JGPT graduate student, Jaclynn Meshanni and postdoc, Cody Smith, both members of Dr. Debra Laskin’s laboratory, participated in an international training program funded by an International Collaborative Research Grant supported by Rutgers Global. The purpose of this global research grant between Dr. Laskin and Dr. Rita Businaro, a professor in the Department of Medical-Surgical Sciences […]
Yunqi An Interns at Novartis This Summer
This summer, Yunqi An, 5th year PhD candidate in the JGPT, interned at the Novartis, East Hanover facility. Yunqi works in the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Laskin at Rutgers. During her stay in the Cell & Gene Therapy Technical R&D department, she worked with CAR-T analytical and process development teams. She had the opportunity to […]
JGPT PhD Students Zakiyah Henry and Rulaiha Taylor were selected for the Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program (SMDP).
This one-year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse students (Baccalaureate, Master, PharmD or PhD) and early career researchers with industry mentors who work at companies in the medical technology, biotechnology and consumer healthcare industries. The 2022 SMDP Biotech training session was held in San Diego, California on June 11-16. Each day was filled with moments […]
JGPT Success Story: Ukpong Eyo
The RATS Have a Field Day!
Through the organization of RAT Chelsea Cary, the RATS had their first field day on May 9th, 2022. Filled with PPE races, egg tosses, and balloon fights the JGPT students exercised their way through finals!
JGPT Students Find Wellness
On May 5th, the RATS and exposure science students hosted a wellness event to rest and refresh before exam season. With masseuses, face masks, build-your-own stress balls, and healthy food the JGPT students recharged!
JGPT at Rutgers Day
On April 29, 2022 the RATS ran a community engagement booth at Rutgers Day! They ran their famous “pin the toxin on the organ” game and taught the community what it means to be a toxicologist. There were hundreds of visitors to their Busch campus table and it proved to be an incredible return to […]
Best Abstract Award for Dr. Zhang
JGPT postdoc Dr. Jiyang Zhang, laboratory of Dr. Shuo Xiao, received the Best Abstract Award at the 14th Oncofertility Consortium Annual Meeting. She was invited to give an oral talk to introduce her 3D mini-ovary model for the application to female fertility preservation and reproductive toxicology.
Reflections on a Career in Pharma
The JGPT hosted our 1st Lunch & Learn of the year with Dr. Gary Grover. Dr. Grover used his informal meeting with trainees to discuss his successful career in pharma, balancing competing priorities, and of course cardiovascular pharmacology. His insights were based on his own experience as well as those of many colleagues. Students and postdocs […]
SOT 2022 Meeting in Sunny California
The Rutgers Association of Toxicology Students (RATS) Returned to their 1st In-Person Society of Toxicology (SOT) meeting in San Diego, CA in March 2022. Students, postdocs, alumni, scientists and faculty shared their latest research findings and participated in fun networking and career development activities. There was also much to celebrate including 24 awards to predoctoral and […]