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 […]

RATS Hold Their 2014 Barbeque

Every September the Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) sponsors a start-of-semester barbeque to which everyone is invited. Yesterday’s event was its usual success, with plenty of sunshine, food, and fun. Many thanks to Wilson Rodriguez and his camera for capturing so many smiles.

Kristin Bircsak Receives PhRMA Foundation Fellowship

Kristin Bircsak

Kristin Bircsak, from the Aleksunes Laboratory, was awarded a 2014 Predoctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation. This fellowship will fund her last year of graduate studies.

JGPT Students Teach Toxicology to High School Students

JGPT students, led by Alessandro Venosa, Jamie Moscovitz, and Thea Odgers, celebrate a successful summer toxicology program for high school students. The Toxicology, Health, and Environmental Disease (THED) program was initiated in 2013 and continues to be an exciting opportunity for high school students to meet scientists and clinicians and learn exciting laboratory techniques. Students […]

Rutgers JGPT Students Sweep Awards at the 2014 SOT Meeting

At the 53rd meeting of the Society of Toxicology, held March 24-27 in Phoenix, AZ, JGPT students received top honors in many categories: Kristin Bircsak: 1st Place Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section Graduate Student Poster Award Mary Francis: Mechanisms and Risk Assessment Specialty Sections Robert J. Rubin Student Travel Award Ashley Green: Mid-Atlantic SOT Regional Chapter Geoffrey Hogan Memorial […]