JGPT Postdoctoral Associate Lauren Walker was highlighted on the Society of Toxicology Instagram page – see full story here.
In November 2021, the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research awarded nine trainees with grants to further their research in lipid signaling and targeted interventions. Two of the awardees are students in the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology – Zakiyah Henry in the laboratory of Dr. Grace Guo and Jeffrey Burns in the laboratory of Dr. […]
The (approximately) bi-annual RATS craft exchange had its 4th session on October 21, 2021. Participant crafters included faculty members Lauren Aleksunes and Mary Bridgeman; grad students Chenghui Jiang, Maxine Abustan, Emily Stevenson, and Jackie Andres; and staff members Anita Brinker and Linda Everett. The craft exchange is organized primarily by PhD student Jackie Andres. Anyone […]
The Fall 2021 meeting of the MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology meeting was held on Oct 8th in collaboration with the MidAtlantic Reproductive and Teratology Association. The focus of this meeting was on Advances in Reproductive Toxicology. Eleven trainees were selected for oral presentations to the two societies including 10 from Rutgers. They include Candace Longoria, Shengjie […]
Skye and Jake made a trip to locations in upstate New York to engage with Citizen Science organizers. Here is Skye’s accounting of the experience: My postdoc plan changed radically when an international pandemic brought face-to-face, community-engaged research to a halt making the environmental justice fieldwork that drives me impossible. As the country started to […]
Gwyndolin Vail discusses their transgender journey in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Fall 2021 issue of Healthy Together. See the full story on page 4. Dr. Vail, who earned their PhD in 2020, is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Rutgers University in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Neuroscience. They are interested in the interplay of […]
Dr. Cody Smith was recently awarded a K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Grant from the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences to facilitate his transition from his mentored research position to an independent faculty position. He will be studying how estrogen receptor signaling regulates macrophage activity and lung injury and inflammation in response to inhaled ozone. […]
The JGPT students and postdocs hosted a Pizza & Paint night with the SURF interns. This fun event provided the opportunity for networking and discussions of career paths including graduate education.
A new tradition for the JGPT is here – ice cream truck visits to the EOHSI Institute. With hot summer days and experiments piling up, what is better than stepping out and reconnecting with colleagues over an ice crream cone? Thank you Mr. Softee!
JGPT PhD Candidates Ayeshia Morris (lab of Dr. Ron Hart) and Jennifer Schaefer (lab of Dr. Andy Babwah) were selected for highly competitive feature speaker talks at the Smile with Science Symposium hosted by Colgate-Palmolive. Ayeshia’s seminar was entitled “The Synergistic Effects of Environmental and Genetic Contributions to Alzheimer Disease Pathology” and Jennifer’s presentation covered “GPR83 […]