PhD Student Kevin Ozkuyumcu Awarded Civic Award at the NJ Governor’s STEM Scholars 2024 Research Showcase.

Second Year PhD student Kevin Ozkuyumcu was selected as a Team Lead for the highly competitive NJ Governor’s STEM Scholars Program earlier this academic year. As a Team Lead, Kevin led 4 exemplary high school students in the development of a STEM-driven, local community solution for a problem facing the globe following the UN Sustainability […]

Jiyang Zhang Receives Best Abstract and Platform Presentation Award at Oncofertility Meeting, Pittsburgh

Dr. Jiyang Zhang, a JGPT postdoc working under the mentorship of Dr. Shuo Xiao, received the Best Abstract and Platform Presentation Award at the National Oncofertility Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA. Jiyang presented her research on how to develop and use a vitrification approach to cryopreserve individual ovarian follicles for studying female reproductive biology, toxicology, drug […]

JGPT PhD Candidates, Chelsea Cary and Zakiyah Henry, Awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) Grant

JGPT Ph.D. candidates, Chelsea Cary and Zakiyah Henry, have been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), respectively. F31 fellowships are awarded […]

Chelsea Cary Receives 2023 Aaron Shatkin Award

JGPT PhD student, Chelsea Cary, received the enviable Aaron Shatkin Award for excellence in graduate academic and research achievements. Chelsea is a 5th year predoc trainee, performing research in the laboratory of Dr. Phoebe Stapleton. She  is also the recent recipient of an NIH F31 individual training grant focusing on uteroplacental vasculature and fetal growth […]

JGPT Trainee Michael Campbell Receives Competitive NJ ACTS TL1 Fellowship

The TL1 award is offered annually to 5-6 fellows competitively selected from Rutgers, Princeton and New Jersey Institute of Technology. The goal of the fellowship is to enhance career development beyond that encountered in traditional pre- and postdoctoral programs by focusing on the knowledge and expertise needed to conduct translational team research across disciplines. JGPT […]

The RATS are Named Graduate Student Organization of the Year for 2023 by the Graduate Student Association; 2022-2023 RATS President, Zakiyah Henry, Receives 2023 Excellence in Graduate Leadership Award

The RATS were awarded GSO of the Year for excelling at creating an inclusive community that supports its graduate students. As president of the organization for the 2022 – 2023 year, Zakiyah Henry has also been awarded the Excellence in Graduate Leadership Award for her role in guiding the RATS to this achievement. Congratulations!  

JGPT Graduate Student Chelsea Cary Promotes Diversity in Science

The following article by Chelsea Cary is copied from this original article. The Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program (SMDP) is a year-long mentoring program that helps underrepresented trainees in biomedical sciences from academic backgrounds transition into the pharmaceutical or biotech industry. This program aims to increase diversity at the executive and administrative level in these […]

Vik Meadows, Ph.D. has been selected as an INSPIRE Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2022 cohort

The INSPIRE Postdoctoral Program at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is sponsored by NIH-IRACDA and provides funding for up to three years of mentored research experience at Rutgers and training in educational methods including mentored teaching at nearby minority serving institutions. Her research, under the mentorship of Dr. Grace Guo, will focus on understanding […]

Emily Stevenson is The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Highlighted Trainee Author, September 2022

Emily Stevenson, a JGPT predoc mentored by Dr. Andrew Gow, is the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics’ Highlighted Trainee Author for the September 2022 issue. The JPET article that earned her selection as a Highlighted Trainee Author is titled “Intratracheal Administration of Acat-1 Inhibitor K-604 Reduces Pulmonary Inflammation Following Bleomycin-induced Lung Injury” and is […]