The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) Returned to their 1st In-Person Society of Toxicology (SOT) meeting in San Diego, CA in March 2022. Students, postdocs, alumni, scientists and faculty shared their latest research findings and participated in fun networking and career development activities. There was also much to celebrate including 24 awards to predoctoral and […]
Technically it’s still winter, but all the smiling faces (behind our masks) warmed up the room at our Almost-Spring 2022 RATS Craft Exchange. We had a wonderful turnout this time from among EMSOP and EOHSI students, faculty and staff. All the creations were amazing! A special treat – Chenghui produced a video of her wool […]
Recruits to the JGPT visited campus on Friday, February 11. The day filled with lab visits, interviews, and tours culminated in an evening of tile painting and dinner with current students, faculty and staff members at EOHSI. Creativity was in high gear!
In November 2021, the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research awarded nine trainees with grants to further their research in lipid signaling and targeted interventions. Two of the awardees are students in the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology – Zakiyah Henry in the laboratory of Dr. Grace Guo and Jeffrey Burns in the laboratory of Dr. […]
The (approximately) bi-annual RATS craft exchange had its 4th session on October 21, 2021. Participant crafters included faculty members Lauren Aleksunes and Mary Bridgeman; grad students Chenghui Jiang, Maxine Abustan, Emily Stevenson, and Jackie Andres; and staff members Anita Brinker and Linda Everett. The craft exchange is organized primarily by PhD student Jackie Andres. Anyone […]
The JGPT students and postdocs hosted a Pizza & Paint night with the SURF interns. This fun event provided the opportunity for networking and discussions of career paths including graduate education.
A new tradition for the JGPT is here – ice cream truck visits to the EOHSI Institute. With hot summer days and experiments piling up, what is better than stepping out and reconnecting with colleagues over an ice crream cone? Thank you Mr. Softee!
JGPT PhD Candidates Ayeshia Morris (lab of Dr. Ron Hart) and Jennifer Schaefer (lab of Dr. Andy Babwah) were selected for highly competitive feature speaker talks at the Smile with Science Symposium hosted by Colgate-Palmolive. Ayeshia’s seminar was entitled “The Synergistic Effects of Environmental and Genetic Contributions to Alzheimer Disease Pathology” and Jennifer’s presentation covered “GPR83 […]
Ayeshia Morris, PhD Candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Ron Hart was selected as an invited speaker at the Johnson and Johnson Open House. Her talk was entitled “Synergistic Induction of AD Pathology by APOE and DDT/DDE”. This was a virtual event that was broken down into 3 days. Each day covered informative presentations about the […]
The bi-annual RATS craft exchange is a new tradition that began in January 2020, just before the COVID pandemic hit. The second craft exchange was held in July 2020, outdoors with masks and social distancing. The most recent event was held on February 5th over Zoom, with everyone dropping off and picking up their gifts […]