RATS Hold Their 2016 Welcome Back BBQ!

The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) worked hard and played hard at their annual welcome back BBQ! A poster session preceded the BBQ allowing for some of the students to show off their exciting research to both their colleagues and faculty. Everyone was then able to relax and unwind while enjoying good company, gorgeous […]

PharmD/PhD Candidate Diana You Selected for Presentation at Drug Metabolism Meeting

Dahea Diana You, PharmD, PhD Candidate was recently selected to present her project entitled “Enhanced Histone Acetylation Up-Regulates MDR1 and BCRP Transporters in Human Blood-Brain Barrier Cells” as a podium presentation at the 2016 Gordon Research Conference on Drug Metabolism. The meeting is held annually at Holderness School in New Hampshire. More information, including the […]

Rutgers Shines at the 2016 Society of Toxicology Meeting

The 2016 Society of Toxicology (SOT) meeting was held in New Orleans, LA. JGPT faculty and students received a number of awards and honors. Dr. Ken Reuhl, former JGPT Director, was honored with the Education Award and Dr. Lauren Aleksunes, current JGPT Director, was received the Achievement Award. Dr. Mike Gallo was selected as the […]

Students Demonstrate Their Creative Skills at the Annual Holiday Party

The graduate students of the JGPT program displayed their creativity at the annual EOHSI holiday party. The students competed in 5 teams to develop dioramas for tasty chocolate mice. Faculty and staff served as judges and had a difficult time awarding top honors. First place was awarded for “Six RATS” for their scientific amusement park-themed […]

RATS Hold Their 2015 BBQ – a Fun Afternoon!

September 11, 2015 was not only a day to commentate the heroes of 14 years ago, but a day for celebrating the Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) with their yearly fall semester “all are welcome” barbecue.  Fun, food, posters and networking abounded at this annual event.

Latest Cancer Research Presented by JGPT Students

Jayson Chen, Raj Shah, and Blessy George received Gallo Awards at the 2015 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in NJ.  Each JGPT student was selected to share their research findings as podium speakers.  Ronald Udasin, Jennifer Barrett, John Szilagyi, Allison Isola, and Ruijin Zheng also presented their latest data as posters during the retreat.   […]

Pharmacy Research Day

Submitted by Alison Isola, Ph.D. Candidate Students from the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology attended the 2015 Annual Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Research Day on April 28th, where they presented their latest exciting research. Students submitted abstracts and created posters that showcased the research being performed in their laboratories. Faculty, staff, fellow graduate students […]

Career Panel

Submitted by Alison Isola, Ph.D. Candidate The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students hosted an Industrial Toxicology Career Panel on April 16, 2015. The panelists included scientists from different industry sectors: pharmaceutical (Novartis and Bristol-Myers Squibb), personal care (L’Oréal), Fragrance (Research Institute for Fragrance Materials – RIFM) and chemical (FMC) companies. Students interacted with the career […]

RATS Shine in Boston at the 2015 Experimental Biology Meeting

Submitted by Blessy George, Pharm.D. Several JGPT students and faculty attended the Experimental Biology Conference held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA from March 28 to April 1, 2015. Students received Travel Awards from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) to attend this year’s conference: Jamie Moscovitz, Kristin […]

RATS Win Awards at the 2014 MidAtlantic Toxicology Meeting

Fourteen students from the JGPT program attended the MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology meeting on October 16th and learned about the Human Microbiome and Toxicology. This event is a great forum for students to meet local scientists and share their research findings. Kristin Bircsak received the 2015 Geoffrey Hogan Memorial Award and Jamie Moscovitz won 2nd […]