Giving back with the Grovers

Four predoctoral Grover Scholars from the JGPT joined Dr. and Mrs. Gary Grover to attend a local veterans gala at the Palace.  During this celebration, the trainees were able to see a simulation of the flag raising at Mt. Surabachi, Iwo Jima, during WWII. We are grateful for the continued support from the Grovers.

Jake Lessing Speaks at Rutgers Solar Festival to Commemorate the Completion of the First Step in Rutgers’ Climate Action Plan

JGPT MD/PhD student Jake Lessing spoke at the Solar Festival commemorating the completion of solar panel canopies across all campuses, the first step in Rutgers’ new Climate Action Plan. As a founding member of the Climate Task Force Student Advisory Panel, Jake highlighted the importance of students, faculty, staff, and administration cooperating towards a common […]

Toxicology Trainees Share Latest Research at the Annual Endocrinology Workshop

On October 3, toxicology predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees presented research posters at the 15th Annual Pioneers in Endocrinology Workshop. This year’s theme was early-life stress and the endocrine system. The keynote speakers were Dr. Michael Meaney (McGill University) and Dr. Tallie Baram (University of California, Irvine).  More about the session is available online:  

The RATS are Named Graduate Student Organization of the Year for 2023 by the Graduate Student Association; 2022-2023 RATS President, Zakiyah Henry, Receives 2023 Excellence in Graduate Leadership Award

The RATS were awarded GSO of the Year for excelling at creating an inclusive community that supports its graduate students. As president of the organization for the 2022 – 2023 year, Zakiyah Henry has also been awarded the Excellence in Graduate Leadership Award for her role in guiding the RATS to this achievement. Congratulations!  

Joanna Woo Accepted as Member of the Frontiers in Stem Cells & Regeneration Advanced Research Training Course

Joanna Woo, a graduate student in the JGPT, was accepted as a cohort member for the Frontiers in Stem Cells & Regeneration (SCARE) advanced research training course offered by the Marine Biological Laboratory. The purpose of SCARE is to provide a complete overview of stem cell biology and mechanisms of regeneration through exploring their therapeutic […]