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Current and Former RATS attend the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity Gordon Research Conference

  From August 12-18, 2017, six current RATS (Laura Armstrong, Brian Estrella, Ludwik Gorczyca, John Szilagyi, Alexa Murray, and Justin Schumacher) presented their latest research findings at the Gordon Research Conference in Andover, NH. This year’s theme was “Advanced Investigation in Mechanistic Toxicology” and was organized by two JGPT alumni, Drs. Yanan Tian and John […]

Posted at 11:50 am August 16, 2017, in Student News

Ludwik Gorczyca, JGPT Student, Selected for Novartis Summer Internship

Ludwik Gorczyca, PhD candidate in the Rutgers Toxicology graduate program, interned at the department of Permeability and Transporters at the Novarits site in East Hanover. The main focus of the internship was to improve cellular models for permeability and transport assays used to test new drug candidates. During his stay, Ludwik was able to hone […]

Posted at 2:57 pm August 1, 2017, in Student News

Student Jeanine D’Errico’s Summer Internship at Bristol-Myers Squibb

This summer, second year student Jeanine D’Errico had the opportunity to intern at Bristol-Myers Squibb in the Drug Safety Evaluation department. On the Molecular-Immuno Toxicology team, she was presented with a need for a high-throughput RNA isolation procedure for serum and plasma.The objective was to automate part of their current method to cut down hands-on […]

Posted at 3:31 pm July 11, 2017, in 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

Stephanie Marco receives award to attend the 2017 Postmortem Interpretive Toxicology Course

Stephanie Marco (laboratory of Brian Buckley) was selected to receive STEP Funding from the Society of Toxicology to attend the Postmortem Interpretive Toxicology Course in June 2017. This course is offered by the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education and is held at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.  Stephanie will receive in-depth […]

Posted at 2:22 pm June 21, 2017, in Student News

JGPT Student Internship at Novartis

  This summer Allison Isola had the opportunity to join the Therapeutic Areas as a graduate student intern at Novartis. She is working on determining the potential safety risks of inhibiting specific kinases when treating cancer. During this internship she has had great opportunity to interact with Novartis scientists among the different departments, and broaden […]

Posted at 2:16 pm June 21, 2017, in Student News

Toxicology Students Showcase their Latest Findings at Research Day

On April 18, 2017, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy held its 7th annual Pharmacy Research Day. Students in the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology presented their latest research findings ranging from oncology to liver disease to reproductive toxicology. The 2-hour dynamic event featured over 100 posters.

Posted at 10:16 am April 28, 2017, in events

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

Risk Assessment Presentations by Trainees at the Colgate Global Technology Center

On March 8, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees in the Rutgers JGPT program presented their risk assessment of ingredients for consumer products. Scientists and leaders from Colgate Palmolive evaluated the presentations and provided feedback. The rest of the afternoon was spent in the laboratory learning how to make toothpaste and hand soap.

Posted at 1:48 pm April 5, 2017, in Student News

JGPT and JGPES Trainees Attend Intensive Mass Spectrometry Workshop

Stephanie Marco (JGPT), Nicole Renkel (JGPT), and Melody Wren (JGPES) attended the 2016 American Society for Mass Spectrometry Fall Workshop, entitled Sample Preparation for Analysis of Real World Samples by Mass Spectrometry: The Common Denominator for Quality Data, on November 3 and 4 in Baltimore, MD.  The workshop, led by experts from academia, government, and […]

Posted at 3:55 pm March 7, 2017, in Student News