RATS Virtual Paint Night

On Wednesday October 7th, the RATs hosted their first virtual event of the year! Joined by over 15 graduate students, they spent 2hrs reconnecting and celebrating the end of the first round of fall exams! Paint supplies were supplied for all who were interested and they spent the time painting and chatting. Be on the […]

Melissa Wilkinson Selected for 2020-2021 Eagleton Graduate Fellows Class

Melissa Wilkinson, a fourth year JGPT student in the Gow laboratory, was selected as a 2020-2021 Eagleton Graduate Fellow through the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. This is an interdisciplinary program open to graduate students in all Rutgers schools and disciplines who would like to further an interest in American politics and government. […]

Postdoc Cody Smith Presents his Recent Toxicology Research to the NJ Drug Metabolism Discussion Group

On Sep 12, 2019, Dr. Cody Smith presented his postdoctoral research at the North Jersey Drug Metabolism Discussion Group Meeting in Somerset, NJ. Cody’s talk entitled “Bioinformatics Approach to Investigate Mechanisms of Pulmonary Toxicity” outlined his work using RNA-Seq to interrogate novel targets for the resolution of ozone-induced lung injury through modulation of lipid signaling. […]

RATS Toxicity Challenge at Rutgers Day

 On Saturday April 27, 2019, the RATS embarked upon Cook Campus to welcome the NJ community to Rutgers as part of Rutgers Day. People were able to take selfies next to our famous RATS picture as well as play a game matching toxicants with target organs. Everyone learned a bit about physiology and toxicology while […]

2019 Society of Toxicology meeting in Baltimore, MD

My project was looking at the effects of a nitrated fatty acid, OANO2, on belomycin induced lung injury. We used several techniques such as flow cytometry and single cell westerns to see if injury was reduced when the compound was given and to look at changes in macrophage populations. Overall we saw a reduction in […]

Dr. Doug Learn Provides the Graduate Students Insight into CROs: Drug Discovery and Development

In a seminar held for the JGPT graduate and post-doctoral students, Dr. Learn explored the role of the CRO in the drug discovery, development and safety assessment industry. Contract Research Organizations (CRO) have become more of a development partner with pharmaceutical and consumer care industries when providing services and support in drug development. The students […]

JGPT Students Sweep Awards at Regional Toxicology Meeting

The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) meeting was held on Oct 17, 2017 in Edison, NJ.  Rutgers Ph.D. students won the top awards at the meeting. Kyle Saitta was selected as the 2018 awardee for the Student Achievement Award. In addition, the top poster honors were awarded to John Szilagyi (1st Place), Blessy George (2nd […]