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 […]

JGPT Trainees Learn about Toxicology at the Food & Drug Administration

Dr. Miyun Tsai-Turton visited Rutgers to describe her path becoming a Toxicologist at the Food and Drug Administration. She met with high school, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate trainees. Dr. Tsai-Turton provided students with great tips for pursuing and achieving their professional goals.

Allison Isola Recognized for Outstanding Cancer Research at Retreat

Allison Isola received a Gallo Award at the 2016 Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in NJ. On May 26th, she presented her project entitled “Glutamate release inhibitor reduces exosome release in metabotropic glutamate receptor 1 (GRM1) expressing melanoma” as a podium presentation. Blessy George and Raj Shah also presented their latest data as posters during […]

Recent Graduate Dr. Ron Udasin Honored as a Fulbright Scholar

Ron Udasin, Ph.D. ’15, was recently honored as a Fulbright Scholar. This prestigious program allows the educational exchange of scientists between the U.S. and other countries. This award will be used to support Ron’s postdoctoral studies at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology under the direction of the Nobel Laureate Dr. Aaron Ciechanover.

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 by a Rutgers […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]