RATS Attend a Quilting Workshop at the Rutgers Makerspace

On April 24, 2024, five RATS descended upon the Rutgers Makerspace to join in a quilting workshop taught by Linda Everett, Department Admin, and her quilting partner Deborah Spigner. Much fun and frustration was enjoyed by all. Each student went home with a hand-made quilted tote bag. Pictured left to right are Jordan Lee, Juliana […]

Risk Assessment Presentations to Colgate Palmolive Scientists

On February 28th, the students enrolled in the Consumer Products and Sustainability elective course ventured over to the Colgate-Palmolive campus to present their risk assessment projects. Each team fielded questions from scientists at Colgate, including many Rutgers Toxicology alumni.  The event closed with a fun time making toothpaste.  

Trainees Attend SciPhD Workshop

Trainees from EOHSI (Toxicology and Exposure Science) are attending the SciPhD workshop this week. The SciPhD provides training for scientists who want to transition from academia to non-academic careers. During this workshop we have received resources and hands-on training to identify and develop highly valued skills in communication, leadership, negotiation, team building, networking, and project […]

RESSA and RATS Host Environmental Justice Panel

[metaslider id=”4444″] RESSA and RATS hosted an Environmental Justice Panel that included five panelists: Austin Edwards, Trenton NAACP President and Trenton School Board Attorney, Shereyl Snider, Community Organizer for East Trenton Collaborative, Matthew Farrell, NJDEP Community Liaison, Kathleen Bell, Environmental Public Health Coordinator EPA Region 2, and Towana Joseph, Environmental Justice Coordinator EPA Region 2. […]

Regional Conference Showcases Rutgers Toxicology Research

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!

Toxicology Alumnus Returns to Rutgers To Share His Journey

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, […]

Giving back with the Grovers

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.

Toxicology Trainees Share Latest Research at the Annual Endocrinology Workshop

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 2023 Annual RATS Welcome Back BBQ

[metaslider id=”4347″] 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.