2023 RATS Toxicology Field Day

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?

Rutgers Hosts 2022 MASOT Meeting on Microbiome and Toxicology

  The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) Meeting returned to in-person in 2022. Rutgers University hosted this year’s MASOT meeting on the intersection of the microbiome and toxicology. With a strong showing of students and postdocs, the JGPT shared their latest research. Among the top winners of the poster awards were JGPT students. 1st place – […]

Yunqi An Interns at Novartis This Summer

This summer, Yunqi An, 5th year PhD candidate in the JGPT, interned at the Novartis, East Hanover facility. Yunqi works in the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Laskin at Rutgers.  During her stay in the Cell & Gene Therapy Technical R&D department, she worked with CAR-T analytical and process development teams. She had the opportunity to […]

JGPT PhD Students Zakiyah Henry and Rulaiha Taylor were selected for the Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program (SMDP).

 This one-year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse students (Baccalaureate, Master, PharmD or PhD) and early career researchers with industry mentors who work at companies in the medical technology, biotechnology and consumer healthcare industries. The 2022 SMDP Biotech training session was held in San Diego, California on June 11-16. Each day was filled with moments […]

JGPT Students Find Wellness

On May 5th, the RATS and exposure science students hosted a wellness event to rest and refresh before exam season. With masseuses, face masks, build-your-own stress balls, and healthy food the JGPT students recharged!

JGPT at Rutgers Day

On April 29, 2022 the RATS ran a community engagement booth at Rutgers Day! They ran their famous “pin the toxin on the organ” game and taught the community what it means to be a toxicologist. There were hundreds of visitors to their Busch campus table and it proved to be an incredible return to […]

Best Abstract Award for Dr. Zhang

JGPT postdoc Dr. Jiyang Zhang, laboratory of Dr. Shuo Xiao, received the Best Abstract Award at the 14th Oncofertility Consortium Annual Meeting. She was invited to give an oral talk to introduce her 3D mini-ovary model for the application to female fertility preservation and reproductive toxicology.

Reflections on a Career in Pharma

The JGPT hosted our 1st Lunch & Learn of the year with Dr. Gary Grover. Dr. Grover used his informal meeting with trainees to discuss his successful career in pharma, balancing competing priorities, and of course cardiovascular pharmacology. His insights were based on his own experience as well as those of many colleagues. Students and postdocs […]