Rutgers Trainees Shine at Local Toxicology Conference

The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) meeting was held on Oct 24, 2018 in Edison, NJ.  Rutgers Ph.D. students won the top awards at the meeting. Top poster honors were awarded to Ludwik Gorczyca (1st Place), Jennifer Schaefer (2nd Place) and Kyle Saitta (3rd Place) for their outstanding research presentations.

Postdoc Dr. Armstrong Highlighted at NJ Drug Metabolism Meeting

On October 11, 2018, Dr. Laura Armstrong, a JGPT postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Grace Guo, presented at the 2018 Fall Symposium and Vendor Exhibition of the North Jersey Drug Metabolism Discussion Group in Somerset, NJ. The theme of the event was “Strategies for Optimizing Pharmacological, Metabolic, and Toxicological Profiles of Clinical Candidates”. […]

RATS Participate in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in Bioscience MiniCourse at Novartis

 Five JGPT Trainees (left to right: Alexa Murray, Dan Rizzolo, Cody Smith, Ludwik Gorczyca, Sabrina Walley) are completing a Mini-Course on Artificial Inteligence/Machine Learning in Bioscience. Rutgers faculty from the Department of Biomedical Engineering (Drs. Ioannis Androulakis, Shantenu Jha, Ilker Hacihaliloglu) in consultation with the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology are hosting the Mini-Course at […]

JGPT Trainees Showcase Research Capabilities during Pharmacy Alumni Event

The School of Pharmacy hosted its first Lab Crawl event on Sept 14, 2018 in the laboratories of JGPT Faculty Dr. Debra Laskin and Dr. Andrew Gow. This event was well attended and provided a showcase of new research capabilities and highlights of exciting scientific findings. Trainees, faculty and staff demonstrated state-of-the-art equipment including the […]

Invited Speaker Highlights Roles for Paternal RNAs in Reproduction

The RATS invited Dr. Oliver Rando (Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School) to present his research on the “Effects of Paternal Environments on the Next Generation in Mammals”.  Dr. Rando shared the latest and exciting epigenetic research from his laboratory. Attendees heard a compelling story about changes in the […]

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 […]

Gabriella Wahler Mixes it up at Columbia University

This summer I was able to attend a two-day intensive Environmental Mixtures Workshop at Columbia University thanks to the Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP). The Mixtures Workshop was hosted by Columbia University’s Department of Environmental Health and Sciences in the Mailman School of Public Health with additional support from the Society of Toxicology (SOT). […]

New Students in the Toxicology Program

    We are excited to introduce our new students in the JGPT. Welcome! Top Row (left to right): Yunqi, Jaclynn, Emily, Alyssa Bottom Row (Left to right): Danielle, Maxine, Jeff, Rulaitha

Welcome back from the RATS!

The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) worked 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. Everyone was then able to relax and unwind while enjoying good company and great food!

Ludwik Gorczyca Awarded a F31 Predoctoral Fellowship from NIH/NIEHS

Ludwik Gorczyca, a Ph.D. candidate in the JGPT program, has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award F31 grant from the NIH. This predoctoral fellowship award provides students the opportunity to obtain individualized and mentored training from leading expert faculty sponsors. Mentored training is focused on research pertaining to the missions of […]