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. […]
From SOT ToxChange: I received a 2015 Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) grant to visit Oxford University in fall 2015 to be trained in several methods important to understanding nitric oxide synthase (NOS) enzymology. Due to the welcoming nature of the members of the laboratories of Dr. Crabtree and Dr. Channon, I learned several […]
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 […]
Dahea Diana You, PharmD, PhD Candidate was recently selected to present her project entitled “Enhanced Histone Acetylation Up-Regulates MDR1 and BCRP Transporters in Human Blood-Brain Barrier Cells” as a podium presentation at the 2016 Gordon Research Conference on Drug Metabolism. The meeting is held annually at Holderness School in New Hampshire. More information, including the […]
Dr. Miyun Tsai-Turton visited Rutgers to describe her path becoming a Toxicologist at the Food and Drug Administration. She met with high school, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate trainees. Dr. Tsai-Turton provided students with great tips for pursuing and achieving their professional goals.
JGPT PhD student, Sabrina Walley, was elected as the Executive Vice President of the Rutgers Graduate Student Association (GSA). The GSA represents graduate student concerns to the Rutgers University community. Congratulations Sabrina!
Allison Isola received a Gallo Award at the 2016 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in NJ. On May 26th, she presented her project entitled “Glutamate release inhibitor reduces exosome release in metabotropic glutamate receptor 1 (GRM1) expressing melanoma” as a podium presentation. Blessy George and Raj Shah also presented their latest data as posters during […]
The 2016 Society of Toxicology (SOT) meeting was held in New Orleans, LA. JGPT faculty and students received a number of awards and honors. Dr. Ken Reuhl, former JGPT Director, was honored with the Education Award and Dr. Lauren Aleksunes, current JGPT Director, was received the Achievement Award. Dr. Mike Gallo was selected as the […]
Ron Udasin, Ph.D. ’15, was recently honored as a Fulbright Scholar. This prestigious program allows the educational exchange of scientists between the U.S. and other countries. This award will be used to support Ron’s postdoctoral studies at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology under the direction of the Nobel Laureate Dr. Aaron Ciechanover.
This summer second year PhD student, Justin Schumacher, had the opportunity to intern at Novartis in the department of Preclinical Safety. The primary focus of the internship was to work on a project in respiratory toxicology and immunotoxicology, areas of research that correspond to Justin’s own thesis work at Rutgers. This project culminated into […]