On November 2, 2023, JGPT faculty, students, and postdocs attended the MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology Conference at Middlesex Community College in Edison, NJ. The conference highlighted the latest research in the use of artificial intelligence in toxicology. Over 20 posters showcased the research of Rutgers trainees. Awards were conferred to top presentations. Congratulations RATS!
Dr. Alan Stokes is the Senior Director of Toxicology at Glaxo Smith Kline. Earlier in his training, Dr. Stokes completed his postdoctoral training in the JGPT. In October 2024, he returned to the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute where he shared his journey with current toxicology students and postdocs. During this Lunch and Learn, […]
Four predoctoral Grover Scholars from the JGPT joined Dr. and Mrs. Gary Grover to attend a local veterans gala at the Palace. During this celebration, the trainees were able to see a simulation of the flag raising at Mt. Surabachi, Iwo Jima, during WWII. We are grateful for the continued support from the Grovers.
On October 3, toxicology predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees presented research posters at the 15th Annual Pioneers in Endocrinology Workshop. This year’s theme was early-life stress and the endocrine system. The keynote speakers were Dr. Michael Meaney (McGill University) and Dr. Tallie Baram (University of California, Irvine). More about the session is available online: https://endocrine.rutgers.edu/pioneers/
The Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology hosted Dr. Stéphane Milano from Product Safety Labs where he serves as a Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Milano has over 25 years in both industry and contract research organizations. During his Lunch & Learn, Dr. Milano de-mystified the ins and outs of working in this toxicology sector. Students and […]
Faculty, students, and industry partners joined the RATS at the annual Welcome Back BBQ on September 15th, 2023. Guests enjoyed freshly grilled food, ice cold beverages, and friendly conversations.
If there’s one thing PhD students need to do, it’s writing. But if there’s one thing PhD students procrastinate, it’s writing! To combat deadlines, the RATS started a Writing Accountability Group (WAG). Meeting every Friday for 2 hours, members must declare their goal for the session, in addition to their goals for the week, and […]
Coordinated by 5th year PhD candidate Joanna Woo and 4th year PhD student Talia Seymore, the Toxicology, Health, and Environmental Disease (THED) high school program was a success once again. Held at the end of July, JGPT students took on the role of instructors to help introduce these future scientists to various toxicological topics and […]
The RATS held their 2nd annual Field Day and Lab Olympics on May 26th, 2023. Joined by SURF and RISE summer undergraduate interns, the RATS participated in a series of relay races to answer the question who can put on proper PPE and accurately pipette the fastest?
Students, postdocs, faculty, alumni, and industry colleagues visited Nashville, TN to present and explore the latest in toxicological science at the 62nd annual Society of Toxicology (SOT) meeting in March 2023. Many of our RATS won awards, tallying up to an impressive 31 awards! Congratulations!