JGPT Student Schumacher Selected for Internship at Novartis

This summer second year PhD student, Justin Schumacher, had the opportunity to intern at Novartis in the department of Preclinical Safety.   The primary focus of the internship was to work on a project in respiratory toxicology and immunotoxicology, areas of research that correspond to Justin’s own thesis work at Rutgers. This project culminated into […]

SUPER Grad Fellowship Awarded to Talia Planas-Fontánez

SUPER Grad (Summer Pipeline to Excellence at Rutgers Graduate) is a diversity fellowship program that awards competitive first-year graduate funding to outstanding alumni of the Rutgers summer undergraduate research programs. Alumni of the RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering) at Rutgers program and partner summer programs are automatically eligible for consideration if they are admitted […]

Celebration of Scala Scholars

Thea Golden, Pharm.D. and Jamie Moscovitz, B.S. were selected as this year’s Scala Scholars. The Scala award, honoring Dr. Robert A. Scala, is bestowed upon top predoctoral and postdoctoral candidates for their outstanding contributions to the field of toxicology. Robert A. Scala, MS, PhD is a preeminent toxicologist who served as Senior Scientific Advisor of Exxon […]

Allison Isola Selected For Competitive Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship

Fifth year Ph.D. candidate Allison Isola was selected as the 2015-2016 Graduate Research Fellow in Toxicology from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. This fellowship supports non-clinical, in vivo toxicology research. Allison is examining the relationship between aberrant expression of a G-protein coupled receptor and the production of exosomes, both of which play a role in the metastatic ability of […]

Tox Student John Szilagyi in Toxenlaces Newsletter

The Hispanic Organization of Toxicologists (HOT) is a special interest group of the Society of Toxicology. Rutgers Toxicology student John Szilagyi wrote a news article which was published in HOT’s newsletter, Toxenlaces.  John’s article focuses on New Jersey’s Superfund sites. From John’s article: Superfund is the name given to the environmental program established to address […]

Toxicology Student Sheryse Taylor Selected for Competitive Leadership Program

Sheryse Taylor was recently selected as a Fellow for the Rutgers PreDoctoral Leadership Development Institute. Over the next two years, Sheryse will participate in courses and group projects that provide mentoring and advising in the leadership arena. The program aims to develop the next generation of leaders and prepare predoctoral students for future employment. More […]