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 […]

Kevin Ozkuyumcu – PharmD/PhD JGPT Student – Wins Double Honors at SOT

Kevin Ozkuyumcu, Class of 2023 in Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and soon-to-be JGPT predoc student, was recently awarded one of sixteen undergraduate research awards from the Society of Toxicology (SOT). Along with the award was an all-expense paid trip to the SOT 61st Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in San Diego where Kevin presented […]

Craft Exchange – (almost) Spring 2022

Technically it’s still winter, but all the smiling faces (behind our masks) warmed up the room at our Almost-Spring 2022 RATS Craft Exchange. We had a wonderful turnout this time from among EMSOP and EOHSI students, faculty and staff. All the creations were amazing! A special treat – Chenghui produced a video of her wool […]