Rutgers Toxicology Students Win Big at Regional SOT Meeting!

The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) meeting was held on Oct 27, 2016 in Edison, NJ.¬† Three Rutgers Ph.D. students won the top awards at the meeting. John Szilagyi was selected as the 2017 awardee for the Student Achievement Award. In addition, the top poster honors were awarded to Dahea Diana You (1st Place), John […]

Kyle Saitta Accepted for the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

The F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Grant Award enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Third year Ph.D. candidate Kyle Saitta will perform research guided under his mentor […]

SOT Student Representatives

The JGPT is happy to announce the following PhD candidates as Student Representatives for the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Regional Chapters, Specialty Sections, and Special Interest Groups. Pictured above, left to right: Ludwik Janusz Gorczyca, BA – Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter Justin D Schumacher, MS, PharmD – Toxicologic and Exploratory Pathology Specialty Section John Thomas Szilagyi, […]

RATS Hold Their 2016 Welcome Back BBQ!

The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) worked hard and played 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 to both their colleagues and faculty. Everyone was then able to relax and unwind while enjoying good company, gorgeous […]

Our 2016 Scala Scholars!

The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) are excited to congratulate their fellow RATS, John Szilagyi and Justin Schumacher, Pharm. D., on their selection 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. […]

Thea Golden STEPs into Oxford Lab to Gain Expertise in NOS Enzymology

From SOT ToxChange: I received a 2015 Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) grant to visit Oxford University in fall 2015 to be trained in several methods important to understanding nitric oxide synthase (NOS) enzymology. Due to the welcoming nature of the members of the laboratories of Dr. Crabtree and Dr. Channon, I learned several […]

Justin Schumacher Selected For Competitive Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship

The Graduate Research Fellowship in Toxicology from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. supports students involved in non-clinical, in vivo toxicology research. Third year Ph.D. candidate Justin Schumacher was chosen to be the 2016-2017 recipient of this competitive fellowship. His research aims to determine the effects of bile acid and fibroblast growth factor signaling on hepatic stellate cell […]

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.