2015 THED High School Summer Program

The Toxicology, Health and Environmental Disease (THED) high school summer program continues its success through the summer of 2015. JGPT students, led by Alessandro Venosa, John Szilagyi and Stephanie Marco, coordinated lessons, seminars and laboratory activities for 47 high school students over the course of two weeks. First introduced in 2013, THED continues to provide […]

Rutgers Graduate Students Sweep Awards at MidAtlantic Toxicology Meeting

The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) meeting was held on Oct 13, 2015 in Edison, NJ.  Four Rutgers Ph.D. students won the top awards at the meeting. Blessy George, PharmD was selected as the 2016 awardee for the Geoffrey Hogan Memorial Award. In addition, the top poster honors were awarded to Kristin Bircsak (1st Place), […]

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.

Supplemental Training for Education Program Award

Jamie Moscovitz received a Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) Award from the Society of Toxicology to attend the Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) Course at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. FIR is an intensive 6 week laboratory and lecture based course for scientists-in-training seeking a career in the Reproductive Sciences. Lectures covered topics […]

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 […]

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 […]