SOT 2022 Meeting in Sunny California

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 […]

Craft Exchange – (almost) Spring 2022

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 […]

JGPT Students Receive Grants from the Lipid Research Center

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 Tradition Continues – RATS Craft Exchange, Autumn Edition

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 […]

Ice Cream to Cool Off the RATS

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 Students Shine at the Smile with Science Symposium

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 […]

The RATS Craft Exchange – A New Tradition

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 […]