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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Allison Isola Recognized for Outstanding Cancer Research at Retreat

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 […]

SUPER Grad Fellowship Awarded to Talia Planas-Fontánez

SUPER Grad (Summer Pipeline to Excellence at Rutgers Graduate) is a diversity fellowship program that awards competitive first?year graduate funding to outstanding alumni of the Rutgers summer undergraduate research programs. Alumni of the RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering) at Rutgers program and partner summer programs are automatically eligible for consideration if they are admitted by a Rutgers […]

Celebration of Scala Scholars

Thea Golden, Pharm.D. and Jamie Moscovitz, B.S. were selected 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. Scala, MS, PhD is a preeminent toxicologist who served as Senior Scientific Advisor of Exxon […]

Rutgers Graduate Students Sweep Awards at MidAtlantic Toxicology Meeting

The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) meeting was held on Oct 13, 2015 in Edison, NJ.  Four Rutgers Ph.D. students won the top awards at the meeting. Blessy George, PharmD was selected as the 2016 awardee for the Geoffrey Hogan Memorial Award. In addition, the top poster honors were awarded to Kristin Bircsak (1st Place), […]

Supplemental Training for Education Program Award

Jamie Moscovitz received a Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) Award from the Society of Toxicology to attend the Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) Course at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. FIR is an intensive 6 week laboratory and lecture based course for scientists-in-training seeking a career in the Reproductive Sciences. Lectures covered topics […]

Toxicology Student Sheryse Taylor Selected for Competitive Leadership Program

Sheryse Taylor was recently selected as a Fellow for the Rutgers PreDoctoral Leadership Development Institute. Over the next two years, Sheryse will participate in courses and group projects that provide mentoring and advising in the leadership arena. The program aims to develop the next generation of leaders and prepare predoctoral students for future employment. More […]

Latest Cancer Research Presented by JGPT Students

Jayson Chen, Raj Shah, and Blessy George received Gallo Awards at the 2015 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in NJ.  Each JGPT student was selected to share their research findings as podium speakers.  Ronald Udasin, Jennifer Barrett, John Szilagyi, Allison Isola, and Ruijin Zheng also presented their latest data as posters during the retreat.   […]