkylating agent, which can cause acute lung injury which progresses to fibrosis. […]

Posted at 8:58 am September 8, 2017, in awards, Student News

Special Study Training for Diana You at the University of Arizona

  Diana You was awarded a Special Study Award by the Graduate School. With this award, Diana visited the laboratory of Dr. Patrick Ronaldson at University of Arizona for a 3-day training on the isolation of brain microvessels from rodents. Dr. Ronaldson’s laboratory has extensive expertise in this procedure and has utilized it as described […]

Posted at 3:08 pm July 11, 2017, in awards

Rutgers Toxicology Students Honored at National Meeting

In March 2017, the JGPT attended the annual Society of Toxicology meeting in Baltimore, MD. Over 15 posters were presented by JGPT trainees and numerous awards were conferred. Congratulations to this year’s awardees! Diana You SOT Sheldon D Murphy Travel Award, Mechanisms Specialty Section Gabriella Composto SOT Annual Paper of the Year Award, Dermal Toxicology […]

Posted at 4:22 pm April 7, 2017, in awards

Supplemental Training for Education Program Award

The Society of Toxicology awarded the Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) Award to Sheryse Taylor. With this award Sheryse was able to attend an intensive two-week advanced Sequencing Technologies Course offered by Cold Spring Harbors (CSH) Laboratories. The course is run by multiple instructors (Drs. Obi and Malachi Griffith, Elaine Mardis, W. Richard McCombie, […]

Posted at 12:44 pm December 27, 2016, in awards, Student News

Rutgers Toxicology Students Win Big at Regional SOT Meeting!

The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) meeting was held on Oct 27, 2016 in Edison, NJ.  Three Rutgers Ph.D. students won the top awards at the meeting. John Szilagyi was selected as the 2017 awardee for the Student Achievement Award. In addition, the top poster honors were awarded to Dahea Diana You (1st Place), John […]

Posted at 2:39 pm November 1, 2016, in awards, Student News

Kyle Saitta Accepted for the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

The F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Grant Award enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Third year Ph.D. candidate Kyle Saitta will perform research guided under his mentor […]

Posted at 1:15 pm September 28, 2016, in awards, Student News

Our 2016 Scala Scholars!

The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) are excited to congratulate their fellow RATS, John Szilagyi and Justin Schumacher, Pharm. D., on their selection as this year’s Scala Scholars. The Scala award, honoring Dr. Robert A. Scala, is bestowed upon top predoctoral and postdoctoral candidates for their outstanding contributions to the field of toxicology. Robert A. […]

Posted at 3:03 pm September 27, 2016, in awards, Student News

Justin Schumacher Selected For Competitive Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship

The Graduate Research Fellowship in Toxicology from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. supports students involved in non-clinical, in vivo toxicology research. Third year Ph.D. candidate Justin Schumacher was chosen to be the 2016-2017 recipient of this competitive fellowship. His research aims to determine the effects of bile acid and fibroblast growth factor signaling on hepatic stellate cell […]

Posted at 1:26 pm August 11, 2016, in awards, Student News