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Launch of Toxicology Risk Assessment Elective with Colgate Palmolive

Training the next generation of toxicologists skilled in risk assessment is critical for ensuring the safety of pharmaceuticals and consumer products. As part of our three-course series in risk assessment, the JGPT and Colgate-Palmolive launched a 2-credit elective in “Consumer Product Safety and Sustainability”. This hands on, skills-based course provides trainees with practical real-world experiences […]

Posted at 10:11 am January 24, 2017, in Student News

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

SOT Student Representatives

The JGPT is happy to announce the following PhD candidates as Student Representatives for the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Regional Chapters, Specialty Sections, and Special Interest Groups. Pictured above, left to right: Ludwik Janusz Gorczyca, BA – Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter Justin D Schumacher, MS, PharmD – Toxicologic and Exploratory Pathology Specialty Section John Thomas Szilagyi, […]

Posted at 1:14 pm September 28, 2016, in Student News

RATS Hold Their 2016 Welcome Back BBQ!

The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) worked hard and played hard at their annual welcome back BBQ! A poster session preceded the BBQ allowing for some of the students to show off their exciting research to both their colleagues and faculty. Everyone was then able to relax and unwind while enjoying good company, gorgeous […]

Posted at 8:33 am September 28, 2016, in events

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

Thea Golden STEPs into Oxford Lab to Gain Expertise in NOS Enzymology

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 […]

Posted at 3:52 pm August 29, 2016, in 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

PharmD/PhD Candidate Diana You Selected for Presentation at Drug Metabolism Meeting

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 […]

Posted at 1:18 pm August 11, 2016, in events, Student News