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.   […]

RATS Shine in Boston at the 2015 Experimental Biology Meeting

Submitted by Blessy George, Pharm.D. Several JGPT students and faculty attended the Experimental Biology Conference held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA from March 28 to April 1, 2015. Students received Travel Awards from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) to attend this year’s conference: Jamie Moscovitz, Kristin […]

RATS Win Awards at the 2014 MidAtlantic Toxicology Meeting

Fourteen students from the JGPT program attended the MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology meeting on October 16th and learned about the Human Microbiome and Toxicology. This event is a great forum for students to meet local scientists and share their research findings. Kristin Bircsak received the 2015 Geoffrey Hogan Memorial Award and Jamie Moscovitz won 2nd […]

Kristin Bircsak Receives PhRMA Foundation Fellowship

Kristin Bircsak

Kristin Bircsak, from the Aleksunes Laboratory, was awarded a 2014 Predoctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation. This fellowship will fund her last year of graduate studies.

Rutgers JGPT Students Sweep Awards at the 2014 SOT Meeting

At the 53rd meeting of the Society of Toxicology, held March 24-27 in Phoenix, AZ, JGPT students received top honors in many categories: Kristin Bircsak: 1st Place Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section Graduate Student Poster Award Mary Francis: Mechanisms and Risk Assessment Specialty Sections Robert J. Rubin Student Travel Award Ashley Green: Mid-Atlantic SOT Regional Chapter Geoffrey Hogan Memorial […]