This summer Allison Isola had the opportunity to join the Therapeutic Areas as a graduate student intern at Novartis. She is working on determining the potential safety risks of inhibiting specific kinases when treating cancer. During this internship she has had great opportunity to interact with Novartis scientists among the different departments, and broaden […]
On April 18, 2017, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy held its 7th annual Pharmacy Research Day. Students in the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology presented their latest research findings ranging from oncology to liver disease to reproductive toxicology. The 2-hour dynamic event featured over 100 posters.
In March 2017, the JGPT attended the annual Society of Toxicology meeting in Baltimore, MD. Over 15 posters were presented by JGPT trainees and numerous awards were conferred. Congratulations to this year’s awardees! Diana You SOT Sheldon D Murphy Travel Award, Mechanisms Specialty Section Gabriella Composto SOT Annual Paper of the Year Award, Dermal Toxicology […]
On March 8, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees in the Rutgers JGPT program presented their risk assessment of ingredients for consumer products. Scientists and leaders from Colgate Palmolive evaluated the presentations and provided feedback. The rest of the afternoon was spent in the laboratory learning how to make toothpaste and hand soap.
Stephanie Marco (JGPT), Nicole Renkel (JGPT), and Melody Wren (JGPES) attended the 2016 American Society for Mass Spectrometry Fall Workshop, entitled Sample Preparation for Analysis of Real World Samples by Mass Spectrometry: The Common Denominator for Quality Data, on November 3 and 4 in Baltimore, MD. The workshop, led by experts from academia, government, and […]
Training the next generation of toxicologists skilled in risk assessment is critical for ensuring the safety of pharmaceuticals and consumer products. As part of our three-course series in risk assessment, the JGPT and Colgate-Palmolive launched a 2-credit elective in “Consumer Product Safety and Sustainability”. This hands on, skills-based course provides trainees with practical real-world experiences […]
The Society of Toxicology awarded the Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) Award to Sheryse Taylor. With this award Sheryse was able to attend an intensive two-week advanced Sequencing Technologies Course offered by Cold Spring Harbors (CSH) Laboratories. The course is run by multiple instructors (Drs. Obi and Malachi Griffith, Elaine Mardis, W. Richard McCombie, […]
The MidAtlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) meeting was held on Oct 27, 2016 in Edison, NJ. Three Rutgers Ph.D. students won the top awards at the meeting. John Szilagyi was selected as the 2017 awardee for the Student Achievement Award. In addition, the top poster honors were awarded to Dahea Diana You (1st Place), John […]
The F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Grant Award enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Third year Ph.D. candidate Kyle Saitta will perform research guided under his mentor […]
The JGPT is happy to announce the following PhD candidates as Student Representatives for the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Regional Chapters, Specialty Sections, and Special Interest Groups. Pictured above, left to right: Ludwik Janusz Gorczyca, BA – Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter Justin D Schumacher, MS, PharmD – Toxicologic and Exploratory Pathology Specialty Section John Thomas Szilagyi, […]